- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-020
Date: February 1997
FHWA Region 4 Superpave Conference
February 19-21, 1997, Auburn, Alabama
Sponsored by the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT), Southeastern Superpave Regional Center, and Federal Highway Administration, this conference will provide a forum for participants to exchange information on all aspects of the Superpave mix design system.
Contact: Lois Flowers at NCAT, 334-844-6241; (fax: 334-844-4485; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting
February 24-25, 1997, Seattle, Washington
Contact: Bob Templeton at the Texas Department of Transportation, 512-305-9504 (fax: 512-463-0283; email: email@example.com).
High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop
February 26-27, 1997, Baton Rouge, Louisiana ( mini workshop)
March 19, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia ( mini workshop)
April 1997, Arkansas ( mini workshop)
June 24-26, 1997, Richmond, Virginia
September 22-23, 1997, Waterville Valley, 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 at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Asphalt Binder Expert Task Group Meeting
February 26-27, 1997, San Antonio, Texas
Contact: John D'Angelo at FHWA, 202-366-0121 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: email@example.com).
Superpave Asphalt Mix Design Workshop
February 27, 1997, Detroit, Michigan
March 6, 1997, Seattle, Washington
March 13, 1997, Burbank, California
March 20, 1997, St. Louis, Missouri
March 27, 1997, San Francisco, California
March 27, 1997, Atlanta, Georgia
April 3, 1997, Woodbridge, New Jersey
April 10, 1997, Cleveland, Ohio
April 10, 1997, Houston, Texas
April 10, 1997, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
April 24, 1997, Marlboro, Massachusetts
May 15, 1997, Las Vegas, Nevada
Designed for transportation engineers, public works officials, and State and Federal District engineers, among 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: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Methodology for Removal, Repair, Rehabilitation, and Protection of Concrete Structures and Physical Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures Showcase Workshops
March 3-6, 1997, Denver, Colorado
April 14-17, 1997, Orlando, Florida
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: email@example.com).
National Asphalt Training Center Superpave Courses
March 3-7, 1997
May 12-16, 1997
Design Volumetrics Course
April 14-18, 1997
Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop
March 4-5, 1997, Dover, Delaware
May 5-6, 1997, Salt Lake City, Utah
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: email@example.com).
Asphalt Mixture Expert Task Group Meeting
March 4-5, 1997, San Antonio, Texas
Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Southern Region LTPP Meeting
March 25-26, 1997, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact: Morris Reinhardt at Brent Rauhut Engineering, Inc., 512-346-0870 (fax: 512-346-8750).
Western Region LTPP Meeting
April 8-9, 1997, Reno, Nevada
Contact: Cal Berge at Nichols Consulting Engineers, 702-329-4955 (fax: 702-329-5098).
North-Central Region LTPP Meeting
April 16-17, 1997, Champaign, Illinois
Contact: Dick Ingberg at ERES Consultants, Inc., 217-356-4500 (fax: 217-356-3088).
North Atlantic Region LTPP Meeting
April 23-24, 1997, Hartford, Connecticut
Contact: Ivan Pecnik at Pavement Management Systems, 716-631-5205 (fax: 716-632-4808).
Pavement Distress Identification & Techniques for Rehabilitation and Design
April 28-May 8, 1997, Reno, Nevada
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 long-term pavement performance program's Pavement Distress Identification Manual.
Contact: Hana Maier at NHI, 703-235-0500 (fax: 703-235-0593; email: email@example.com).