U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
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Publication Number: FHWA-SA-96-019
Date: August 1996
Pavement Maintenance Treatments Showcase Workshop
August 20, 1996, Jackson, Mississippi
This workshop will explain, demonstrate, and promote findings on treatments and products that have been found to extend pavement service life; develop test and evaluation plans for treatments; and provide assistance to those States participating in field evaluations.
Contact: Michael Smith at FHWA, 202-366-4057 (fax: 202-366-9981).
Superpave 2000 National Conference
August 21-22, 1996, Indianapolis, Indiana
This 2-day conference will feature site visits to Superpave projects and discussion on how several States are implementing the Superpave system. This national event is being sponsored by the Indiana Department of Transportation, the Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana, the North Central Superpave Center, the Indiana Mineral Aggregates Association, AASHTO, and FHWA. (See article, page 6.)
Contact: Accent on Indianapolis, Inc., 317-632-8687 (fax: 317-632-5848).
Snowbelt Cities Conference
September 10, 1996, Washington, D.C.
Hosted by the Metropolitan Council of Governments (MWCOG), this event will give city highway management officials from States east of the Mississippi River the opportunity to share their experiences and expertise on winter storms.
Contact: Joe Zelinka at MWCOG, 202-962-3270 (fax: 202-962-3204).
Eastern Winter Road Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo
September 11, 1996, Washington, D.C.
Sponsored by FHWA, this symposium will feature workshops, seminars, demonstrations, and exhibits for public officials, winter maintenance practitioners, and the media.
Contact: Deborah Vocke at FHWA, 202-366-4855 (fax: 202-366-7909).
Control of Snow and Ice Showcase Workshop
September 17-18, 1996, Hanover, Maryland
The workshop will provide a thorough evaluation of SHRP-developed products for snow and ice control, such as snowplows, snow fences, road weather information systems, anti-icing strategies, and methods for evaluating deicing chemicals.
Contact: Salim Nassif at FHWA, 202-366-1557 (fax: 202-366-9981).
Road Profiler User Group Conference
September 23-25, 1996, Denver, Colorado
This conference is designed to address issues related to road profilers and the use of their data in pavement management, design, and construction. The conference is being sponsored by the Colorado Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Colorado Transportation Information Program and FHWA.
Contact: Alex Ariniello, Colorado State University, 970-491-8648 (fax: 970-491-8334).
National Asphalt Training Center Superpave Courses
Mix Analysis Course
September 23-27, 1996
Mix Design Course
October 14-18, 1996
November 11-15, 1996
Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999).