OSU, Larkins Hall Tennis Courts

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: 
Decker Construction

Decker Construction placed the stone base, fabric and asphalt after the fence posts, hitting wall and concrete trench drains were installed around the perimeter of each court, creating difficulty with site access and grade control. Buildup on The Ohio State University tennis courts included: Mirafi 500X geotextile, Type D fabric; 6 inches of 304 aggregate base; prime coat; 1 ½ inches of 402; tack coat; glassgrid 8501 and 1 ½ inches of 404 using limestone aggregate. The company used 640 tons of 402 intermediate course and 640 tons of 404 surface course.