Welcome to the Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association

The Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association is an industry group devoted to achieving a high level of quality asphalt paving products and services, fostering excellent communication and cooperation with owner and regulatory agencies and with its companion trade associations, working with the public and transportation committees at the national, state and local levels of government to obtain adequate funding for the highway infrastructure, and maintaining the integrity and sustainability of this vital industry. Our members include producers, asphalt manufacturers, paving contractors, engineering and consulting firms, and other companies involved in the asphalt paving industry.

Members of the Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association receive our newsletter Paving the Way, access to our online Membership Directory, as well as invitations to important industry conferences and meetings. To become a member of the Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association, please complete a membership application.

55th Annual Asphalt Pavement Conference January 19-21, 2015, Hotel Hershey, Hershey, PA

Coming Soon: PAPA's 55th Annual Conference Presentations

For those of you unable to attend this year's conference in January, the many informative presentations presented there will soon be available for convenient online viewing on our 55th Annual Asphalt Pavement Conference Presentations page.

In the meantime, please enjoy this gallery of photos taken at the conference.

Thank you for another successful year!

"Paving the Way" Newsletter Now Available

The most recent issue of PAPA's Paving the Way is now available for download. (Requires Adobe Reader.)

Click here to read. For previous issues, please check our Newsletter archive.

PennDOT APC Presentations

Thanks to all for helping get the word out on last week’s PennDOT District Regional meetings to discuss the 2014 and 2015 program.  Overall, they were well received. 

At the meetings, PennDOT indicated they would share copies of the presentations. PDF versions of the presentations have been posted to PennDOT's ECMS page. The link is currently the last announcement on the Recent Bulletins page (login required) under the Other Category with the headline of Regional APC Presentations. There are separate presentations included for each of the Regional Meetings (East, Central, NW, SW) and the sign-in sheets for the meetings have been included at the end of the respective file.

You can also access these files through the following links:

Eastern Region APC Presentation
Central Region APC Presentation
Northwest Region APC Presentation
Southwest Region APC Presentation

The 54th Annual Asphalt Pavement Conference


To view photos from the 54th Annual Pavement Conference, visit our Flickr gallery here.


Presentations from the conference are available for download here.

Pennsylvania Bituminous Plants Google Map

PAPA Bituminous Plants and PennDOT District Offices Map

The Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association is proud to share this Google map showing the locations of all of Bituminous Plants in Bulletin 41, plus the locations of PennDOT District Offices. Bitumous plants are shown in blue and the district offices are highlighted in green.

To view this useful interactive map, please click here.

Learn Why Asphalt Pavement
Is Right For America

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced a new web site: AsphaltRoads.org. The purpose of AsphaltRoads.org is to give you the information you need about asphalt pavements: why asphalt pavements are right for America, right now and into the future. The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA), is a coalition of the Asphalt Institute, the National Asphalt Pavement Association and the State Asphalt Pavement Associations.

Learn more >>

PaveGreen: Building Better Communities through Sustainable Practices

The National Asphalt Pavement Association Research and Education Foundation introduces PaveGreen.org, an informational web site devoted to education about green practices in asphalt paving.

Learn more >>


Current Price Index

Material Placed in April 2015 Price Per Ton
Zone 1 - Districts 3,4,5,6,8 535.00
Zone 2 - Districts 2,9 501.00
Zone 3 - Districts 1,10,11,12 467.00

Please click here to view the past Price Indexes.

The Price Index archive is available exclusively to members of the Pennsylvania Asphalt Pavement Association. For more information about becoming a member of PAPA, please contact our office
at (717) 657-1881

Dates to Remember

Tuesday-Thursday, March 17-19, 2015
World of Asphalt

Click here for website.
Baltimore, MD

Regional Technical Meetings
Click here for registration form.

Monday, March 30, 2015
Eastern Regional Meeting

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Central Regional Meeting

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Western Regional Meeting

Thursday, April 16, 2015
Environmental Seminar  
Registration form coming soon.
State College, PA

Monday-Wednesday, January 25 – 27, 2016
56th Annual PAPA Conference
The Hotel Hershey
Hershey, PA

Check back soon for more upcoming events and dates to remember!

PennDOT Letting Schedules
All dates are tentative and subject to change.
2014 Letting Schedule PDF
2015 Letting Schedule PDF

New Publications from the Transportation Research Board