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IOWA'S PG BINDER GRADES AND TRAFFIC DESIGN LEVELS UNDERGO A TRANSFORMATION

In October of 2016, the nomenclature for the asphalt cement binder grading system will be changed to accommodate the Mulitple Stress Creep Recovery (MSCR) test. During this transition, the Iowa DOT has seized on the opportunity to address Iowa’s numerous pavement design levels and the need to lower the “bottom end” binder grade across the state. The MSCR binder classification and the traffic design guides will utilize the “SHOVE” acronym. “S” = Standard, “H” = Heavy, “V” = Very Heavy, “E” = Extremely Heavy. 

IOWA COUNTY HOST ASPHALT INTERLAYER OPEN HOUSE

Thirty-two engineers and highway professionals gathered on August 10 to view the installation of a flexible asphalt interlay on Iowa County Route V38 from I-80 interchange 205 north to Victor.  The existing 6” PCC pavement was not only very rough but was requiring annual patching that had become a financial burden to the county.  Portions of the road also needed to be widened.
County Engineer Nick Amelon chose asphalt as the rehabilitation tool because of its speed of construction....

TODD KINNEY AWARDED RURAL COUNTY ENGINEER OF THE YEAR

NACE awarded Todd J. Kinney, P.E., the 2015 Rural County Engineer of the Year.  Since 2001 Kinney has served as County Engineer for Clinton County, Iowa, with a population of nearly 49,116 and 200 miles of paved roads, 800 miles of gravel roads, and 300 bridges.

"Todd was born and raised in Clinton County, so he brings passion to his position as County Engineer--not just engineering expertise, ingenuity, and management," said Brian Roberts, P.E., NACE Executive Director.

SPRING 2016 IOWA ASPHALT REPORT 

Don't Forget the Impact of Basic Principles on Asphalt Mix Durability
2016 GIAC Draws Record Crowds
APAI Road Shows Truck Across Iowa
2015 APAI Quality Paving Awards
Sign Up Now Open for APAI Golf Outings
2016 Golf Outing Sponsorship Opportunities Available
APAI Welcomes New Members:  Advanced Asphalt and DGR Engineering

NORRIS ASPHALT WINS THE SHELDON G HAYES AWARD FOR THE 2ND TIME

Norris Asphalt Paving Co. of Ottumwa, IA and the Iowa DOT District 4 Office were announced on September 10, 2016 as the winners of the Sheldon G Hayes Award by the National Asphalt Paving Association (NAPA) at the NAPA Annual Convention in La Quinta, CA. The Sheldon G Hayes Award is bestowed upon the contractor and agency for the best asphalt paving project in the nation. Norris and the IDOT District 4 Office won the award for the US Highway 34 project in Adams and Montgomery Counties. ...  

Upcoming Schedule

DALLAS COUNTY F-31 PERPETUAL PAVEMENT UTILIZING FULL-DEPTH RECLAMATION DEMONSTRATION PROJECT

Date:    August 25, 2016 (in case of rain: August 26, 2016)
Location:   Meet in Minburn, IA at the RAP Stockpile

Click here to register.

APAI WESTERN IOWA GOLF OUTING

Date:    August 30, 2016
Location:   Majestic Hills Golf Course / Denison, IA 

Click here to register!

2016 STRATEGIC ASPHALT COMMITTEE FIELD TRIP

Date: September 27 - 28, 2016
Location: Southeast Iowa

Overnight at Catfish Bend Spa in Burlington.
Watch your e-mail for further information.

If you wish to register for this Field Trip, click here.

 2016 APAI 61ST ANNUAL CONVENTION

Date: November 30 - December 1, 2016
Location: West Des Moines Marriott
Jordan Creek Pkway
West Des Moines, IA

To make your room reservation: Click here to go to the West Des Moines Marriott registration page for our event.

Registration for 2016 Annual Convention opening soon!

 2016 COUNTY ENGINEERS CONFERENCE

Date:   December 6-8, 2016
Location Scheman Center, ISU

Hospitality Room open December 6 at the Gateway Hotel.

 2016 APAI HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

Date: December 15, 2016
Location: APAI Office 
116 Clark Ave., Ste C
Ames, IA
Times: 3pm - 7:30 p.m. ???

 

 

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