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Washington Asphalt Pavement Association

WAPA/WSDOT Team Meeting Minutes

The WSDOT State Construction Office co-sponsors teams including WSDOT and industry partners. The teams provide recommendations on design and construction practices. The teams also assist project development by providing project reviews. Projects utilizing design-bid-build as well as alternative delivery methods are welcome. If you would like to place an item on the meeting agenda for one of these teams, please contact the Lead or Support listed.

Improve the longevity, performance, and construction of HMA pavements used for roadways.

WSDOT Co-Chair: Kevin Waligorski
Industry Co-Chair: Dave Gent, Executive Director of WAPA

Scheduled Meeting Dates (Contact Lead or Support to attend):

  • March 11, 2021 – WAPA/WSDOT Joint Training (tentative)
  • April 29, 2021

WAPA/WSDOT Paving Work Zone Risk Reduction Joint Committee
Improve safety and reduce risks for workers and the public in paving work zones.

Lead: Amir Rasaie
Support: Mark Ottele, Granite Construction Company

Scheduled Meeting Dates (Contact Lead or Support to attend):

  • April 13, 2021
  • July 27, 2021
  • October 26, 2021


The WACA/WSDOT Team works on issues that affect WSDOT Construction Projects and works on updates to the WSDOT Standard Specifications associated with concrete, aggregate, cement, ready mix concrete and related materials. The Washington Aggregates & Concrete Association (WACA) is a non profit industry trade association representing sand, gravel, quarry rock, cement, ready mix concrete, related businesses and suppliers in Washington State.