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Preliminary SCEF Meeting Agenda
Hershey Lodge & Conference Center
Hershey, Pennsylvania
February 9, 2011
8:00 am to 12:00 pm

7:45 am Teleconference Attendees Log In

8:00 am Meeting Convened & Introductions

8:05 am Approval of Minutes from August 25, 2010 Meeting

8:10 am Overview of FHWA Every Day Counts (EDC)
Initiative Regional Summits --
Lou Triandafilou, FHWA Resource Center

8:20 am Status of DOT Action Plans for Implementing
EDC Prefabricated Bridge Elements & Systems --
State and District of Columbia DOT Representatives

8:50 am Update on Fabricator Certification Program –
Keith Grubb - AISC

9:00 am Coatings Subcommittee Discussion –
Experiences with Cross Frame Double Angle Connections in non-Painted Steel Applications –

9:10 am Bearings Subcommittee Report --
Patti Kiehl, Pennsylvania DOT

9:20 am Survey Results from AASHTO/NSBA Steel Bridge Collaboration Task Group 14 Questionnaire on Field Repair/Retrofitting of Steel Bridges –
Walid Najjar, WSP Sells

9:35 am Ancillary Structures Subcommittee Report &
Karl Larson, Virginia DOT

10:00 am BREAK

10:15 am SCEF Welder Certification Program Update
Bruce Abernathy, Maryland SHA

10:25 am AISI Short Span Modular Steel Bridge Concepts
Dan Snyder, AISI

10:35 am Bolting Subcommittee Report
Joe Bracken, Pennsylvania DOT

10:45 am FHWA HPS Research Program Presentation --
Dr. Justin Ocel, FHWA Turner-Fairbank Highway
Research Center

11:15 pm Expansion Joint Subcommittee Report
Dan Beck, Maryland SHA

11:25 pm Standard Diaphragm Details for (Highly Skewed) Curved Girder Bridges - Jeff Hill, Virginia DOT

11:35 pm Upcoming Steel Bridge Technology Transfer Activities - All

11:45 pm Other Issues – All

11:55 pm Future Direction of SCEF

12:00 pm Next Meeting Schedule & Adjourn

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