Among the speakers at the conference were Bill Hale, Texas Department of Transportation's (TxDOT) chief engineer and Sam Salazar, TxDOT's occupational safety director. Hale outlined TxDOT's 10-year, $77-billion spending plan. Salazar addressed the issue of jobsite injuries, citing statistics that revealed that motorists hitting workers is the most common cause of accidents on job sites.
Next year's meeting will be held on Sept. 15 to 18 at La Cantera Resort and Spa in San Antonio.
TXAPA provides full service for the needs of the asphalt industry including asphalt producers, contractors, liquid asphalt suppliers and other interested parties involved in improving and growing the asphalt industry.
Harold Mullen, executive vice president of the Texas Asphalt Pavement Association (TXAPA) addresses the gathering at the organization’s annual conference in San Antonio.
Johnny Lozano; Colorado Materials LTD; Technician of the Year, Level 1A
Manuel Martinez; Century Asphalt Materials; Technician of the Year, Level 1B
Danny Meek; Austin Bridge &?Road LP; Technician of the Year, Level 2
Abraham Munoz; Pavetex Engineering LLC; Technician of the Year, Soils & Base
Smith & Company/Vulcan Materials; FM 356 in Polk County; Dense-Graded Mix Division; Full Depth Small
Sam McNabb (R), Powerscreen Texas president, and Jake Cernoch were on hand to promote the company’s full line of crushing, screening, washing, grinding and recycling equipment. The company represents Powerscreen and several other lines of equipment to a four-state region which includes Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana.
Texas Bearing Company of Amarillo displayed its KPI-JCI and Astec lines of crushing, washing and screening equipment. Shown (L-R) are Paul Michaels of Astec, Scott Byers, Walt Wooten and Eric Prim of Texas Bearing.
Sam Salazar (R), TXDOT’s director of occupational safety, fields questions after his presentation on safety on the job site. Dr. Jon Epps, of Texas Transportation Institute, moderated the session.
McCourt and Sons Equipment represents McCloskey and several other lines of crushing and screening equipment in Texas and neighboring states. They were represented at the TXAPA conference by (L-R) Sean Fox, Sam Welch and Eamon McCourt, the company’s vice-president.
Texas Bit, A CRH Co.; City Street; Belt Line, City of Addison
Texas Materials, A CRH Co.; County Road; U.S. 79 to Limmer Loop; Williamson County
Texas Materials, A CRH Co.; Parking Lot; Bell County Expo Center
Drewery Construction Company Inc.; U.S.?69; Specialty Mix Division, Overlay Small
Jagoe-Public Company; IH 35 West; Dense-Graded Mix Division, Overlay Large
Hunter Industries Ltd.; SH 71; Specialty Mix Division, Full Depth Small
Angel Brothers Enterprises; IH 10; Specialty Mix Division, Overlay Large
Smith &?Company/Vulcan Materials; FM1097; Dense-Graded Mix Division, Full Depth Medium
Bay Ltd.; IH 69; Dense-Graded Mix Division, Overlay Medium