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Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-029
Date: November/December 1997
State/FHWA SHRP Coordinators Meeting
January 11, 1998, Washington, DC
Contact: Neil Hawks at TRB, 202-334-1426 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: email@example.com).
South Central Superpave Center Courses
Asphalt Binder Analysis
January 26-29, 1998
March 9-12, 1998
Mix Design and Analysis
February 16-19, 1998
April 6-9, 1998
The courses will feature both classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory work. They are open to anyone in the asphalt technology field, including State, city, and county personnel; contractors; consultants; and testing laboratory staff.
Contact: For registration information, contact the continuing engineering studies department at the University of Texas at Austin, 512-471-3506 (fax: 512-232-1972). For information about course content, contact Thomas Kennedy at 512-471-7741 (fax: 512-475-8744).
Pacific Coast SHRP Superpave Facility Courses
Superpave Mix Design and Analysis
February 2-6, 1998
Superpave Volumetric Mix Design
March 4-6, 1998
These courses are designed for pavement design and materials engineers, asphalt producers and suppliers, and hot mix asphalt producers, as well as others who may be responsible for training personnel in Superpave technology.
Contact: Larry Santucci at the Pacific Coast SHRP Superpave Facility, 510-231-9428 (fax: 510-231-9589).
North Central Superpave Center Courses
Volumetric Mix Design Course
December 15-17, 1997, West Lafayette, IN
January 26-28, 1998, Indianapolis, IN
February 11-13, 1998, West Lafayette, IN
March 24-26, 1998, Indianapolis, IN
April 1-3, 1998, Indianapolis, IN
These courses are designed to give laboratory technicians and managers an understanding of the Superpave binder specifications and mix design procedures.
Contact: For registration information, contact Nona Schaler at 765-494-2756 (fax: 765-494-0567; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). For information on course content, contact Julie Smith at 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402).
Asphalt Conference and Exposition
March 22-25, 1998, Atlanta, GA
The conference will feature more than 25 sessions on such topics as "Meeting the Superpave Paving Challenge," and "Quality Control in Recycling and Reclaiming." The accompanying exposition will feature the latest in asphalt equipment and services.
Contact: Gale Johnson at the Asphalt Contractor, 800-355-1860,.ext. 22 (fax: 816-248-1843).
March 25-26, 1998, Atlanta, GA
Held in conjunction with the Asphalt Conference and Exposition, these courses are sponsored by the Asphalt Contractor, the National Highway Institute, and the Federal Highway Administration. The courses offered are "Hot Mix Asphalt Construction," "Hot Mix Production Facilities," "Pavement Recycling," and "Superpave."
Contact: Gale Johnson at 800-355-1860 (fax: 816-248-1843).
Superpave: Today and Tomorrow
April 21-23, 1998, St. Louis, Missouri
This conference will highlight the latest in Superpave research and implementation activities. The featured sessions will include updates on Superpave binders, volumetric mix design, and performance testing. Participants will also discuss the future of the Superpave system.
The conference is sponsored by the Asphalt Institute and the Federal Highway Administration. It is designed for all of those involved in Superpave implementation, including State, local, and Federal managers and technicians; testing laboratory personnel; and industry representatives.
For registration or exhibitor information, contact Mandee Hall at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: email@example.com).
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