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2006 National Hydraulics Engineering Conference Agenda

"50 Years of Highway Hydraulics: Where We've Been and Where We're Going"

Tuesday August 29, 2006
Morning
9:00 -12:00 Registration
Afternoon
1:00 - 1:15 Welcome
Glenn Decou, Caltrans
Sarah Skeen, FHWA California Division
Jorge Pagan, FHWA Headquarters
1:15 - 2:00 Keynote Speaker
Stan Davis, MSHA
General Session
Major Flooding
Moderator: (Joe Krolak)
2:00 - 2:20 Major Flooding and Transportation: Where We Have Been and How We Got Here
Joe Krolak, FHWA Headquarters
2:20 - 2:55 Coastal Storm Events - Overview of Effects, Research, Approaches, and Guidance
Scott Douglass, USA
2:55 - 3:30 I-10 Escambia Bay Bridge Failure
Mark Gosselin, OEA
3:30 - 3:45 Break
3:45 - 4:20 Pineapple Express Impacts on Kenai Peninsula Transportation System
Mark Miles, Alaska DOT
4:20 - 5:00 2004 Death Valley Flood
Andrew Brandt, Caltrans
Wednesday August 30, 2006
Morning
Session A
Environmentally Sensitive Channel Protection
Moderator: (Glenn DeCou)
8:00 - 8:45 History and Evolution of Environmentally
Sensitive Bank Protection
Wendi Goldsmith, Bioengineering Group, Inc.
8:45 - 9:30 Design Criteria and Considerations for Environmentally Sensitive Channel Protection
Dr. Craig Fischenich, USACE
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:45 Developing Design Guidance for California
Highways
Jim Racin, Caltrans
Kris Vyverberg, Calif. Dept. of Fish & Game
10:45 -11:30 Environmentally-Sensitive Channel - and -
Bank Protection Applied - Case Studies
John McCullah, Salix Applied Earthcare
Session B
Hydraulic Modeling Developments and Applications
Moderator: (Larry Arneson)
8:00 - 8:45 HY-8 Windows Version Overview
Jim Nelson, Brigham Young University,
Environmental Modeling Research Laboratory
8:45 - 9:30 Sediment Transport & Scour Modeling Using FST2DH and SMS
Alan Zundel, Brigham Young University,
Environmental Modeling Research Laboratory
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:30 Criteria for Selecting Numeric Hydraulic Modeling Software (NCHRP 24-24)
Max Sheppard, OEA
10:30 - 11:00 Flood Plain Modeling and Delineation Using the Watershed Modeling System, WMS
Jim Nelson, Brigham Young University,
Environmental Modeling Research Laboratory
11:00 - 11:30 Newington-Dover, New Hampshire Two Dimensional Hydraulic Model Case Study
Larry Arneson, FHWA Resource Center
11:30 - 12:00 Online Data Sources - Sources, Pitfalls, and Other Things You Need To Know
Jim Nelson, Brigham Young University,
Environmental Modeling Research Laboratory
Wednesday August 30, 2006
Afternoon
Session A
Fish Passage
Moderator: (Bart Bergendahl)
1:00 - 1:20 Overview Fish Passage
Michael Furniss, US Forest Service
1:20 - 1:45 Assessment Protocols / Application
Margaret Lang, Humboldt State University
1:45 - 2:10 Culvert Design and Retrofit Approaches
Mark Miles, Alaska DOT
2:10 - 2:35 Hydraulic Barriers at Culverts in Maine
Charles Hebson, Maine DOT
2:35 - 3:00 Case Studies in Northern California
Michael Love, Michael Love & Associates
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 3:50 Steep Gradient Passage Website
Sven Leon, FHWA, Federal Lands Div.
3:50 - 4:10 FHWA Fish Passage Design Guideline
Rollin Hotchkiss, BYU
4:10 - 5:00 Panel Discussion, Q/A
All Presenters
Session B
Stream Stability
Moderator: (Kornel Kerenyi)
1:00 - 1:40 Evaluation of Bioengineered Stream Bank Stabilization in Alaska
Kenneth Karle, Hydraulic Mapping and Modeling/Alaska DOT
1:40 - 2:20 Integration of Channel Stability Design at
Water Way Crossings in Maryland
Andy Kosicki, MSHA
Ward Oberholtzer, LandStudies, Inc.
2:20 - 3:00 Study on the Current State of Stream Restoration Monitoring Protocols Across the Country
Seth Brown, GKY & Associates
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:00 Stream Restoration and Stream Stability at Waterway Crossings
Art Parola, University of Louisville
4:00 - 4:30 Assessing Stream Channel Stability Near Bridges
Peggy Johnson, Pennsylvania State University
