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And the awards go to…

We are delighted to share the winners of the 2022 Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards in the latest issue of the Colorado Public Works Journal. 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, 2022 were eligible for consideration.

CLICK HERE to see the award winners in the 2023 Spring/Summer Issue of the Colorado Public Works Journal!

2023 Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop Presentations

The presentations accessible by hyperlinks below have been provided by the presenters who utilized slides and shared their content for publication.  All speakers are shown for reference, but not all presenters used visuals.

General Session Presentations
Angela Folkestad, P.E., CO/WY Chapter – ACPA  
Concrete Overlay Construction & Performance
Ralph Bell, Castle Rock Construction Company  
Designing Concrete Overlays
Julie Vandenbossche, PhD, P.E., University of Pittsburgh  
The Benefits of Competition & A Balanced Paving Program: A Business Case for a Two-Pavement System  
Jim Mack, P.E., CEMEX
Constructing Quality Concrete Pavement for the Next Generation  

Craig Wieden, P.E., Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)
Matt Fonte, Fonte & Co.
Mike Praul, P.E., Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)

Sunstainability Throughout the Concrete Pavement Life Cycle   
Eric Ferrebee, P.E., ACPA  
Paving I-80 Rock Springs & Leveraging FHWA’s Mobile Concrete Technology Center to Learn More
Greg Frazee, IHC Scott  
Brad McCullough, P.E., WYDOT
Mike Praul, P.E., FHWA  
Breakout Session Presentations
Materials – Advancements in Concrete Mixtures  Design & Construction – Concrete Overlays
Prioritizing Durability in Concrete Mixtures & Paving – A Discussion on New Approaches to Materials, Testing & Opening to Traffic Designing Bonded & Unbonded Concrete Overlays
Mike Praul, P.E., Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Julie Vandenbossche, PhD, P.E., University of Pittsburgh
Leif Wathne, P.E., National Concrete Pavement Technology Center (CP Tech Center) Get in, Get Out, Stay Out! Iowa SH 3 Accelerated Concrete Overlay
  Greg Mulder, P.E., Iowa Concrete Paving Association
Design & Construction – Smoothness Asset Management/Maintenance – Smoothness & Preservation
Constructing Smooth Concrete Pavements Concrete Pavement Preservation – Sustainable Solutions for Today & Tomorrow
Matt Fonte, Fonte & Co. John Roberts, P.E., International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA)
Longevity of Smoothness & its Relationship with Sustainability  Lessons Learned on Long-Term Smoothness 
Eric Ferrebee, P.E., ACPA Larry Scofield, P.E., ACPA & IGGA
Airports -Design & Construction Local Agencies – ADA Requirements
Everything Concrete Pavement for Airports! Discussions on P-501 & P-610 specifications, recently issued Engineering Bulletins, Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA), and tackling changing conditions and challenges during Construction.

ADA Design & Solutions – A Practical Discussion on Implementing ADA Requirements.

Gary Mitchell, P.E., ACPA Jesse Jonas, P.E., MO/KS Chapter – ACPA


Thank you for attending the 2023 CO/WY ACPA Concrete Pavement Workshop!

We are so glad you were able to join us for a day of education and discussion on all things concrete pavement.  
Congratulations to all the Award Winners! 
We look forward to seeing you again in March 2024!

*Slideshows of the Presentations will be posted on our website soon!*

Thank you to our 2023 Workshop Sponsors!


Castle Rock Construction Company
Chato’s Concrete
Fonte & Company
Holcim (US) Inc.
IHC Scott
Lawson Construction Company
Mountain Cement Company
Villalobos Concrete Company


Concrete Works of Colorado
Millstone Weber


American Highway
CR Minerals
Faris Machinery
Master Builders Solutions
Power Curbers and Power Pavers

Thank you to our 2023 Workshop Exhibitors!

Concrete Stabilization Technologies Inc.
Esch Construction Supply
Faris Machinery
Honnen Equipment

Additional Partners
Colorado Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP)
Colorado Public Works Journal
Transportation & Construction Girl

Making The Grade On Infrastructure Sustainability

Check out our ad in the 2023 Spring Issue of the Colorado Public Works Journal and while you’re there, take a look around to keep current on what’s happening in our state!


Last Chance to Register for the 2023 Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop

Annual Concrete Pavement Workshop

 March 2, 2023

DoubleTree by Hilton Denver
3203 Quebec Street (at MLK & Quebec), Denver, CO 80207

Don’t miss the annual concrete pavement workshop on Thursday, March 2, 2023, featuring a full day of education and discussion on all things concrete pavement!  The Excellence in Concrete Pavement Awards will also be presented.  The workshop will feature presentations by industry experts both locally and from across the country speaking about topics that impact concrete pavement construction. 

The workshop agenda and registration information can be found on the workshop registration page.

Please contact Nicole Aganon at or 303-949-2158 with questions.


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