Western States Cat is pleased to host the Asphalt Institute as they present this Asphalt Workmanship Training event. Asphalt industry experts Tim Murphy, P.E., Murphy Pavement Technology, and Dave Johnson, P.E., Asphalt Institute Senior Regional Engineer, bring their combined 60+ years of experience in this arena with this one-day training opportunity.

In this workshop, you will learn the basics of each of the important steps in the construction process and how to properly balance the paving operation. Tim and Dave will also discuss the importance of the quality assurance process during each of the critical phases of construction to make sure quality is achieved.

This course qualifies for 8 Personal Development Hours (PDHs)



DATE: March 20, 2023

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Western States Equipment Company
8403 S 5th Avenue
Pocatello, Idaho 83204

Cost: $345


DATE: March 22, 2023

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Idaho AGC Education Center
1649 W. Shoreline Drive, Suite 100
Boise, Idaho 83702

Cost: $345


DATE: March 24, 2023

TIME: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

LOCATION: Western States Equipment Company
10780 US-95
Hayden, Idaho 83835

Cost: $345


Start time: 8:00AM

Lunch Break: 30-minutes around noon (lunch provided)

Ending time: 4:30PM

Plus a 15-minute break in both the morning and afternoon

  • Teamwork & Safety and Beginning of Contract
  • Surface Preparation
  • Mixture Delivery and Placement
  • Compaction Including Joint Construction
  • Combating Segregation
  • Inspection and Quality Assurance

In-class exercises will be assigned. All attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the Asphalt Institute.

Attendees will receive one electronic copy each of the Asphalt Institute’s MS-22, Construction of Quality Asphalt Pavements (a $75 value) which was updated in 2020, and electronic PDF copies of all the presentations.

The workshop is designed for:

  • Engineers
  • Inspectors
  • Technicians
  • Contractor personnel responsible for mixing paving materials, mix designs, the inspection and operations of asphalt plants and paving operations.

Participation should include personnel from federal, state, county and local agencies, airport authorities, paving contractors, consulting engineers, and testing laboratories.

$345 Per Person.

The fee includes course material(s). Registration fees must be received prior to the course date.

Early registration is recommended especially for the onsite option as an attendance cap is being enforced.

Transfers, Cancellation and Refund Policy – For these courses you may also send someone to take your place. We appreciate that this is an important investment for you and your company and would like to accommodate your needs the best we can. Therefore, please call the Asphalt Institute at 859.288.4960.


Asphalt Institute Headquarters
Phone: 859.288.4960
Email: [email protected]