12 contractors win nationwide awards from NAPA for asphalt pavements

Shelly & Sands of Zanesville, Ohio, and the Ohio DOT District 5 gained NAPA’s high-quality paving award for his or her I-77 challenge.

The annual convention of the Nationwide Asphalt Pavement Affiliation offered awards to 12 asphalt contractors who stood out in 2019, with its prime award going to Shelly & Sands of Zanesville, Ohio.

Shelly & Sands and the Ohio Division of Transportation District 5 are the winners of NAPA’s 2019 Sheldon G. Hayes Award for excellence in building of an asphalt pavement. The award was offered for his or her work on 5.23 miles of Interstate 77 in Guernsey County.

The milling and overlay challenge of mainline additionally concerned reconstructing the freeway’s interchange with State Route 541. The challenge included a one-mile check part with a void-reducing asphalt membrane (VRAM), designed to increase longitudinal joint life, and building of a brand new bridge deck. The paving needed to start in the midst of the challenge as a result of scheduling of the bridge work. However regardless of that, the challenge was completed on schedule and underbudget.

The challenge was additionally one of many first exams of a thermal imaging digicam to watch pavement temperature to establish thermal segregation back and forth throughout the mat, NAPA mentioned. The info might be utilized by ODOT for additional analysis.

This marks the second time in three years that Shelly & Sands has been a finalist or winner of the Sheldon G. Hayes Award, for freeway initiatives utilizing greater than 50,000 tons of asphalt.

The 2 finalists for the award have been additionally acknowledged on the convention:

Dunn Development and the Alabama Division of Transportation for milling and overlay work on 16 lane miles on I-459 in Hoover.
Kiewit Infrastructure and the Texas Division of Transportation for reconstructing 10 miles of I-10 in Crockett County.

The award course of entails a two-year high quality and smoothness analysis, together with an inspection one 12 months after the challenge is accomplished.

Different awards offered February 5 on the NAPA annual convention are as follows:


2019 Ray Brown Airport Pavement Award

Most well-liked Supplies’ runway and taxiways challenge at Jacksonville’s Herlong Leisure Airport

The winner is Most well-liked Supplies of Jacksonville, Florida, for excellence in building of a runway and taxiways at Jacksonville’s Herlong Leisure Airport.

The challenge concerned milling the present lime rock pavement and utilizing it to make a brand new lime rock base after which an asphalt overlay. Full-depth asphalt pavement and lime rock elimination was carried out on the finish of Runway 11/29 after which constructed up with soil, seed and sod. The job was accomplished in 90 days.


2019 Larry H. Lemon High quality in Development Award

The award is for excellence on initiatives utilizing lower than 50,000 tons of asphalt.

Barrett Paving Supplies, of Franklin, Ohio, for I-75 in Dayton, Ohio
Garrett Paving of Athens, Georgia, for Reynolds Drive in Greensboro, Georgia
Martin Marietta of Lakewood, Colorado, gained three awards, for the 4700 S. Syracuse Avenue Parking Lot challenge in Denver; the Pure Grocers Parking Lot in Lakewood; and W. Belleview Avenue in Denver and Lakewood
Poe Asphalt Paving of Publish Falls, Idaho, for the Westmoor Expertise Park Parking Lot in Westminster, Colorado
Reeves Development of Macon, Georgia, for U.S. 301 in Screven County, Georgia
Shelly & Sands of Zanesville, Ohio, for work on SR 11 in Trumbull County, Ohio
The Shelly Firm of Thornville, Ohio, for fifth Avenue in Union County, Ohio
Walsh & Kelly of Griffith, Indiana, for SR 14 in Pulaski County, Indiana.


2019 Asphalt Operations Security Innovation Award

This award acknowledges innovation to enhance employee security in highway work zones, a plant web site or quarry, in addition to firms with exemplary security practices.

Lakeside Industries of Issaquah, Washington, for discipline trauma equipment for worksites. The equipment is to supply life help to staff struggling traumatic harm earlier than paramedics arrive. “It consists of a 10-gallon waterproof, yellow dry bag full of first-aid provides crew members can use to supply superior first help,” a NAPA information launch mentioned. “A member of the Seattle Fireplace Division assisted Lakeside in creating the contents of the equipment, which embrace a satellite tv for pc cellphone, a tourniquet and additional gauze, amongst different gadgets.”
Cornejo & Sons in Wichita, Kansas, for brand new flags for getting into and exiting work zones. The corporate developed color-coded flags and windshield stickers for every kind of fleet automobile. “The flags and stickers enable drivers to enter and exit work zones with out verbal communication, minimizing the probabilities for traffic-control personnel to be struck by getting into and exiting automobiles, and permit for specified entrances and exits that drivers can see from an extra distance for various supplies being delivered,” the discharge mentioned. “As well as, the system decreases congestion at entrances and exits, in addition to the blocking of entrances and exits by subcontractors and third-party automobiles.”