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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / March 1997

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-021
Date: March 1997

SHRP Implementation Calendar

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: seminars@asphaltinstitute.org).

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: terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov).

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: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

National Asphalt Training Center Superpave Courses

Design Volumetrics Course

April 14-18, 1997

Binder Course

May 12-16, 1997

Contact: Mandee Hall at the National Asphalt Training Center, Lexington, Kentucky, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: seminars@asphaltinstitute.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: btemple@mailgw.dot.state.tx.us).

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: hana.maier@fhwa.dot.gov).

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

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: john.bukowski@fhwa.dot.gov).

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: bcarr@wsdot.wa.gov).

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: rastamb@aol.com).

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: info@pci.org).

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).

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