The Oklahoma/Arkansas Chapter has pledged $500,000 to the University of Arkansas for concrete pavement research. The pledge amount will be distributed over a five year period at $100,000 per year.

Te initiative was announced at the annual Arkansas Concrete Pavement Conference held in Little Rock on August 21 and 22.  The research funding was provided by the chapter membership to advance the design, construction and maintenance of concrete pavements within the State of Arkansas.

In related news, Jerry Voigt was one of several speakers representing industry and academia at the two-day conference.  He provided an overview on ACPA national activities, including program updates.