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Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards

Submit Now for Projects Completed in 2017

The Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of ACPA would like to invite you to submit nominations for the 2017 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards. These awards are given annually to concrete paving projects of exceptional quality and recognize the owner, engineer, and contractor of each award winning project. All projects in Colorado and Wyoming completed and/or opened to traffic by December 31, 2017 are eligible for consideration. 

All project submittals must be completed online at http://www.acpa.org/acpa-excellence-in-concrete-paving-awards/, which is on the National ACPA website.  If you do not already have a login, you will need to register as a new user in the box labeled “Online Paving Awards Login.”  After registering you will be able to generate your submittal, upload pictures, and edit your submittal until the submission deadline. You can create your submittal in multiple sessions by going to the link and logging back in using your username and password. Once you are logged in, click on “Begin an Application for a New Project.” Make sure to check the appropriate award category for your project and check “Colorado/Wyoming Chapter – ACPA” as the Local Paving Awards Program you are entering.

For consideration, please submit a completed online nomination form by January 19, 2018. If you have any questions or need further assistance with the online submittal process, please contact Angela Folkestad.

 

2017 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards

Projects Completed in 2016

Submittals are now being accepted for projects constructed in 2016, and awards will be presented at the Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop on March 16, 2017.

 

National 2016 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards

Congratulations to the winners of national concrete pavement awards!  These projects competed with others from around the country and were found to be the best in the nation.

Concrete Pavement Restoration (CPR)

Gold Award

Annual Airfield Pavement Rehabilitation at Denver International Airport

Contractor:  Interstate Highway Construction, Inc.

Owner/Engineer:  City and County of Denver, Department of Aviation

 

 Dustin Gerou & Brent Nichols

County Roads

Gold Award

Weld County Parkway, US 34 to WCR 60-½

Contractor: Interstate Highway Construction, Inc.

Owner: Weld County, Department of Public Works

Engineer: Atkins North America

Mike Bedell & Greg Scott

Divided Highways (Urban)

Gold Award 

US 36 Express Lanes, Federal Boulevard to Table Mesa Drive
in Boulder, Adams, Weld, and Broomfield Counties, CO

Contractor: Castle Rock Construction Company

Owner: Colorado DOT, Region 1

  Engineers:  HDR, Inc. | Cesare, Inc. 

Gary Matt Amy Dave

Municipal Streets & Intersections (<30,000 SY)  

Silver Award  

US 285 Antonito Reconstruction, Antonito, CO

Contractor:  Concrete Works of Colorado

Owner: Colorado DOT, Region 5

Engineer: Muller Engineering Company, Inc.

Gary Ryan Unknown

 

2016 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards

Projects Completed in 2015

Announced at the 2016 Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop on March 17th, the Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of ACPA presented awards for exceptional quality and recognized the owner, engineer, and contractor of each award winning project. Read about all of the winners here.

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Congratulations to the Excellence in Concrete Pavement Award Winners!

The CO/WY Chapter of ACPA presented their annual concrete pavement awards at the concrete pavement workshop on March 16, 2017, and the winning projects were recently published in the Colorado Public Works Journal.  Congratulations to the winners, and we hope to see many of you as national award winners in San Diego this November!

Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards – Nominations Open

The Colorado/Wyoming Chapter of ACPA would like to invite you to submit nominations for the 2016 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards. These awards are given annually to concrete paving projects of exceptional quality and recognize the owner, engineer, and contractor of each award winning project. All projects in Colorado and Wyoming completed and/or opened to traffic by December 31, 2016 are eligible for consideration. 

All project submittals must be completed online at http://www.acpa.org/acpa-excellence-in-concrete-paving-awards/, which is on the National ACPA website.  If you do not already have a login, you will need to register as a new user in the box labeled “Online Paving Awards Login.”  After registering you will be able to generate your submittal, upload pictures, and edit your submittal until the submission deadline. You can create your submittal in multiple sessions by going to the link and logging back in using your username and password. Once you are logged in, click on “Begin an Application for a New Project.” Make sure to check the appropriate award category for your project and check “Colorado/Wyoming Chapter – ACPA” as the Local Paving Awards Program you are entering.

For consideration, please submit a completed online nomination form by January 31, 2017. If you have any questions or need further assistance with the online submittal process, please contact Angela Folkestad.

CDOT/ACPA Concrete Pavement Inspector Certification

ACPA is excited to be partnering with CDOT to offer the Concrete Pavement Inspector Certification Program.  Our first 2 classes were held in November & January, and we’ve now filled the February 15th and March 21st classes.  An additional class is scheduled for April 4th to address the increased needs for certification.  Please contact Jamie Johnson (jjohnson@pavement.com) with any questions regarding the program.

Concrete Pavement Preservation Demonstration in Steamboat Springs

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Thank you to all who attended the concrete pavement preservation demonstration on September 27th in Steamboat Springs!  Thanks to our speakers, Tom Pelo, BASF Construction Materials, who explained how to use admixtures to create a concrete mix that gains full strength in 6 hours and Mark Tharnish, Sika Corporation, who showed the group how to properly construct a partial depth repair. 

Special thanks to Castle Rock Construction Company for providing labor and equipment, Pete Lien & Sons/Trans Colorado Concrete for supplying the concrete, and CDOT Region 3 for providing traffic control and hauling material for the demonstration! 

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