4:30 - 5:00 Channel Dynamics of the Hoh River and the Application of Engineered Logjam Technology to Prevent Erosion of U.S.101
Tim Abbe, Herrera Environmental Consultants
Thursday August 31, 2006
Morning
Session A
Water Quality Research and Implementation
Moderator: (Glenn DeCou)
8:00 - 8:40 Wetland Systems for Stormwater Treatment
Kevin White, USA
8:40 - 9:20 Stormwater Treatment in Caltrans - Research and Applications
Timothy Sobelman, Caltrans
9:20 - 10:00 Trends in Highway Runoff Practices
Brian Roberts, Water Resources Learning Center
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:10 Compliance Efforts in Maryland
Karuna Pujara, MSHA
11:10 - 11:50 NHI Training Course Coverage
Seth Brown, GKY
Session B
Scour Countermeasures/Instrumentation
Moderator: (Jorge Pagan)
8:00 - 8:45 Riprap Design Criteria, Specifications, and Quality Control (NCHRP 24-23)
Pete Lagasse, Ayres Associates
8:45 - 9:30 Countermeasures to Protect Bridge Piers from Scour (NCHRP - 24-7 (2))
Pete Lagasse, Ayres Associates
9:30 - 10:00 Countermeasures to Protect Bridge Abutments from Scour (NCHRP 24-18)
Brian D. Barkdoll, Michigan Tech University
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:00 NCHRP Synthesis on Practices for Monitoring Scour Critical Bridges
Bea Hunt, Hardesty and Hanover
11:00 - 11:30 Selection of Countermeasures based on Calculated Scour and Site Conditions
Itty Itty, Arizona DOT
11:30 - 12:00 Pier Scour Countermeasures in Navigational Channels - A Practical Approach
Rick Renna, Florida DOT
Thursday August 31, 2006
Afternoon
Session A
Energy Dissipators/Erosion Sediment Control
Moderator: (Dan Ghere)
1:00 - 1:40 Highlights of Revisions in Recently Updated
HEC 14
Roger Kilgore, KCM
1:40 - 2:15 Alabama DOT's Experiences with the Design and Performance of Several Types of Energy Dissipators Presented in HEC 14
David Ramsey, Alabama DOT
2:15 - 3:00 Highlights of Revisions in Recently Updated
HEC 15
Roger Kilgore, KCM
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:00 Importance of Proper Installation Techniques Of Rolled Erosion Control Products
Chad Lipscomb, ECTC Representative
4:00 - 4:30 Proper Use of Manufacturers Bench Test Results In Design Applications
Chris Thornton, Colorado State University
4:30 - 5:00 Erosion Control Practices for Roadside Ditch Design in the State of Washington
Matt Witecki, WSDOT
Session B1
Bottomless Culverts
Moderator: (Kornel Kerenyi)
1:00 - 2:00 Bottomless Culvert Study Phase II
Stan Davis, MSHA
Kornel Kerenyi, FHWA Research
Session B2
Plans of Action for Scour Critical Bridges
Moderator: (Cynthia Nurmi)
2:00 - 2:30 Plan of Action Module and Workshop
Pete Lagasse, Ayres Associates
2:30 - 3:00 Iowa DOTs Plans of Action Program for
Scour Critical Bridges
Dave Clamen, Iowa DOT
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 4:00 Tennessee DOT Monitoring Program for
Scour Critical Bridges
Jon Zirkle, Tennessee DOT
4:00 - 4:30 Arkansas Highway Department Instrumentation Project for Scour Critical Bridges
Jack Gazin, AHTD
4:30 - 5:00 CALTRANS Plan of Action Program for Scour Critical Bridges
Michael Johnson, CALTRANS
Friday September 1, 2006
Morning
General Session
Pipes: Materials, Asset Management, Rehabilitation
Moderator: (Eric Brown)
8:00 - 8:45 Strengths, Weaknesses, and Critical Specification Issues for Pipe Materials
Dr. Tim McGrath, SGH, Inc.
8:45 - 9:30 FDOT Pipe Materials Selection Issues
Rick Renna, Florida DOT
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 10:30 Ohio DOT's Culvert Inventory and Inspection Program
Jeffery Syar, Ohio DOT
10:30 - 11:00 Two Culvert Rehabilitation Case Studies
Karuna Pujara, MSHA
11:00 - 11:30 The National Hydraulics Community's Efforts to Address an Aging Culvert Infrastructure
Eric Brown, FHWA Resource Center
11:30 - 12:00   Conference Conclusion - Presentation of Awards
Cynthia Nurmi, FHWA Resource Center

Contact:

Cynthia Nurmi
Resource Center (Atlanta)
404-562-3908
cynthia.nurmi@dot.gov

Updated: 06/12/2014
 

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