Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 26

QIC: Sheldon G. Hayes Award

Highway Pavements

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Award

That Make the Grade
Three pavements demonstrate best practices
and quality workmanship.
By Martha K. Silver

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uality is part of the
asphalt industry's
culture. Since 1971,
NAPA has been
formally recognizing
quality craftsmanship with The
Sheldon G. Hayes Award, NAPA's
highest honor annually bestowed
on a superior asphalt pavement
highway. These pavements, subjected
to three rounds of evaluations before
being named the winner, have met
strict criteria. First, they must qualify
for a Quality in Construction (QIC)
Award for projects using at least
50,000 tons of asphalt. Qualifying
projects are identified by engineers at
NCAT, who review submitted data on
each pavement.
From these submissions, the topscoring pavements are chosen for
further evaluation. Independent
engineering firm Amec Foster
Wheeler travels to these pavements
to use the same profilograph
machine on each one, checking each
for smoothness. Scores from the
profilograph tests are used to choose
the Sheldon G. Hayes finalists.
NCAT Emeritus Director Ray Brown
visually inspects each of the finalists
and a final score is determined. The
highest-scoring pavement earns the
Sheldon G. Hayes Award.

This year's winner, McCartney
Construction Co., in its completion
of the Anniston Eastern Bypass
on State Highway 431 in Alabama,
embraced technology, adopted realtime testing equipment, enrolled
staff in professional training of the
equipment, and tested frequently to
earn its high scores. The Anniston
Eastern Bypass is an example
of what can be achieved when
companies make investments that
directly relate to constructing highquality asphalt pavements.
This year there are two
finalists: Lindy Paving Inc.
for its Pennsylvania Turnpike
reconstruction of milepost 43.56
to 47.07; and Walsh & Kelly Inc.'s
mill and overlay of U.S. 41 in Lake
County, Indiana, where detailed
planning helped the company
deliver a high-quality pavement
ahead of schedule, while controlling
high-volume traffic.
These three Sheldon G. Hayesworthy contractors each have unique
stories about how they reached their
goal to create excellent, high-quality
asphalt pavements. NAPA members
may glean ideas to optimize
the quality of their own asphalt
pavement projects in the 2018
construction season.

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SHELDON G. HAYES AWARD
WINNER

McCartney Construction Co.
Alabama Department of Transportation
Anniston Eastern Bypass in Calhoun
County, Ala.
Gadsden, Ala.
In Calhoun County, Alabama,
the Anniston Eastern Bypass, also
known as State Route 901, has
been a multi-year project to build
a highway east of the town of
Anniston. The goal of the project is
to reduce congestion in downtown
Anniston, connect to Oxford, and
stimulate economic development.
McCartney Construction Co.
was contracted to build a 3.62-mile
section of the Anniston Eastern
Bypass. Using 123,176 tons of
asphalt mixture, the company
constructed a four-lane divided
highway with turn lanes on the
highway and McClellan Boulevard,
as well as a four-lane connector
at Summerall Gate Road and
rehabilitation of the northern-most
mile of the project, where there was
existing pavement and heavy traffic.
While most paving contractors
have the challenge of keeping their
crews mindful of safety practices,
McCartney Construction's work
zone had dangers not typically


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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018

President’s Perspective
Industry News
Tools for the Trade
Meet the Chairman: Craig Parker
How to Host an Effective Congressional Site Tour
Quality in Construction: The Sheldon G. Hayes Award
Quality in Construction: The Larry H. Lemon Awards
Quality in Construction: The Ray Brown Airport Award
NAPA Quality in Construction Awards
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
Perspectives
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - President’s Perspective
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Industry News
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Tools for the Trade
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Meet the Chairman: Craig Parker
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 20
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 21
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - How to Host an Effective Congressional Site Tour
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 23
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 24
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - 25
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Quality in Construction: The Sheldon G. Hayes Award
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Quality in Construction: The Larry H. Lemon Awards
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Quality in Construction: The Ray Brown Airport Award
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Industry Calendar
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - March/April 2018 - Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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