SR 60, Morgan Co.

Each year at its Annual Meeting, Flexible Pavements of Ohio (FPO) recognizes projects that demonstrate exceptional quality in asphalt pavement construction. These awards represent a diverse spectrum of pavement types from Ohio's interstate system with some of the highest traffic volumes in the nation, to low volume rural roadways, to airport runways, and commercial facilities.

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Shelly and Sands and ODOT District 10

Shelly and Sands resurfaced the SR 60 project, consisting of approximately 9 ½ miles of paving using twenty four thousand tons of hot mix. This project incorporated by change order ODOTs experimental Thin-lift smoothness specification. The existing pavement had a measured roughness of 19 inches per mile. Shelly and Sands was successful in reducing the roughness of the pavement to 2 inches per mile.