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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-013
Date: December 2002

Infrastructure Technologies Featured at TRB Annual Meeting

HW = Hilton Washington

OS = Omni Shoreham

MW = Marriott Wardman Park

Bridge management systems, infrastructure research and technology, and the latest on the long term pavement performance (LTPP) program products are among the infrastructure-related topics that will be featured at the 82nd Annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting, scheduled for January 12-16, 2003, in Washington, DC.

For details on the many other infrastructure opportunities at the annual meeting, visit the TRB Web site at trb.org/trb/meeting.

Long-Term Warranties on Asphalt Pavements - Workshop 117, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., MW

Innovative Technology for Accelerated Construction of Bridge and Embankment Foundations - Workshop 116, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., MW

The workshop will present European technology for the accelerated construction and rehabilitation of bridge and embankment foundations.

Research Implementation Showcase - Workshop 119, Sunday, Jan. 12, 1:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m., OS

American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Technology Implementation Group members will lead a series of discussions on success stories and technology implementation techniques.

Mining the Gold in the LTPP Database - Session 239, Monday, Jan. 13, 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., MW

LTPP Database: Product and Legacy, Shelley M. Stoffels, Pennsylvania State University

Understanding the LTPP Database, Gary E. Elkins, MACTEC Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

Assignments with Purpose: Using LTPP for Educating Tomorrow's Engineer, Susan L. Tighe, University of Waterloo, Canada

Using the LTPP Database in Analysis Projects, Kathleen T. Hall, ProTech Engineering, Inc.

Accelerated Pavement Testing, Part 1 - Session 253, Monday, Jan. 13, 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., OS

Quantitative Field Evaluation and Effectiveness of Fine Mix Under HMA Base in Flexible Pavements, Imad L. Al-Quadi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Amara Loulizi, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute; Samer Lahouar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Gerardo W. Flintsch, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Thomas J. Freeman, Texas A&M University

Laboratory Performance Testing for NCAT Pavement Test Track, Raymond Buzz Powell, National Center for Asphalt Technology

Three-Dimensional Nonlinear Finite Element Model to Simulate Pavement Response in Canterbury Acclelerated Pavement Testing Indoor Facility, Mofreh Fawzy Saleh, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Bruce Steven, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; David Alabaster, Transit New Zealand

Performance of Dowel Bar Retrofitted Concrete Pavement Under HVS Loading, John T. Harvey, University of California, Davis; Lorina Popescu, University of California, Berkeley; Abdikarim Ali, University of California, Berkeley; David Aaron Bush, University of Washington; Jeremy Lea, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, South Africa

Federal Highway Administration Infrastructure R&T Program - Session 284, Monday, Jan. 13, 1:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., OS

Infrastructure R&T Overview, King Gee, FHWA Overview of the Technical Elements, Regina McElroy, FHWA; Steve Chase, FHWA; Steve Forster, FHWA

Stakeholder Perspective: Summary of the Chicago Workshop

Option for Stakeholder Involvement, Ian Friedland, FHWA

International Roundtable, Part 1: Joint PIARC-FHWA Session on Road Asset Management - Session 295, Monday, Jan. 13, 1:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., HW

Introduction, Olivier Michaud, World Road Association

Practical Advice on Adoption of Asset Management, David Backer, Transport for London

Indicators for Bridge Performance and Prioritization of Bridge Actions, George P. Romack, FHWA

Performance-Based Management and Maintenance of Roads, Anil Bhandari, The World Bank

Recent Activities of AASHTO and TRB Asset Management Task Force, David S. Ekern, AASHTO

Bridge Security and Management - Session 314, Monday, Jan. 13, 3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m., MW

State DOT Guide to Highway Vulnerability Assessment, Shahed Rowshan, SAIC; Michael C. Smith, SAIC; Stephen Krill, SAIC; Jennifer E. Seplow, SAIC; William C. Sauntry, SAIC

Truck Bomb Airblast Environment Beneath a Bridge Overpass, James Carlisle Ray, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Prediction Method for Response of Steel Bridge Beams and Girders to Blast and Fragment Loads, James T. Baylot, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; James Carlisle Ray, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

NJDOT's Bridge Security Design Guidance, Harry Allen Capers, New Jersey Department of Transportation

Corrosion in Posttensioned Bridges - Session 317, Monday, Jan. 13, 3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m., MW

Status of Posttensioned Tendon Evaluation and Condition, Jerry Potter, FHWA

Sunshine Skyway Bridge Posttensioned Column Tendon Corrosion Investigation and Rehabilitation, Part 1, Teddy S. Theryo, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas, Inc.

Sunshine Skyway Bridge Posttensioned Column Tendon Corrosion Investigation and Rehabilitation, Part 2, Jose Garcia, Florida Department of Transportation

Surprises Inside Posttensioned Tendons and Remedies, Vijay Chandra, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas, Inc.

