Allan Myers Takes Home the 2020 Golden Lute Award

There was a new company winner for the coveted VAA Golden Lute Award for the third year in a row. Great projects in each...

Over 600 Attend Mid-Atlantic Asphalt Expo and Conference

In the past, the biggest concern with holding an event in December was snow. Not this year! Competing with sunny days and temperatures in...

Meet Your VAA Board of Directors

While the promotion of asphalt is the purpose of VAA, the association's core is the people who make up its member companies. These individuals...

VAA Traveling to South Carolina’s Low Country for 2022 Annual Meeting

Are you a foodie? Do you like American History? How is your golf game? If you answered "yes" to one or more of these...

Fredericksburg Asphalt Seminar Rescheduled

As has become all too common, COVID-19 outbreaks have forced the rescheduling of meetings and events. With the current spread of the Omicron variant...

The Branch is Growing—Women of Asphalt Virginia Exceeds 110 Members

Pop the champagne! The WofA Virginia branch has marched into the new year as the Women of Asphalt organization's leading state branch for membership....

Greg Musick Passes

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Paul Gregory "Greg" Musick, age 49, of Lebanon, VA on Monday, December 27,...

VECAT MCS Classes Are Starting in January

Finally, the Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology (VECAT) returns to the classroom in January 2022. Learning from the pilot classes held in September...

BMD Training Starts in January

The 2022 maintenance paving season will see a considerable increase in contracts containing balanced mix design (BMD) tonnage. Unlike the 2021 schedules, where only...

Meet Your VAA Board of Directors

While the promotion of asphalt is the purpose of VAA, the association's core is the people who make up its' member companies. These individuals...

Statewide Asphalt Co-Op Was in 3D

For the first time in two years, the VDOT-VAA Statewide Asphalt Co-op Committee met in person! The meeting, held on Thursday, December 2, was...

District Asphalt Co-Op Season is in Full Swing

What is your favorite happening in November? For many people, November marks the start of the deer hunting season in Virginia. Another November favorite...

Dalrymple and Clark Named to Infrastructure Training Academy Steering Committee

For more than a year, VAA and sister transportation associations Heavy Construction Contractors Association (HCCA), Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and Old Dominion Highway...

Final Transportation Conference for Governor Northam

For many years, the office of the Transportation Secretary has hosted an annual transportation conference. However, unlike 2020, when COVID forced the conference into...

VAA Seeking Hall of Fame Nominations

Time is running out for Hall of Fame nominations, so submit your applications today. The deadline for applications is December 31. Once all forms...

Defining Asphalt’s Future

Resilience is a term we’re hearing used more frequently in committee meetings, infrastructure bill discussions and amongst our peers in the industry and agency...

Permeable Pavement: Does It Make the Transportation System More Resilient?

It is difficult to look at any recent transportation journal or trade magazine and not find an article or two focusing on resiliency and...

To Lead and Inspire: Women of Asphalt Stand Tall

According to 2020 U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics data, about 11% of those employed within the construction and asphalt industry are women. This...

Getting to Know Virginia’s Secretary of Transportation, Shannon Valentine

Shannon Valentine was appointed secretary of transportation by Governor Ralph Northam in January 2018 and oversees Virginia’s $6 billion multimodal transportation system crossing seven...

Pavement Recycling: Virginia Department of Transportation’s Research Program

Over the last 10 to 12 years, the Virginia Department of Transportation has invested in a research program to investigate the ways pavement recycling...