Fayette Co. IR 71

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.

Award Date: 
2005
Award Recipient: 
The John R. Jurgensen Co.

The ODOT District 6 project was a full reconstruction of Interstate 71 involving the removal of the existing four lanes of rigid pavement and replacing it with six lanes of deep-strength warranty asphalt, which was completed by the John R. Jurgensen Co. The paving contractor used 424,322 tons of 302, big rock, bituminous aggregate base; 62,215 tons of Type 2 intermediate course; 52,700 tons of Type 1H surface course and intermediate and surface course mixes used polymer modified binder.