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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-013
Date: December 2002

Highway Technology Calendar

The following events provide opportunities to learn more about products and technologies for accelerating infrastructure innovations.

Southeast Concrete Alliance Network Forum

February 25-26, 2003, Raleigh, NC

The forum will feature a range of technical concrete paving topics, such as early age cracking, high-volume reconstruction, maturity, and roller compacted concrete. Indoor exhibits and outdoor demonstrations of the latest concrete testing equipment will also be featured.

Contact: Angel Correa at FHWA, 404-562-3907 (email: angel.correa@fhwa.dot.gov) or James Scapellato at the American Concrete Pavement Association, 843-557-0122 (email: scap@awod.com).

Asphalt Pavement Conference: Superpave 2003

March 17-19, 2003, Nashville, TN

This conference is being held in conjunction with the World of Asphalt 2003. Attendees will focus on the Superpave system's evolution and improvement over the last decade, as well as what the future holds. Conference topics include mix design and performance testing, construction applications, and performance-related specifications.

Contact: World of Asphalt Management Office at 800-355-6635 (fax: 800-979-3365; email: info@worldofasphalt.com).

World of Asphalt 2003

March 17-20, 2003, Nashville, TN

The conference will feature educational sessions, outdoor demonstrations, and indoor exhibits showcasing the latest asphalt-related equipment, products, and services. Sponsors include the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, FHWA, TRB, National Asphalt Pavement Association, and National Association of County Engineers. More than 150 exhibitors will also participate in the conference.

Contact: World of Asphalt Management Office at 800-355-6635 (fax: 800-979-3365; email: info@worldofasphalt.com).

Ninth International Bridge Management Conference

April 28-30, 2003, Orlando, FL

The conference is being sponsored by the TRB Committee on Bridge Management Systems, in cooperation with FHWA. The event will provide a forum for the exchange of information on all aspects of highway bridge management.

Contact: Frank Lisle at TRB, 202-334-2950 (fax: 202-334-2003; email: flisle@nas.edu).

National Conference: Best Practices, Care, and Repair of Covered Bridges

June 5-7, 2003, Burlington, VT

The conference will feature separate tracks for engineers and architects; contractors and others responsible for the repair and maintenance of covered bridges; and municipal officials, State transportation staff, and other stewards of covered bridges.

Contact: Judy L. Hayward at Preservation Education Institute, 802-674-6752 (email: coveredbridges@uvm.edu).

2003 International Bridge Conference

June 9-11, 2003, Pittsburgh, PA

Conference topics range from bridge maintenance programs to innovative design concepts and rapid construction.

Contact: Engineers Society of Western Pennsylvania, 412-261-0710 (fax: 412-261-1606; email: conf@eswp.com).

Eighth International Conference on Low-Volume Roads

June 22-25, 2003, Reno, NV

Sponsored by TRB, the conference will focus on low-volume road problems and their solutions.

Contact: TRB at lvr8@nas.edu.

2003 AASHTO Value Engineering Conference

July 15-18, 2003, Tampa, FL

This one-stop source of information will cover the transportation industry's best practices for value engineering.

Contact: Kurt Lieblong at the Florida Department of Transportation (DOT), 850-414-4787 (fax: 850-414-4796; email: kurt.lieblong@dot.state.fl.us) or Ellen Sliger at Florida DOT, 850-414-4795 (fax: 850-414-4796; email: ellen.sliger@dot.state.fl.us). Information is also available at the conference Web site (www11.myflorida.com/qualityinitiativesoffice/projectmgmt/value.htm).

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