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2001 FHWA MRC Hydraulics Engineers' Conference Agenda

Draft Program (07/12/01)

Tuesday, August 7

Time Presentation
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Registration
Session 1
1:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Welcome and Opening of the Conference
John E. Haverberg, Head, Bureau of Highway Development, Wisconsin DOT
William K. Fung, Division Administrator, FHWA Wisconsin Division Office
Session 2
1:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Overview of Hydraulics Activities
Moderator:
William L. Oliva, Project Manager, Wisconsin DOT
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. FHWA Hydraulics Activities
Philip L. Thompson, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Technical Assistance for Midwestern States DOTs
Daniel Ghere, Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. FHWA Research Activities
J. Sterling Jones, Senior Hydraulics Research Engineer, FHWA
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. NCHRP Research Activities
Timothy G. Hess, Senior Program Officer, NCHRP
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
Session 3
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Water Quality
Moderator:
Matt R. O'Connor, Illinois DOT
3:30 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Water Quality Activities
Patricia Cazenas, Highway Engineer, FHWA
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Research Needs That Address Transportation Water Quality
Dr. Ken Young, Principal, GKY and Associates, Inc.

Wednesday, August 8

Time Presentation
Session 4
8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Wetlands and Fish Passage
Moderator:
Kevin White, Ohio DOT
8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. 404 Permits
Paul Garrett, FHWA
8:25 a.m. - 8:55 a.m. Wet Detention Pond Design and Operation
Dr. David Yonge, Professor, Washington State University
8:55 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Hydrologic Design for Wetlands
Roger Kilgore, Kilgore Consulting and Management
9:20 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. U.S Forest Service Development of Strategies for the Passage of Aquatic Organisms
Mike Furniss, Hydrologist, U.S. Forest Service
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
Session 5
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Storm Drains
Moderator:
John Boynton, State Hydraulics Engineer, Minnesota DOT
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Which Junction Loss Methodology Do We Use?
Roger Kilgore, Kilgore Consulting and Management
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Highway Stormwater Pump Station Design Materials
Peter N. Smith, Area Manager, Parsons Brinckerhoff
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Expressway Main Drain and Storm Water Pump Station Study
Dr. Ray S. T. Cheng, Alvord, Burdick & Howson, L.L.C.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Session 6
1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Stream Stability and Scour I
Moderator:
Dr. Larry A. Arneson, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
1:00 p.m. - 1:25 p.m. Revisions to HEC-18, HEC-20 and HEC-23
Dr. Peter F. Lagasse, Senior Vice-President, Ayres Associates, Inc.
1:25 p.m. - 1:55 p.m. Implementation of Changes to Items 60 and 113 of the FHWA Coding Guide
Jorge E. Pagáán-Ortiz, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
1:55 p.m. - 2:20 p.m. State DOT Testing and Evaluation Requirements for NCHRP Projects 24-16, Methodology for Meander Migration; 24-07(2), Countermeasures to Protect Bridge Piers from Scour; and 21-07, Development of Scour Monitoring Equipment
Dr. Peter F. Lagasse, Senior Vice-President, Ayres Associates, Inc.
2:20 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. U.S. Forest Service Bridge Scour Evaluations: Screening, Analysis, and Countermeasures
John Kattell, Regional Bridge Engineer, U.S. Forest Service
2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Break
Session 7
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Stream Stability and Scour II
Moderator:
Thomas Strock, Division Bridge Engineer, FHWA Wisconsin Division Office
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Observation of Scour in Field Data Collected During Floods
Dr. David S. Mueller, Hydrologist, USGS
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Applying Mobile Boundary Models at Gravel-Bedded Stream Crossings
Mark C. Browning, Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Scour in Bottomless Culverts
J. Sterling Jones, Senior Research Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA

 Thursday, August 9

Time Presentation
Session 8
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Computer Modeling
Moderator:
Zia Siavashpour, Bridge Hydraulic Engineer, Oklahoma DOT
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. HYDRAIN
Joseph Krolak, Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. SMS and WMS Updates
Dr. Larry A. Arneson, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Bridge Hydraulic Assessment and Design Using Two-Dimensional Finite Element Models
Dr. Arthur C. Parola, Jr., Professor, University of Louisville
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Break
Session 9
9:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Culvert Inspection and Scour Instrumentation
Moderator:
J. Sterling Jones, Senior Research Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Culvert Inspection Program in California
John Rizzardo, Senior Transportation Engineer, California DOT
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Alaska's Experience with Scour Instrumentation in Remote Location
Mark Miles, State Hydraulics Engineer, Alaska DOT
10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Alabama's Experience with Underwater Installation and Performance of Bridge Scour Instrumentation
Eric Christie, Bridge Scour Engineer, Alabama DOT
11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Electronic Visual Inspection Devices
Thomas Strock, WI Division Bridge Engineer, FHWA
Session 10
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Field Trip Briefing - Floodplain Restoration Along the Wisconsin River
Moderator:
Dr. Peter F. Lagasse, Senior Vice-President, Ayres Associates, Inc.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Floodplain Restoration Along the Wisconsin River
Fred Halfen, Regional Vice-President, Ayres Associates
John Laub, Sand County Foundation
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch
Session 10 (continuation)
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Field Trip Briefing - Floodplain Restoration Along the Wisconsin River
Moderator:
John Laub, Sand County Foundation
William Oliva, Project Manager, Wisconsin DOT

Friday, August 10

Time Presentation
Session 11
8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Countermeasures
Moderator:
Jorge E. Pagán-Ortiz, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
8:00 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. Las Vegas Wash Countermeasure Design
Dr. Larry A. Arneson, Senior Hydraulics Engineer, FHWA
8:25 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. A New Non-Destructive Method to Measure Scour Depth and the Depth of Unknown Foundations
Dr. E. J. Mercado, North American Geotechnical Co.
8:45 a.m. - 9:05 a.m. Debris Sweeper
Mike Collier, President, Debris Free, Inc.
9:05 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. The Use of Scrap Tires for Scour Prevention
Dr. Alan J. Bilanin, President, Tire Scour Systems, Inc.
9:25 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. The Use of Internet Based Software as a State's Scour Monitoring/Action Plan
Dr. Alan J. Bilanin, President, Tire Scour Systems, Inc.
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break
Session 12
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. General Topics
Moderator:
William L. Oliva, Project Manager, Wisconsin DOT
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. SRICOS: Prediction of Scour Rate at Bridge Piers
Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, Spencer J. Buchanan Professor, Texas A&M
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Panel Discussion Among State DOTs
  • Design frequency used on projects
  • Design frequency commonly used for culvert outlet erosion protection design
  • Risk of failure of outlet protection for low frequency design protection
  • Experiences in bridge pier footing design
  • Fish passage design criteria
12:00 p.m. Adjourn
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