Sep 17
Sep 18

Fall 2012 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details

Seattle WA


Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101


September 17, 2012 — September 18, 2012


Dinner will begin at 6:00 p.m.

The Fall 2012 National Concrete Consortium was held in conjunction with the FHWA International Conference on Long-Life Concrete Pavements. The FHWA International Conference which was held between Wednesday, September 19 and Friday, September 21, 2012, was the technical program for the fall meeting. The Final Technical Program and Presentation Abstracts are available as a PDF.


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

Day 1 | Monday, September 17, 2012

TimeEvent Details
6:00 p.m.

Meet in the Sheraton Seattle Hotel lobby to go to dinner at local restaurants


Day 2 | Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Research and Technology Presentations

TimeEvent Details
7:00 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet / Registration

8:00 a.m.

Jeff Uhlmeyer, Washington State DOT

8:15 a.m.

Blended Cements Survey Results (PDF)

Durability-Based Specification Resolution (tabled for further discussion)

Final Report on Hydraulic Permeameter TPF (PDF)
Tommy Nantung, Indiana DOT


8:45 a.m.

Durability Based Specifications (PDF)
Tyson Rupnow, Louisiana DOT
Dan DeGraaf, Michigan Concrete Association
John Staton, Michigan DOT

  • Durability Synthesis
  • Action Plan
9:30 a.m.


10:00 a.m.

Using RFID Tags for Concrete Sensors (PDF)
Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University

10:30 a.m.

Hydraulic Fracture Test (PDF)
Nancy Whiting, Purdue University

11:00 a.m.

LTPP SPS-2 Pavement Preservation Pooled Fund Opportunity (PDF)
Jeff Uhlmeyer, Washington State DOT

11:15 a.m.

Diamond Grinding Slurry Handling – Best Management Practices (PDF)
John Roberts, Executive Director, IGGA

11:45 a.m.


12:45 p.m.

CRSI and Reinforcing Steel Industry Update (PDF)
Bob Risser, P.E., President and CEO, RSI

1:15 p.m.

Effect of Sawing on Joints Durability (PDF)
John Kevern, Ph.D, P.E., LEED AP, University of Missouri – Kansas City
Heather McLeod, Ph.D, P.E., Kansas DOT

1:45 p.m.

Guidance for Characterization of Existing Asphalt Pavement Prior to Concrete Overlays (PDF)
Dale Harrington, National CP Tech Center

2:30 p.m.


3:00 p.m.

FHWA Updates:

SHRP Deployment (PDF)
Shiraz Tayabji, FHWA
Fugro Vaniker, FHWA
Suneel Vaniker, FHWA

FHWA Sustainability Program Update (PDF)
Suneel Vanikar, FHWA

AASHTO Guide Specification on RCA
Suneel Vanikar, FHWA

3:30 p.m.

RCA and ASR Research (PDF)
Jason Ideker, Oregon State University

4:00 p.m.


CP Road Map Future Direction (PDF)
Tom Cackler, National CP Tech Center

RCC Applications Update (PDF)
Dale Harrington, National CP Tech Center

Mix Design and Analysis (MDA): Air Void Research (PDF)
Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University

Summary of the ISCP 3rd Technical Workshop and 10th ICCP in Quebec (PDF)
Mark Snyder, ISCP

Evaluation of Portland Limestone Cements (PDF)
Dr. Larry Sutter, Michigan Tech Transportation Institute

OptiPave™ Dsign Software and TCPavement® System (PDF)
Nigel Parks, PNA Construction Technologies

5:00 p.m.



NC2 State Posters

Exhibited at the LLCP Poster Session

State | AuthorPoster Title
Alabama | Golden

Improvement Revisions to Specifications to Extend the Life of Concrete Pavements (PDF)

California | Parvini

Caltrans Experience with Ternary Mix for Long-performing Concrete (PDF)


Sustainability of Concrete Pavement (PDF)

Georgia | Page

Concrete Pavement Sweet as a Peach (PDF)

Iowa | Hanson

Indication of Chloride Permeability in Pavement Cores at Various Ages (PDF)

Iowa | Merryman

Recycling of Iowa Pavements (PDF)

Michigan | Bennett et al.

Salt Frost Deterioration in Concrete Pavement – Causes and Mitigation (PDF)

Nebraska | Halsey

Nebraska Department of Roads Evaluation of Statewide Aggregate Reactivity – Phase I (PDF)

Nebraska | Heyen

Nebraska Department of Roads Evaluation of Statewide Aggregate Reactivity – Phase II (PDF)

Ohio | Landefeld

Evaluation of Alternative Dowel Bar Materials and Coatings (PDF)

Oklahoma | Dean

Designing Pavements for Long Term Stability in Expansive Clays (PDF)

Pennsylvania | Koser

Long-Life Concrete Pavement Applied to I-95 Corridor in Philadelphia, PA (PDF)

South Dakota | Smith et al.

South Dakota DOT Tie Bar Inspections Using Ground Penetrating Radar (PDF)

Texas | Lukefahr et al.

Determining CoTE for Concrete (PDF)

Utah | McIntyre et al.

Long Lasting Concrete Repair: Maximizing Utah DOT's Investment (PDF)

Washington | Russell

Preserving the Long Life Concrete Pavement Network of the Washington State DOT (PDF)