Category Archives: Front Page

OK/AR Chapter Elects New Board of Directors

Contractor Representatives

Jonathan Foster – Weaver-Bailey Contractors

Mike Lipps – Duit Holdings

Todd Steelman – Allen Contracting

Charles Schwarz – Schwarz Paving

Scott Middleton – Sherwood Construction
Cement Representatives

Zac Brummal – Plains Cement Company

Matt Wilson – Ash Grove Cement

Michael Young – Buzzi Unicem

Travis Bennett – LafargeHolcim
Allied Representatives

Nathan Blackward – Ecomaterial Technologies

Joey Fitzgerald – Fitzgerald Trucking

Marc Long- Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC

Dale Baker – SSI

Steve Wright – Craig & Keithline

WINNING PROJECTS FOR THE 2022 OKLAHOMA CONFERENCE ON MARCH 21-22, 2022!

      CONGRATULATIONS!

DIVIDED HIGHWAYS (RURAL) CATEGORY GOLD WINNER

Location: US 69 North of SH 22 Junction, Near Caddo, OK  

Owner: Oklahoma Department of Transportation

Design Engineer: ODOT District Two

Division Engineer: ODOT District Two            

Resident Engineer: ODOT McAlester Residency         

Contractor: Duit Construction Co., Inc.

DIVIDED HIGHWAYS (RURAL) CATEGORY – SILVER WINNER 

Location: I-40 & US 69B in Checotah

Owner: Oklahoma Department of Transportation

Design Engineer: Holloway, Updike & Bellen, Inc.  

Division Engineer: ODOT District One

Resident Engineer: Tetra Tech

Contractor: Duit Construction Co., Inc.

RELIEVER & GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORTS CATEGORY – SILVER WINNER 

Location: Will Rogers World Airport Terminal Apron

Owner: Oklahoma City Airport Trust

Design Engineer: MacArthur Associated Consultants, Ltd.  

Resident Engineer: FSB    

Contractor: Duit Construction Co., Inc.

RELIEVER & GENERAL AVIATION AIRPORTS CATEGORYGOLD WINNER

Location: Ponca City Regional Airport Runway Rehabilitation

Owner: City of Ponca City

Design Engineer: LBR, Inc.

Resident Engineer: LBR, Inc.      

Contractor: Koss Construction Company  

CONCRETE PAVEMENT RESTORATION CATEGORYSILVER WINNER

Location: SE 29TH St from Eastern to Bryant   

Owner: City of Oklahoma City

Design Engineer: Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC  

Resident Manager: Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC  

Contractor: Rudy Construction     

CONCRETE PAVEMENT RESTORATION CATEGORYGOLD WINNER

Location: Indian Nation Turnpike MP 70 to MP 80 

Owner: Oklahoma Turnpike Authority

Design Engineer: EST, Inc.   

Contractor: R.A. Knapp     

MUNICIPAL LESS THAN 30,000 SQUARE YARDS CATEGORY – SILVER WINNER

Location: South Robinson Avenue and SW 7th Street    

Owner: City of Oklahoma City   

Design Engineer: Smith Roberts Baldischwiler, LLC  

Engineer Manager: City of Oklahoma City

Contractor: Connelly Paving Co.    

MUNICIPAL GREATER THAN 30,000 SQUARE YARDS CATEGORYSILVER WINNER

Location: S Mingo Road from 71st to 81st in Tulsa  

Owner: City of Tulsa 

Consulting Engineer: Benham

Tulsa Field Engineer: City of Tulsa

Tulsa Design Engineer: City of Tulsa

Contractor: APAC Central Inc.  

MUNICIPAL LESS THAN 30,000 SQUARE YARDS CATEGORYGOLD WINNER

Location: Mustang Creek Crossing Phase I  

Owner: Mustang Creek Crossing LLC 

Design Engineer: SMC Consulting

Engineer Manager: City of Oklahoma City

Contractor: Schwarz Paving Co. Inc   

MUNICIPAL GREATER THAN 30,000 SQUARE YARDS CATEGORYGOLD WINNER

Location: Dollie Mac Subdivision in Tulsa

Owner: City of Tulsa

Consulting Engineer: Poe and Associates   

Tulsa Field Engineer: City of Tulsa             

Tulsa Design Engineer: City of Tulsa             

Contractor: Crossland Heavy Contractors   

 OVERLAY CATEGORY GOLD WINNER

Location: US 69 North of SH 63 Extend N – Kiowa  

Owner: Oklahoma Department of Transportation

Design Engineer: CEC Corporation  

Division Engineer: ODOT District Two            

Resident Engineer: ODOT McAlester Residency         

Contractor: Duit Construction Co., Inc.   

