Rusty Lee Earns National Achievement Award

  The Achievement Award is presented by NLTAPA to an individual (or individuals) in recognition of their dedication, leadership, and effectiveness in promoting the goals and purposes of the Association.  This year, the Association recognized two individuals, so...

Just For Fun – A Little Pavement Preservation Trivia

What to do while you eat your salad at lunch time?  How about a little pavement preservation mind exercise?  Get your geek on and see if you can fill it all out – in pen.  Look, it’s not the New York Times puzzle, but why do they have to be so smug with their big...

Preparing for Direct Federal Aid Opportunities

You have surely followed the Infrastructure Bill passed by the Congress last November.  Known by various super-catchy names (Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, IIJA, Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill, and originally in the House as as INVEST in America Act), what...

Speaking of Asphalt…Watch the Heat!

It’s paving season and whether you are part of the paving crew or inspecting for the project owner, you will be around some hot areas.  There are plenty of other activities this summer that can present the same challenges – namely, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, or...

That Ditch May Not Be a Ditch

The roadside used to be fairly simple.  It was curbed in the urban areas, with storm pipe and inlets under foot, and it was ditched in the rural areas, with an occasional bit of rip rap.  Storm pipe and ditches were all about making water go away before they...

Too Busy for Training? Try NHI’s Web-Based Courses

These days, everyone needs continuing education to keep up with new techniques, new equipment, and new materials for new roles and new responsibilities.  However, the right training courses are not always readily available when you need them.  Luckily, there...