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Executive Update – June 2020

The June 2020 Executive Update features WAPA’s COVID-19 blog, our advocacy efforts on behalf of the industry, newly developed resources to help promote the benefits of asphalt, and a summary of recent webinars.

COVID-19 Industry Updates from WAPA

Read the latest updates on how COVID-19 is affecting the asphalt industry in Wisconsin and around the world.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2020

WAPA’s April 2020 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider highlights what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

Executive Update – New for 2020

Executive Update: New and revised publications and resources for 2020.

Executive Update: 2019 WAPA Conference Highlights

This Executive Update features the WAPA 2019 Annual Conference, including general session highlights and details on the technical sessions and award winners.

Marshfield Earns Road Building Award

Public Works Department recognized for Fiber Mix Asphalt. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the City of Marshfield was the recipient of the 2019 Local Government Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin DOT Regions Earn Road Building Recognition

For work on pavement replacement using cost-effective paving techniques. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) North Central and Northeast Regions were recipients of the 2019 State Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2019

WAPA’s October 2019 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider features what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

2019 WAPA Conference: Registration is OPEN for Attendees, Exhibitors and Sponsors

Registration is now open for the 60th Annual WAPA Conference and Business Meeting to be held December 3 and 4 in Pewaukee. Register today to attend the conference, sign up as an exhibitor, or sponsor the conference.

2019 WAPA Scholarships – Now Accepting Student Applications

We are pleased to announce that the Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association will award at least two WAPA Student Scholarships in 2019.

One Engineering Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $2,000, and one Engineering Technician Scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000.

Please complete the online application and supply supporting documents by November 7 at 5:00 p.m.

Thanks to WAPA’s membership for continuing to make these scholarships possible and for encouraging the next generation of asphalt pavement professionals in Wisconsin!

Submit Nominations for 2019 WAPA Innovation Awards

WAPA is now accepting nominations for our 2019 Innovation Awards.

The awards recognize organizations for innovative projects and practices that are helping advance the quality and performance of asphalt pavements in Wisconsin.

Award categories are State (WisDOT Region or Office), Local (City, County, Town, or Village), and Business (Commercial Business or Association).

Executive Update: “Asphalt Performs” Videos; Balanced Mix Design Workshop; National and Wisconsin Research

This Executive Update features the “Asphalt Performs” videos from NAPA, the balanced mix design workshop from NCAT coming to Wisconsin in December, and highlighted asphalt pavement research conducted nationally and here in Wisconsin.

Executive Update: FHWA videos and visit; D.C. Fly-In and Madison Drive-In; TDA podcast

This Executive Update features the “Asphalt Pavement Principles” videos from FHWA, a visit to Wisconsin from FHWA staff to discuss performance testing, discussions with D.C. and Madison lawmakers on transportation funding, and a podcast on proper pavement maintenance to help combat potholes.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – April 2019

WAPA’s April 2019 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider features what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.

“Asphalt Performs,” Women of Asphalt, An Opportunity to Just Fix It, International SMA Conference

This Executive Update features the “Asphalt Performs” ad campaign from APA, recent activities from Women of Asphalt, a new opportunity in Wisconsin to Just Fix It, and NAPA’s international stone matrix asphalt conference.

Executive Update: 2018 WAPA Conference Highlights

This Executive Update features the WAPA 2018 Annual Conference, including general session highlights and details on the technical sessions and award winners.

WisDOT NW Region Earns Road Building Award

For work on crack relief interlayer project in partnership with the City of Rice Lake. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Northwest Region and the City of Rice Lake were the recipients of the 2018 State Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Stevens Point Earns Road Building Award

Public Works Department recognized for Perpetual Pavement design. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Fond du Lac County Highway Department was the recipient of the 2018 Local Government Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Fond du Lac County Earns Road Building Award

Highway Department recognized for various construction techniques. The Wisconsin Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) announced today that the Fond du Lac County Highway Department was the recipient of the 2018 Local Government Asphalt Award for advancing innovation in asphalt pavements.

Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider – October 2018

WAPA’s October 2018 Wisconsin Asphalt Industry Insider features what’s new and exciting with WAPA member companies.