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2016 GREATER IOWA ASPHALT CONFERENCE
MARCH 2-4, 2016

The 2016 Greater Iowa Asphalt Conference will be held at the Airport Holiday Inn Conference & Convention Center in Des Moines, IA.  This year's conference will be kicked off with Football Hall of Famer Dick Butkus, who was unable to speak at our Annual Convention in December.  Click below to view the conference at a glance and to register for this great event.

MONSTER OF THE MIDWAY DICK BUTKUS HEADLINES 2016 GIAC

Hall of Fame Linebacker Dick Butkus will present the keynote address at the 2016 Greater Iowa Asphalt Conference (GIAC) on March 3rd at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. Butkus played middle linebacker for the Chicago Bears from 1969-1974 and was one of the most feared and intimidating players ever to play in the NFL. He was a voted to the Pro Bowl eight times and was first ballot NFL Hall of Fame inductee in 1979. Since his career as a player, Butkus has become a well-known celebrity endorser, broadcaster, actor and asphalt advocate. His keynote address is titled “Paving Perfection”.
Click "Read More" to View Dick Butkus' Invitation to GIAC!

APAI’S AIRPORT REHABILITATION SEMINAR TAKES OFF

On a cold and blustery day in January, forty consulting engineers, contractors and FAA experts came together to learn more about evaluating, designing and rehabilitating Iowa’s general aviation airports. Jeff Gagnon, Manager of the FAA Airport Pavement and Research and Development Section, led the morning sessions with presentations on Airport Pavement Design and Evaluation, Standards for Specifying Construction of Airports, and a demonstration of the FAARFIELD Airport Pavement Design program.  Shane Wright of the IDOT Office of Aviation added a session on the IDOT Pavement Evaluation Program.

THE STARS SHINE BRIGHT AT
APAI DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY
CONVENTION

The stars shone big and bright at the 60th Annual Asphalt Paving Association of Iowa Annual Convention held on December 2-3 at the West Des Moines Marriott. The two day event featured industry heavy-hitters, a football icon and the leader of the great State of Iowa, Gov. Terry Branstad. 

Click here to view pictures from the 60th Convention.

FALL 2015 IOWA ASPHALT REPORT 

This Quarter's Iowa Asphalt Report features the following:
Thin Asphalt Overlays - A Recipe for Successful Production and Placement
APAI 60th Annual convention Program at a Glance
APAI Welcomes New Members

MODIFIED RUBBLIZATION/ROCK INTERLAYER OPEN HOUSE HELD IN WARREN COUNTY

A Modified Rubblization with a Rock Interlayer Open House was held on September 1st, 2015 in Warren County with cities, counties, IDOT, contractors, suppliers and consultants all represented.  This 5 1/2 mile project is County Rte. G76 from IA Hwy 65 west to IA Hwy 69.........

Click here to view the slideshow of this Open House.

 ULTRA-HIGH PERFORMANCE OVERLAY (UHPO) GARNERS ATTENTION ON I-35 IN WARREN COUNTY

A group of interested contractors, IDOT personnel, suppliers and other interested industry leaders met on September 24th to observe and learn about the construction of an Ultra-High Performance Overlay (UHPO) on Interstate 35 in Warren County. The group was instructed on the design, purpose, advantage and uses for this new thin lift overlay by Scott Schram of the Iowa DOT. ....

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Upcoming Schedule

2016 NAPA ANNUAL MEETING

Date:  February 7-10, 2016
Location:  La Quinta Resort & Club; La Quinta, CA

 To register: click here.

ASPHALT MATERIAL PAVEMENTS PROGRAM: 2016 SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE

DEADLINE: February 2, 2016

Information about the AMPP: 2016 Summer Internship Program may be found by clicking here.

To apply for the 2016 Summer Internship Program, fill in the form that may be found by clicking here.

 
APAI SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE

Date:  February 2, 2016

Click here for scholarship application.

Return applications to:
apai@apai.net with a Subject Line of:  
Your University (i.e., ISU, UofI, UNI, DMACC) Scholarship Application - Your Name

 

GREATER IOWA ASPHALT CONFERENCE

Date:   March 2-4, 2016
Location:   Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn & Convention Center; 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines

Click here to register.

APAI ROAD SHOW 2016

Date: March 29, 2016
Location:  Fairfield / Fairfield Arts And Convention Center

Date: March 30, 2016
Location:  Clinton / Wild Rose Casino

Date: March 31, 2016
Location:  Waterloo / Ramada - 5 Sullivan Bros. Convention Center 

Date: April 5, 2016
Location:   Storm Lake / Buena Vista University

Date: April 6, 2016
Location:  Council Bluffs / Harrah's Convention Center

Date: April 12, 2016
Location:  Des Moines /Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites - Des Moines Northwest

 

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