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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-96-021
Date: October 1996

SHRP Implementation Calendar

National Asphalt Training Center Superpave Courses

Binder Course

November 11-15, 1996

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

Superpave Models/Software Expert Task Group Meeting

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

Contact: Katherine Petros at FHWA, 202-366-1340 (fax: 202-366-9981; email: katherine.petros@fhwa.dot.gov).

North Central Asphalt User-Producer Group Meeting

October 23-24, 1996, West Lafayette, Indiana

Contact: Rebecca McDaniel, North Central Superpave Regional Center, 317-463-2317 (fax: 317-497-1665; email: rsmcdani@ecn.purdue.edu) or Dick Ingberg, 612-429-2955 (phone and fax), or 217-356-4500 (fax: 217-356-3088).

United States Hot Mix Asphalt Conference

October 28-30, 1996, East Rutherford, New Jersey

This conference will focus on the latest products and processes affecting the quality and performance of asphalt pavements. Topics covered will include designing Superpave mixes for pavement rehabilitation projects and new pavement construction.

Contact: Jennifer Thornberry, National Asphalt Pavement Association, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621).

Latin American/U.S. Asphalt Technology Conference

October 28-November 1, 1996, Austin, Texas

This conference will focus on asphalt pavement design, construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance. Sessions will include discussion on the status of Superpave implementation in both Latin America and the United States.

Contact: University of Texas at Austin, College of Engineering, 512-471-3506 (fax: 512-471-0831; email: postmaster@cesmail.utexas.edu).

Control of Snow and Ice Showcase Workshop

October 31-November 1, 1996, New Jersey

November 6-7, 1996, Pierre, South Dakota

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; email: salim.nassif@fhwa.dot.gov).

Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop

November 12-13, 1996, Bedford, New Hampshire

March 1997, Dover, Delaware

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; email: gary.crawford@fhwa.dot.gov).

High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop

November 18-21, 1996, Omaha, Nebraska

November 1996, Santa Fe, New Mexico (1-day mini workshop)

February 1997, Baton Rouge, Louisiana (1-day mini workshop)

June 24-26, 1997, Richmond, Virginia

Fall 1997, New Hampshire

This workshop covers the advantages and disadvantages of high-performance concrete, mix proportioning, structural design considerations, and evaluation of bridge component performance.

Contact: Terry Halkyard, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

SHRP Coordinators Meeting

January 12, 1997, Washington, D.C.

Contact: Doug Shaffer at TRB, 202-334-1430 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: dshaffer@nas.edu).

SHRP International Coordinators Meeting

January 13, 1997, Washington, D.C.

Contact: Shahed Rowshan at FHWA, 703-285-2527 (fax: 703-285-2767).

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