M1 Concourse Receives Paving Award

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Asphalt Pavement Association of Michigan (APAM) and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) selected the M1 Concourse project to receive an Award of Excellence at this year’s APAM|MDOT Asphalt Paving Awards Program, category “Special|Challenging Projects.” The awards program recognizes excellence in asphalt pavement construction in the public and private sector.

Evaluation criteria includes: Overall neatness, no overspray or left over materials; Ride: must be smooth; Texture Uniformity: free of segregation, major surface grinding, roller marks, etc.; Longitudinal and Transverse Joints: straight, well-blended, smooth and uniform; Edges: straight, uniform, true to the contour of the road; Approaches: blended well with the mainline pavement; Utility Covers: flush with the pavement; Degree of Difficulty: includes exceptional circumstances, maintenance of traffic, night paving, etc.

Project Team:

  • M1 Concourse | Brad Oleshansky, Owner
  • George W. Auch Company | Construction Manager
  • Ajex Paving Industries | Contractor
  • PEA, Inc. | Civil Engineers
    John Thompson, PE, Project Manager
    Doug Kennedy, PE, Project Engineer
    Janet Evans, PLA, Landscape Architect
    Kevin Roach, PS, Survey Proj Mgr
    Jeff Wiitanen, Survey Crew Chief
    Daniel Cole, Survey Crew Chief
  • SME | Environmental and Geotechnical Engineers

The awards banquet will be Thursday, December 8, 2016, at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, East Lansing, Michigan. http://www.apa-mi.org/index.php