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Oklahoma Turnpike Authority Unveils New 15 Year Program

During Tuesday’s Authority meeting, OTA Director and Oklahoma Secretary of Transportation Tim Gatz shared his vision for a long range program for the OTA to fill several needs of Oklahoma’s Transportation system. OTA’s long range plans include:

  • I-44/Turner Turnpike and Will Rogers Turnpike widening, enhancements and additional interchanges with state highways;
  • Kilpatrick Turnpike enhancements;
  • Gilcrease Expressway completion; and
  • Improvements to help alleviate traffic on I-35 and I-44 in south Oklahoma City; amongst many other turnpike improvements across the state.

Meadors Recognized for Outstanding Promotion

Alan Meadors receives Outstanding Promotion Award from ACPA CEO Laura O’Neil Kaumo

Arkansas Promotional Director Alan Meadors was recognized at ACPA’s 58th Annual Concrete Pavement Convention last week in Huntington Beach, CA. The Outstanding Promotion Award is presented annually to an individual or group who has made significant contributions through promotion efforts or programs to advance the awareness, specification, and/or placement of concrete pavements. This recognition is reserved for those who have been on the front lines making a difference for our industry. Meadors’ promotional efforts include helping ARDOT transition to the PaveME design method and providing concrete solutions to ARDOT on Interstate 40 and other projects. Congratulations Alan!

Mark Your Calendar – Oklahoma Concrete Pavement Conference March 21st & 22nd

The dates have been set for March 21st & 22nd for the next Oklahoma Concrete Conference at the Embassy Suites Hotel Downtown Medical Center in Oklahoma City. Please mark your calendars so you don’t miss this important event.

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Concrete Overlays Manual 4th Edition Now Available

The CP Tech Center has just released it’s 4th edition of the ever popular Guide to Concrete Overlays. This guide is a must have for anyone planning, designing or constructing concrete overlays. From the most experienced engineers to the less experienced team member, this guide will arm you with the knowledge necessary to have a successful concrete overlay project.

Updates from the previous edition include current information on continuously reinforced concrete pavement (CRCP) overlays, geotextile separation layers, fiber reinforcement, concrete overlay design procedures, and lessons learned from the experiences of numerous state highway agency engineers. 

Whatever pavement type you are dealing with, a concrete overlay may be the solution you are looking for. Many concrete overlays provide extended life for old pavements for as much as 10, 20 or even 30 years! Download your copy today!

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Structural & Paving Lightweight Concrete Seminar Held in Ft. Smith

OK/AR Chapter ACPA and Arkansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association teamed up to hold a Structural & Paving Lightweight Concrete Seminar in Ft. Smith November 11th. Participants heard presentations on, Light Weight Aggregates, Internal Curing, Macrofibers and more. Thanks to all our presenters!