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August 1999Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-106

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Highway Technology Calendar

The following events provide opportunities to learn more about Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) products and technologies, as well as other technologies for building better, safer roads.

Lead States Workshop

August 30-31, 1999, St. Louis, MO

Contact: Haleem Tahir at AASHTO, 301-975-5275 (fax: 301-330-1956; email:

Pavement Smoothness Expert Task Group Meeting

August 25-26, 1999, Arlington, VA

Contact: George Jones at FHWA, 202-366-1554 (fax: 202-366-9981; email:

Fourth Annual Eastern Winter Road Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo

September 8-9, 1999, Albany, NY

The symposium and accompanying equipment expo are targeted at winter maintenance managers and other public works practitioners from cities, townships, counties, and States east of the Mississippi River, as well as staff from other public agencies and the private sector. The symposium will cover such topics as snow and ice control, road weather information systems, anti-icing techniques, and post-storm cleanup strategies. It is being cohosted by the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Contact: Deborah Vocke at FHWA, 410-962-0077, x.3078 (fax: 410-962-3655; email:

Superpave Construction & Pavement Preservation Strategies Course

October 5-7, 1999, Raleigh, NC

October 12-14, 1999, Orlando, FL

Contact: Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

International Conference on Accelerated Pavement Testing

October 18-20, 1999, Reno, NV

The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of technical information on accelerated pavement testing, with an emphasis on techniques for predicting pavement performance, equipment development, and pavement instrumentation. The conference will also feature reports on research projects in Australia, China, Denmark, Holland, New Zealand, and South Africa, among other countries.

Contact: Maria Ardila-Coulson at the University of Nevada-Reno, 775-784-1410 (fax: 775-784-1429; email:; Web:

Superpave Analytical Mixture Design and Construction Course

November 16-17, 1999, Lansing, MI

December 14-15, 1999, Cleveland, OH

Contact: Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

Superpave: Building Roads for the 21st Century

April 10-12, 2000, Denver, CO

Sponsored by the Asphalt Institute and the Federal Highway Administration, this conference is a follow-up to the 1998 “Superpave: Today and Tomorrow”; forum in St. Louis, MO. Sessions will focus on materials, design and production, construction and quality control/quality assurance, and performance. Practitioners experienced in the use of the Superpave system will present their findings.

Contact: Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

Asphalt Technology 2000

December 10-13, 2000, Austin, TX

The conference is designed to provide a forum for transportation professionals and industry representatives to share information on practical engineering solutions to pavement problems. Topics covered will include specifications, pavement maintenance, and state-of-the-art technology.

Contact: Sharon Campos at the University of Texas at Austin, 512-471-3396 (fax: 512-471-0831; email:

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