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The county of Santa Clara, Calif., Roads and Airports Department won an Asphalt Pavement Alliance 2004 Perpetual Pavement Awards for a section of Central Expressway Units 3. Photo: APA

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance has announced the winners of its 2004 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to owners of asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old and have never had a structural failure. Each road must demonstrate the qualities expected from long-life asphalt pavements: excellence in design, quality in construction, and value to the traveling public.

The 2004 winners—judged by the National Center for Asphalt Technology—are:

  • Colorado DOT, for a section of U.S. Highway 85
  • County of Santa Clara, California, Roads and Airports Department, for a section of Central Expressway Unit 3
  • Illinois DOT, for a section of I-180
  • Kentucky DOT, for a section of Julian Carroll-Jackson Purchase Highway
  • Minnesota DOT, for a section of TH 10
  • Ohio DOT, for a section of SR 25
  • South Carolina DOT, for a section of I-26
  • Tennessee DOT, for a section of I-81
  • Texas DOT, for a section of SH 173
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