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ACTT Workshop: Tennessee
April 6-8, 2004, Knoxville, Tennessee

Appendix B: Skill Set Reporting Forms

Structures

IDEA (Short Name) IDEA (Detailed Description) Implementation Details (Barriers, Skill Set Coordination, etc.)
Contracting
  • Single Contract
  • Preprocurement of Materials
  • Advanced Contracting
  • Value Engineering (VE)
  • Set Realistic Schedule with incentives
  • Advanced Fill Under I-40 Bridge
  1. Final Design (contract #1) + Preliminary Design (contract #2)
  2. Bridge Girders
  3. Manholes
  4. Retaining Wall Panels
  5. Noise Walls
  6. Utility Relocation
  7. Building Demolition
  8. Clean and Paint Existing Steel Girders
  9. Early Selected Substructure Construction
  10. Initial Screening (within 30 days)
  11. Submission (within 90 Days)
Precasting/ Prefabricated Technology
  • Columns
  • Caps
  • Girders
  • Full Depth Slabs
  • Prefabricated Units (girder and slabs)
  • Full Span Prefabrication and Erection
  1. Splice Girder (longer spans)
  2. Replace with Steel (longer spans)
  3. Segmental Concrete
Staged R/W acquisition like design-build (D/B) projects
  • Self Consolidating Concrete
  • Maturity Meters for Concrete Strength
  • Light Weight Concrete
  • High Performance Concrete and High Strength Steel
  • Onsite Batch Plant
  • Advanced Mix Design
 
Embankment
  • Early Construction of Abutments
  • EPS (Expanded Polystyrene Fill)
  • Graded Rock Fill
 
Foundations
  • Detail Three Alternate Foundation Types for Piers
  1. Drilled Shaft (mono shaft)
  2. Steel Piles
  3. Spread Footings
Retaining Walls
  • Only Prequalified (TDOT) Products (No VE)
  • Candidate for Prepurchase
  • Early Submission for Tie-Back Walls
  • Verify ROW Easement for All Types
  • Precast Fascia Panels (EPS Fill)
 
Construction
  • Miss Existing Foundation
  • Jet Grouting
  • Bent Caps, Use Precast Cap
  • Precast Columns (Seismic Connections May Be a Problem)
  • Continuous Placement of Deck on Prestressed Beams
  • High Early Strength Concrete
  • -No Aluminum
  • -No Shrinkage
  • -Need a Mix Design
  • Consider Black Steel and Latex Concrete Overlay
  • Stainless Clad or Epoxy Bars OK
  • Preassemble Steel and Set in Place
 
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Updated: 11/06/2013
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