Georgia Transportation Builder - Spring/Summer 2013 - (Page 13)

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 Asphaltic Concrete: New Construction Smoothness Award for Asphaltic Concrete: Resurfacing Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: Open-Graded Mixtures 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 Bill Nesterly. 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 Danny Baker. 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. SPRING/SUMMER 2013 GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION BUILDER | 13 http://www.naylornetwork.com/ghc-nxt/

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President’s Message
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2012 GPTQ Quality in Construction Awards
Meet the New GAPA Chairman
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