- Briefing Room
U.S. Department of Transportation
Federal Highway Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
|Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations|
Publication Number: FHWA-SA-98-025
Date: September 1998
Rocky Mountain Asphalt User/Producer Group Annual Meeting
October 6-8, 1998, Denver, CO
Contact: Judy Gaines at the Rocky Mountain Asphalt User/Producer Group, 303-471-6286 (fax: 303-471-6781).
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: firstname.lastname@example.org) or Hassan Raza at FHWA, 410-962-4342, x132 (fax: 410-962-4054; email: email@example.com).
Northeast Asphalt User/Producer Group Fall Meeting
October 28-29, 1998, Waterbury, CT
Contact: Frank Fee at Citgo Asphalt, 610-565-6863 (fax: 610-565-1694).
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: 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).
Sixth Annual U.S. Hot Mix Asphalt Conference
November 4-6, 1998, Portland, OR
Sponsored by the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), State asphalt 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: 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@example.com).
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 (see article, page 6)
Contact: Donald Jackson at FHWA, 202-366-6770 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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).