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Unknown Foundations Summit November 15-16, 2005

Agenda


To receive a copy of the Summit presentations, please contact Ms. Cynthia Nurmi (contact information to the right)

Tuesday, November 15, 2005
Time Topic/Activity
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Registration
8:00 AM - 8:15 AM Call to Order / Introductions
Khamis Haramy, FHWA Central Federal Lands
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome
Larry Smith, FHWA Central Federal Lands Mark Leonard, Colorado DOT

Session 1A: Unknown Bridge Foundations Technology and Characterization
Moderator: Kornel Kerenyi, FHWA R&D
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM Evolution of the Unknown Foundations Problem
Jorge E. Pagán-Ortiz, FHWA Office of Bridge Technology
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Unknown Foundations and Their Impact on Retrofitting Bridges
Ian Friedland, FHWA R&D
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Unknown Foundations Synthesis Review
Scott A. Sabol, Consultant
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break

Session 1B: Unknown Bridge Foundations Technology and Characterization (Continuation)
Moderator: John Woodroof, Oregon DOT
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Investigating Unknown Foundations in Carolina
Jerry Beard, North Carolina DOT, Committee on Unknown Foundations
11:00 AM - 11:30 Noon NDT of Unknown Foundations Bridge in Indiana
Athar Khan - Chief Geotechnical Engineer
Indiana DOT
11:30 AM - 12:00 Noon   Experiences with Unknown Foundations Investigations at LADOTD
Steven Sibley, Bridge Maintenance Engineer Louisiana DOTD
12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch

Session 1C: Unknown Bridge Foundation Technology and Characterization (Continuation)
Moderator: Frank Jalinoos, FHWA R&D
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM NDT and evaluation of 100 NCDOT Bridges
Larry Olson - Olson Engineering
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM Dispersive Wave Propagation
Darrin Holt, FDH Engineering, Inc.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM NDT Evaluation of Unknown Bridge Foundations for NCDOT
Ned Billington, Schnabel Engineering
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM NDT Technologies and Unknown Foundations
Phil Sirles, Zong Engineering
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break

Session 1D: Unknown Bridge Foundation Technology and Characterization (Continuation)
Moderator: Khamis Haramy, FHWA Central Federal Lands Division
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM Technologies for Today and Tomorrow
Open Discussion by Industry. Panelists: Larry Olson, Darrin Holt, Ned Billington, Phil Sirles, Ed Mercado
5:00 PM -7:00 PM Evening Social Event

Wednesday, November 16, 2005
Session 2A: Other Strategies for Dealing with Unknown Bridge Foundations
Moderator: Jorge E. Pagán-Ortiz, FHWA Office of Bridge Technology
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM NCHRP 24-25 - Risk Based Guidelines for Unknown Foundations
Stuart Stein - GKY and Associates
8:30 AM - 9:00 AM International Efforts on Unknown Foundations Investigations
Dr. Jean-Louis Briaud, Texas A&M
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Strategies for Dealing with Unknown Foundations
Kerry Petrasic PennDOT
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Strategies for Dealing with Unknown Foundations
Mohammed Mulla, North Carolina DOT, Committee on Unknown Foundations
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break

Session 2B: Other Strategies for Dealing with Unknown Bridge Foundations
Moderator: Cynthia Nurmi, FHWA Resource Center
10:30 AM - 12:00 Noon State DOT Concerns and Strategies for Dealing With Unknown Bridge Foundations
Open Discussion by DOTs. Panelists: Jerry Beard, Mohammed Mulla, Athar Kham, Steven Sibley, Kerry Petrasic
12:00 Noon - 1:00 PM Lunch

Session 3: Where Do We Go From Here? -A Panel Discussion
Moderator: Larry O'Donnell, FHWA Resource Center
1:00 PM- 3:00 PM Where Do We Go From Here?
  • Develop Strategies
  • and Guidance
  • Managing Risk
  • Research Needs
  • for Characterizing UFs
  • Technology
  • Needs for Characterizing Ufs
  • Training Needs
  • Federal/Bridge
  • Owner/Industry Roles
Open Discussion by All. Panelists: Keith Ramsey, Kevin Flora, Jerry Beard, Stuart Stein, Scott Sabol, Jorge Pagán-Ortiz
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Break

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM Where Do We Go From Here? (Continuation)
4:30 PM Adjourn
Updated: 06/06/2014
 

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