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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 Associated Asphalt

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 into Asphalt Mixtures

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 of Success

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