Document variety of DOTs win APA awards for long-lasting asphalt roads
The Asphalt Pavement Alliance reviews a report variety of state departments of transportation have been winners in its annual award to acknowledge asphalt roads which have withstood many years of auto site visitors.
To be eligible for the Perpetual Pavement Award, roads have to be at the least 35 years outdated, have had no structural failure and have common resurfacing intervals of at the least 13 years.
The 2019 award winners are as follows:
Alabama Division of Transportation for a 4.9-mile part of a four-lane divided freeway on State Route 210/Ross Clark Circle in Houston County. That is the 11th PPA for ALDOT.
Arkansas Division of Transportation for a 2.1-mile part of two-lane U.S. Freeway 79 (Part 10) in Jefferson County. ARDOT has earned 10 PPAs.
Colorado Division of Transportation, Area 3 for a 23-mile part of two-lane State Freeway 141 in Mesa County. That is CDOT’s third PPA.
Florida Division of Transportation for a 9.4-mile part of a six-lane roadway on Interstate 95 in St. Johns County. That is the 10th PPA for FDOT.
Maryland Division of Transportation State Freeway Administration for an eight.3-mile part of six-lane Interstate 70 West in Frederick County. MDOT has earned 5 PPAs.
Montana Division of Transportation for a 15-mile part of two-lane U.S. Freeway 2 in Roosevelt County. That is the fifth PPA for MDT.
Nebraska Division of Transportation for a 5.7-mile part of two-lane U.S. Freeway 6 in Hitchcock County. NDOT has earned 4 PPAs.
North Dakota Division of Transportation for an 11.3-mile part of two-lane North Dakota Freeway 5 in Pembina County. That is the primary PPA for NDDOT.
Pennsylvania Division of Transportation for a 2.2-mile part of two-lane State Route 0956 (Segments 50 to 80) in Lawrence County. PennDOT has earned 9 PPAs.
South Carolina Division of Transportation for a 10-mile part of four-lane Interstate 26 in Calhoun and Lexington counties. That is the eighth PPA for SCDOT.
Tennessee Division of Transportation for a 2.3-mile part of four-lane State Route 96 in Rutherford County. That is TDOT’s 15th PPA.
Washington State Division of Transportation for a 7.1-mile part of two-lane State Route 12 in Lewis County. WSDOT has earned six PPAs.
The Asphalt Pavement Alliance is a partnership of the Asphalt Institute, the Nationwide Asphalt Pavement Affiliation and the State Asphalt Pavement Associations.