Evaluating Recycled Materials in Asphalt Pavements - Session 326, Monday, Jan. 13, 3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m., OS

Louisiana Experience with Foamed Recycled Asphalt Pavement Base Materials, Louay N. Mohammed, Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC); Murad Y. Abu-Farsakh, LTRC; Zhong Wu, LTRC; Christopher David Abadie, LTRC

Study on Properties of Foamed Asphalt-Treated Mixes, Chui-Te Chiu, Chung Hua University, Taiwan; Ming-Yung Huang, Chung Hua University, Taiwan

Evaluation of Moisture Susceptibility of Asphalt Mixtures Containing Bottom Ash, Menglan Zeng, University of Wyoming; Khaled Ksaibati, University of Wyoming

Elements and Realities of Long-Life Concrete Pavements - Session 400, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m., MW

Utah Perspective on Long-Life Pavements, K.N. Gunalan, Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade & Douglas, Inc.

Using a Ride Quality Index for Construction Quality Control and Acceptance Specifications, Michael J. Swan, Dick Corporation; Steven M. Karamihas, University of Michigan

Extended-Life Concrete Pavements in Illinois, David L. Lippert, Illinois Department of Transportation

Concrete Pavement Technology Program, Part 1: New Developments in Concrete Pavement Technology - Session 403, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m., MW

Design and Performance of Whitetopping Overlays, Robert Otto Rasmussen, Transtec Group, Inc.

Optimizing Complex Concrete Mixtures, Marcia Simon, FHWA

SAPER: Tool for Evaluating Concrete Pavement Repair and Rehabilitation Options, Dan G. Zollinger, Texas A&M University System

FRP Composites for Pavement Applications, Hota V.S. GangaRao, West Virginia University; P.V. Vijay, West Virginia University; Roger Chen, West Virginia University

Practical Applications of CPTP Products, Gary Crawford, FHWA

Concrete Pavement Technology Program, Part 2: Charting the Course for Future Concrete Pavement Research, Development, and Technology - Session 446, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., MW

Vision for the Future of Concrete Pavement Technology, Ted R. Ferragut, TDC Partners

Concrete Pavement Technology Within the FHWA Infrastructure Technology Program, Steve Forster, FHWA

Discussion, Joseph T. Deneault, West Virginia Department of Transportation; Ted R. Ferragut, TDC Partners; Steve Forster, FHWA

Tunnel Management Database System Development - Session 485, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., MW

One DOT Tunnel Asset Management System, Chester L. Allen, Gannet Fleming, Inc.

Tunnel Asset Management in the District of Columbia: Producing Better Tunnels, George P. Martin, VMS, Inc.

Central Artery/Tunnel Project Structural Inspection Program, Daniel C. Wood, FHWA

Hot-Mix Asphalt and Water: Do They Mix? Part 1: Moisture - Session 488, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, 1:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., OS

Development of Rational Procedure for Evaluation of Moisture Susceptibility of Asphalt Paving Mixes, Rajib B. Mallick, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Jonathan S. Gould, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Sudip Bhattacharjee, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Ali Regimand, InstroTek, Inc.; Lawrence James, InstroTek, Inc.; E. Ray Brown, National Center for Asphalt Technology

Effectiveness of Lime in Hot-Mix Asphalt Pavements, Peter E. Sebaaly, University of Nevada, Reno; Edgard Hitti, University of Nevada, Reno; Dean Weitzel, Nevada Department of Transportation

Moisture Damage Evaluation of Asphalt Mixture by Considering Both Moisture Diffusion and Repeated Load Conditions, DingXin Cheng, Texas A&M University System; Dallas N. Little, Texas Transportation Institute; Robert L. Lytton, Texas A&M University; James C. Holste, Texas A&M University System

Ground-Penetrating Radar: What Can It Tell About Moisture Content of HMA Pavement?, Lanbo Liu, University of Connecticut

Experiences with LRFD Design Specifications - Session 489, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 1:30 p.m.-3:15 p.m., OS

Nebraska's Experience with LRFD Steel Bridge Design, Atorod Azizinamini, University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Implementation of LRFD in Pennsylvania, Scott Christie, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

LRFD Steel Bridge Design in Washington State, Jugesh Kapur, Washington State Department of Transportation

Evolution of Best Practices with High-Performance Steel, Edward P. Wasserman, Tennessee Department of Transportation; William Pate, Tennessee Department of Transportation

QC/QA Specifications, Part 2: Applications - Session 531, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2003, 3:45 p.m.-5:30 p.m., MW

Asphalt Pavement Quality Control/Quality Assurance Programs in the United States, Khaled Ksaibati, University of Wyoming; Nathan Edward Butts, University of Wyoming

Commentary on FDOT Technician Certification Program, Hesham Ali, Florida Department of Transportation; Charles Nunoo, Florida International University; Felix Delgado, Florida International University

Successful Application of GPR for Quality Assurance/Quality Control of New Pavements, Imad L. Al-Qadi, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Samer Lahouar, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Amara Loulizi, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

Enhancing Pavement Smoothness, Gary M. Bennett, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department; Chris P. Corbitt, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department; Alan Meadors, Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department

Flexible Pavement Design - Session 610, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, 8:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m., OS

Calibration of Flexible Pavement Performance Equations, David Harold Timm, Auburn University; David E. Newcomb, National Asphalt Pavement Association

Comparison Between As-Constructed and As-Designed Flexible Pavement Layer Thicknesses, Goran Mladenovic, ERES Consultants, Inc; Yan Jane Jiang, ERES Consultants, Inc.; Olga I. Selezneva, ERES Consultants, Inc.; Susanne Aref, University of Illinois; Michael I. Darter, ERES Consultants, Inc.

