ACAF Pavement Awards

Applications for 2021 are due March 1st. The application fee is $250 per project applied.

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The Association recognizes the best asphalt pavements constructed in Florida each year. Awards are given for the best project in each of the following categories for each FDOT District. The A.P. Bolton, Urban, and Rural Resurfacing District winners are further evaluated to determine a statewide winner.

A.P. BOLTON: 

The A.P. Bolton award, named in honor of one of our charter members whose reputation for quality work was his hallmark, is the Association’s highest award. This award is for the best overall asphalt pavement in the state. New construction, reconstruction, or major overlay on Interstate or multi-lane primary highway with 30,000 tons minimum.

URBAN RESURFACING:

Urban Resurfacing (may include widening but not additional lanes) on State primary highway or county highway. 10,000 tons minimum or the equivalent of 5 miles of 24’ roadway. Urban is defined as 51.0% or more of the project is in a curb and gutter section.

RURAL RESURFACING:

Rural Resurfacing (may include widening but not additional lanes). State primary highway or rural county highway. 10,000 tons minimum or the equivalent of 5 miles of 24’ roadway. Rural is defined as 51.0% or more of the project has paved shoulders.

ROADS AND STREETS:

These awards are given for two categories

FDOT: New construction, reconstruction, or overlay with 5,000 ton minimum.

Non-FDOT: New construction, reconstruction, or overlay with 5,000 ton minimum.

SPECIAL PROJECTS: 

Any project of a special or unique nature requiring specialized equipment, techniques, materials, time restrictions, or operating conditions.  These projects would not be eligible for any of the other ACAF Awards as listed above. Projects may include, but are not limited to: Port Terminal Paving, Heavy Duty Applications, Airfield Paving, Race Tracks, Landfill Liners, Reservoir Liners, and other special projects will be considered.  There is no minimum tonnage requirement.

Each project nominated for the 2021 awards program must have been completed between January 1, 2020, and December 31, 2020. You are able to apply for one award per project.

Important Information for 2021:

  • Award Criteria & Rating Procedures: Please be sure to read the Award Criteria & Rating information in its entirety prior to submitting your project(s).
  • The application process is now entirely online. 
  • Application Fee: There is a $250 application fee for each award submitted to assist in covering the cost of ratings.

The deadline for submissions is March 1st, 2021.