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Asphalt Institute Academy


Price: $50


The compaction operation is the final, critical step in the construction process of a durable asphalt pavement. This webinar will provide the attendee with a solid background on how compaction works and present best practices for conducting the compaction process that results in a durable, long-lasting and smooth asphalt pavement.

Topics to be discussed are:

  • Importance of compaction and density
  • Balancing the compaction operation with plant production, hauling and paving operation
  • Roller types and how they work
  • Phases of the compaction operation
  • Factors that affect the compaction process
  • Best practices for obtaining density
  • Best practices for pavement smoothness

Who Should Attend

This webinar is designed for technicians, engineers, materials suppliers, contractors, consultants, academia as well as federal, state, city and county officials and inspectors who are interested in learning more about asphalt pavement compaction operations.


  • Bob Horan, Asphalt Institute Senior Regional Engineer

Professional Development Hours

  • 1.5 hrs., 1.5 PDHs
  • Earned PDHs and certifications can be downloaded at your convenience when logged into the Asphalt Institute Learning Portal. Using the menu icon in the upper left corner, go to the “My Activities” menu option: select either the “Courses” or “Learning Plans” option from the menu on the page. To the right of each course or learning plan you have completed will be an award icon. Clicking that icon will allow you to download the desired certificate.


  • Registration is per individual. Only the registered person will receive emails about the webinar and will be recognized for a PDH certificate. See below for group registration.

Group Registration & PDH Certificate Policy

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