- 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-97-021
Date: March 1997
Regional LTPP Meetings
The LTPP regional meetings will cover such issues as the SPS-3 study results and materials sampling and testing.
Southern Region LTPP Meeting
March 25-26, 1997, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Contact : Mark Gardner 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, 702-329-4855 (fax: 702-329-5098).
North-Central Region LTPP Meeting
April 16-17, 1997, Champaign, Illinois
Contact : Caron Barnhart 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).
North Central Asphalt User-Producer Group Meeting
April 2-3, 1997, Madison, Wisconsin
Contact: John Volker, Wisconsin DOT, 608-246-7930 (fax: 608-246-4669).
Superpave Asphalt Mix Design Workshop
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: email@example.com).
High-Performance Concrete for Bridges Showcase Workshop
April 1997, Arkansas ( mini workshop)
June 24-26, 1997, Richmond, Virginia
September 22-23, 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 at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Methodology for Removal, Repair, Rehabilitation, and Protection of Concrete Structures and Physical Assessment of Reinforced Concrete Structures Showcase Workshops
April 14-18, 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
Design Volumetrics Course
April 14-18, 1997
May 12-16, 1997
Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting
April 25, 1997, Des Moines, Iowa
Contact: Bob Templeton at the Texas Department of Transportation, 512-305-9504 (fax: 512-463-0283; email: email@example.com).
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 SHRP Distress Identification Manual for the Long-Term Pavement Performance Project.
Contact: Hana Maier at NHI, 703-235-0500 (fax: 703-235-0593; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Concrete Durability Showcase Workshop
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 Technical Working Group Meeting
May 28-29, 1997, Woods Hole, Massachusetts
Contact: John Bukowski at FHWA, 202-366-1287 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Asphalt User-Producer Groups National Meeting
May 29-30, 1997, Baltimore, Maryland
Contact: Frank Fee at Koch Materials, 609-428-8808 (fax: 609-963-0011).
High-Performance Concrete Regional Showcase
August 18-20, 1997, Bellevue, Washington
Contact: Bill Carr at Washington State DOT, 360-705-7802 (fax: 360-705-6823; email: email@example.com).
Falling Weight Deflectometer Users Group Meeting
October 5-7, 1997, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Contact: Patty Polish, Nevada DOT, 702-888-7173 (fax: 702-888-7501).
Rocky Mountain Asphalt User-Producer Group Annual Meeting
October 7-10, 1997, Reno, Nevada
Contact: Bob Rask at Asphalt Institute, 303-798-1950 (fax: 303-738-9627; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
PCI/FHWA International Symposium on High-Performance Concrete
October 20-22, 1997, New Orleans, Louisiana
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: email@example.com).
Fifth Annual United States Hot Mix Asphalt Conference
October 29-31, 1997, Phoenix, Arizona
This conference will feature presentations on how the Superpave system is being used by State and local governments.
Contact: Jennifer Thornberry, National Asphalt Pavement Association, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621).