November 26, 2014 – PA Turnpike Letting Results
Go here to see the latest PA Turnpike letter results.
2015 CAWP/APC Joint Annual Meeting
February 18-22, 2015 Join your fellow construction industry professionals for an exciting dual track of seminars for you and your employees. Early bird registration ends on December 31. Deadline for registration is January 19, 2015. GO HERE for more information and to register.
WELCOMEAPC 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
Working closely with ARTBA, we have published the Op-Ed Piece (linked below) in the Harrisburg Patriot-News (pennlive.com.
- Go here to read the article.
H-14-051- Requests comments on the creation of a new Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) Code 2.10.30 Electronic Files. To view the documents, go here. Please provide comments directly to PennDOT by December 9 using the electronic spread sheet provided.
S-14-022- Revises Pub. 408 Section 724 Densified Silica Fume to address a conflict between Section 724.4 and AASHTO M307the specification can be resolved and the specification revised. To view the documents, go here. Please provide comments directly to PennDOT by December 5 using the electronic spread sheet provided.
H-14-054 – revises Pub. 408 Section 966 Snowplowable Raised Pavement Markers to address their removal as a separate pay item, and to create a standard item. To view the documents, go here. Please provide comments directly to PennDOT by December 4 using the electronic spread sheet provided.
The state’s Public-Private Transportation Partnership Office is inviting the private sector to submit their qualifications to compete for the opportunity to develop clean-burning compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state that would also be available for use by the public.
- Go here for RFQ
“Natural gas is a valuable resource that provides affordable, cleaner options for vehicles in Pennsylvania,” said PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch. “This project will ensure we can capitalize on this resource and also benefit the authorities that provide vital transportation services.” Read More…
H-14-052 – proposes a revision of Section 1042 to establish an alternate payment method of Cubic Yard for Latex Modified Mortar or Concrete Wearing Surface. To view the documents, go here. Please provide comments directly to PennDOT on the electronic spread sheet supplied by December 3.
H-14-021 – (Step 2) Proposed revisions to Publication 408, Sections 220 and 619 to eliminate Type A Flowable Backfill and to clarify Air Entraining Admixtures for Flowable Backfill. To view the documents, please go here. Provide comments directly to PennDOT on the electronic spread sheet supplied by December 3.
S 14-001 – (Step 2) requests comments on a draft Standard Special Provision for Longitudinal Joint Density Quality Control. To view the documents, please go here. Please Provide comments directly to PAPA (email@example.com) on the electronic spread sheet supplied by December 3 so that a coordinated response can be provided .
Tell us What You Thought of the Seminar
Take the 2014 APC/PennDOT Fall Seminar Evaluation Survey – Win a Home Depot Gift Card!
APC asks all seminar attendees to take a few moments to complete our online evaluation survey. By completing the survey you will be entered to win a $100 Home Depot gift card. Complete the survey by December 19, 2014, to be eligible to win.
- Go Here to Complete the Evaluation Survey
Workshop PDH Requests
Upon request, the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC) will issue certification to Registered Professionals seeking verification of their attendance at APC-conducted seminars, meetings and professional technical presentations that may meet the criteria for PDH credits. Each attending licensee must submit an online request via the form linked below.
- GO HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR PDH REQUESTS
- REQUESTS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JANUARY 31, 2015.
- NO REQUESTS WILL BE ACKNOWLEDGED AFTER THIS DATE!
News from PHIA
November 24, 2014
It won’t come as news to those who follow PHIA, but it’s worth noting that the deterioration of .... Read More
November 24, 2014
At the annual meeting of the Associated Pennsylvania Constructors (APC), PennDOT presented a recap o .... Read More
November 3, 2014
Act 89 continues to push construction lettings to significantly higher levels compared to last year. .... Read More
October 17, 2014
Among the solutions for improving highways is one that requires relatively little investment and no .... Read More