Village Hill Estates, Castalia

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: 
Erie Blacktop and DSW Properties

This DSW Properties project consisted of the construction of new subdivision streets, which were completed by Erie Blacktop. The buildup included: 3 inches of bituminous aggregate base; 1 ¾ inches of 448 Type 2, asphalt concrete intermediate course; and 1 ¼ inches of 448 Type 1, asphalt concrete surface course. Erie Blacktop used 1,096 tons of 301 bituminous aggregate base; 452 tons of 448 Type 1 and 592 tons of 448 Type 2.