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SCAPA News and Events
The SC Asphalt Pavement Association 2017 SCAPA Winter Conference was held January 23-24, 2017 at the Marriott Hotel in Columbia, SC. Over 460 people attended the conference which was made up of asphalt producers, suppliers, engineering consultants and staff from several public agencies including SCDOT and the FHWA-SC Division.
SCAPA partnered with the SC Department of Transportation’s (SCDOT) Division of Minority and Small Business Affairs to coordinate an On-the-Job Training (OJT) apprenticeship program for SCDOT-certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firms. In light of SCDOT’s new project delivery plan, the agency felt it necessary to increase the available pool of minority- and women-owned businesses in the area of asphalt inspection.
The South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association recently honored winners of the 2016 SCAPA Quality Pavement Awards Program during the 2017 SCAPA Winter Conference at the Marriott in Columbia, SC. Seventeen projects were submitted for consideration this year, and 5 projects were selected for an award.
The hotel room block for the 2017 SCAPA Summer Conference is now open. Join your industry colleagues June 23-25, 2017 for a weekend of networking and education at the Hilton Head Island Marriott Resort and Spa in Hilton Head, SC.
The 2017 SCAPA Legislative Day will take place on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. SCAPA has planned an asphalt plant tour for the South Carolina Senate Transportation and House Education and Public Works Committees at Sloan Construction’s asphalt plant located on Rosewood Drive in Columbia, SC.
Registration for the SCAPA Spring Member Dinner is now open! The Spring Member Dinner is open to all SCAPA producer and associate members.
On January 31, 2017, SCAPA Executive Director Ashley Batson presented to attendees at the 2017 National Asphalt Pavement Association Annual Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
SCAPA recently traveled down to the coast to participate in the SC Aviation Association's Annual Conference as well as STEM events in Aiken and Columbia.
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King Asphalt, Inc.
Industry News
Per NAPA: The green construction market is entering a new era with a focus on product transparency and measuring a product's impact on sustainability. As a result, green construction rating systems, such as LEED v4, Greenroads, and Envision are increasingly structuring credits that encourage the use of products with life-cycle information communicated through Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) or that demonstrate through life-cycle assessment (LCA) a reduced environmental impact.
Government Affairs
Your SC Asphalt Pavement Association team has been proactively working in the South Carolina State House to ensure the industry is protected from harmful legislation, such as arbitrary and burdensome "life cycle cost analysis" provisions, and to ensure its issues such as road funding, work zone safety and workforce development are promoted.
Granite Contracting
Asphalt Resources
Check out info regarding our upcoming seminars in Greenville, Myrtle Beach, Columbia, and Rock Hill!
Starting this month, three new webinar series (with PDH opportunities) from the National Asphalt Pavement Association are kicking off. These are tailored for contractors, DOTs, City/County public works agencies or anyone working in the asphalt industry!
Have new technicians that need to be certified? Planning on recertifying this year? Check out the tentative 2017 certification class schedule! Visit for more details.

Click here for a look at the tentative schedule.


The National Center for Asphalt Technology at Auburn University (NCAT) is offering a training course next month on Balanced Mix Designs.
Asphalt Facts
Asphalt provides a smooth ribbon of pavement without joints. No ka-thunk, ka-thunk, ka-thunk.
Membership Services

The 2017 SCAPA Membership Directory & Resource Guide is now available in print and online.
Click here to access the digital edition of the 2017 Directory. 

Calendar of Events

March 2, 2017: SCAPA Asphalt Overlay Design Guide Seminar, Poinsett Club, Greenville, SC
March 16, 2017: SCAPA/SCDOT HMA Quality Improvement Committee, Columbia, SC
April 12, 2017SCAPA Asphalt Overlay Design Guide Seminar, The Dunes Golf & Beach Club, Myrtle Beach, SC
April 25, 2017: SCAPA Board Meeting, Palmetto Club, Columbia, SC
April 25, 2017: SCAPA Spring Member Dinner, Palmetto Club, Columbia, SC
April 26, 2017: SCAPA Legislative Day, Columbia, SC
May 10, 2017:  SCAPA Asphalt Overlay Design Guide Seminar, Palmetto Club, Columbia, SC
May 23, 2017:  SCAPA Asphalt Overlay Design Guide Seminar, Manchester Meadows, Rock Hill, SC 

June 23-25, 2017: 2017 SCAPA Summer Conference, Marriott, Hilton Head Island, SC
P.O. Box 11448, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: (803) 252-2522 Fax: (803) 403-9952



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