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Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-104
Date: April/May 1999

SHRP Implementation Calendar

The following events are in support of products and technologies developed under the Strategic Highway Research Program.

Advanced Superpave Design and Construction Course

May 5-6, 1999, Wichita, KS

May 5-6, 1999, Charlotte, NC

May 12-13, 1999, Nashville, TN

May 12-13, 1999, Austin, TX

May 18-19, 1999, Baton Rouge, LA

May 19-20, 1999, Tampa, FL

This course is designed for personnel responsible for the mix preparation, production, and construction of Superpave projects. Attendees will use specially designed software to develop trial design aggregate structures and perform volumetric calculations.

Contact: The Asphalt Institute at 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web: www.asphaltinstitute.org).

National Quality Initiative (NQI) Lead States Team Meeting

May 24-25, 1999, St. Louis, MO

This meeting will bring together States experienced in developing public/private partnerships to promote quality improvement in the highway industry. These States will discuss how they can best advise other highway agencies on using the NQI concept.

Contact: Bob Templeton at 877-526-9899 (fax: 512-301-9897; email: btemplenqui@aol.com).

FHWA Regional HPC Showcase

June 29-July 1, 1999, Auburn, AL

This high-performance concrete for bridges showcase highlights bridges under construction in Alabama, North Carolina, and Georgia.

Contact: Terry Halkyard at FHWA, 202-366-6765 (fax: 202-366-7909; email: mailto:terry.halkyard@fhwa.dot.gov) or Michael Stallings at Auburn University, 334-844-6276 (fax: 334-844-6290; email: michaels@eng.auburn.edu; Web: www.eng.auburn.edu/alhpc/hpc.htm).

Lead States Workshop

August 30-31, 1999, St. Louis, MO

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

Fourth Annual Eastern Winter Road Maintenance Symposium and Equipment Expo

September 8-9, 1999, Albany, NY

The symposium and accompanying equipment expo are targeted at winter maintenance managers and other public works practitioners from cities, townships, counties, and States east of the Mississippi River, as well as staff from other public agencies and the private sector. The symposium will cover such topics as snow and ice control, road weather information systems, anti-icing techniques, and post-storm cleanup strategies. It is being cohosted by the New York State Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Contact: Deborah Vocke at FHWA, 410-962-0077, x. 3078 (fax: 410-962-3419; email: deborah.vocke@fhwa.dot.gov).

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