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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / October 2011

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-007
Date: October 2011
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Highway Technology Calendar

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

Industrial Byproducts Conference
November 1-2, 2011, Austin, TX

Sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the Industrial Resources Council, and the Rubber Manufacturers Association, the conference will highlight the use of industrial byproducts in road construction.

Contact: Jason Harrington at FHWA, 202-366-1576 (email: jason.harrington@dot.gov), or visit www.RMA.org.

Second Road Dust Best Management Practices Conference
November 7-9, 2011, Las Vegas, NV

Best practices in road dust management and lessons learned will be featured at the conference, which addresses environmental compatibility and sustainability, general and international best practices, and unique and extreme conditions. Sponsors include Montana State University; the University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Transportation Research Board (TRB); and FHWA.

Contact: For more information, visit http://roaddustinstitute.org/conference.

FHWA Intelligent Compaction (IC) National Workshop
December 13, 2011, Atlanta, GA

The workshop will highlight the fundamentals of IC and discuss the route to successful IC implementation. As the size of the free workshop is limited, registration will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Contact: Jennifer Rutledge at The Transtec Group, Inc., 512-451-6233, ext. 236 (email: jennifer@thetranstecgroup.com), or Lee Gallivan at FHWA, 317-226-7493 (email: victor.gallivan@dot.gov). Registration information is available at www.IntelligentCompaction.com.

TRB 91st Annual Meeting
January 22-26, 2012, Washington, DC

More than 10,000 transportation professionals from around the world will gather at the meeting to share perspectives on current developments in transportation research, policy, and practice.

Contact: For more information, visit the TRB Web site at www.trb.org (click on "Annual Meeting"). Questions about the meeting can be emailed to trbmeetings@nas.edu.

Ninth National Conference on Transportation Asset Management: Making Asset Management Work in Your Organization
April 16-18, 2012, San Diego, CA

Sponsored by TRB, the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), and FHWA, conference topics will include asset management implementation, pavements and bridges, beyond pavements and bridges, and transit state of good repair.

Contact: To learn more, visit www.trb.org/conferences/assetmanagement2012.

2012 Design-Build in Transportation Conference
April 25-27, 2012, Phoenix, AZ

Join transportation leaders in discussing lessons learned in the use of the design-build project delivery method for transportation projects. The discussions will cover choosing the right delivery method, contracting approaches, risk allocation, and performance contracting. The conference is cosponsored by FHWA, AASHTO, and various industry groups.

Contact: Jerry Yakowenko at FHWA, 202-366-1562 (email: gerald.yakowenko@dot.gov), or visit www.dbtranspo.com/index.cfm.

Seventh RILEM International Conference on Cracking in Pavements
June 20-22, 2012, Delft, Netherlands

Conference topics will include the detection, prediction, and mitigation of cracking in pavements; laboratory and field model validation; and accelerated pavement testing. Organized by RILEM (the International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems, and Structures), conference partners include FHWA and AASHTO.

Contact: Katherine Petros at FHWA, 202-493-3154 (email: katherine.petros@dot.gov), or visit www.rilem2012.org.

International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements
September 18-21, 2012, Seattle, WA

Organized by FHWA, in partnership with the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center, the conference will address various aspects of concrete pavement design, construction, and materials technologies that result in long-life, sustainable concrete pavements.

Contact: Shiraz Tayabji at Fugro Consultants, Inc., 410-302-0831 (email: stayabji@aol.com), or Sam Tyson at FHWA, 202-366-1326 (email: sam.tyson@dot.gov). Conference information is also available at www.fhwa.dot.gov/pavement/concrete/2012conf.cfm.

Updated: 06/27/2017
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