September 17, 2014 – PA Turnpike Letting Results
Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letter results.
Registration Now Open for the 2014 Fall Seminar!
Delegate and exhibitor registrations for the 2014 APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar are now being accepted. The seminar will be held November 19-21, 2014, at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center. Visit the Fall Seminar website for complete registration information.
2014 JAMES J. SKELLY AWARD – Nominations Now Being Accepted
APC Members are requested to participate in submitting nominations for the "James J. Skelly APC Award." The purpose of the award is to give appropriate recognition to members of APC who have made an outstanding contribution in advancing the broad objectives of the Association. DOWNLOAD THE NOMINATION FORM To be eligible for the award, a person must be an officer or employee of a firm having membership in the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors and have made a distinct contribution to the cause of better roads either through the Association or in connection with his or her other activities.
APC NEWS & UPDATES
The increased use of alternative project delivery methods such as Design-Build (DB) and Construction Manager-General Contractor (CMGC) by transportation agencies present new opportunities and challenges for transportation design and construction industry executives. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation has a professional development program, taught by a nationally-recognized engineer, to help ensure industry professionals have a comprehensive understanding of both delivery methods.
The Project Delivery Academy (PDA) is built around a highly-successful adult learning model of instruction by industry experts supported by peer-to-peer knowledge sharing and is designed for project managers, procurement personnel and contractors of all experience levels. Go here to register.
PennDOT SOL 481-14-08 was issued to all District offices on September 12, to address the flyash shortage that has developed this season. The letter provides options and alternatives for those contractors and concrete suppliers who presently use flyash for concrete production. To read a copy of the SOL, please go here.
As the first female F-14 Tomcat Fighter Pilot in the U.S. Navy, having flown missions worldwide as a combat-mission-ready United States Navy pilot, Carey Lohrenz is used to working in fast moving, dynamic environments, where inconsistent execution can generate catastrophic results. In her inspirational keynotes and motivational programs, Carey shares her fascinating experiences operating in one of the world’s most challenging environments – an aircraft carrier.
For more information on the 2014 APC/Fall Seminar go here.
News from PHIA
September 4, 2014
PennDOT’s Approved 2015-2017 12 Year Plan Update (PDF) .... Read More
September 3, 2014
PHIA provides a video update on the benefits of Act 89 and how it’s moving Pennsylvania forwar .... Read More
September 2, 2014
Act 89 continues to push construction lettings to significantly higher levels compared to last year. .... Read More
August 14, 2014
The State Transportation Commission today updated Pennsylvania’s 12-Year Transportation Program wi .... Read More