National Asphalt Pavement Association

5100 Forbes Blvd.
Lanham, MD 20706

About National Asphalt Pavement Association

The National Asphalt Pavement Association is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt pavement mix producers and contractors on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,100 companies as its members, was founded in 1955.

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Content by National Asphalt Pavement Association

High-Performance Intersections

High-Performance Intersections

High-Performance Intersections

By National Asphalt Pavement Association

Pavement designers and contractors have learned that some intersections need special attention. Heavy, slow-moving vehicles that are stopping, turning, or accelerating expose intersections to some of the highest stress levels found on pavements. High-stress locations also include climbing...
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Pavement Type Selection

Pavement Type Selection

Pavement Type Selection

By National Asphalt Pavement Association

In general, there are no greater investments made by a transportation agency than the construction or reconstruction of pavements. The financial and highway user impacts are great and far-reaching. Pavement type selection deserves analysis commensurate with such investment. Pavement selection...
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Perpetual Asphalt Pavements - A Synthesis

Perpetual Asphalt Pavements - A Synthesis

Perpetual Asphalt Pavements - A Synthesis

By National Asphalt Pavement Association

The concept of perpetual pavements was introduced in 2000 by the Asphalt pavement Alliance (ApA). They defined a perpetual pavement as “an asphalt pavement designed and built to last longer than 50 years without requiring major structural rehabilitation or reconstruction, and needing only...
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