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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-04-029
Date: September 2004

Highway Technology Calendar

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

Coal Combustion Products partnership Workshops

September 30-October 1, 2004, San Juan, PR

November 16, 2004, Louisville, KY

November 18, 2004, Atlanta, GA

The workshops will look at the advantages of using coal ash in a variety of highway and concrete construction applications. Sponsors include the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Federal Highway Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, and the American Coal Ash Association (ACAA).

Contact: David Goss or Mike MacDonald at ACAA, 720-870-7897 (email: info@acaa-usa.org).

PCI National Bridge Conference

October 17-20, 2004, Atlanta, GA

Sponsored by the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute (PCI) and FHWA, the conference will cover such topics as precast piles, accelerated bridge construction, and precast bridge solutions.

Contact: John Dick at PCI, 312-786-0300, ext. 205 (fax: 312-786-0353; email: info@pci.org; Web: www.pci.org/nbc).

Second International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety, and Management

October 18-22, 2004, Kyoto, Japan

The conference will address all major aspects of bridge maintenance, safety, and management, including assessment and evaluation, bridge management systems, nondestructive testing, and maintenance strategies. Event sponsors include the International Association for Bridge Maintenance and safety, Transportation Research Board, FHWA, California Department of Transportation, University of Colorado at Boulder, and the Danish Road Directorate.

Contact: For information, visit iabmas04.kuciv.kyoto-u.ac.jp.

Design Guide Workshops

October 20, 2004, Phoenix, AZ

October 26, 2004, Thornburg, VA

The workshops will introduce participants to the new Mechanistic-Empirical Pavement Design Guide and accompanying software.

Contact: Katherine Petros at FHWA, 202-493-3154, Leslie Myers at FHWA, 202-366-1198, Monte Symons at FHWA, 404-562-4782, or Sam Tyson at FHWA, 202-366-1326. Information is also available via email at DGIT@fhwa.dot.gov, or online at www.fhwa.dot.gov/pavement/dgitfly2.htm.

2004 Segmental Concrete Bridge Conference

November 7-9, 2004, Tampa, FL

The conference will provide a forum for discussion of current design and construction practices around the world. The American Segmental Bridge Institute and FHWA are cosponsoring the event.

Contact: Cliff Freyermuth at the American Segmental Bridge Institute, 602-997-9964 (email: asbi@earthlink.net).

National Partnership for Highway Quality Summit

November 16-17, 2004, Dallas, TX

The summit will showcase state quality partnerships (SQPs) and introduce a new, two-tiered accreditation program for SQPs. The agenda will also feature workshops on launching and advancing training and certification programs.

Contact: Bob Templeton at NPHQ, 512-301-9899 (email: btemplenphq@aol.com; Web: www.nphq.org).

2004 FHWA Steel Bridge Conference

December 15-17, 2004, San Antonio, TX

Conference participants will focus on high-performance steel bridges and accelerated bridge construction.

Contact: Vasant Mistry at FHWA, 202-366-4599 (fax: 202-366-3077; email: vasant.mistry@fhwa.dot.gov), or Atorod Azizinamini at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 402-472-3029 (fax: 402-472-5178; email: atorod@highperformancesteel.com).

Information is also available online at www.highperformancesteel.com.

Transportation Research Board 84th Annual Meeting

January 9-13, 2005, Washington, DC

Transportation professionals from around the world will gather at the meeting to share their knowledge and perspectives on current developments in transportation research, policy, and practice.

Contact: For information, visit the TRB Annual Meeting Web site at trb.org/meeting.

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