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February 1998Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-019

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Questions on the Superpave System? Experts are Standing By

Having trouble compacting a Superpave mix? Not sure what Superpave binder grade you need? Wondering how to plan your State's implementation of the Superpave system? For answers to your questions, try the Superpave Lead States team's pool of expertise. This team of experts from the Lead States, as well as their partners from academia and industry, is on call to answer your questions on the Superpave mix design system. The experts primarily provide technical assistance by phone. They also recommend other sources of information, such as technical reports. 

SUPERPAVE LEAD STATES POOL OF EXPERTS

Area of Expertise Name Affiliation Phone Fax
Lead State Program Paul Mack, Team Leader New York State DOT 518-457-4445 518-485-7074

Superpave Implementation (leadership, funding,coordination)

Gerald Barrett

Larry Michael

Jitesh Parikh

Utah DOT

Maryland DOT

FHWA, Maryland Div.

801-965-4328

301-678-6134

410-962-4342,x128

801-965-4796

301-678-5190

410-962-4054

Binder Specifications

Dave Andrewski

Cameron Petersen

Gale Page

Indiana DOT

Utah DOT

Florida DOT

317-232-5280

801-965-4296

352-337-3208

317-356-9351

801-965-3843

352-334-1648

Equipment Specifications/Purchasing Methods/Implementation Plan Development

Gloria Burke

Maryland SHA

301-678-6134

301-678-5190

Binder Testing Equipment/Procedures

Rick Finney

Jeff Groff

Darren Hazlett

Cameron Petersen

Rhonda Richardson

Roy Ulibarri

Maryland SHA

New York State DOT

Texas DOT

Utah DOT

Indiana DOT

Utah DOT

301-678-6134

518-457-3113

512-232-1902

801-965-4296

317-232-5280

801-965-4295

301-678-5190

518-457-8171

512-232-1939

801-965-3843

317-356-9351

801-965-3843

Binder Formulation/Supply Tim O'Connell Koch Materials, Utah 801-292-1434 801-295-1346

Mix Specifications (includes mix design, analysis, and construction specs)

Dave Andrewski

Marisa Kalinowski

Bob McGennis

Jim Musselman

Steve Niederhauser

Murari Pradhan

Ron Sines

James Smith

Maghsoud Tahmoressi

Bill Wells

Indiana DOT

Materials Test Lab, Inc., New York

South Central Superpave Center, Austin, Texas

Florida DOT

Utah DOT

Utah DOT

New York State DOT

Advance Testing Co., New York

Texas DOT

Maryland DOT

317-232-5280

516-354-6600, x16

512-475-7912

352-337-3150

801-965-4294

801-965-4521

518-457-4582

914-496-1600

512-232-1903

301-678-6134

317-356-9351

516-354-6690

512-475-7914

352-334-1648

801-965-3843

801-965-4796

518-457-8171

914-496-1398

512-232-1939

301-678-5190

Mix Test Equipment/Procedures (i.e. Superpave shear tester, etc.)

Steve Niederhauser

Glen Schiller

Utah DOT

Florida DOT

801-965-4294

352-337-3203

801-965-3843

352-334-1649

Mix Performance Testing Equipment/Procedures

John Harvey

Gerald Huber

Univ. of California- Berkeley

Heritage Research Group, Indiana

510-231-9587

317-243-0811

510-231-9589

317-486-5095

Mix Design Procedures

Steve Niederhauser

Bob McGennis

Utah DOT

South Central Superpave Center, Austin, Texas

801-965-4294

512-475-7912

801-965-4796

512-475-7914

Mix Production/Construction Issues

Mike Worischeck

Jim Warren

Erv Dukatz

Staker Paving-Utah

Asphalt Contract. Assoc. of FL

Vulcan Materials-Texas

801-298-7500

850-222-7300

210-524-3514

801-295-5526

850-942-5632

210-524-3555

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