FHWA Resource Center
Next PCEF Meeting October 26, 2000, Dover,
Attached is a set
of directions and map to the college and hotel accommodations for your
use. Phone number for the Comfort Suites is 302-736-1204; government
rate of $74.50, tax included, is also available there. Attendees
are encouraged to make their own reservations as soon as possible.
Continuing the practice
initiated last year, the Delaware Department of Transportation has volunteered
to take notes at the meeting, and to distribute the information afterwards
with attachments. We appreciate very much their willingness to share
this new responsibility.
All PCEF members
with an Internet address will be notified that they may access the materials
there. Hard copies will not be mailed to these individuals.
Those members without an Internet address who have an * next to their
name will receive a fax of the materials, and are requested to make the
information available as soon as possible to other non-Internet members
on the PCEF list who work in their office.
If there are any
problems with receiving the documents either electronically or by fax,
please notify Ms. Marsha Simmons at (410) 962-2773.
Members are requested
to review each of the Subcommittee lists and to consider representation
by their state or company as appropriate.
Following is a supplement
to the referenced agenda items:
4. Status of High
Performance Concrete Projects
to our records, DE, NY, and VA have projects approved under the 1998-2000
FHWA Innovative Bridge Research & Construction Program (IBRCP).
We would appreciate attendees from these States providing an update on
their projects, as well as those States who submitted candidates for the
2001 IBRCP program. We would also like to receive a status report
from all State attendees on their HPC implementation efforts. This
is intended to include submittal of HPC project information on the
forms that were distributed at the last PCEF meeting. For
the states of NY and VA who are fully implementing HPC, this submittal
is intended to include only the I-95 bridge over Midland Avenue (NY),
the Route 106 bridge over the Chickahominy River (VA) and the Route 11
bridge over the Maury River (VA).
from those states previously not completing the ballot on Guidelines and
Details for Intermediate Diaphragms are requested to be prepared to discuss
their states position at this meeting.
9. LRFD Implementation/Changes
in Bid Prices for P/S Beams
Attendees from each State are requested to be
prepared to discuss their states efforts in this area, along with providing
any bidding results that reflect changes due to LRFD.
An overhead projector, slide projector and flip chart will
be available for anyone anticipating their need. Power Point equipment
will also be available, however, speakers are asked to bring their own laptop
computer, and a CD of their talk. All speakers are asked to provide
paper copies as well.
look forward to another successful turnout and to the active participation
of all attendees at both meetings.