- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-018
Date: January 1998
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
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).
Colorado High-Performance Concrete Showcase Workshop
February 18-20, 1998, Denver, CO
The workshop will feature a recent high-performance concrete bridge project in Denver. The showcase is sponsored by the Colorado Department of Transportation (DOT), the University of Colorado, and the Federal Highway Administration.
Contact: Mark Leonard at Colorado DOT, 303-757-9486 (fax: 303-757-9197; email: email@example.com).
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, ext. 22 (fax: 816-248-1843).
Superpave: Today and Tomorrow
April 21-23, 1998, St. Louis, MO
Sponsored by FHWA and the Asphalt Institute, this conference will feature sessions on Superpave binders, volumetric mix design, performance testing, and implementation activities.
Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, KY, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
International Conference on Corrosion and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures
December 8-11, 1998, Orlando, FL
The conference will feature the latest on the design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of concrete structures.
Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: email@example.com).