STATE ROADS CATEGORY GOLD WINNER

Location: I-35 and SH-74 near Goldsby

Owner: Oklahoma Department of Transportation              

Design Engineer: Oklahoma Department of Transportation

Division Engineer: ODOT District Three

Resident Engineer: ODOT Purcell Residency

Contractor: Allen Contracting, Inc.      

      

 

 

2022 Oklahoma Concrete Pavement Conference

City of Stillwater Engineer, Monty Karns, discussing the details of a recent concrete overlay of one of the Stillwater’s intersections.

The 2022 Oklahoma Concrete Pavement Conference has concluded and by all measures was a huge success with over three hundred people in attendance. Secretary of Transportation, Tim Gatz, kicked off the meeting with updates on recent federal funding authorization for the Oklahoma Department of Transportation’s eight year plan and the commencement of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority’s Access Oklahoma program.

Although stormy weather prevented her from being there in person, ACPA’s new President & CEO, Laura Kaumo-O’Neil, was introduced to the crowd by an online appearance outlining ACPA’s vision for the future.

Many thanks to our exhibitors and sponsors for helping us make this event a success.

ARDOT Announces New Work Zone Safety Campaign

The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT), together with Arkansas State Police (ASP) and Arkansas Highway Police (AHP), announced today a new work zone safety campaign aimed at cracking down on reckless and distracted driving in work zones across the state. 

The Slow Down, Phone Down campaign will deploy increased ASP and AHP patrols in work zones to watch for dangerous driving. The goal is to eliminate preventable accidents.
 


In 2021, there were 2,140 crashes reported in Arkansas work zones – resulting in 16 fatalities and 54 serious injuries. 

“The number of work zone accidents and injuries is rising at an alarming rate in Arkansas,” said ARDOT Director Lorie Tudor. “Even one injury in a work zone is one too many. We can all do our part to reverse this trend.” 

ASP and AHP will be issuing citations to motorists observed using their phone, following too close, or speeding through a work zone – all of which are illegal in Arkansas.   

“As crews go about their jobs improving Arkansas highways, they deserve our best attempts to make their work environment as safe as possible,” said ASP Director Colonel Bill Bryant. “State Troopers will be lending support to the Arkansas Highway Police in their effort to stop motorists who ignore the rules of the road and endanger the lives of those working to make our highways better and safer.”         

“It’s our duty to protect work zones, the men and women working within them, and the citizens driving through them,” said AHP Chief Jeff Holmes.  “We have zero tolerance for distracted and reckless driving. We hope this campaign makes it clear that we need people to slow down and put their phone down when entering a work zone.” 

The Slow Down, Phone Down campaign will take place statewide and will target all motorists – including both commercial trucks and civilian vehicles. For more information, please visit: https://www.ardot.gov/slowdownphonedown/

2022 Oklahoma Conference Registration is now open!

2022 Oklahoma Conference Registration
 
Registration for the ACPA Oklahoma Concrete Pavement Conference is now OPEN. Please reserve your room and register online as soon as possible as we expect the rooms to fill quickly.
Please click on the following link to register for conference! Visit our website
 
There are sponsorship and exhibit opportunities available that you will see while registering. Please consider being a part of the 2022 ACPA Oklahoma Conference by being a sponsor or an exhibitor. 
If you have any questions, please contact our office at
(405) 767-5100 or sowen@pavement.com. 
 
 
 
We look forward to seeing you at conference! 
 
Thank you to our Sponsors! 
Benchmark Construction Services, LLC 
Sherwood Construction Company 
CTS Cement Manufacturing 
Olsson
Power Curbers & Power Pavers
Fitzgerald Trucking, Inc. 
Freese and Nichols, Inc.
Tetra Tech 
Kirby Smith Machinery
Ash Grove Cement 
Monarch Cement Company 
Silicone Specialties Inc.
American Highway
BoMetals
Duit Construction Co., Inc.
Koss Construction Company 
Maxwell Supply
Est, Inc. 
 
Thank you to our Exhibitors!
CTS Cement Manufacturing 
Flores Automation & Machine Control 
FPT Infrastructure
Vacuworx Global
Silicone Specialties Inc. 
Laser Specialists
Owen Corning
GeoSolutions
Maxwell Supply
 
 
 
We will be following all local Covid-19 guidelines put in place by Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center and The CDC