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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / April 1996

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-96-015
Date: April 1996

SHRP Implementation Calendar

Alkali-Silica Reactivity (ASR) Showcase Workshop

April 16-18, 1996, Montreal, Quebec

This showcase workshop is designed to give participants hands-on training in identifying and mitigating the effects of ASR-induced deterioration in portland cement concrete. The workshop includes lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip and covers such topics as how to test for ASR in the field and how to avoid ASR in new construction.

Contact: Roger Surdahl at FHWA, 202-366-1563 (fax: 202-366-9981).

North Central Asphalt User/Producer Group Meeting

April 17, 1996, Kansas City, Missouri

Contact: Dick Ingberg, 612-942-3066 (fax: 612-942-3059).

AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation

April 19, 1996, San Antonio, Texas

Contact: Bobbie Templeton at the Texas Department of Transportation, 512-305-9504 (fax: 512-463-0283).

Control of Snow and Ice Showcase Workshop

April 23-24, 1996, Flagstaff, Arizona

May 16-17, 1996, Trenton, New Jersey

June 25-26, 1996, Lexington, Kentucky

August 8-9, 1996, Council Bluff, Iowa

September 17-18, 1996, Maryland

The workshop will provide a thorough evaluation of SHRP-developed products for snow and ice control, such as snowplows, snow fences, road weather information systems, anti-icing strategies, and methods for evaluating deicing chemicals.

Contact: Salim Nassif at FHWA, 202-366-1557 (fax: 202-366-9981).

Binder Expert Task Group Meeting

May 1-2, 1996, Washington, D.C.

Contact: John D'Angelo at FHWA, 202-366-0121 (fax: 202-366-7909).

Methodology for Removal, Repair, Rehabilitation, and Protection of Concrete Structures and Physical Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures Showcase Workshops

May 13-17, 1996,

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

This week-long session, which combines two separate showcase workshops, will cover methods for evaluating, removing, protecting, and rehabilitating reinforced concrete bridge structures.

Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909).

Pacific Coast Asphalt User/Producer Group Annual Meeting

May 21-22, 1996, Berkeley, California

Contact: Rick Holmgreen, Shell Oil Company, 713-544-8257 (fax: 713-544-8150).

Pavement Maintenance Treatments Showcase Workshop

May 24, 1996, Phoenix, Arizona

June 10-11, 1996, Lansing, Michigan

This workshop will explain, demonstrate, and promote findings on treatments and products that have been found to extend pavement service life; develop test and evaluation plans for treatments; and provide assistance to those States participating in field evaluations.

Contact: Michael Smith at FHWA, 202-366-4057 (fax: 202-366-9981).

Asphalt Technical Working Group Meeting

May 29-30, 1996, Washington, D.C.

Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (fax: 202-366-7909).

Asphalt User/Producer Groups National Meeting

June 5-6, 1996, Reno, Nevada

Contact: Rick Holmgreen, Shell Oil Company, 713-544-8257 (fax: 713-544-8150).

TRB-SHRP Committee Meeting

June 6, 1996, Reno, Nevada

Contact: Neil Hawks at TRB, 202-334-1430 (fax: 202-334-3471).

Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop

June 25-26, 1996, Reno, Nevada

Designed for materials and research engineers and technicians, this workshop covers freeze-thaw durability, concrete permeability, and nondestructive testing of concrete.

Contact: Gary Crawford at FHWA, 202-366-1286 (fax: 202-366-7909).

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