2019, Hawaii, People

Hawaii DOT Seeking Public Feedback on Potential Switch to RUC Fees

The Hawaii DOT is considering swapping gas tax for road-use charge (RUC).  Is your state considering the same? The Hawaii DOT will be holding 14 community meetings from late March through early May to gather public feedback on whether to implement a road usage charge or RUC to fund the upkeep of roadways and bridges;… Continue reading Hawaii DOT Seeking Public Feedback on Potential Switch to RUC Fees

2019, Asphalt Pavements, Idaho, People

Idaho Transportation Department launches podcast

The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) hopes to expand their outreach among drivers with the launch of their first-ever podcast. ITD says their podcast's initial focus will be on the widening of Interstate 84 in Canyon County. Future podcasts will address traffic switches in the Nampa-to-Caldwell corridor as the construction season kicks into high gear. ITD… Continue reading Idaho Transportation Department launches podcast

2019, Colorado, People

Lew approved as new executive director of CDOT

The Colorado Senate approved the appointment of Shoshana Lew as Colorado Department of Transportation's (CDOT) executive director — replacing Mike Lewis, who served over the final year of former Gov. John Hickenlooper's term.  She is a former aide to President Barack Obama. CDOT has approximately 3,000 employees located at its Denver headquarters and in regional… Continue reading Lew approved as new executive director of CDOT

2018, People, Washington

Lakeside Industries Exemplifies Many Paths to Industry Success

The asphalt paving industry is diverse in many ways, including ownership and business models. Hot-mix asphalt (HMA) producers include international, national, regional and local companies, each successfully filling the need for production and paving within individual economic environments. Even the country’s largest producer accounts for only about 10 percent of the total HMA tonnage produced… Continue reading Lakeside Industries Exemplifies Many Paths to Industry Success

2018, People, Washington

Meet the State Exec: WAPA’s David Gent

The AsphaltPro magazine has their “Meet the State Executive” article series. They hope to feature the executive director from each State Asphalt Pavement Association (SAPA) over a number of their upcoming editions. Editor Sandy Lender goals is to provide the state executive with the opportunity to provide advice or tips based on the experiences from… Continue reading Meet the State Exec: WAPA’s David Gent

2018, Oregon, People

Meet the State Exec: APAO’s John Hickey

The AsphaltPro magazine has their “Meet the State Executive” article series. They hope to feature the executive director from each State Asphalt Pavement Association (SAPA) over a number of their upcoming editions. Editor Sandy Lender goals is to provide the state executive with the opportunity to provide advice or tips based on the experiences from… Continue reading Meet the State Exec: APAO’s John Hickey