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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / September 1997

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-97-027
Date: September 1997

SHRP Implementation Calendar

Northeast Asphalt User/Producer Group Fall Meeting

October 2, 1997, Hyannis, MA

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

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; email: dchalman@mailgw.dot.state.tx.us).

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).

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

October 20-23, 1997, Spearfish, SD

December 2-5, 1997, Trenton, NJ

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).

Ninth Annual Road Profiler User Group Meeting

October 27-29, 1997, Overland Park, KS

The meeting will cover such topics as quantifying roughness measurements and using road profilers for urban data collection.

Contact: Andy Gisi at Kansas DOT, 785-291-3858 (fax: 785-296-2526; email: agisi@dtmrc.wpo.state.ks).

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).

Pacific Coast SHRP Superpave Facility Courses

Richmond, CA

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design

November 3-5, 1997

March 4-6, 1998

Superpave Mix Design and Analysis

February 2-6, 1998

These courses are designed for pavement design and materials engineers, asphalt producers and suppliers, and hot mix asphalt producers, as well as others who may be responsible for training personnel in Superpave technology.

Contact: Larry Santucci at the Pacific Coast SHRP Superpave Facility, 510-231-9428 (fax: 510-231-9589).

AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting

November 12, 1997, Salt Lake City, UT

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

Asphalt Technical Working Group Meeting

December 1-2, 1997, Williamsburg, VA

Contact: Don Steinke at FHWA, 202-366-0392 (fax: 202-366-9981; email: don.steinke@fhwa.dot.gov).

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).

State/FHWA SHRP Coordinators Meeting

January 11, 1998, Washington, DC

Contact: Doug Shaffer at TRB, 202-334-2298 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: dshaffer@nas.edu).

Superpave: Today and Tomorrow

April 21-23, 1998, St. Louis, MO

Sponsored by FHWA and the Asphalt Institute, this conference will feature sessions on Superpave binders, volumetric mix design, performance testing, and implementation activities.

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

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