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May 21, 2014, 08:03 ET
3 Top Traits U.S. Drivers Want from Roads: A survey of 3,085 drivers and truckers finds they want to drive on roads that are Well Maintained, Safe, and Smooth. (PRNewsFoto/Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

National Driver Survey Reveals Need To Focus On Drivability

Ahead of the summer driving season, a new survey from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) finds U.S. drivers increasingly frustrated with the state...

Apr 07, 2014, 11:00 ET

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners of 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards

 The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to state...

Oct 25, 2013, 12:00 ET
National Asphalt Pavement Association President Mike Acott (left), California Asphalt Pavement Association Executive Director Russell Snyder (right), Caltrans Maintenance Chief Tony Tavares (center).  (PRNewsFoto/Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

Caltrans Honored as Pavement Pioneer for Long-Life Asphalt

Innovative Long-Life Asphalt Pavement Projects on Interstate 5 in Northern California Highlighted in National Award.  The California...

Apr 17, 2013, 13:24 ET
Warm-Mix Asphalt Project in CO.  (PRNewsFoto/Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

Asphalt Pavements Increase Use of Recycled Materials

New NAPA/FHWA Survey Finds Record-High Levels of Recycling, Energy-Saving Technologies in Asphalt Pavements Nationwide  Thanks to broad...

Apr 02, 2013, 10:00 ET
Award-winning pavement, Florida State Road 55/U.S. 19 in Levy County, from the Citrus County line to State Road 121.  (PRNewsFoto/Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

Asphalt Pavement Alliance Announces Winners Of 2012 Perpetual Pavement Awards

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2012 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to the state...

Dec 11, 2012, 11:56 ET
FACT #15

APA Gets the FACTS Out About Asphalt

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance kicks off its Asphalt FACTS campaign today to help raise public awareness about the many benefits of asphalt...

Oct 15, 2012, 12:00 ET
Asphalt Pavement Alliance, Port of Portland T6 Porous Pavement with Water.  (PRNewsFoto/Asphalt Pavement Alliance)

The Year of Porous Asphalt: Salem, Oregon Proves Trend -- Water-absorbing Pavement is Vogue in 2012

 When the storm of the century deluged west central Oregon last winter causing millions of dollars of flood damage to homes, businesses and...