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APC is a trade association consisting of more than 400 members that include contractors, consulting engineers, material suppliers, manufacturers, and others with an interest in Pennsylvania’s road and bridge construction industry. The association has been serving the industry for more than 80 years and represents the majority of active highway contractors in the state.

APC NEWS & UPDATES

ARTBA Nation Convention

Ben Franklin … W. C. Fields … Rocky Balboa …

These are just a few of the famous personalities associated with Philadelphia, site of this year’s ARTBA National Convention, which is scheduled for Sept. 29-Oct. 1 at the Hilton Penn’s Landing. Read More…

August 31, 2015

August 27, 2015 – PennDOT Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PennDOT letting results.

August 27, 2015
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August 26, 2015 – PA Turnpike Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letting results.

August 26, 2015
PENNDOTSPEC

Comments Requested on Proposed Revisions to Pipe Installation and Inspection Specs, Guidance for Rebates and Suggested Repair Methods

CT S-15-020  requests comments on proposed specification revisions which were  developed by a Pro-Team of PennDOT and industry representatives.

The Pub 408 Section 601 revision provides additional guidance for pipe installation and inspection for each material type. The POM C.6.11 revision provides the Districts guidance for consistent rebates on pipe deficiencies and suggested pipe repair methods. CS-601A is a combination of forms CS-600 and CS-601. The Pub 408 Section 601 & 616 revisions ensure that thermoplastic end sections are used on outlet ends only, and proposed Bulletin 15 language is provided for Sections 601.2(a)6 and 616.2(f). Read More…

August 25, 2015
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2015 Fall Seminar Keynote Speaker

APC is pleased to announce our 2015 APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar Keynote Speaker….

MIKE MULLANE
US Air Force Colonel, Author and Mission Specialist
Aboard the Space Shuttles Discovery and Atlantis

Colonel Mike Mullane was born September 10, 1945 in Wichita Falls, Texas but spent much of his youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico, where he currently resides. Upon his graduation from West Point in 1967, he was commissioned in the United States Air Force. As a Weapon Systems Operator aboard RF-4C Phantom aircraft, he completed 134 combat missions in Vietnam. He holds a Master’s of Science Degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology and is also a graduate of the Air Force Flight Test Engineer School at Edwards Air Force Base, California. Read more…

August 24, 2015
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APC Construction Briefing Webinar – Sept. 10

September 10, 2015 / 11:00am-12:00pm
Join APC staff as we provide a new tool exclusively for APC members to hear and ask questions on the latest construction issues facing the industry. Learn in depth details about the new SOL covering aspects of requests for extension of the paving season. Also, APC is in dialogue with PennDOT on Force Account mark-ups. These items will be highlighted during the webinar.

REGISTER HERE Space is limited so be sure to register today!

If you are interesting in learning more about sponsoring this and future webinars, please contact Jason Wagner at the APC Office at jwagner@paconstructors.org or 717-238-2513 x. 111.

August 20, 2015
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Nominations for the 2015 Skelly Award are now being Accepted

APC Members are requested to participate in submitting nominations for the APC “James J. Skelly Award.” The purpose of the award is to give appropriate recognition to an APC member who has made an outstanding contribution in advancing the broad objectives of the Association.

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 who has made a distinct contribution to the cause of better roads either through the Association or in connection with his or her other activities.

Nominations may be submitted by any member of APC on the enclosed form and sent to the Executive Vice President. No verbal nominations will be accepted. NOMINATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE APC OFFICE NO LATER THAN MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2015.

August 18, 2015
PENNDOTSPEC

Proposed Special Provision for Plant-Mixed HMA Fiber Modified Courses

S-15-010 – states that the addition of fibers can be beneficial to improve crack resistance of HMA. This specification details the characteristics of the fibers suitable for HMA reinforcement and introduction methods to incorporate fibers on Plant Mixed HMA. Read More…

August 12, 2015

PHIA’s Annual Transportation Conference

PHIA’s annual transportation conference and annual meeting will be on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the Hilton Harrisburg. Whether you’re a contractor, engineer, transportation consumer, or just interested in the transportation industry and its issues, the PA Highway Information Association’s Annual Transportation Conference is where you want to be.

August 11, 2015
PENNDOTSPEC

Comments Requested on Proposed Revisions to Grout Specifications

B-15-003 – (Step 1) Requests industry comment on proposed revision of Pub. 408, Section 1018.2(c) installation of anchor bolts, Section 1040.1(a) minimum stick-out, and Section 1080.2(b) grouting shear keys. To view a copy of the documents, please go here. Comment directly to PennDOT by August 14 on the electronic spread sheet provided.

August 10, 2015

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