October 1, 2015 – PennDOT Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PennDOT letting results.

October 1, 2015

Comments Requested on Proposed Changes

S 15-029  This clearance transmittal is intended to replace AASHTO T24 with a Pennsylvania Test Method that provides for a simplified method of conditioning the concrete cores when received by PennDOT’s Laboratory Test Section as well as several correction factors to be applied to the individual compressive test result to obtain a more realistic assessment of the actual concrete strength of the structure from the core test results.

To view the documents,  go here. Provide comments directly to PennDOT by October 9 using the electronic spread sheet provided.


S 15-015 Attached are revised documents for Pub. 408, Section 409, Pub. 27 Bulletin 27 Appendix H, Pub. 2 Section Pages B.7.5 and B.7.22, and Follow-Up to Comments received from a Step 1 Internal CT as a result of a Materials Technical Advisory Group (TAG) initiative.  Initiative was to implement updated procedures and practices for asphalt mix design and best management practices for Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP).  These proposed revisions were developed under the PSU/DGE Master Agreement (Contract # 4400008014), WO#10 – Best Practices for the Design, Evaluation and Quality Control of High Percentage RAP Mixes.  WO#10 used NCHRP Report 752 as the primary basis for the proposed revisions.

To view the documents, go here. Provide comments to the Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association (cgoodhart@pa-asphalt.org) by October 8 using the electronic spread sheet provided

September 30, 2015

House Approves Argall Super Load Transport Bill

The House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a measure on Tuesday sponsored by Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill/Berks) that would allow private companies to assist with the movement of super-sized transport vehicles. Read More…

September 30, 2015

September 30, 2015 – PA Turnpike Letting Results

Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letting results.

September 30, 2015

Senate committee OKs Work Zone Speed Camera Bill

The Senate Transportation Committee unanimously advanced a bill that would allow automated enforcement of speed limits in Pennsylvania’s work zones. The bill now goes to the full Senate for a vote.

Senate Bill 840, sponsored by Senators David Argall (R-Schuylkill) and Judy Schwank (D-Berks), would establish a five-year pilot program to test the automated enforcement program in active work zones on Interstate highways managed by either PennDOT or the Turnpike Commission. The owners of cars photographed traveling at least 11 miles per hour above the posted speed limit would receive a $100 citation in the mail.  The bill also requires advanced warning signs to be placed in advance of camera usage to alert motorists that automated enforcement is in operation. Read More…

September 29, 2015

Bridge Committee Minutes and Agenda

  • The agenda for the September 23, 2015, APC Bridge Committee Meeting is available here.
  • Minutes from the June 9, 2015 Meeting are available, here.
September 22, 2015

Errata to the 2015-2016 APC Election Ballot

Please note the following was listed incorrectly on page 1 of the APC Board of Directors Election Ballot: Treasurer:  George Mezey. It should have read Treasurer:  Charles J. Niederriter. Go Here for the corrected ballot.

September 18, 2015

Fall Seminar Outdoor Exhibit Space

APC is offering limited outdoor exhibit space at this year’s Fall Seminar. Outdoor exhibits will be in operation on Thursday, Nov. 19, only. The exhibit area is 10′ deep x 16′ wide and includes one complimentary seminar registrant. For complete information on outdoor exhibits, go here.


September 16, 2015

Fall Seminar Registration Now Open

APC is now accepting exhibitor and delegate registrations for the 37th Annual APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar to be held on November 18-20, 2015, at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center. Visit the fall seminar website to register.

We look forward to seeing you in Hershey!

September 10, 2015

PennDOT Website Offline Sept. 11-12

PennDOT’s website (including district pages) will not be available beginning on Friday, September 11, 2015 at 5:00 PM through early afternoon on Saturday, Sept. 12, while the Department performs maintenance. Read More…

September 8, 2015

Committee News

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