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2010 GPTQ Quality in Construction Awards Recognizing outstanding performance in transportation Each year the Georgia Partnership for Transportation Quality (GPTQ) recognizes outstanding performance in several areas that impact the collective ability to produce quality transportation for the traveling public. The following awards were given for projects completed in fiscal year 2010. Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: New Construction – Reeves Construction the contractor was Reeves Construction. The project included 6.19 miles of milling, plant mix resurfacing, single surface treatment, and shoulder reconstruction on SR 121 beginning at the Candler County line and extending to SR 67, and on SR 67 beginning at SR 17 and extending to SR 21. There were 32.4 lane miles of resurfacing tested, which had a final laser road profiler value of 444. This represented a 58% improvement over the pre-construction ride quality of 1057. The contractor’s superintendent for this project was Tommy Hardy, and the paving foreman was T. J. Hardy. resurfacing tested on this project, which had a final laser road profiler value of 520. The contractor’s superintendent was Claude Johns, and the paving foreman was James Narron. Overall Smoothness – Pittman Construction Company The fourth award was for Overall Smoothness, and was presented to Pittman Construction Company. The criteria for this award included: • Minimum 25 lane miles • Minimum 3 projects • No projects with failing sections • Weighted average smoothness • Actual lane miles used • Resurfacing and new construction combined • All projects completed during fiscal year Within these criteria, Pittman Construction was able to produce a weighted average smoothness of 548.43 for 12 projects consisting of 158.87 lane miles and an average overall improvement of 51%. Mike Davis with Pittman Construction Company is recognized for his contribution toward earning this award. John Cosgrove of Reeves Construction accepts the award for Smoothness on New Construction Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: Open-Graded Mixtures – Plant Improvement Company The first award was for Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: New Construction. The selected project (no. NH-IM-520(15)01) was constructed in Richmond County by Reeves Construction. The project consisted of 6.25 miles of widening for additional lanes and interchange reconstruction on I-20/SR 402 beginning at Bel Air Road and extending east of Wheeler Road and on I-520/SR 415 beginning west of Scott Nixon Memorial Parkway and extending east of Wheeler Road. This project had a final average laser road profiler value of 586 on the 12.5 mm PEM surface mix for 22 lane miles. The superintendent for this project was Jay Arnett, and the paving foreman was Derriek Rush. Quality Control in Hot Mix Asphalt Production – Pittman Construction Company The third award was for Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: Open-Graded Mixtures. The selected project (no. NHS-0005-00(071)01) is located in Glynn County, and the contractor was Plant Improvement Company. This project consisted of 5.72 miles of widening for additional lanes consisting of grading, drainage, base, and plant mix paving on I-95/SR 405 beginning south of Turtle River and extending north of the CSX railroad/CR 586 (Old Jessup Road) Bridge. There were 16.8 lane miles of Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: Resurfacing – Reeves Construction The second award was for Smoothness for Asphaltic Concrete: Resurfacing. The selected project (no. CSSTP-M003-00(854)01) is located in Jenkins & Emanuel Counties, and From left, Jimmy Roush, David Ventura and Arthur Adams at Pittman’s Jefferson plant. SUMMER 2011 GEORGIA TRANSPORTATION BUILDER | 15

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Georgia Transportation Builder - Summer 2011

Georgia Transportation Builder - Summer 2011
Contents
Better by Design?
President’s Message
A Message from the Commissioner
2011 GHCA/GAPA Convention
2010 GPTQ Quality in Construction Awards
News & Notes
Index to Advertisers/Advertiser.com

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