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NRRA Pavement Workshop

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NRRA Pavement Workshop 2019

The dates for this year's workshop are May 21-23, 2019.

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Official Agenda

May 21, Day One, University of Minnesota

Time

 

Presenter

Moderator

7:30-8 Registration, Continental Breakfast    
  Session 1 – Welcome and Building Information Modeling Overview    

8-8:10

Welcome

Mark Gieseke, MnDOT

 

8:10-8:45

Overview of Building Information Modeling, Overall Aspects of Program, State Implementation Plans

Dave Unkefer, FHWA

Wendall Meyer, DA MN FHWA

 

8:45-9:30

AASHTO Perspective

Michael Kennerly, Iowa DOT

9:30-10

Break/Vendor Exhibits

 

 

  Session 2 – 3D Design  

Chris Trboyevich, SRF Consulting

 

10-11

BIM Delivery: Life Cycle from asset management to construction

Bill O'Brien, University of Texas

11-12

3D Design Packages

George Lukes, Utah DOT

12-1

Lunch/Vendor Exhibits

 

 

  Session 3 – Construction / e-Construction  

George Chang, The Transtec Group

 

 

1-2:30

3 Vendor Presentations

  • Leica

  • Topcon

  • Trimble

 

  • Kelly Steeves
  • Jim Preston
  • Allistair Wells

2:30-3

Break/Vendor Exhibits

 

  Session 4 – BIM State Experience and Open Panel Discussion  

DJ Sosa, WSB

3-4:30

NRRA Executive Committee Meeting

Members Only

3-4

Michigan DOT Experience – 3D Highway Design Model Cost Benefit Analysis

Jon Gustafson, WSP

4-4:50 Round Table Discussion  

4:50-5

Adjourn

Glenn Engstrom, MnDOT

 

May 22, Day Two, Maple Grove Community Center,

Time

 

Presenter

8-9

Registration

 

9-9:30

National Road Research Alliance, State of the Alliance

Glenn Engstrom, Director

9:30-10:30

Team Overviews

  • Flexible Overview

  • Rigid Overview

 

  • Barry Paye, Chair, WisDOT

  • Brett Trautman, Chair, MoDOT

10:30-10:45

Break

 

10:45-11:45

Team Overviews

  • Geotechnical Overview

  • Preventive Maintenance Overview

  • Intelligent Construction Technologies Overview

 

  • Terry Beaudry, Chair, MnDOT

  • Jerry Geib, Chair, MnDOT

  • Rebecca Embacher, Chair, MnDOT

11:45-12:30

Lunch

 

12:30-12:45

Overview of MnROAD Tour and FHWA Trailers

Ben Worel, MnDOT

12:45:-1:45

NRRA Team Workshops

 

 

Flexible Workshop

  • Developing Best Practices for Rehabilitation of Concrete with Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA) Overlays related to Density and Reflective Cracking
  • Cold Central Plant Recycling (CCPR)

 

  • Eshan Dave, Univ. of New Hampshire

 

  • Derek Tompkins, American Engineering Testing

 

Rigid Workshop

  • Recent findings from fiber reinforced concrete pavement research

  • Mix proportioning reference the low cement content mixture sections

  • Strength at Opening to Traffic

 

  • Manik Barman, Univ. of Minnesota Duluth

  • Peter Taylor, Iowa State Univ.

  • Lev Khazanovich, University of Pittsburgh

 

Preventive Maintenance Workshop 

  • Poor Pavements  

  • SRF Partial Depth Repairs of PCC

  • Short term SRF projects

 

  • Joe Korzilius, SRF Consulting

  • Justin Lashley, Braun Intertec 

  • Joe Korzilius, SRF Consulting

 

Geotechnical Workshop 

  • Environmental/Economic Analysis of the use of CIR, FDR, and SFDR
  • Soil stabilization

 

  • Dan Wegman, Braun Intertec

  • Dave Rettner, American Engineering Testing

 

