Eight states honored for long-lasting roads
The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has recognized eight state departments of transportation with a 2015 Perpetual Pavement Award for high quality, long-life asphalt pavements.
The award is presented to state transportation departments and local agency road owners for well-performing asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old with proven high-quality structural design.
To earn the award, the pavement must have not suffered a structural failure, and it should have an average interval between resurfacing of no less than 13 years. The road must demonstrate the characteristics expected from a long-life, perpetual pavement design: excellence in design, quality in construction and value to taxpayers. (more…)