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Awards Program Now Open!
The deadline for Quality in Construction Awards is Oct. 15; the late submission deadline – with a $50 extension fee – is Oct. 31. The deadline for Operational Excellence Awards is Oct. 15. Instructional videos on how to use the new platform are available in the Awards Platform Playlist on NAPA’s YouTube channel. Click here to visit the Awards site and submit your application. For questions, contact Director of Awards & Marketing Kelly Kanaras.
Pictured: Shelly & Sands Inc. won the 2019 Sheldon G. Hayes Award for work on I-77 in Guernsey County, Ohio.
According to a recent national survey, asphalt mix producers reclaimed 97 million tons of old asphalt pavement – that’s enough to fill up the dome of the U.S. Capitol 1,223 times.
In September, the Association of Asphalt Paving Technologists (AAPT) held its first annual virtual meeting, with more than 400 registered participants – a record number for the AAPT.
President Dwight Eisenhower fought hard to get Congress to pass the Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 and was later dubbed “The Father of the Interstate System.” That’s why NAPA donated $25,000 to the new Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial, the dedication ceremony for which was held Sept. 17 in Washington, D.C.
Now in its third year, the annual NAPA Fall Photo Contest engages members in workforce development at their company and #asphaltpride.
As Congress prepares to return next week, NAPA’s legislative efforts are now focused on three main objectives that need to be achieved by Sept. 30
The American Truck Dealers (ATD) recently led 116 industry organizations including the American Trucking Associations in encouraging legislators to suspend the 12 percent Federal Excise Tax (FET) on new heavy-duty trucks and trailers through 2021.