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Nominations will be accepted from August 1 through December 1 of each year.

The Asphalt Pavement Alliance developed the prestigious Perpetual Pavement awards to recognize long-life asphalt pavements in the U.S. and honor asphalt pavements demonstrating outstanding design and construction.

State agencies and road owners have recognized the value of owning Perpetual Pavements. The APA will accept nominations for new roads that meet perpetual design. The nominations will be reviewed and approved by the National Center for Asphalt Technology and will receive the Perpetual Pavement by Design award.

Award Criteria

  • Pavement project must be completed.
  • Pavement must have hot-mix or warm-mix asphalt binder and surface layers.
  • Minimum project length is two (2) miles for all roadway types except municipal. For municipal roadways, the minimum project length is four (4) continuous blocks or 1,200 feet.
You will be asked to create a NAPA account (or login if you already have a NAPA account) to proceed with the nomination process.