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April 2003Publication Number: FHWA-RD-03-016

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Highway Technology Calendar

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

Ninth International Bridge Management Conference

April 28-30, 2003, Orlando, FL

The conference is being sponsored by the Transportation Research Board (TRB) Committee on Bridge Management Systems, in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (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).

SAVE International Conference

June 7-11, 2003, Scottsdale, AZ

SAVE is devoted to the advancement of value methodology, including techniques used in value engineering and value analysis. Its 43rd annual conference will focus on global leadership through value enhancement.

Contact: Mark Leuthold or Claire Lea at SAVE International, 937-224-7283 (email: info@value-eng.org).

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).

HERS-ST Users Group Meeting

July 24-25, 2003, Chicago, IL

The meeting will provide the opportunity for States to exchange information on their experiences using the Highway Economic Requirements System-State Version software.

Contact: David Winter at FHWA, 202-366-4631 (email: david.winter@fhwa.dot.gov).

Western Bridge Engineers' Seminar

October 5-8, 2003, Reno, NV

The seminar is a biennial cooperative effort by FHWA and the State transportation departments of Alaska, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington State. It allows government agencies, consultants, contractors, educators, and suppliers to exchange information on subjects of current interest in the design, construction, and maintenance of bridges.

Contact: Jean Canfield, Conference Manager, at 360-943-7732 (fax: 360-357-9607; email: jeancassoc@msn.com).

World Steel Bridge Symposium and Workshops

November 19-21, 2003, Orlando, FL

The symposium will cover such focus areas as short and intermediate span bridges, accelerated bridge construction, innovative bridge designs, and inspection and maintenance. The event is sponsored by the National Steel Bridge Alliance and FHWA.

Contact: Darice Elam at the National Steel Bridge Alliance, 312-670-7011 (fax: 312-670-5403; email: elam@nsbaweb.org).

Asphalt Rubber 2003

December 2-4, 2003, Brasilia, Brazil

The conference will cover such topics as asphalt rubber binder properties, hot-mix properties, design guidelines, recycling, and performance modeling.

Contact: Consulpav International at ar2003@consulpav.com.

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