U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-SA-96-017
Date: June/July 1996
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).
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
November 11-15, 1996
Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999).