|April 3, 2001|
|8:00 am||Introduction/Review of Previous Meeting Action Items||Chairman|
|8:30 am||Team Reports|
| Team 1: Status of Projects 90-01, 90-03 and 90-05||Aschenbrener|
| Team 2: Status of Projects 90-07 and 90-09||Michael|
The role of these teams is to review and comment on the scope of work of the designated FHWA (NCHRP funded) projects, provide technical input for FHWA consideration, coordinate presentation of deliverables to the ETG for deliberation and make recommendations to the ETG for any necessary action.
|9:30 am||Report of Binder ETG Activities/Issues||D'Angelo|
The Binder ETG Secretary, John D'Angelo will brief on the activities of the Binder ETG.
|9:45 am||Update of Selected NCHRP Projects||Harrigan|
|10:15 am||Update on Subcommittee on Materials||Harvey/Tahir|
Brief on status of current changes to specification being balloted by SOM, status of ETG recommendations, and publication of 2001 Provisional Standards.
|10:45 am||SGC Comparisons and Calibration Task Force||Huber|
Brief on status of Task Force and FHWA activities to develop an appropriate plan to address current concerns over dissimilar mixture specimens produced by different gyratory compactors, utilization of an internal angle measuring device and recommendations for future actions.
|1:00 PM||Task Force & ETG Discussion - Continued|
|2:30 PM||AASHTO Standards Options||Hall|
At the previous meeting a Task Force on Standards Review was asked to review T209 and write a simplified version based on current ASTM change and simplifications.
|3:00 PM||Aggregate Gradation Optimization||Huber|
As a follow-up from last meeting discussion of Bailey Method, participants experience using the method will be reviewed.
|3:30 PM||4.75 mm "Superpave"Mixture||Michael|
At the last meeting Larry Michael was asked to prepare for ETG discussion a recommendation for changes to MP2 to incorporate a 4.75 mm nominal size mixture.
|End day 1|
|April 4, 2001|
|8:00 am||Field Mixture Verification||D'Angelo|
At the last meeting John D'Angelo was asked to prepare for ETG discussion in AASHTO format recommended practice for field mix verification.
|8:30 am||New Equipment - Pooled Funds/Cooperative Agreements||Harman/Bukowski|
Presentation of some of the new and refined equipment being developed under pooled fund and cooperative agreements to improve Superpave design and construction.
|9:00 am||Results of NCHRP 9-14 - Superpave Restricted Zone||Cooley|
|9:30 am||T304-96 (FAA) Precision Round Robin Study By SE User Producers Group|
|10:15 am||Superpave 2005 - Long Range Plan||Ferragut|
Update of current long-range plan developed as a requirement of AASHTO resolution AR-5-98 and future research topics.
|10:30 am||Executive Session - ETG Members|
|1:00 PM||Joint Mixture & Binder ETG Session|
These afternoon activities hosted by the NCHRP 9-19 contract staff will be presented to a joint group of both the Mixture and Binder ETGs
Development of Asphalt Models/Validation of Simple Performance Test
Tour of Arizona State University Asphalt Facilities
|4:00 PM||Adjourn - Joint Binder and Mix ETG Session|