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South Carolina Asphalt Pavement Association

SCAPA News and Events
 
   
The August edition of Columbia Business Monthly featured an article on Asphalt Works!, SCAPA's latest workforce development initiative.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/scp-nwl/articles/index.asp?aid=517089&issueID=60713 to view the full article online.

 
Registration for the SCAPA Fall Member Dinner is now open! The Fall Member Dinner is open to all SCAPA producer and associate members.

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Save the date! The 2019 SCAPA Winter Asphalt Conference and Trade Show is around the corner!

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The SCAPA Board of Directors recently approved Hi-Tech Asphalt Solutions, Inc. as a new associate member.

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The Lane Construction Corporation
King Asphalt, Inc.
Roadtec, Inc.
Industry News
 
   
The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University has released reports that summarize key findings from the previous cycles and documents the experiments, analyses, and findings from the fifth cycle of the NCAT test track. Highway agencies and industry sponsors utilize the NCAT test track to evaluate specific research needs...

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On November 5–7, 2018, the National Asphalt Pavement Association, the Asphalt Institute, and the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies with support from the Federal Highway Administration will host the 1st International Conference on Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) in Atlanta, Georgia.

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The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) will host two upcoming seminars in Kansas City, MO and Minneapolis, MN.

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Roadtec, Inc.
Asphalt Resources
 
   
TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, August 23, 2018 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET that will illustrate case studies where asphalt mixtures were specifically designed to meet situations in which conventional design approaches were not appropriate. In conventional practice, the pavement is designed using a set of standard asphalt mixture...

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 877: Performance-Based Mix Design for Porous Friction Courses presents a proposed mix design method for porous asphalt friction course (PFCs). PFCs have been used in the United States for many years. Their open aggregate gradations and resultant high air void contents...

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has released a report that evaluates the laboratory performance of plant-produced lab-compacted mixtures utilizing various warm mix asphalt (WMA) technologies. This report also compares WMA energy consumption cost and emission data to conventional hot mix asphalt (HMA) mixtures in terms of ...

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) has released a report that summarizes the findings of the VDOT Asphalt Quality Task Force. This group was developed in 2011 to identify and recommend specific achievable measures to improve the quality of asphalt paving in Virginia.

Visit http://www.virginiadot.org/vtrc/main/online_reports/pdf/18-r11.pdf to view the full article online.

 
 
   
NAPA offers a variety of webinars throughout the year on various topics related to the asphalt industry. These topics range from newly released industry regulations to innovative processes and technology that can benefit your company.

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Don't let summer rain showers ruin your week! SCAPA Academy is a great learning resource to brush up on the fundamentals!

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Austroads has released a report that summarizes the mix design test methods of foamed bitumen stabilized materials developed within the context of an Austroads mix design process. This report details the construction and performance monitoring of six trial sections. The report is available for no fee after logging onto the site

Visit https://www.onlinepublications.austroads.com.au/items/AP-T336-18 to view the full article online.

 
Asphalt Facts
 
   
PERPETUAL PAVEMENTS

Perpetual asphalt pavements can actually be built thinner than traditional pavements. This conserves resources and saves money.

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Calendar of Events

October 23, 2018

SCAPA Fall Member Dinner

Columbia, SC

October 24, 2018

SCAPA Board of Directors Meeting

Columbia, SC

January 16-17, 2019

SCAPA Winter Conference

Columbia, SC

June 21-23, 2019

SCAPA Summer Conference

Belmond Charleston Place

Charleston, SC



 
SCAPA
P.O. Box 11448, Columbia, SC 29211
Phone: (803) 252-2522 Fax: (803) 403-9952