Intelligent Construction Workshop 

  • NDDOT’s Experience with E-Ticketing

  • MnDOT’s Experience using Automated Machine Guidance to Monitor Muck Excavation Activities

 

  • Korby Seward, NDDOT

  • James Schneider, MnDOT

1:45

Travel to MnROAD

 

2:15

MnROAD Tour and FHWA Trailer Demos

 

 

5:30

Reception at Catepillar Paving Products
11601 93rd Ave. N.
Maple Grove, MN 55369

Map to Caterpillar in your program
Best Directions to Showroom

 

May 23, Day Three, University of Minnesota

Time

 

Presenter

7:30-8

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

8-8:10

Welcome

Glenn Engstrom, Director

8:10-8:15

Gene Skok Scholarship Awards

Joe Labuz, Univ. of Minnesota

8:15-9:00

Skok Distinguished Speaker

"Reflections on a Career in Asphalt Research"

Becky McDaniel, Purdue

9-9:30

Rohrbach Distinguished Speaker

"Quarter Century of MnROAD Advancements"

Ben Worel, MnDOT

9:30-10

Breaks and Exhibits

 

10-11

FHWA Mobile Concrete Trailer
FHWA Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer

Jagan Gudimettla, FHWA
Dr. Amir Golalipour, FHWA

11-11:30

MnROAD Testimonials

Amy Beise, NDDOT
Zhanping You, Michigan Tech Transportation Inst.

11:30-12:30

Lunch

 

12:30-1

Technical Talk--Intelligent Construction

George Chang, The Transtec Group

1-1:30

Use of Rejuvenators in HMA

Amy Epps Martin, Texas A&M

1:30-1:45

NRRA Future Goals and Direction

Glenn Engstrom, Director

1:45-2:15

Breaks and Exhibits

 

2:15-4:15

Concurrent Research Tracks

 

 

Geotechnical Team (Room 1)

  • Intelligent Compaction for Grading Materials

     

  • Determining Pavement Design Criteria for Recycled Aggregate Base and Large Stone Subbase
  • Phase 2 Geotechnical Research Project Preview

  • Enhancing Project Delivery using Intelligent Compaction

 

  • Soheil Nazarian, Univ. of Texas, El Paso
  • Bora Cetin, Iowa State Univ.

  • Bora Cetin, Iowa State Univ. and Eshan Dave, Univ. of NH

  • David White, Ingios

 

Flexible Team (Room 2)

  • Superpave 5 

  • Ideal CT

  • Density Profiling System  

  • Open discussion of future research needs, and feedback on what we are doing, tech transfer improvements

 

  • Gerry Huber, Heritage Inst.

  • Randy West, NCAT

  • Kyle Hoegh, MnDOT

  • Moderated by Barry Paye, WisDOT

 

Rigid Team (Room 3)

  • Stringless Paving Panel

    • First stringless project in Missouri

    • Merits and demerits of stringed paving and why stringless paving

    • Industries’ perspective on stringless paving

  • Development of new unbonded concrete overlay design procedure

  • Performance of whitetoppings in Minnesota

 

 

  • John Donahue, MoDOT

  • Bernard Izevbekhai and Norma Farah, MnDOT

  • Dan King, ICPA

  • Lev Khazanovich, Univ. of Pittsburgh

  • Tom Burnham, MnDOT

 

Preventive Maintenance Team (Room 4)

  • Rejuvenator Spray-on

    • PM Team discussion

    • Synthesis

    • Test Deck

    • Service life of UTBWC, chip seals and microsurfacing

  • TAP membership discussion

 

Jason Blomberg, MoDOT

 

Intelligent Construction Team (Room 5)

  • Key to Successful Deployment of Intelligent Compaction and Paver Mounted Thermal Profiling Technologies

  • Identification of Asphalt Workmanship Issues using the Paver Mounted Thermal Profile and Intelligent Compaction Method (includes Veta software demonstration)

 

 

  • Curt Turgeon, MnDOT

 

  • Rebecca Embacher, MnDOT and James Schneider, MnDOT

4:15

Adjourn

 

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