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Poe Asphalt Paving Inc. Wins 7 National Awards for Quality in Asphalt Paving in 2023

By February 8, 2024February 13th, 2024Awards, Idaho, Washington

Greenbelt, Md. — The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced today that Poe Asphalt Paving Inc. of Post Falls, Idaho, won a 2023 Quality in Construction Award for excellence in construction of an asphalt pavement. The company was recognized today during the association’s 67th Annual Meeting. 

“The asphalt pavement industry is committed to building high-quality projects that deliver superior performance to the traveling public. All contractors’ projects earning a Quality in Construction award are measured against best practices designed to live up to that commitment,” said 2023 NAPA Chairman Christian Zimmermann. “Earning the Quality in Construction Award demonstrates that Poe Asphalt Paving Inc. has met or exceeded these rigorous standards.” 

  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on SH 53 at the Ramsey Road intersection in Kootenai County, Idaho. The company reconstructed the intersection, adding left and right turn bays on SH-53, as well as new lighting and signage. Poe Asphalt Paving produced a high-quality asphalt road that will help relieve congestion in the area.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on SH 53 from Hauser Lake Rd. to N Bruss Rd. in Kootenai County, Idaho. The company widened the road from two to three lanes, constructed center and right turn lanes, and provided illumination at three intersections. Poe Asphalt Paving produced smooth, high-quality asphalt pavements that are serving area motorists well.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on 1.9 miles of Brooks Rd. in Medical Lake, Wash. The company pulverized the existing pavement then added a gravel subbase before paving it with asphalt. The project also included the installation of a new box culvert. Poe Asphalt Paving produced a smooth, high-quality asphalt pavement that provides a good ride for motorists.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on Coeur D’Alene Airport-Pappy Boyington Field Runway 6-24 and Taxiway B4 in Hayden Lake, Idaho. The company milled Runway 6-24 and placed a new asphalt surface on it, constructed the new Taxiway B4, and did all the associated work including, grading, runway lighting, and electrical. Poe Asphalt Paving produced smooth, high-quality asphalt pavements for the airport.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on 6 miles of SR 270 in Whitman County, Wash. This was a grind and inlay project that included clearing and grubbing, pavement repair, excavation, crack sealing, planing of the pavement, and placing an overlay on the road. The company incorporated reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) into the project mixes, a sustainable paving practice that conserves virgin materials and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Poe Asphalt produced a smooth, high-quality asphalt pavement for area motorists.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on SR 127 and US 195 in Whitman County, Wash. The work included grinding and placing an inlay, plus crack sealing, pavement repair, and placing a waterproof membrane for a bridge overlay. The company included reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) in the project mixes, a sustainable paving practice that conserves virgin materials and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Working after harvest season to minimize traffic delays, Poe Asphalt Paving produced a smooth, high-quality asphalt pavement.
  • Poe Asphalt Paving won the award for its work on SH 64 in Lewis County, Idaho. The road, the only route between two local towns in a large farming community, had a deteriorating surface. Poe Asphalt Paving rehabilitated it by placing an asphalt overlay on it. The company used an asphalt mix that included reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), a sustainable paving practice that conserves virgin materials and reduces greenhouse gas emissions. Poe Asphalt Paving produced a smooth, safe and high-quality asphalt road.

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) is the only trade association that exclusively represents the interests of the asphalt producer/contractor on the national level with Congress, government agencies, and other national trade and business organizations. NAPA supports an active research program designed to improve the quality of asphalt pavements and paving techniques used in the construction of roads, streets, highways, parking lots, airports, and environmental and recreational facilities. The association provides technical, educational, and marketing materials and information to its members; supplies product information to users and specifiers of paving materials; and conducts training courses. The association, which counts more than 1,100 companies as members, was founded in 1955.

Poe Asphalt was founded in 1953. Since then the company has grown with locations in Clarkston, Wash.; Pullman, Wash.; and Post Falls, Idaho. The family-owned company thrives on their core values of integrity, support, progress and excellence.

Their award-winning work is seen throughout the Inland Northwest. Poe offers chip sealing, residential paving, highway paving and industrial services.