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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / June/July 1996

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-96-017
Date: June/July 1996

SHRP Implementation Calendar

Pavement Maintenance Treatments Showcase Workshop

June 6, 1996, Columbia, South Carolina

June 10-11, 1996, Lansing, Michigan

June 13, 1996, Charleston, West Virginia

June 17, 1996, Boise, Idaho

June 20, 1996, Little Rock, Arkansas

June 25, 1996, Casper, Wyoming

June 27, 1996, Lathem, New York

July 16, 1996, Hanover, Maryland

July 18, 1996, Ames, Iowa

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 Showcase

June 14, 1996, Baton Rouge, Louisiana

This showcase is being sponsored by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development and FHWA. The event will include an overview of the Superpave system, as well as a field trip to a recently completed Superpave project.

Contact: Babak Naghavi at the Louisiana Transportation Research Center, 504-767-9123 (fax: 504-767-9108).

Accelerated Pavement Testing Expert Task Group Meeting

June 26, 1996, McLean, Virginia

Contact: Ray Bonaquist at FHWA, 703-285-2629 (fax: 703-285-3105)

Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop

June 25-26, 1996, Reno, Nevada

Designed for materials and research engineers and technicians, this workshop covers freeze-thaw durability, concrete permeability, and nondestructive testing of concrete.

Contact: Gary Crawford at FHWA, 202-366-1286 (fax: 202-366-7909).

Control of Snow and Ice Showcase Workshop

June 25-26, 1996, Lexington, Kentucky

August 8-9, 1996, Council Bluffs, Iowa

September 17-18, 1996, 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).

Superpave Centers Coordination Meeting

July 11-12, 1996, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (fax: 202-366-7909).

Alkali-Silica Reactivity (ASR) Showcase Workshop

July 16-18, 1996, Sacramento, California

This showcase workshop is designed to give participants hands-on training in identifying and mitigating the effects of ASR-induced deterioration in portland cement concrete. The workshop includes lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip and covers such topics as how to test for ASR in the field and how to avoid ASR in new construction.

Contact: Roger Surdahl at FHWA, 202-366-1563 (fax: 202-366-9981).

Superpave Models/Software Expert Task Group Meeting

July 18-19, 1996, Denver, Colorado

Contact: Katherine Petros at FHWA, 202-366-1340 (fax: 202-366-9981).

AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting

July 22-23, 1996, Washington, D.C.

Contact: Bobbie Templeton at the Texas Department of Transportation, 512-305-9504 (fax: 512-463-0283).

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.

Contact: Accent on Indianapolis, Inc., 317-632-8687 (fax: 317-632-5848).

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

Binder Course

November 11-15, 1996

Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999).

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