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July/August 1998Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-024

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SHRP Implementation Calendar

Third Annual Eastern Winter Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo

September 9-10, 1998, State College, PA

Designed for winter maintenance managers and other public works practitioners from State and local governments and the private sector, the symposium will cover such topics as road weather information systems, anti-icing technologies, and post-storm cleanup. The symposium and accompanying equipment expo are sponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration.

Contact: Ron Doemland at Pennsylvania DOT, 717-787-4299 (fax: 717-783-4438).

Tenth Annual Road Profiler Users Group Meeting

September 22-24, 1998, Baltimore, MD

This conference is designed to address issues related to road profilers and the use of their data in pavement management, design, and construction.

Contact: Freddie Baker at Maryland State Highway Administration, 410-321-3161 (fax: 410-321-3099; email: fbaker@sha.state.md.us).

Lead States Workshop

September 28-29, 1998, St. Louis, MO

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

SHRP Technology Exchange Conference

October 13-14, 1998, Hagerstown, MD

Designed for highway practitioners and managers, this conference will focus on lessons learned from the SHRP program.

Contact: John Scally at Maryland State Highway Administration, 410-582-5535 (fax: 410-582-9862; email: jscally@sha.state.md.us) or Hassan Raza at FHWA, 410-962-4342, x132 (fax: 410-962-4054; email: hassan.raza@fhwa.dot.gov).

Superpave Binder Testing Workshop

November 2-5, 1998, Reno, NV

Sponsored by the Western Superpave Regional Center, this course covers the details of the Superpave binder testing and characterization procedure. It consists of both classroom discussion and hands-on laboratory work, including use of the dynamic shear rheometer and the pressure aging vessel.

Contact: For registration information, contact Lisa Cody at the Western Superpave Regional Center, 702-784-1433 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: lisacody@unr.edu). For information on course content, contact Dr. Peter Sebaaly at the University of Nevada-Reno, 702-784-6565 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: sebaaly@scs.unr.edu).

Sixth Annual U.S. Hot Mix Asphalt Conference

November 4-6, 1998, Portland, OR

Sponsored by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), State asphalt pavement associations, and the Asphalt Institute, the conference will focus on the latest products and processes affecting the quality and performance of asphalt pavements. A special session on November 5 will highlight progress in implementing the Superpave system, including on low-volume roads and in base layers.

Contact: Jennifer Thornberry at NAPA, 301-731-4748 (fax: 301-731-4621).

Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Workshop

November 16-19, 1998, Reno, NV

This workshop covers all aspects of the Superpave volumetric mix design procedures, including the selection of materials and the choice of design aggregate structure. Sponsored by the Western Superpave Regional Center, the hands-on workshop will include use of the Superpave gyratory compactor.

Contact: For registration information, contact Lisa Cody at the Western Superpave Regional Center, 702-784-1433 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: lisacody@unr.edu). For information on course content, contact Dr. Peter Sebaaly at the University of Nevada-Reno, 702-784-6565 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: sebaaly@scs.unr.edu).

International Conference on Corrosion and Rehabilitation of Reinforced Concrete Structures

December 7-11, 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).

Asphalt Mix Design and Analysis Course

December 7-11, 1998, Richmond, CA

This course focuses on asphalt mixture performance testing, including use of the Superpave shear tester and the indirect tensile tester. Superpave volumetric mix design is also summarized. The course includes both classroom discussion and demonstration testing in the laboratory.

Contact: Larry Santucci at the University of California-Berkeley Pavement Research Center, 510-231-9428 (fax: 510-231-9589).

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