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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-023
Date: May 1997

SHRP Implementation Calendar

High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop

June 24-26, 1997, Richmond, VA

September 22-23, 1997, Waterville Valley, NH

This workshop covers the advantages and disadvantages of high-performance concrete, mix proportioning, structural design considerations, and evaluation of bridge component performance.

Contact: Terry Halkyard at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

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

August 1997, Charleston, WV

October 1997, Trenton, NJ

This 1-week 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; email: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

Eighth International Conference on Asphalt Pavements

August 10-14, 1997, Seattle, WA

Sponsored by the International Society for Asphalt Pavements, the event will include a preconference technical session on the basics of the Superpave system. Several sessions during the main conference will also focus on Superpave.

Contact: Engineering Professional Programs Department at the University of Washington (phone: 206-543-5539; fax: 206-543-2352).

High-Performance Concrete Regional Showcase

August 18-20, 1997, Bellevue, WA

Speakers at the showcase will share information and experiences on the design and construction of high-performance concrete (HPC) projects. FHWA's concrete mobile laboratory will also be on display.

Contact: Bill Carr at Washington State DOT, 360-705-7802 (fax: 360-705-6889; email: bcarr@wsdot.wa.gov).

Lead States Conference

September 4-5, 1997, St. Louis, MO

Contact: Haleem Tahir at AASHTO, 301-975-5275 (fax: 301-330-1956; email: htahir@nist.gov).

Falling Weight Deflectometer Users Group Meeting

October 5-7, 1997, Myrtle Beach, SC

Contact: Patty Polish, Nevada DOT, 702-888-7173 (fax: 702-888-7501).

Rocky Mountain Asphalt User-Producer Group Annual Meeting

October 7-10, 1997, Reno, NV

Contact: Bob Rask at Asphalt Institute, 303-798-1950 (fax: 303-738-9627; email: rastamb@aol.com)

PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete

October 20-22, 1997, New Orleans, LA

This symposium will address the research, design, construction, performance, and benefits of high-performance concrete.

Contact: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, 312-786-0300 (fax: 312-786-0353; email: info@pci.org).

Fifth Annual United States Hot Mix Asphalt Conference and National Superpave Workshop

October 29-31, 1997, Phoenix, AZ

This conference will feature presentations on how the Superpave system is being used by State and local governments.

Contact: Jennifer Thornberry at the National Asphalt Pavement Association, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621).

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