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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / November 2013

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-14-008
Date: November 2013
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Highway Technology Calendar

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

Transportation Research Board (TRB) 93rd Annual Meeting
January 12–16, 2014, Washington, DC

Transportation professionals from around the world will gather to share perspectives on current developments in transportation research, policy, and practice. The conference will feature more than 4,000 presentations in nearly 750 sessions and workshops. The spotlight theme for 2014 is "Celebrating Our Legacy, Anticipating Our Future."

Contact: For 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.

LTPP InfoPave Public Release Session
January 13, 2014, Washington, DC

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Long-Term Pavement Performance (LTPP) program will introduce LTPP InfoPave at this TRB Annual Meeting session. The new Web-based system will allow users to more easily tap into pavement data available from the LTPP program. Participants will learn how to use the system to obtain data for analysis, as well as how the program simplifies the LTPP database.

Contact: LTPP Customer Support Service Center, 202-493-3035 (email: ltppinfo@dot.gov).

2014 Design-Build in Transportation Conference
March 19–21, 2014, San Jose, CA

Join transportation leaders in discussing lessons learned in the use of the design-build project delivery method for transportation projects. Topics will include choosing the right delivery method, contracting approaches, tools and techniques that enhance collaboration, innovative financing solutions, risk allocation, and performance contracting. All modes of transportation will be featured.

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

National Bridge Preservation Partnership Conference 2014
April 21–25, 2014, Orlando, FL

Sessions will cover such topics as best practices; new materials, equipment, technologies, and research; and sustainable long-term performance. Interactive workshops will spotlight bridge preservation tools. Conference sponsors include the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), TRB, the National Center for Pavement Preservation, and FHWA.

Contact: Anwar Ahmad at FHWA, 202-366-8501 (email: anwar.ahmad@dot.gov), or visit www.nbppc2014.org.

Tenth National Conference on Transportation Asset Management
April 28–30, 2014, Miami, FL

The conference is designed for transportation agencies and metropolitan planning organizations in all stages of asset management implementation. Themes will include establishment and monitoring of asset management plans, performance measures for asset management, tools and technology to assist decisionmaking, and adaptation to extreme weather events and climate change, including using risk assessment and vulnerability analysis. Strategies for overcoming barriers to asset management implementation will also be discussed. Organized by TRB, the conference is also supported by FHWA and AASHTO.

Contact: Steve Gaj at FHWA, 202-366-1336 (email: stephen.gaj@dot.gov), or visit www.trb.org/conferences/AssetManagement2014.aspx.

Updated: 06/27/2017
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