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30th Northwest Geotechnical Workshop
Agenda

Red Lodge, Montana
August 16 to 19, 2004

Monday August 16, 2004
5:00 - 9:00 Registration & Icebreaker Montana DOT & FHWA
Tuesday August 17, 2004
Session 1 - Slope Stability Moderator: Mike Hager
8:00 - 8:30 Welcome & Announcements Rich Jackson & Joel Marshik Montana DOT
8:30 - 9:00 Four Creek Jobs, A Llama and Some Mules Dave Stanley Alaska DOT&PF
9:00 - 9:30 SR-443: An Urban Landslide - Collision Between Natural Processes & Human Actions George Machan Landslide Technology
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:00 Seven Mile Creek Rock Slide Stabilization Design & Construction - US Highway 95 Dave Findley, Golder Associates
Shawn Enright, Idaho Trans. Dept.
11:00 - 11:30 Manual for the Application of Geophysical Methods to Highway Related Problems Barry Siel FHWA - Resource Center
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch - RC and VB - Where Are They Now? Rich Barrows, FHWA-WFL
Session 2 - Geophysics Moderator: Rich Barrows
1:00 - 1:30 Geophysical Subsurface Imaging of Lava Tubes Lava Beds N.M., California Matt DeMarco FHWA - Central Federal Lands
1:30 - 2:00 Recent Developments, Same Old Problems: I-70 Sinkholes in Russell County, KS Neil Croxton Kansas DOT
2:00 - 2:30 Summary of the State-of-Practice Survey of the Use of NDT on Drilled Shafts Sarah Skeen, FHWA CA-Division
Jan Six, Oregon DOT
2:30 - 3:00 Break
3:00 - 3:30 Overview of Geotechnical Aspects of Current UDOT Projects Jon Bischoff Utah DOT
3:30 - 4:00 Home Improvement and Geotechnology in Rimini, Montana Bret Boundy Montana DOT
4:00 - 4:30 An Overview of the FHWA Resource Center Peter Osborn FHWA - Resource Center
4:30 - 5:00 Peer Review of Montana Department of Transportation Geotechnical Program Rich Jackson, MDT
Barry Siel, FHWA
Wednesday August 18, 2004
Session 3A - Retaining Walls & Geotechnology Moderator: Jan Six
8:00 - 8:30 Great Places and Wire-Faces in South Dakota Dan Vockrodt South Dakota DOT
8:30 - 9:00 Fundamentals of Corrosion of Steel Reinforcing Elements for Geotechs Rich Barrows FHWA - Western Federal Lands
9:00 - 9:30 Evaluation of Geotextile Separators in Excess of a Decade Old Brian Collins Montana DOT
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:30   Description and Classification of Peat and Organic Soils for Engineering Purposes Dave Stanley Alaska DOT&PF
10:30 - 11:00 Retaining Wall Evolution Along the Beartooth Ravine, Beartooth Highway, WY Matt DeMarco FHWA - Central Federal Lands
11:00 - 11:30 Beartooth Highway Fieldtrip Overview Scott Helm Montana DOT
11:30 - 1:00 Lunch - On Own
Session 4 - Rock Slopes Moderator: Barry Siel
1:00 - 3:00 Rockfall Catchment Area Design Guide Implementation Workshop Larry Pierson Landslide Technology
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:00 Trim Blasting for Rock Slope Stabilization Tom Badger Washington State DOT
4:00 - 4:30 Wire Mesh/Cable Net Rockfall Protection Systems: Pooled Fund Research Update Tom Badger Washington State DOT
4:30 - 5:00 ERFO Repair on Elk River Road, FDR 5325 Siskiyou National Forest, Port Orford, OR John Schnaderbeck FHWA - Western Federal Lands
6:00 - ??? Group Dinner & Awards
Thursday August 19, 2004
8:00 - 4:00 Field Trip - Beartooth Highway
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