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2012 GPTQ Quality
in Construction Awards
Recognizing quality transportation infrastructure for the traveling public
Each year, the Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) recognizes outstanding performance in several areas that
impact the collective ability to produce quality transportation infrastructure for the traveling public. These awards were given
for projects completed in fiscal year 2012.
Scott Briscoe of E.R. Snell Contractor (left)
accepts the award for Smoothness for
Asphaltic Concrete: New Construction from
Jeff Baker of GDOT.
Arnie Pittman of Pittman Construction
Company (left) accepts the award for
Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete:
Resurfacing from Jeff Baker of GDOT.
Brian Lawrence of C.W. Matthews Contracting
Company (right) accepts the award for
Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: OpenGraded Mixtures from Jeff Baker of GDOT.
Smoothness Award for
Smoothness Award for
E.R. Snell Contractor
Pittman Construction Company
C.W. Matthews Construction Company
The selected project (no. NH000-0012-01
(086) LP) was constructed by E.R. Snell
Contractors in Floyd County and consisted
of 5.487 miles of widening and reconstruction on US 27/SR 1 (Rome Bypass)
beginning south of the Coosa River and
extending to SR 1. The project included
construction of a total of six bridges and
approaches and had a final average Laser
Road Profiler value of 575 on the 12.5 mm
Superpave surface mix for 19.6 lane miles.
The Project Superintendent was Ralph
Patterson, and the Paving Foreman was
The project selected was constructed
by the Pittman Construction Company
in Taliaferro County (no. M004278) and
included 5.115 miles of plant mix resurfacing and shoulder rehabilitation on SR
22, beginning at SR 44 and extending
to the Oglethorpe County line. A total
of 10.4 lane miles of resurfacing were
tested, resulting in a final Laser Road
Profiler value of 435. This represented
a 65.67 percent improvement over the
preconstruction ride quality of 1267.
The Paving Foreman for this project was
The project selected was (no. M004193)
in Habersham and Hall Counties. The
C.W. Matthews Contracting Company
project consisted of 20.996 miles of milling and plant mix resurfacing on US 23/
SR 365/SR 419, beginning south of SR 52
and extending south of US 441/SR 17.
There were 83.6 lane miles of resurfacing
tested on this project, which had a final
Laser Road Profiler value of 474. This represented a 52.27 percent improvement over
the preconstruction ride quality of 993.
The paving representatives were Paving
Superintendent Marty Booker, and Paving
Foremen Eduardo Lopez and Tony Gailey.
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