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September 1999Publication Number: FHWA-RD-99-107

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Highway Technology Calendar

The following events provide opportunities to learn more about Strategic Highway Research Program (SHRP) products and technologies, as well as other technologies for building better, safer roads.

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: 410-962-3655; email:

Contract Maintenance: Closing the Gap

September 20-22, 1999, Nashville, TN

This AASHTO workshop will focus on how States are implementing contract maintenance. Workshop participants will also help to refine the draft AASHTO guidelines on contract maintenance.

Contact Dana Wells at Harrington-Hughes & Associates, 202-347-3078 (fax: 202-347-6938 email:

Contract Maintenance: Closing the Gap


· Find out the latest on various forms of contract maintenance at this AASHTO workshop

  • Learn how and why States have decided to implement contract maintenance, and what they have experienced so far
  • Get the scoop on the draft AASHTO guidelines on contract maintenance-and provide input that will help refine those guidelines.


Monday, September 20

  • Introduction/objectives
  • Contracting overview (domestic and international)
  • Introduction of draft guidelines

Tuesday, September 21

  • Case studies
  • Discussion of draft guidelines

Wednesday, September 22

  • Case studies
  • Conclusions

To register, contact Dana Wells, Harrington-Hughes & Associates, 202-347-3078 (fax: 202-347-6938 email:

AASHTO Task Force on SHRP Implementation Meeting

September 29, 1999, Tulsa, OK

Contact Haleem Tahir at AASHTO, 301-975-5275 (fax: 301-330-1956; email:

Superpave Construction & Pavement Preservation Strategies Course

October 5-7, 1999, Raleigh, NC

October 12-14, 1999, Orlando, FL

This course will provide a basic understanding of the materials, test methods, and processes used in the construction of Superpave pavements.

Contact Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

International Conference on Accelerated Pavement Testing

October 18-20, 1999, Reno, NV

The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of technical information on accelerated pavement testing, with an emphasis on techniques for predicting pavement performance, equipment development, and pavement instrumentation. The conference will also feature reports on research projects in Australia, China, Denmark, Holland, New Zealand, and South Africa, among other countries.

Contact Maria Ardila-Coulson at the University of Nevada-Reno, 775-784-1410 (fax: 775-784-1429; email:;Web:

Conference on Early Lessons from the SHRP SPS-1 and SPS-2 Pavements

November 2-3, 1999, Columbus, OH

Sponsored by the Ohio Department of Transportation, Ohio University, and FHWA, this conference will provide a forum for States to exchange information on how specific pavement studies (SPS) 1 and SPS-2 test sections are performing to date. Conference participants will also have the opportunity to tour the nearby Ohio Test Road and an accelerated pavement load facility in Lancaster, OH.

Contact Shad Sargand at Ohio University, 740-593-2476 (fax: 740-593-0625; email:

Superpave Analytical Mixture Design and Construction Course

November 16-17, 1999, Lansing, MI

December 14-15, 1999, Cleveland, OH

Contact Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

Superpave: Building Roads for the 21st Century

April 10-12, 2000, Denver, CO

Sponsored by the Asphalt Institute and the Federal Highway Administration, this conference is a follow-up to the 1998 "Superpave: Today and Tomorrow" forum in St. Louis, MO. Sessions will focus on materials, design and production, construction and quality control/quality assurance, and performance. Practitioners experienced in the use of the Superpave system will present their findings.

Contact Paige Anderson at the Asphalt Institute, 606-288-4964 (fax: 606-288-4999; Web:

International Symposium and Innovative Technology Tradeshow 2000: Moving Innovation into Practice for a Sustainable Future

August 14-17, 2000, Washington, DC

This symposium on the design and construction technology of the future will include a special track on transportation infrastructure and public works.

Contact Coleman Kane at CERF, 202-326-5177 (fax: 202-789-2943; email:; Web:

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