Jul 18 2018
On June 16, the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida (ACAF) held its 61st Annual Convention in St. Augustine, Florida and honored the Asphalt Division of Preferred Materials, Inc. with three pavement awards. Of those three, Preferred’s Central Region received two Roads & Streets Award, (5,000 tons minimum): for their FDOT work on SR 600 between Walker Road and Jersey Road in Polk County, and their Non-FDOT work on SR 408 from east side of Lake Underhill Bridge to Yuctan Dr. in Orange County. Preferred’s North Florida Region won one Resurfacing Award (Urban Category), (10,000 tons minimum): for their SR 26 project from NW 80th Blvd. going East to SW 38th St. in Alachua County.
Jun 20 2017
The Preferred Materials Asphalt Team received 6 paving awards on completed projects throughout the state, from the Asphalt Contractors Association of Florida this year.
Oct 28 2016
This past October, Preferred Materials Asphalt Project Manager, Anibal “Dee” Rodriguez, competed in and completed the 2016 Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC. Dee is a Veteran Marine Corps Captain and joined the Preferred Materials family in August, 2015 and currently works in the Central Region of PMI Asphalt located in Kissimmee, FL.
The Marine Corps Marathon is a 26.2 mile race that starts near the Pentagon, runs through the Washington, DC metropolitan area, and finishes at the Marine Corps Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery. Dee proudly completed the race while sporting a Preferred Materials t-shirt.
Mar 11 2016
On March 11, 2016, Rob Duke, President of Oldcastle Materials Southeast Division announced the 2015 winners of the Southeast Division Asphalt Awards. …Read more
Feb 11 2016
On February 10, 2016, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) awarded Preferred Materials, Inc. with the 2015 Larry H. Lemon Quality in Construction Award in the General Paving (less than 50,000 tons) category. Preferred was honored with this prestigious award for its repair work on 16.38 centerline miles on a total of 64 Sarasota county streets; earning top 10 ranking and superior benchmarks by pavement engineers at the National Center for Asphalt Technology. …Read more