Nomination forms are accepted August 15 to October 1 of each year. The work that can be nominated is for the preceding year September-September, (September 2013-September 2014). An announcement card will be mailed to all contractors and agencies in August to announce that nominations are open. Nomination forms are available for download at this site (see sidebar for links).
Nominations may be made by owner/agency personnel and/or by contractors.
Recognition is often the number one reward people seek in their jobs, and the Excellence in Paving Awards recognize crews and all their hard work. Receiving an award also motivates crews and keeps people enthused about their work. Entrants also receive feedback on completed jobs—valuable information that can be used to continuously improve projects, and make winning easier the next time! Finally, winning an Excellence in Paving Award shows commitment to quality. When winners display their awards, employees, customers, vendors, and even competitors realize just how important it is to always do an “excellent” job!
Each category is unique. The rating team looks for the following when grading projects:
All nominations are considered, so when in doubt, NOMINATE! You can’t win if you don’t enter!