APAM/MDOT Awards Program
Click for the 2016 APAM/MDOT Nomination Form
Building on the tradition established in 1977, the Asphalt Paving Awards Program continues as a cooperative effort between the Asphalt Pavement Association of Michigan (APAM) and the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The awards program recognizes excellence in asphalt pavement construction. All APAM members and their customers in the private and public sector are invited to nominate projects that exhibit exceptional construction qualities.
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Eligibility (Please read carefully and adhere to the requirements exactly).
Only exceptional paving projects, constructed by a Contractor Member of the Asphalt Pavement Association of Michigan are eligible for these awards. All nominated projects must conform to applicable specifications. For projects which require ride quality measurement, the overall project average ride quality value must be submitted.
Evaluation Criteria (Each project will be rated from one to ten, as applicable).
Appearance: includes overall neatness, no overspray or left over materials; Ride: must be smooth; Texture Uniformity: free of segregation, major surface grinding, roller marks, etc.; Longitudinal and Transverse Joints: straight, well-blended, smooth and uniform; Edges: straight, uniform, true to the contour of the road; Approaches: blended well with the mainline pavement; Utility Covers: flush with the pavement; Degree of Difficulty: includes exceptional circumstances, maintenance of traffic, night paving, etc.
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