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December 1998Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-028

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SHRP Implementation Calendar

The following events are in support of products and technologies developed under the Strategic Highway Research Program.

Asphalt Mix Design and Analysis Course

December 7-11, 1998, Richmond, CA

This course focuses on asphalt mixture performance testing, including use of the Superpave shear tester and the indirect tensile tester. Superpave volumetric mix design is also summarized. The course includes both classroom discussion and demonstration testing in the laboratory.

Contact: Larry Santucci at the University of California-Berkeley Pavement Research Center, 510-231-9428 (fax: 510-231-9589).

Superpave Binder Course

December 9-11, 1998, Indianapolis, IN

February 1-3, 1999, Indianapolis, IN

Designed for laboratory technicians and managers, this course is sponsored by Purdue University. The course will include use of the bending beam rheometer, dynamic shear rheometer, and rotational viscometer.

Contact: Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 (toll free: 800-359-2968, x. 92N; fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@cea.purdue.edu) or Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: rsmcdani@ecn.purdue.edu; Web: ce.ecn.purdue.edu/spave/).

Basics of Constructing Superpave Pavements

December 10, 1998, Nashville, TN

This seminar covers the production, placement, and compaction of Superpave pavements.

Contact: Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: seminars@asphaltinstitute.org; Web: www.asphaltinstitute.org).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop

December 15-18, 1998

January 12-15, 1999

January 26-29, 1999

February 2-5, 1999

February 16-19, 1999

March 2-5, 1999

March 23-26, 1999

All workshops held in University Park, PA

Conducted by the Northeast Superpave Center at the Pennsylvania Transportation Institute at Penn State University, this workshop includes laboratory testing by participants.

Contact: Anne Stonex at the Pennsylvania Transportation Institute, 814-863-5789 (fax: 814-865-3039; email: axs@psu.edu).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Analysis Short Course

January 6-8, 1999

January 26-28, 1999

March 16-18, 1999

All workshops held in Auburn, AL

This workshop provides a basic understanding of the Superpave system, as well as hands-on laboratory training.

Contact: Vinnie Hester at the National Center for Asphalt Technology, 334-844-6228 (fax: 334-844-6248).

State/FHWA SHRP Coordinators Meeting

January 10, 1999, Washington, DC

Contact: Neil Hawks at TRB, 202-334-1430 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: nhawks@nas.edu).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Course

January 20-22, 1999, Indianapolis, IN

February 9-11, 1999, Indianapolis, IN

February 22-24, 1999, West Lafayette, IN

March 10-12, 1999, West Lafayette, IN

Sponsored by Purdue University, this course will include an outline of the Superpave aggregate requirements and design aggregate structures. Also included are an overview of Superpave binder specifications and construction issues.

Contact: Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 (toll free: 800-359-2968, x. 92N; fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@cea.purdue.edu) or Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: rsmcdani@ecn.purdue.edu; Web: ce.ecn.purdue.edu/spave/).

Asphalt Conference and Expo

January 24-27, 1999, St. Petersburg, FL

This second annual conference will feature sessions on such topics as "A Contractor's Perspective on Superpave," "Taking the Nightmare Out of Night Paving," and "What's Next in QC/QA?"

Contact: Wendy Cantwell at 800-254-2123 (fax: 816-254-2128) or Chris Harrison at 800-355-1860, x. 23 (fax: 660-248-1843).

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