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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / January 1998

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-018
Date: January 1998

SHRP Implementation Calendar

South Central Superpave Center Courses

Austin, TX

Asphalt Binder Analysis

January 26-29, 1998

March 9-12, 1998

Mix Design and Analysis

February 16-19, 1998

April 6-9, 1998

The courses will feature both classroom instruction and hands-on laboratory work. They are open to anyone in the asphalt technology field, including State, city, and county personnel; contractors; consultants; and testing laboratory staff.

Contact: For registration information, contact the continuing engineering studies department at the University of Texas at Austin, 512-471-3506 (fax: 512-232-1972). For information about course content, contact Thomas Kennedy at 512-471-7741 (fax: 512-475-8744).

Pacific Coast SHRP Superpave Facility Courses

Richmond, CA

Superpave Mix Design and Analysis

February 2-6, 1998

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design

March 4-6, 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).

North Central Superpave Center Courses

Volumetric Mix Design Course

February 11-13, 1998, West Lafayette, IN

March 24-26, 1998, Indianapolis, IN

Binder Course

April 1-3, 1998, Indianapolis, IN

These courses are designed to give laboratory technicians and managers an understanding of the Superpave binder specifications and mix design procedures.

Contact: For registration information, contact Nona Schaler at 765-494-2756 (fax: 765-494-0567; email: njschaler@cea.purdue.edu). For information on course content, contact Julie Smith at 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402).

Colorado High-Performance Concrete Showcase Workshop

February 18-20, 1998, Denver, CO

The workshop will feature a recent high-performance concrete bridge project in Denver. The showcase is sponsored by the Colorado Department of Transportation (DOT), the University of Colorado, and the Federal Highway Administration.

Contact: Mark Leonard at Colorado DOT, 303-757-9486 (fax: 303-757-9197; email: mark.leonard@dot.state.co.us).

Asphalt Conference and Exposition

March 22-25, 1998, Atlanta, GA

The conference will feature more than 25 sessions on such topics as "Meeting the Superpave Paving Challenge," and "Quality Control in Recycling and Reclaiming." The accompanying exposition will feature the latest in asphalt equipment and services.

Contact: Gale Johnson at the Asphalt Contractor, 800-355-1860, ext. 22 (fax: 816-248-1843).

Superpave Courses

March 25-26, 1998, Atlanta, GA

Held in conjunction with the Asphalt Conference and Exposition, these courses are sponsored by the Asphalt Contractor, the National Highway Institute, and the Federal Highway Administration. The courses offered are "Hot Mix Asphalt Construction," "Hot Mix Production Facilities," "Pavement Recycling," and "Superpave."

Contact: Gale Johnson at 800-355-1860, ext. 22 (fax: 816-248-1843).

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).

International Conference on Corrosion and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures

December 8-11, 1998, Orlando, FL

The conference will feature the latest on the design, construction, maintenance, and rehabilitation of concrete structures.

Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: donald.jackson@fhwa.dot.gov).

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