RJS Scholarship application deadline is May 3!

Don’t wait until the last minute to make sure your employees are aware of the R.J. Schreck Scholarship. With the assistance of David Branscome,...

VAA establishes Women of Asphalt Virginia

Today, women play numerous roles in Virginia's asphalt industry. These roles include company owners, management, accountants, human resources managers, project managers, and engineers. But...

Tigre Hammond joins VAA family

In a "normal" year, VAA hosts 5 to 10 events ranging in size from 70 to over 600 people. These events start in the...

Colony Construction’s Powhatan Lab receives lab certification

Congratulations to Colony Construction's Powhatan Laboratory for receiving a VAAES Lab Review certificate. The lab passed a thorough review by VAA staff covering equipment...

VDOT presented 2020 Perpetual Pavement Award

In 2001, the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) initiated the perpetual pavement award. To be considered for this award, a pavement had to meet several...

Decker wins Airfield Pavements Practitioner Award

Christopher S. Decker, P.E., F.ASCE, Senior Vice President, RDM International, has been named the recipient of the ASCE Transportation and Development Institute (T&DI) Airfield Pavement...

Prezioso named new State Maintenance Engineer

In March, VDOT named Robbie Prezioso, P.E., as the new State Maintenance Engineer. Robbie replaces Branco Vlacich, who retired at the end of 2020....

VDOT, VTRC, and VAA collaborate on BMD training

With Balanced Mix Design (BMD) progressing towards initial implementation in 2023, VDOT, VTRC, and VAA are working diligently to determine this major paradigm shift's...

Don’t miss VAA’s first RJS Scholarship golf event of 2021

Time is running out to register for the first RJS scholarship golf event of 2021! We are kicking off on Cinco De Mayo! Our...

Lee Hy Paving loses industry veteran

On March 31, Lee Hy Paving lost a veteran of the industry—Mike Paynter. Mike worked for several asphalt paving companies in Central Virginia over...

Help VAA celebrate our 70th Annual Meeting

The hopes for a warmer and safer summer have led to a record early signup for VAA’s 70th Annual Meeting at Greenbrier Resort in...

The 2021 Asphalt Webinars are in the bag!

The 2021 Asphalt Webinars are complete! The last webinar was held on March 31, and, judging by the survey feedback, it was well received....

Innovation Connection Webcast April

So far, almost 150 people have taken advantage of VAA's Innovation Connection series. It's FREE to anyone that would like to attend and requires...

VAA publishes 2020 Annual Report

Hot off the presses; VAA's 2020 Annual Report. VAA's first Annual Report was published last year. Each report tells the story of VAA during...

Lee Hy, Superior, and Boxley Labs receive VAAES Lab Review Certificates

Congratulations Superior Paving Corporation's Culpeper Laboratory, Lee Hy Paving Corporation's Rockville Laboratory, and Boxley Asphalt's Lynchburg Laboratory for receiving the first VAAES Lab Review...

BMD Round Robin: Phase 2 begins

Recently, VTRC initiated efforts for Phase 2 of the Balanced Mix Design Research Effort. Phase 1 focused on testing identical asphalt mixture samples across...

VDOT MCS Certifications extended to June 30, 2021

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions on gatherings/meetings, VDOT has extended the deadline for individuals seeking Materials Division related credentials and those...

2021 Asphalt Webinars: Fine Tuning Quality

March 31 is your final chance to attend the Asphalt Webinar in 2021. This year's webinar focuses on "Fine Tuning Quality." The morning session will...

NAPA launches new plastics in asphalt resource page

NAPA has launched a new webpage that focuses explicitly on the use of recycled plastics in asphalt. The webpage hosts a short video, links...

RJ Schreck Scholarship Golf: Cinco De Mayo in Hampton

2021 RJS scholarship golf events are kicking off with a bang on Cinco De Mayo! Our first event of the year, sponsored by Carter...