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TRB Mid-Year Meeting Symposium On The Effects of Abandoned Underground Mines on Transportation Facilities

Meeting Agenda

Rocky Gap State Park Lodge, Cumberland, Maryland
Tuesday, May 15, 2001

Photos from the Workshop

L. Rick Ruegsegger, P.E.,
Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Materials Management, Geotechnical Design Section

Tuesday, May 15
1:00pm Planning a Highway Over Mined Ground: A Case History from the Tri-State Lead and Zinc District
Tim Newton, Missouri Department of Transportation
1:35pm Engineering the Remediation of Abandoned Mines Affecting Highways in Canada
Dr. Marc Bétournay, CANMET
2:10pm Mines - The Ticking Time Bomb Under Southwestern Pennsylvania Roads
Dave Whitlatch, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
2:45 - 3:15 Break
3:15pm US-69 Reconstruction over Abandoned Lead and Zinc Mines
Robert Henthorne, Kansas Department of Transportation
3:50pm Abandoned Underground Mine Inventory and Risk Assessment
L. Rick Ruegsegger, Ohio Department of Transportation,
4:25pm Interstate Technical Group on Abandoned Mines
Thomas E. Lefchik, FHWA, Ohio Division Office
5:00pm End of Meeting


Updated: 04/15/2015

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