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much so that KDOT's models didn't recognize such
high marks in its quality control and analysis testing,
measuring volumetric information and statistical
analysis. "The spreadsheet wanted to fail the test
because the asphalt was very uniform," Luedke said.
"The lay down operations went very well because the
mix was absolutely consistent."
In addition to the milling and overlay, other project
work included shoulder chip-seal, centerline rumble
strips, and striping. Almost 30,000 tons of asphalt were
used to help the company achieve full incentives for
both air voids and density.

GARRETT PAVING CO. INC.

University of Georgia
University of Georgia Journalism Building Parking Lot
Athens, Ga.
The parking lot outside the Journalism Building at the
University of Georgia had not been paved in a number of
years and was in need of a fresh surface. Garrett Paving
Co. was contracted to remove the existing pavement -
which dated back 40 or 50 years - and replace it during
the summer months of 2017, while most students were
home. "It was an aged parking lot and we did a total
reconstruction," said Rick Garrett, President of Garrett
Paving Co. "We dug up the old asphalt, went in with
new base material, and then put on two layers of asphalt
to replace it."
The Garrett Paving Co. crew had two weeks to
complete the job on Parking Lot No9A, which is plenty
of time if the weather cooperates, Garrett said. "The
weather was good, except for a couple of afternoon
thunderstorms," he added. "With the availability of
modern technology such as cell phone weather apps [...]
we were usually able to track the storms and plan our
work production accordingly."

A decades-old parking lot at the University of Georgia was reconstructed
to new life by Garrett Paving Co., who used a 19mm binder course
followed by a 9.5mm surface layer.

First, the crew milled the existing pavement on the
parking lot and replaced the old sub-base material with
new stone base. Then the old pavement was replaced
with a 19mm binder course, followed by a 9.5mm
surface layer. Both courses contained hydrated lime,
which the Georgia Department of Transportation uses
as an anti-stripping agent. "It should create a better
bond between the liquid asphalt and aggregate,"
said Garrett.
The crew for this project was a skilled group of
workers. According to Garrett, most have 20-30 years
of experience and have previously worked on awardwinning pavements. "They worked real hard and did
a nice job on the parking lot," Garrett said. The entire
project was 30,000 square feet and took two weeks
to complete. About 675 tons of asphalt were used to
complete the project.

KNIFE RIVER MATERIALS NORTHERN MINNESOTA

Widseth Smith Nolting
Various Roads and Recreational Facilities in Thief River Falls, Minn.
Bemidji, Minn.
Knife River Materials Northern Minnesota was
contracted to mill, patch, and pave 14 different street and
recreational locations within the city of Thief River Falls,
Minn. Quam Construction served as the main contractor
for the construction, consisting of grading, aggregate
base, bituminous surfacing, curb and gutter, water main,
storm sewer, turf, and striping. The paving portion of the
work included streets, walking trails, a basketball court,
and a tennis court, according to Josh Weickert, Project &
Estimating Manager with Knife River Materials.
"The project was within the city of Thief River Falls
and a portion of it was within a park, which included
the tennis court and basketball court," Weickert said.
continued on page 43

A tennis court was one of 14 paving projects that Knife River Materials
Northern Minnesota undertook to improve the quality of life for citizens
of Thief River Falls, Minn.
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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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