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November 1999Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-109

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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.

Superpave Analytical Mixture Design and Construction Course

November 16-17, 1999, Lansing, MI

November 22-23, 1999, Kulpsville, PA

December 14-15, 1999, Hudson, OH

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

Superpave Mix Design Course

November 16-19, 1999, Lexington, KY

This course covers the test procedures, calculations, and criteria involved in using the Superpave mix design system. It includes hands-on sample preparation and compaction using the Superpave gyratory compactor.

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

Asphalt Mix Design and Analysis Course

December 6-10, 1999, Richmond, CA

The course includes lectures and laboratory demonstrations of the Superpave asphalt mix performance tests, including the Superpave shear test and indirect tensile test. Superpave volumetric design is also briefly covered.

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

Superpave Volumetric Design Course

December 13-17, 1999

Reno, NV

The Western Superpave Regional Center is offering training on the Superpave mix design procedure for pavement design and materials engineers and laboratory personnel. With 20 hours of classroom instruction and 16 hours of hands-on laboratory experience, course participants will learn how to perform volumetric mix designs. The registration deadline is November 22, 1999.

Contact: Jon Epps at the Western Superpave Regional Center, 775-784-6873 (fax: 775-784-1429).

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:

Long-Term Pavement Performance Specific Pavement Studies (SPS) Workshop

April 27-28, 2000, Newport, RI

The workshop will review the state of data collection activities for the SPS -1, -2, -5 and -6 projects. New engineering products resulting from the LTPP data analysis will also be discussed.

Contact: Bill Bellinger at FHWA, 202-493-3156 (fax: 202-493-3161; email:

International Symposium and Innovative Technology Tradeshow 2000: Moving Innovation into Practice for a Sustainable Future

August 14-17, 2000, Washington, DC

This symposium on the design and construction technology of the future will include a special track on transportation infrastructure and public works.

Contact: CERF, 202-842-0555 (fax: 202-789-2943; email:; 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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