Tire-Induced Surface Stresses in Flexible Pavements, See-Chew Soon, University of Minnesota; Andrew Drescher, University of Minnesota; Henryk K. Stolarski, University of Minnesota

Survey Study of Texas Truck Tire Pressures, Feng Wang, University of Texas, Austin; Randy B. Machemehl, University of Texas, Austin

Identification, Prevention, and Mitigation of Alkali-Silica Reactivity in Concrete, Part 2: Field Occurrences and Treatments - Session 643, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., MW

New Hampshire's Concrete Aggregate and Alkali-Silica Reactivity: Statewide Assessment of Fine and Coarse Aggregate, Richard Malcolm Lane, New Hampshire Department of Transportation; Marc F. Fish, New Hampshire Department of Transportation

Study of Deterioration in Concrete Pavements Constructed with Slag Coarse Aggregate, Thomas John Van Dam, Michigan Technological University; Karl W. Peterson, Michigan Technological University; Lawrence L. Sutter, Michigan Technological University; Meghan E. Housewright, Michigan Technological University

Construction of Lithium-Fly Ash Concrete Pavement Test Sections on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Daniel P. Johnston, South Dakota Department of Transportation; David B. Stokes, FMC Corporation; Roger W. Surdahl, FHWA

Comparative Field and Laboratory Investigations for Evaluating Potential Alkali Reactivity of Aggregates and Effectiveness of Pozzolans and Slag to Control Expansion due to ASR, Benoit Fournier, CANMET, Canada

Lithium Treatment of ASR-Affected Pavement on State Route 1 in Delaware, David B. Stokes, FMC Corporation; James Pappas, Delaware Department of Transportation; Michael Thomas, University of New Brunswick, Canada

Estimating Mega Construction Projects - Session 652, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 10:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m., OS

Panel Discussion by: Douglas B. MacDonald, Washington State Department of Transportation; William H. Edwards, Bechtel/Parson Brinckerhoff; John J. Reilly, John Reilly Associates International; J. Richard Capka, FHWA

Performance-Related Testing Procedures for Hot-Mix Asphalt Mixtures and Pavements - Session 725, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., MW

MMLS3 Testing at NCAT Test Track, Andre de Fortier Smit, University of Texas, Austin; Frederick Hugo, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa; Dale Rand, Texas Department of Transportation; Raymond Buzz Powell, National Center for Asphalt Technology

Evaluation of Use of Rapid Triaxial Test in Quality Control of Hot-Mix Asphalt, Jonathan S. Gould, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Yamini V. Nanagiri, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Rajib B. Mallick, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; Joseph Petruccelli, Worcester Polytechnic Institute; William W. Crockford, Shedworks, Inc.

Superpave Laboratory Compaction Versus Field Compaction, Kamyar Cyrus Mahboub, University of Kentucky; Robert L. Peterson, Asphalt Institute; R. Michael Anderson, Asphalt Institute; Eyad A. Masad, Washington State University; Laith Tashman, Washington State University

Case Study: Preliminary Field Validation of Simple Performance Tests for Permanent Deformation, Fujie Zhou, Texas Transportation Institute; Tom Scullion, Texas Transportation Institute

Prefabricated Bridges - Session 734, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., OS

Design and Construction of Second Street Bridge and Transit Center, Joseph Showers, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.; Jean Guy Deschamps, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.; Cris Subrizi, Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc.

Testing of 50-Year-old Prestressed Concrete Bridge Beams, Rick Eder, University of Cincinnati; Richard A. Miller, University of Cincinnati; Thomas Michael Baseheart, University of Cincinnati

Design and Construction of Precast Bent Caps at TxDOT, Gregg Freeby, TxDOT; Michael Hyzak, TxDOT; Kenneth Ozuna, TxDOT; John P. Vogel, TxDOT; Lloyd Wolf, TxDOT, Ronald D. Medlock, TxDOT

Instant Bridges: Almost!, John Dick, Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

High-Performance Materials for Bridge Structures - Session 735, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2003, 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., OS

Development of AASHTO Specifications for FRP-Reinforced Glulam Beams, Habib J. Dagher, University of Maine; Robert F. Lindyberg, University of Maine High-Performance Concrete Structures: Work in Progress, William R. Cox, TxDOT; Kevin R. Pruski, TxDOT

High-Performance Steel Bridges: Evolution in Nebraska, Atorod Azizinamini, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; Kristi Van Ooyen, Nebraska Department of Roads; Fouad Jaber, Nebraska Department of Roads; Sam Fallaha, Nebraska Department of Roads

Latest Developments in FRP Composite Bridges, John P. Busel, Market Development Alliance of the FRP Composites Industry

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