Paving From Around the State (Photo Gallery)
– A 527 Political Action Committee (PAC) has been established within the construction industry of Colorado to support transportation funding. CAPA, CCA and other trade organizations are involved as well as individual members. To learn more or to contribute to the Colorado Construction Industry Coalition 527. (To learn more or to contribute)
Rather than wait until we are well into the construction season to think about quality achievement, this year we starting to think about it NOW! The CAPA Awards program is OPEN FOR BUSINESS. The Nomination Form and the Awards Criteria have been set for the 20th Annual “Best in Colorado” Asphalt Pavement Awards Program. We have clarified a number of award program elements and have increased the emphasis given to Project Size & Complexity. All nominations are due no later than Friday, October 25.
Congratulations to Martin Marietta Materials and Douglas County as recipients of the 2012 “Best in Colorado” Residential Subdivision. Project Description: The project included a portion of the 55,000 ton annual asphalt overlay program in Douglas County. Mix used was a SX 75 PG 64-22, at 20% RAP. The work consisted of 72 lane miles of paving, 308,000 square yards of milling, and the improvement of 105 individual roads in the county. Project time was 105 days and completed in 70 days. Project was rated as excellent in overall quality. (To view all of our 2012 Award Recipients)
Caption: Award recipients include Steve Walsh, Jesse Gomez, and Bill Oetken of Martin Marietta Materials and Karl Lucero, Keith Burke, and Pete George of Douglas County
"EDUCATION CENTER NEWS"
The RMAEC becomes an official WIN (Workforce Initiative Now) provider. Those contractors who work or are under contract to RTD in any capacity are required by their contract to seek continuing education. The RMAEC will work with any and all contractors, suppliers, engineers and others to help supplement the requirement for continuing education. This training can be one of our regularly scheduled training sessions held at the RMAEC or a session personalized for your company. To learn more about the WIN program contact Cindy Rutkoski
"Come to you" Training
RMAEC Asphalt Technician
“Come To You” Training Sessions. The Rocky Mountain Asphalt Education Center is pleased to offer Asphalt Technician “Come to You” Training Sessions to help facilitate and promote education in the asphalt industry. We also desire to defer the cost of education, training and preparation for certification classes to our association members and partner Agencies.
More information/General Flier
These webinars are FREE or at low cost to attendees. APWA, CARSE members as well as Federal Government employees are free. Most others are $25.
The webinars are generally interactive and allow participants the ability to ask questions and participate in the session. Register online from the RMAEC website
Do you know somebody who has be a great advocate for the Asphalt Paving industry?
The Colorado Asphalt Hall of Fame is seeking nominations for persons to be considered for induction for the 2013 class. Nominations need to be submitted by November 15, 2012. Information about the requirements to be considered for inclusion are available HERE! If you have questions
CAPA has compiled several documents and created the
"Asphalt Technical Resources Flash Drive "
Copies of this Flash Drive are available by contacting the CAPA Office or
by calling 303-741-6150.about nominating a person, contact Tom Clayton
CAPA has partnered with USAirport parking to give our members a discount on parking at DIA. USAirport parking has authorized CAPA to distribute corporate cards to our members.
Click on the parking graphic to see the details.