APTech was hired by ECIL to support their work in the development of an Asset Management System for the Al Ain Municipality, United Arab Emirates. The work involves using data collected by ECIL to develop a Pavement Quality Index incorporating distress (PCI), profile (IRI), and structural (FWD) components...MORE
Regisration is now open for the August 12-14, 2013 ACC Institute Airfield Pavement Design, Evaluation and Analysis Course. The course, which will be taught by David Peshkin and Monty Wade of APTech and an engineer from the FAA, will be held in Arlington, VA and is aimed at engineers and practitioners responsible for the design or construction of new or rehabilitated airfield pavements. Participants do not need have previous pavement design experience, but should be familiar with pavement engineering principles and pavement materials. For more information or to register, please visit http://acconline.org/c/e/InstituteEvents/Airfield_Pavement/PavementDesign.aspx.
In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month (April), APTech participated in Crisis Nursery’s Dress Down to Stand up for Kids fundraiser and raised $1,800, enough to fund 1 24-hour day of operations at Crisis Nursery! APTech employees were asked to donate to Crisis Nursery in exchange for the freedom to wear casual clothes all month long. As an extra motivation, the company promised to match company donations up to the goal amount of $1,800....MORE
APTech is a national leader in the research, training, and development of of services in pavement preservation and rehabilitation programs. To continue to hone its expertise and knowledge in this area, APTech has become a member of the International Grooving & Grinding Association (IGGA)...MORE
Over the last 10 years, APTech has played a key role in developing course materials and presenting training on asphalt pavement recycling techniques and on best practices for pavement preservation. As a consultant to the federal government, we have also provided research support on a number of issues related to sustainability, particularly in the area of pavements. In a continued effort to support sustainable pavements, APTech has joined the Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association (ARRA)...MORE
For the second year in a row, the National Highway Institute (NHI) awarded Steve Seeds, P.E., a Program Director for APTech, the Instructor of Excellence Award for 2011. The award, which is given to only fifteen instructors...MORE
The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) recently highlighted the 2012 Airport Pavement Management Study on their website: http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/aviation/Grants/2012AirportPavementStudy.htm. The article details the program and includes APTech's work that is underway as part of the airport pavement management system (APMS) update.
APTech Vice President David Peshkin, P.E. and Program Director Kurt Smith, P.E. were featured in a News-Gazette news article concerning the deterioration of Windsor Road in Urbana, Illinois. The road suffers from alkali-silica reaction (ASR), requiring that more than a mile of heavily-traveled road be torn out and rebuilt. Mr. Peshkin provided insight into ASR, and Mr. Smith explained the prevalence of it throughout the country. The entire article can be read on The News-Gazette website: http://www.news-gazette.com/news/politics-and-government/2012-05-12/windsor-deterioration-multimillion-dollar-problem.html.
Dr. Linda Pierce, P.E, a Senior Engineer at APTech, received a Best Paper award at the 8th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets (ICMPA). While over 100 papers were presented at the conference in Santiago, Chile, only 5 were awarded the distinction of Best Paper. Dr. Pierce served as lead author for the paper, with Katie Zimmerman, P.E. (APTech) and Nastaran Saadatmand (FHWA) serving as co-authors. The paper...MORE
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a revised version of Advisory Circular 150/5335-5B, Standardized Method of Reporting Airport Pavement Strength – PCN. With this revised Advisory Circular, the FAA continues its move toward reporting pavement classification numbers (PCNs) for pavement load capacities on Form 5010-1 (data element 39) and away from specifying...MORE
While APTech attends many conferences throughout the year, the 8th International Conference on Managing Pavement Assets (ICMPA), on November 15-19, presented a unique opportunity to meet with leading experts around the world to discuss the evolving topic of managing pavement assets. In 2011, APTech President Katie Zimmerman, P.E. and Senior Engineer Linda Pierce, P.E., attended the conference and presented two papers each...MORE
Ms. Ginger McGovern, P.E. joined APTech in October 2011 after 27 years with the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (DOT). Immediately prior to her retirement, Ms. McGovern served as the Planning and Research Division Engineer, where she was responsible for a 60‐person division...MORE
The National Highway Institute (NHI) awarded Steve Seeds, P.E., a Program Director for APTech, the Instructor of Excellence Award for 2010. The award, which is given to only fifteen instructors...MORE
Genevieve Long, P.E., a pavement engineer at APTech, was awarded the ASCE Central Illinois Section Young Engineer Award at the 87th Annual ASCE Central Illinois Meeting & Banquet. The annual award is based on excellent performance...MORE
At the 2011 NASAO Conference, the Arizona Department of Transportation (DOT) airport pavement management system (APMS) was awarded the Most Innovative State Program. The APMS, which APTech implemented in 2000...MORE
Applied Pavement Technology is expanding its borders by opening a new office in Austin, Texas. To spearhead this new endeavor, Mr. Mark Gardner, P.E. has joined APTech and will manage the Austin office...MORE
In September 2010, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) awarded APTech and its teaming partner, the Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, a Task Order contract to administer the agency’s Friction, Texture, and Profile Measurement Equipment Loan Program. Click the button at the right to learn more about this program.
Katie Zimmerman, P.E., president of Applied Pavement Technology, recently presented at the three-day Roads & Bridges Live 2010 event. Her presentation, "Preserving What You’ve Built Through Pavement Management,"...MORE
In 2010, APTech conducted a statewide airport pavement management update for the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT). As part of this project, APTech developed a web-based pavement management data access program (DAP) currently accessible through ADOT's website....MORE
In August 2010, the Federal Highway Administration and National Highway Institute (NHI) recognized Applied Pavement Technology with the Team Administrative Award for the third consecutive year....MORE
On February 11, 2010, Kathryn Zimmerman, President and Principal of Applied Pavement Technology, received the 2010 Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award from the University of Illinois Civil and Environmental Engineering...MORE
In March 2010, APTech celebrated its fifteenth anniversary! Click 'MORE' to learn more about the history of APTech....MORE