2021, Asphalt Pavements, Utah

Massive $2.26B transportation proposal would be biggest in Utah’s history

House Majority Leader Mike Schultz, R-Hooper, is sponsoring HB433, which would authorize the issuance of $1.4 billion in bonds for transportation and transit projects, plus nearly $823 million in one-time general fund revenues.  Schultz’s bill would pump $621.3 million for land acquisition, construction, reconstruction or renovation of a slew of other projects that have been… Continue reading Massive $2.26B transportation proposal would be biggest in Utah’s history

2021, Oregon, Sustainability

Climate Change to Dominate Highway Policy, Top Transportation Lawmakers Say

This year’s update of the nation’s premier highway policy law will focus heavily on climate change initiatives, two congressional lawmakers central to passing that legislation told state officials Feb. 24. Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.), chairman of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee in the U.S. House, and his Senate counterpart, Environment and Public Works Chairman Tom… Continue reading Climate Change to Dominate Highway Policy, Top Transportation Lawmakers Say

2021, Asphalt Pavements, Guam, Plants

New HAPI Member – Hawaiian Rock Products Corporation

Please welcome new HAPI member Hawaiian Rock Products Corporation located in Guam. Hawaiian Rock Products Corporation (HRP) presently does business on the islands of  Guam and two Islands of the Northern Marianas, Saipan and Tinian. HRP was formed in 1958 by Dillingham Corporation.  It was purchased by Mitsubishi Cement Corporation Development (MCCD) in 1990.  HRP… Continue reading New HAPI Member – Hawaiian Rock Products Corporation

2021, Alaska, Arizona, Asphalt Pavements, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

FHWA Technical Briefs – FHWA’s Asphalt Density Demonstration Project

FHWA has recently published a series of four Technical Briefs developed in cooperation with the University of Nevada Reno. These Technical Briefs provide an overview of FHWA’s demonstration project on Enhancing Durability of Asphalt Pavements Through Increased In-place Density. The overall objective of the demonstration project was to show that additional density could be obtained… Continue reading FHWA Technical Briefs – FHWA’s Asphalt Density Demonstration Project

2021, Asphalt Pavements, California

Governor releases record $227 billion state budget for 2021-22

From the January 11, 2021 issue of CalAPA Asphalt Insider Gov. Gavin Newsom on Friday unveiled his proposed state budget for the 2021-22 fiscal year that begins on July 1, a record $227 billion spending plan that reflects the state’s revenues have largely avoided the most-feared impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Spending on construction remains… Continue reading Governor releases record $227 billion state budget for 2021-22

2021, Asphalt Pavements, Colorado, People, Safety

Breathing Easy With The Asphalt Production Industry

This handy 6-page Fact Sheet funded by Colorado Asphalt Pavement Association (CAPA) explains asphalt pavement material production (APM) and that emissions from APM facilities do NOT pose a risk to public health even at locations as close as 100 feet from an APM facility. This document was developed for CAPA by environmental consultant Tetra Tec… Continue reading Breathing Easy With The Asphalt Production Industry

2021, Asphalt Pavements, Hawaii, Pavement Preservation, Pavement Treatments, Porous Asphalt, Regions, Sustainability

HAPI Shorts – Lunch Time Lessons

In 2020, the Hawaii Asphalt Pavement Industry (HAPI) started their HAPI Shorts – Lunch Time Lessons program, consisting of weekly 30 to 40-minute presentations via a Zoom meeting. Last year they conducted 21 sessions with 13 unique subjects. Presentations were done by their executive director and a variety of guest speakers. The various sessions attracted… Continue reading HAPI Shorts – Lunch Time Lessons

2021, Alaska, Arizona, Asphalt Pavements, California, Colorado, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Pavement Preservation, Pavement Treatments, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Every Day Counts Virtual Summit – Available On-Demand

Did you miss the EDC-6 summit was conducted virtually in December 2020? Now is your opportunity to watch it on demand. The summit included over 3000 attendees from State DOTs, local agencies, federal land management agencies, tribes and industry--to encourage creative thinking, and celebrate a shared vision for new opportunities. Click here for addition information,… Continue reading Every Day Counts Virtual Summit – Available On-Demand