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2020 Press Releases

World of Asphalt, NAPA to Present “People, Plants, and Paving Digital Conference” March 9-11, 2021

World of Asphalt, the leading asphalt trade show and conference, has announced its partnership with the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) to hold the first “People, Plants, and Paving Digital Conference” from March 9-11. 

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NAPA Communicates Industry Priorities With President-elect Biden and His Transition Team

NAPA letter to President-elect Joseph Biden and his transition team expressing the desire to work with the incoming administration to stabilize the economy, create and sustain jobs in the highway construction industry, and build environmentally-friendly, resilient pavements.

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Asphalt Industry Evaluates Utilizing Plastics in its Mixtures 

As activists and legislators continue to push for solutions to sustainably divert the plastic waste stream, the asphalt pavement industry is leading and coordinating the effort to evaluate the viability of including plastics in asphalt mixtures.

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Asphalt Industry Upholds Stellar Reputation as Top Recyclers

If you took all the newspapers, aluminum and steel cans, glass, and plastic bottles the U.S. recycles annually and put them on a scale, they would still weigh less than three-fourths that of reclaimed asphalt pavements (RAP). 

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NAPA Leads “Highways Drive America” Campaign

Investing in our nation’s surface transportation will drive our economic recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. 

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U.S. DOT Revises Hours of Service Rule, Building Off NAPA’s Exemption

The latest changes to Hours of Service (HoS) regulations largely mimic the relief FMCSA granted specifically to the asphalt paving industry through the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s Exemption in 2018.

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State Asphalt Pavement Associations Unified in Support of AASHTO’s Request for Highway Funding Relief

State projections show drastic dips in transportation revenue as a result of a 50 percent vehicle traffic decline. Specific impacts include individual state transportation revenue losses as high as 45 percent in the next 18 months.

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Highway Funding Essential to Moving America Forward Amid Pandemic

Due to COVID-19’s negative impact on transportation revenues, states are delaying and even canceling projects, making immediate federal highway funding crucial to protecting jobs and maintaining our roadways.

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