The FHWA launched the Sustainable Pavements Program in 2010 to advance the knowledge and practice of sustainability related to pavements. The overall objective of the program is to increase the awareness, visibility, and the body of knowledge of sustainability considerations in all phases of the pavement life cycle. Under that program, the FHWA has completed the technical resource publication "Towards Sustainable Pavement Systems: A Reference Document" (FHWA-HIF-15-002), and is now delivering a series of five webinars to help implement and promote key elements of pavement sustainability.
|Apr 29 1-3 pm EDT||#1: Introduction, Concepts, Assessment||Sustainability concepts, current tools to assess sustainability, case studies|
|May 19 1-3 pm EDT||#2: Sustainable Strategies for Asphalt Pavements: Materials, Design, Construction||Sustainability implications of asphalt paving materials, aggregates, design and construction considerations, emerging trends|
|Jun 25 1-3 pm EDT||#3: Sustainable Strategies for Concrete Pavements: Materials, Design, Construction||Sustainability implications of concrete paving materials, aggregates, design and construction considerations, emerging trends|
|Aug 20 1-3 pm EDT||#4: Maintenance, Rehabilitation, and End-of-Life||Asphalt and concrete pavement maintenance and preservation strategies, recycling, and other end-of-life strategies|
|Sep 9 1-3 pm EDT||#5: Use Phase, Livable Communities, and Path Forward||Interaction between vehicles and pavement, fuel consumption, emissions, and noise. Urban heat island, lighting, stormwater runoff, and impact on surrounding communities|