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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / June 1997

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-024
Date: June 1997

SHRP Implementation Calendar

AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting

July 14-15, 1997, Saratoga Springs, NY

Contact: Bob Templeton at Texas DOT, 512-305-9504 (fax: 512-463-0283; email: btemple@mailgw.dot.state.tx.us).

Introduction to Superpave

July 21, 1997, Albuquerque, NM

July 22, 1997, Tulsa, OK

August 4, 1997, Oklahoma City, OK

Sponsored by the University of Texas and the South Central Superpave Center, this seminar will cover Superpave asphalt binders and mixtures.

Contact: For information on registration, contact the continuing engineering studies department at the University of Texas (phone: 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).

Eighth International Conference on Asphalt Pavements

August 10-14, 1997, Seattle, WA

Sponsored by the International Society for Asphalt Pavements, the event will include a preconference technical session on the basics of the Superpave system. Several sessions during the main conference will also focus on Superpave.

Contact: Engineering Professional Programs department at the University of Washington (phone: 206-543-5539; fax: 206-543-2352).

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

August 11-14, 1997, Oklahoma

September 15, 1997, South Dakota

October 20-23, 1997, Trenton, New Jersey

November 1997, Minnesota

This 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 on the design and construction of high-performance concrete (HPC) projects. FHWA's concrete 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).

Lead States Conference

September 4-5, 1997, St. Louis, MO

Contact: Haleem Tahir at AASHTO, 301-975-5275 (fax: 301-330-1956; email: htahir@nist.gov).

High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop

September 22-23, 1997, Waterville Valley, 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).

Falling Weight Deflectometer Users Group Meeting

October 5-7, 1997, Myrtle Beach, SC

Contact: Doug Chalman at Texas DOT, 512-465-7653 (fax: 512-465-3681).

Rocky Mountain Asphalt User-Producer Group Annual Meeting

October 7-10, 1997, Reno, NV

Contact: Bob Rask at Asphalt Institute, 303-798-1950 (fax: 303-738-9627; email: rastamb@aol.com)

PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete

October 20-22, 1997, New Orleans, LA

This symposium will address the research, design, construction, performance, and benefits of high-performance concrete.

Contact: Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, 312-786-0300 (fax: 312-786-0353; email: info@pci.org).

Fifth Annual United States Hot Mix Asphalt Conference and National Superpave Workshop

October 29-31, 1997, Phoenix, AZ

This conference will feature presentations on how the Superpave system is being used by State and local governments.

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

Southeastern Asphalt User-Producer Group Meeting

December 2-4, 1997, Williamsburg, VA

Contact: Doug Hanson at the Southeastern Superpave Regional Center (phone: 334-844-6240; fax: 334-844-6248; email: dhanson@eng.auburn.edu).

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