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Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-027
Date: November 1998
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: firstname.lastname@example.org). For information on course content, contact Dr. Peter Sebaaly at the University of Nevada-Reno, 702-784-6565 (fax: 702-784-1429; email: email@example.com).
Southeast Asphalt User-Producer Group Meeting
November 17-18, 1998, Little Rock, AR
Contact: Jill Baumgardner, 601-898-2965.
Getting Our Message Out: Elevating Public Awareness of Transportation Issues
December 3-4, 1998, Alexandria, VA
This symposium is designed for public affairs, marketing, and community relations professionals, as well as those responsible for technology transfer. Sessions will feature such topics as "Who Is Our Public and What Are They Saying?" and "Building Transportation's Image."
Contact: Andrea Vincent at 301-650-5700 (fax: 301-650-5717).
Basics of Constructing Superpave Pavements
December 3, 1998, Biloxi, MS
December 10, 1998, Nashville, TN
This seminar covers the production, placement, and compaction of Superpave pavements.
Contact: Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: www.asphaltinstitute.org).
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: email@example.com).
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).
Superpave Binder Course
December 9-11, 1998, Indianapolis, IN
February 1-3, 1999, Indianapolis, IN
Designed for laboratory technicians and managers, this course is sponsored by Purdue University. The course will include use of the bending beam rheometer, dynamic shear rheometer, and rotational viscometer.
Contact: Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 (toll free: 800-359-2968, x. 92N; fax: 765-494-0567; email: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: email@example.com; Web: https://engineering.purdue.edu/NCSC/).
State/FHWA SHRP Coordinators Meeting
January 10, 1999, Washington, DC
Contact: Neil Hawks at TRB, 202-334-1426 (fax: 202-334-3471; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Superpave Volumetric Mix Design Course
January 20-22, 1999, Indianapolis, IN
February 9-11, 1999, Indianapolis, IN
February 22-24, 1999, West Lafayette, IN
March 10-12, 1999, West Lafayette, IN
Sponsored by Purdue University, this course will include an outline of the Superpave aggregate requirements and design aggregate structures. Also included are an overview of Superpave binder specifications and construction issues.
Contact: Nona Schaler at Purdue University, 765-494-2756 (toll free: 800-359-2968, x. 92N; fax: 765-494-0567; email: email@example.com) or Rebecca McDaniel at the North Central Superpave Center, 765-463-2317 (fax: 765-497-2402; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web: ce.ecn.purdue.edu/spave/).
Asphalt Conference and Expo
January 24-27, 1999, St. Petersburg, FL
This second annual conference will feature sessions on such topics as "A Contractor's Perspective on Superpave," "Taking the Nightmare Out of Night Paving," and "What's Next in QC/QA?"
Contact: Wendy Cantwell at 800-254-2123 (fax: 816-254-2128) or Chris Harrison at 800-355-1860, x. 23 (fax: 660-248-1843).