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October 1998Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-026

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SHRP Implementation Calendar

Northeast Asphalt User/Producer Group Fall Meeting

October 28-29, 1998, Waterbury, CT

Contact: Frank Fee at Citgo Asphalt, 610-565-6863 (fax: 610-565-1694).

Superpave Binder Testing Workshop

November 2-5, 1998, Reno, NV

Sponsored by the Western Superpave Regional Center, this course covers the details of the Superpave binder testing and characterization procedure. It consists of both classroom discussion and hands-on laboratory work, including use of the dynamic shear rheometer and the pressure aging vessel.

Contact: For registration information, contact Lisa Cody at the Western Superpave Regional Center, 702-784-1433 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: lisacody@unr.edu). For information on course content, contact Dr. Peter Sebaaly at the University of Nevada-Reno, 702-784-6565 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: sebaaly@scs.unr.edu).

Sixth Annual U.S. Hot Mix Asphalt Conference

November 4-6, 1998, Portland, OR

Sponsored by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), State asphalt associations, and the Asphalt Institute, the conference will focus on the latest products and processes affecting the quality and performance of asphalt pavements. A special session on November 5 will highlight progress in implementing the Superpave system, including on low-volume roads and in base layers.

Contact: Jennifer Thornberry at NAPA, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621).

National Quality Initiative (NQI) Leadership Workshop

November 16-17, 1998, Dallas, TX

This workshop will focus on State efforts to improve quality in highway programs, as well as ways in which the NQI can support State initiatives.

Contact: For registration information, contact Housman & Associates at 512-918-8657 (fax: 512-918-0225).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop

November 16-19, 1998, Reno, NV

This workshop covers all aspects of the Superpave volumetric mix design procedures, including the selection of materials and the choice of design aggregate structure. Sponsored by the Western Superpave Regional Center, the hands-on workshop will include use of the Superpave gyratory compactor.

Contact: For registration information, contact Lisa Cody at the Western Superpave Regional Center, 702-784-1433 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: lisacody@unr.edu). For information on course content, contact Dr. Peter Sebaaly at the University of Nevada-Reno, 702-784-6565 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: sebaaly@scs.unr.edu).

Southeast Asphalt User-Producer Group Meeting

November 17-18, 1998, Little Rock, AR

Contact: Jill Baumgardner, 601-898-2965.

Getting Our Message Out: Elevating Public Awareness of Transportation Issues

December 3-4, 1998, Alexandria, VA

This symposium is designed for public affairs, marketing, and community relations professionals, as well as those responsible for technology transfer. Sessions will feature such topics as "Who Is Our Public and What Are They Saying?" and "Building Transportation's Image."

Contact: Andrea Vincent, 301-650-5700 (fax: 301-650-5717).

International Conference on Corrosion and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures

December 7-11, 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: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

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.

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

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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