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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-022
Date: April 1997

SHRP Implementation Calendar

Superpave Asphalt Mix Design Workshop

April 24, 1997, Marlboro, MA

May 15, 1997, Las Vegas, NV

Designed for transportation engineers, public works officials, State and Federal district engineers, and others, this workshop will provide participants with a working knowledge of the Superpave asphalt mix design system. Topics covered include Superpave binder tests and materials selection.

Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: seminars@asphaltinstitute.org).

Superpave Courses

Austin, TX

Superpave Mixture Design and Analysis

April 28-May 1, 1997

July 7-10, 1997

October 6-9, 1997

December 1-4, 1997

February 16-19, 1998

April 6-9, 1998

Superpave Asphalt Binder Analysis

June 2-5, 1997

June 9-12, 1997

June 23-26, 1997

September 15-18, 1997

November 10-13, 1997

January 26-29, 1998

March 9-12, 1998

Contact: For registration information, contact the continuing engineering studies department at 512-471-3506 (fax: 512-232-1972). For information on course content, contact Thomas Kennedy at 512-471-7741 (fax: 512-475-8744 or 512-475-7915).

Pavement Distress Identification & Techniques for Rehabilitation and Design

April 28-May 8, 1997, Reno, NV

Sponsored by the National Highway Institute (NHI), this course will cover pavement design, quality control, distress identification, and rehabilitation. Techniques discussed will include the Superpave asphalt mixture design system. Participants will also visit the University of Nevada's Superpave Lab Center and the state-of-the-art WesTrack testing facility. Training materials will include the SHRP Distress Identification Manual for the Long-Term Pavement Performance Project.

Contact: Hana Maier at NHI, 703-235-0500 (fax: 703-235-0593; email: hana.maier@fhwa.dot.gov).

Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop

May 5-6, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT

Freeze-thaw durability, concrete permeability, and nondestructive testing of concrete are covered in this workshop. Equipment, including the impact-echo device and the surface air permeability meter, is available for loan to highway agencies.

Contact: Gary Crawford at FHWA, 202-366-1286 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: gary.crawford@fhwa.dot.gov).

National Asphalt Training Center Superpave Binder Course

May 12-16, 1997, Lexington, KY

Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: seminars@asphaltinstitute.org).

Pacific Coast Asphalt User-Producer Group Annual Meeting

May 13-14, 1997, Berkeley, CA

Contact: Rick Holmgreen at Shell Oil Company, 281-544-8257 (fax: 281-544-8150; email: holmgreen@shellus.com).

Concrete and Structures Technical Working Group Meeting

May 19-20, 1997, Alexandria, VA

Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

Asphalt Technical Working Group Meeting

May 28-29, 1997, Woods Hole, MA

Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: john.bukowski@fhwa.dot.gov).

Asphalt User-Producer Groups National Meeting

May 29-30, 1997, Woods Hole, MA

Contact: Frank Fee at Koch Materials, 609-428-8808 (fax: 609-963-0011).

High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop

June 24-26, 1997, Richmond, VA

September 22-23, 1997, NH

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 at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

Methodology for Removal, Repair, Rehabilitation, and Protection of Concrete Structures and Physical Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures Showcase Workshops

August 1997, Charleston, WV

October 1997, Trenton, NJ

This 1-week session, which combines two separate showcase workshops, will cover methods for evaluating, removing, protecting, and rehabilitating reinforced concrete bridge structures.

Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

High-Performance Concrete Regional Showcase

August 18-20, 1997, Bellevue, WA

Speakers at the showcase will share information and experiences on the design and construction of high-performance concrete (HPC) projects. FHWA's HPC mobile laboratory will also be on display.

Contact: Bill Carr at Washington State DOT, 360-705-7802 (fax: 360-705-6889; email: bcarr@wsdot.wa.gov).

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