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PAVEMENT AND MATERIALS TEAM

The Pavement & Materials Technical Service Team (TST) at the FHWA Resource Center provides technical assistance, training, technology deployment and interagency coordination.

FHWA's Strategic Goal for the Pavement Technology Program

Provide leadership and technology for the delivery of long life pavements that meet our customers’ needs and are safe, cost effective, and can be effectively maintained.

The FHWA Resource Center Pavement & Materials TST offers expertise in a number of specialty areas:

  • Transportation Asset Management (related to Pavements)
  • Pavement Design & Analysis
  • Pavement Materials & Construction Technology
  • Pavement Management & Preservation
  • Pavement Surface Characteristics & Performance Measures
  • Construction Materials & Quality Assurance (Stewardship & Oversight)
  • Pavement Sustainability and Environmental Stewardship
  • Deployment of Innovative Pavement Technologies:
    • SHRP2 Pavement Renewal
    • FHWA Every Day Counts Program

Your Resource for Pavement and Materials!

Listed below are the Resource Center Pavement and Materials Experts. Please e-mail or call the Team Manager or one of the team Specialists.


Team Manager

Thomas Harman
(biography)
Pavement and Materials Technical Service Team Manager
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-0134
Fax: (410) 962-3655
tom.harman@dot.gov

Program Assistant

Marlene Eichner
(biography)
Program Assistant
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-1890
Fax: (410) 962-4586
marlene.eichner@dot.gov

Team MembersSpecialty Area(s)

Michael Arasteh
(biography)
Pavements and Materials Engineer
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-0678
Fax: (410) 962-3655
michael.arasteh@dot.gov


Asphalt & Soil Intelligent Compaction
Flexible and rigid Pavements design, construction, and Maintenance.
Hot Mix Asphalt Longitudinal Joints Best Practices.
Materials (Aggregates, HMA, WMA, and PCC).
Materials recycling (FDR, CIR, and HIR) and green initiatives.




Timothy Aschenbrener
(biography)
Pavements and Materials Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3247
Fax: (720) 963-3232
timothy.aschenbrener@dot.gov


Quality Assurance Procedures for Materials and Construction
Asphalt Pavement Materials and Materials Testing Procedures
Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Construction
Asphalt Pavement In-Place Recycling Techniques and Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement
Life-cycle Cost Analysis and Pavement Type Selection
Pavement Forensic Investigations
Alternative Contracting
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide

Stephen Cooper
(biography)
SHRP2 Pavement Renewal Engineer
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-0629
Fax: (410) 962-3655
stephen.J.cooper@dot.gov


SHRP2 Pavement Renewal Products
SHRP2 Solutions - Home







Dennis Dvorak
(biography)
Senior Pavement and Materials Engineer
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
Ph: (708) 283-3542
Fax: (708) 283-3501
dennis.dvorak@dot.gov


Quality Assurance Stewardship and Oversight
Asphalt and Concrete Pavement Construction







Monica Jurado
(biography)
Pavement and Materials Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3722
Fax: (720) 963-3232
monica.jurado@dot.gov


Nondestructive Testing
Materials Testing and Quality Assurance
HMA Pavement Materials, Construction, and Maintenance






Andrew Mergenmeier
(biography)
Pavement and Materials Engineer
10 South Howard Street Suite 4000
Baltimore, MD 21201
Ph: (410) 962-0091
Fax: (410) 962-3655
andy.mergenmeier@dot.gov


Materials Acceptance Programs
Pavement Construction and Design
Pavement Performance Measures
Pavement Friction Measurement





Steve Mueller
(biography)
Pavement and Materials Engineer
12300 West Dakota Avenue Suite 340
Lakewood, CO 80228
Ph: (720) 963-3213
Fax: (720) 963-3232
steve.mueller@dot.gov


HMA Pavement, Materials, Construction, and Maintenance
Pavement Management
Pavement Preservation
Asset Management
Pavement Recycling
Provision of training assistance for HMA, PMS, and Pavement Preservation



Bob Orthmeyer
(biography)
Senior Pavement Engineer
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443
Ph: (708) 283-3533
Fax: (708) 283-3501
robert.orthmeyer@dot.gov


Construction
Pavements
Pavement Management
Asset Management





Luis Rodriguez
(biography)
Senior Pavement and Materials Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3681
Fax: (404) 562-3700
luis.rodriguez@dot.gov


Pavement Management Systems
Pavement Preservation
Asset Management






Chris Wagner
(biography)
Pavement and Materials Engineer
61 Forsyth Street, SW Suite 17T26
Atlanta, GA 30303
Ph: (404) 562-3693
Fax: (404) 562-3700
christopher.wagner@dot.gov


Hot Mix Asphalt Design and Construction
Safety Edge Technology
Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design
Asphalt Quality Acceptance and Specifications




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