VAA Presents Perpetual Pavement Award to VDOT During CTB Meeting

At the June meeting of the Commonwealth Transportation Board, VAA Vice President David Lee, PE, presented the 2021 Perpetual Pavement Award: By Conversion to...

Adams Construction Labs Receive Lab Certificates

Congratulations to Adams Construction Company for recently receiving Lab Review Certificates for both their Skippers and Petersburg Labs. Peggy Groseclose received the certificate for...

2022 R J Schreck Scholarships Awarded

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, VAA was able to award $65,000 in 2022 scholarships. Thirteen deserving recipients were chosen, and VAA...

Jump Start Your Career Using FastForward

Have you heard of FastForward? Not the button on your DVR or music player – but the Virginia Community College System program! FastForward is...

Virginia Department of Transportation Wins 2021 Perpetual Pavement Award

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) announced that the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is the winner of a 2021 Perpetual Pavement Award (PPA): By...

Women of Asphalt Virginia Continues to Soar: Roanoke Reception Hosted by...

To move the needle in a male-dominated asphalt industry, women must be proactive champions and seek opportunities to create change. Encouraging other women to...

Cathy C. McGhee Appointed Chief Deputy Commissioner of VDOT

Virginia Department of Transportation has announced that Cathy C. McGhee, PE, has been appointed as VDOT’s chief deputy commissioner. McGhee will support VDOT’s 7,700 employees as well...

A Ribbon of Black: Paving the CBBT

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge and Tunnel (CBBT) District initiated a multi-year paving project to repave the facility from the south toll plaza to the...

Towards Sustainable Paving: Virginia’s Initial Efforts to Incorporate Recycled Plastic Waste...

Like many other state highway agencies, the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is extensively working to determine how to best incorporate recycled materials such...

What if BMD is a Failure? There Are Many Different Measures...

For the better part of two decades, researchers and departments of transportation have invested millions of dollars into laboratory asphalt mixture testing in order...

A Seamless Solution to Data Collection: HeadLight Smartforms

The Virginia Asphalt Association, in partnership with HeadLight, is proud to announce HeadLight Smartforms, the digitization of several VDOT forms related to density testing...

Generation Z: Future Employees and Employers, Not a Typical Workday

My name is Will Jackson. I will graduate from Randolph-Macon College in December of 2022 with a degree in Business Management. After graduation, I...

Now Available for Your Viewing Pleasure

The new VAA 2022-2023 Membership Directory is now available to view on the VAA News App and the VAA website. Click on the people...

Members Enjoy Lowcountry Charm During 71st Annual Meeting

For the first time in nearly two decades, VAA traveled across two states and arrived in Lowcountry, Charleston, South Carolina, for its annual meeting....

Women of Asphalt Virginia Reception

Now that everyone has settled into the new year and beautiful weather is upon us, Women of Asphalt Virginia (WofA Virginia) is gearing up...

MAAE 2022 Exhibitor Registration is Open!

Ready to reach new customers? Ready to display your latest and greatest innovations? Want to grow your network? Then what are you waiting for?...

Hot Off the Press: VAA’s 2021 Annual Report

To say 2021 was an eventful year would be an understatement! The industry and the association rode an “exciting” roller coaster due to the...

Superior Paving Receives National Award for Equipment Management Program

Recently, Superior Paving Corporation of Gainesville received The Fleet Masters Award from the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) at a ceremony they hosted...

Roanoke Asphalt Seminar Is In The Books

More than 200 people from across central, western, and southwestern Virginia came together to attend the asphalt seminar hosted by the Virginia Department of...

Successful Reconnect Reception at Hotel Roanoke

On Wednesday, March 9, the first 2022 Regional Reconnect Reception took place at The Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center in Roanoke, Virginia. This reception...