North Defiance St., Archbold

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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Gerken Paving and Archbold

The village project included full-depth asphalt paving following construction completed on the roadway. The surface was stone mastic asphalt placed 1 ½ inches in thickness using a 76-22 performance grade binder and portions of the project were imprinted using the street print process. Gerken Paving used 6,400 tons of 302 asphalt concrete base; 2,100 tons of Type 2 material using PG70-22 binder and 1,400 tons of SMA surface.