Next Risk Allocation Meeting – January 27

The APC-PennDOT Risk Allocation Committee will meet Friday, January 27 to review issues.  Topics include:

  • NPDES Permit Process
  • Regulated Fill
  • ADA Ramps – Payment Issues
  • Approach to Contractor Quality Control
  • Step 3 Clearance Transmittal for “100-year Pipe”

If you have an issue to be brought up by the Committee, please contact either Leonard Bellanca or Kent Wible.

January 18, 2017

2017 APC District Spring Liaison Meetings

APC District Spring Liaison Meetings in each of the PennDOT districts provide an open forum for members to address district and statewide issues relative to the Commonwealth’s highway construction industry. The main objective of these meetings is to facilitate communication between APC members and the department’s district offices in order to improve the quality of design and construction on the state’s road and bridge network.

Currently, registration is open for:

The full meeting schedule is currently being finalized.  Registration for all meetings is mandatory. Go here to see more details on times and location for each meeting.  The schedule will be updated regularly so check back if you see a district that may not be live yet.

If you have any questions regarding these meetings, contact Lisa Sagan at 717-238-2513 ext/ 109.


January 17, 2017

Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals

The first official window for the new “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) Program exam opens Jan. 16 and runs through Feb. 17.

This is your opportunity to be among the first to earn a credential that demonstrates your commitment and ability to improve safety for workers and motorists in and around U.S. transportation infrastructure project sites. Visit www.puttingsafetyfirst.org for complete information.

January 16, 2017

January 13 – PennDOT Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PennDOT letting results.

January 13, 2017

January 11 – PA Turnpike Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letting results.

January 11, 2017

Broadband P3 Project Industry Forum

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will host an Industry Forum to present its Broadband Public-Private Partnership (P3) project and receive input from the industry. The Forum will be held on January 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Best Western Premier, 800 East Park Drive, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 17111. The purpose of the Industry Forum is to solicit feedback from the broadband industry prior to the Commission’s development of a Request for Qualifications.

Firms interested in participating in the Industry Forum are asked to register by January 12th by sending an email with the names, organizations and email addresses of attendees to BroadbandP3@paturnpike.com.

For more information regarding the project and the Industry Forum, please refer to the PA Turnpike’s website at www.paturnpike.com under the heading “Doing Business” >  BROADBAND P3.

January 9, 2017

Kent Wible to Serve as APC Technical Consultant

Kent Wible of State College, PA will be assisting APC in implementing our goals to provide outreach to PennDOT Districts and APC members on technical questions and issues.  Mr. Wible has been a long-standing member of both the APC and the PAPA Boards of Directors in his previous capacity as Vice President of Operations for HRI, Inc. of State College, PA.

As a consultant, Kent will work with APC to develop and maintain relationships based on trust and respect with PennDOT central office officials and district officials, as well as, PTC engineering officials.  He will assist APC District Vice Presidents in establishing and maintaining business relationships with PENNDOT district personnel. Read More…

January 4, 2017

PA One Call Invoice

APC members are reminded that the PA One Call System yearly service fee is included with your APC membership. Should you receive an invoice for 2017, please fax or email a copy to Lisa Sagan at the APC office (717-238-5060) or lsagan@paconstructors.org. We will inform PA One Call that you are an APC member.

January 3, 2017

TCI-PAC Reception to Feature Senator Scott Wagner

The TCI-PAC, its member Associations and Event Hosts cordially invite you to a Reception on Monday, January 16, 2017 at The Hotel Hershey from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. Special Guest Senator Scott Wagner will be in attendance.

Please see the attached invitation and reply form for details. For further information or to RSVP, contact Maria Diesel at 610.430.0271 or midiesel@comcast.net. Only personal or PAC checks are accepted.

December 22, 2016

A Great Holiday Gift, Safer Work Environment

During the APC Fall Seminar, Ross Myers introduced the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™ (SCTPP) program. The program seeks to ensure that individuals have the professional core competencies necessary to identify common hazards found on transportation projects and correct them—whether during the planning, design, or onsite personnel management—and thus prevent incidents that could result in deaths or injuries.

We are seeking a commitment from industry leaders to support the recruitment of at least two dozen workers from their firms to take the certification exam during one of three test periods in 2017. The first certification exam period is Jan. 16 to Feb. 17. Read More…

December 22, 2016

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