Oregon Paving Awards

Categories and definitions

  • Commercial/Industrial:

    Any application of asphalt pavement in a commercial or industrial setting that does not fit within any other category. Examples include commercial parking lots and log yards.

  • Rural Road: Any new construction or maintenance application of asphalt pavement on a road with two or more lanes in a rural setting and typically without any significant curbing or utilities.
  • Highway Paving: 2 or more lane highway overlay, inlay or new construction, or a combination.
  • Highway Smoothness: 2 or more lane highway with smoothness measured with the ODOT profilograph
  • Special Project: Any new construction or maintenance application of asphalt pavement on a project that does not fit within any other category. Examples include airport runways and taxiways, helicopter landing pads, RV parks, and truck stops.
  • Special Project Small/Residential: Any new construction or maintenance application of asphalt pavement on a project that does not fit within any other category and is either for a residential home or has less than 2,000 tons of asphalt pavement. Examples include any size residential driveway, bike paths, and small projects that do not fit any other category.
  • Urban Street/Arterial: Any new construction or maintenance application of asphalt pavement on a street or arterial in an urban setting and typically with curbing and utilities. Urban streets or arterials in this category often include at least one intersection or a traffic management device such as a roundabout or turn lane.
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Asphalt Pavement
Association of Oregon

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