Quality Pavement Awards

The APAI Quality Pavement Awards recognize asphalt pavements of excellence. Contractors may submit non-INDOT projects in the following eight categories: New Construction >2,000 tons, Non-Governmental New Construction, Non-Governmental Reconstruction, Reconstruction County, Reconstruction City, Governmental, Aviation, and Sports/Recreational Surfaces. The projects, which must have been completed in the calendar year of submittal, are judged by APAI staff and reviewed by member panel for final selection. Judging criteria includes workmanship, quality of longitudinal and transverse joints, handwork, difficulty of construction, and final appearance. Submittals are due in October and awards are announced at the Winter Conference.

2017 Quality Pavement Awards

Anderson Airport

Aviation Category

Winning Project:  Anderson Municipal Airport 12-30 Rehab
Contractor:  Rieth-Riley Construction Company
Owner:  Anderson Municipal Airport
Designer:  CHA Consulting


Governmental Construction

Winning Project: Tecumseh Junior High School Project
Contractor: Milestone Contractors
Owner: Lafayette School Corporation
Designer: Keystone Architecture
Construction Manager: Kettelhut Construction

FW Parks

New Construction Greater than 2,000 tons

Winning Project: Fort Wayne City Parks
Contractor: Brooks Construction Company
Owner and Designer: City of Fort Wayne

The Center

Non-Governmental New Construction

Winning Project: The Center
Contractor: Milestone Contractors
Owner: The Heritage Group
Designer: Lauth Group


Non-Governmental Reconstruction

Winning Project: Meijer #167
Contractor: MAC Construction & Excavating
Owner: Meijer
Designer: True Inspection Services

Iowa St

Reconstruction – City

Winning Project: Iowa Street
Contractor: Walsh and Kelly
Owner and Designer: City of Crown Point

heckel rd

Reconstruction – County

Winning Project: Heckel Road Reconstruction
Contractor: E & B Paving
Owner: Vanderburg County
Designer: Lochmueller Group

Mississinewa HS

Sports and Recreation

Winning Project: Mississinewa High School Track
Contractor: Brooks Construction Company
Owner: Mississinewa Community School Corporation
Designer: Schmidt Associates

Recognition of Excellence for MegaProject of Historical Significance to Indiana

Winning Project:  Indiana Toll Road
Contractor:  Rieth-Riley Construction Company
Owner:  Indiana Toll Road Concession Company