Sep 12
Sep 15
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Fall 2011 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details
LOCATION

Rapid City, SD

VENUE

Best Western Ramkota Hotel
2111 North Lacrosse Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
605-343-8550

DATES

September 12, 2011 — September 15, 2011

TIME

Kickoff casual dinner begins at 6:30 p.m.
Meet in the hotel lobby if interested.

Event Contact
Denise Wagner
InTrans, CP TECH
515-294-5798
dfwagner@iastate.edu

Agenda

All technical presentations are available as PDFs to download from within the agenda.

The Minutes from the 2011 meeting are available as a PDF.

Day 1 | Monday, September 12, 2011

TimeEvent Details
6:30 p.m.

Meet in the hotel lobby to join us for a casual dinner (on your own) for those interested.

 

Day 2 | Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Theme: Sustainable Concrete Pavements

TimeEvent Details
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 a.m.

Welcome
Darin Hodges, South Dakota DOT
Brett Trautman, Missouri DOT, NCC Committee Chair

8:15 a.m.

FHWA's Sustainable Pavements TWG (PDF)
Gina Ahlstrom, FHWA

8:45 a.m.

LCA/LCCA: Methods, Impacts, and Opportunities in the Concrete Pavement Life Cycle (PDF)
John Ochsendorf, MIT

9:30 a.m.

Recycled Concret Aggregate (RCA) Deployment Plan (PDF)
Gina Ahlstrom, FHWA

9:45 a.m.

NCC Technical Training Opportunity in Concrete Pavement Technology (PDF)
Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

Partial Depth Crack and Joint Rehabilitation (PDF)
Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

11:00 a.m.

Research Updates:

A Mechanistic Approach for Pavement Vehicle Interaction in LCA (PDF)
Mehdi Akbarian, MIT
Franz Ulm, MIT

11:45 a.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 p.m.

Improving the Foundation Layers for Concrete Pavements TPF 5(183) – Progress Update (PDF
David White, Ph.D, Center for Earthworks Engineering Research (CEER)

1:45 p.m.

Joint Deterioration Interim Report:

Overview of Research Efforts (PDF)
Tom Cackler, CP Tech Center

Joint Deterioration Findings to Date (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

Guide for Concrete Pavement Joint Rehabilitation with Thin Concrete Overlays (PDF)
Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

2:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m.

Louisiana's Ternary Cementitious Combinations Research and Specifications (PDF)
Tyson Rupnow, Ph.D, P.E., Louisiana Transportation Research Center

3:45 p.m.

Mix Track Update: Mix Design and Analysis Track Pooled Fund TAC Meeting TPF 5(205) (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

 

4:00 p.m.

Illinois Tollway's Approach to Sustainable Pavements (PDF)
Steve Gillen, Illinois Tollway

Dowel Tech Brief

Preservation of Concrete Pavements – After 12 Years (PDF)
Larry Scofield, P.E., Grooving and Grinding International Association

4:45 p.m.

Regular Policy Update: Use of Fly Ash (PDF)
Ben Franklin, Headwaters

5:00 p.m.

Minnesota DOT Concrete Delivery Time Update (PDF)
Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT

5:15 p.m.

Adjourn

5:30 p.m.

Board bus for optional excursion to Deadwood for sightseeing and dinner on your own (indicate attendance on registration form: cost $15)

 

Day 3 | Wednesday, September 14, 2011
MEPDG Implementation: Successes and Challenges

TimeEvent Details
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 a.m.

Overview of FHWA/AASHTO Implementation Efforts

Implementing Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design and DARWin-ME (PDF)
Gary Crawford, FHWA

8:30 a.m.

Understanding and Using the Mechanistic Empirical Pavement Design Guide (MEPDG) (PDF)
Jim Mack, P.E., Cemex

9:30 a.m.

State Experiences:

Indiana Experience: Sensitivity of the M-E Pavement Design Guides in Indiana (PDF)
Tommy E. Nantung, Indiana DOT

10:15 a.m.

Morning Break

10:45 a.m.

John Donahue, Missouri DOT

Missouri Experience: MEPDF PCC Local Calibration (PDF)
Brett Trautman, Missouri DOT

11:15 a.m.

Pavement Foundation Considerations for DARWin-ME: Improving the Foundation Layers for Concrete Pavements TPF-5(183) (PDF)
David White, Ph.D., Center for Earthworks Engineering Research (CEER)

11:45 a.m.

Lunch Break

12:30 p.m.

Board bus for filed trip
Concrete Technical Tour and GPR Demonstration
1880 Train from Keystone to Hill City

5:30 p.m.

Group Dinner
Mt. Rushmore

7:00 p.m.

Board bus to return to the Ramkota Hotel

 

Day 4 | Thursday, September 15, 2011
TTCC/NCC Business Meeting and State Reports

TimeEvent Details
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet

8:00 a.m.

Committee Report on DOT Technical Support (PDF)
Brett Trautman, Missouri DOT

U.S. 18 – 4" PCC Unbounded Overlay Under Traffic (PDF)
Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

U.S. 18 – Pavement Overlay Drive Thru Invitation (PDF)

8:30 a.m.

TRB Problem Statements
Steve Tritsch, CP Tech Center

9:00 a.m.

State Reports on MEPDG Implementation

State Report Questions on MEPDG Implementation:

  1. Summarize your state's status as far as MEPDF Implementation.
  2. What efforts have been made toward local calibration?
  3. What additional information/support would assist your state with implementation?
10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:15 a.m.

State Reports on MEPDG Implementation (continued)

  • North Carolina (PDF)
  • North Dakota (PDF)
  • Ohio (PDF)
  • Oklahoma (PDF)
  • Pennsylvania (PDF)
  • South Dakota (PDF)
  • Texas (PDF)
  • Washington (PDF)
  • Wisconsin (PDF)
11:45 a.m.

Adjourn

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