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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-00-057
Date: April 2000

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.

North American Snow Conference

April 9-12, 2000, Traverse City, MI

Sponsored by the American Public Works Association (APWA), the conference will feature sessions on a range of topics, including the latest in road weather information system technology, best practices for spreading and plowing, and strategies for designing winter maintenance plans. Nearly 100 exhibitors are also expected to participate.

Contact: Diana Forbes at APWA, 816-472-6100, x. 3520 (fax: 816-472-1610; email: dforbes@apwa.net).

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: www.asphaltinstitute.org).

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: william.bellinger@fhwa.dot.gov).

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: 2000@cerf.org; Web: www.cerf.org).

Fifth Annual Eastern Winter Road Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo

September 6-7, 2000, Roanoke, VA

The symposium and equipment expo will coincide with the Transportation Research Board's "Fifth International Symposium on Snow Removal and Ice Control Technology," which is scheduled for September 3-8, 2000.

Contact: Deborah Vocke at FHWA, 410-962-3744 (fax: 410-962-3655; email: deborah.vocke@fhwa.dot.gov).

International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete

September 25-27, 2000, Orlando, FL

The symposium will address the research, design, construction, performance, and benefits of high-performance concrete. It is being held in conjunction with the 46th annual Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute Annual Convention and Exposition.

Contact: Terry Halkyard at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-3077; email: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

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: scampos@mail.utexas.edu).          

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