Sep 09
Sep 11

Fall 2014 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details

Omaha, NE


DoubleTree Omaha Downtown
1616 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68102


September 9, 2014 — September 11, 2014


Breakfast begins at 6:30 a.m.

Fall 2014 TTCC TPF 5(313) Member States, 29 + Illinois Tollway and FHWA.


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


Day 1 | Tuesday, September 9, 2014

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Ballroom West)

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Randy Peters, Director of Nebraska Department of Roads

8:30 a.m.

State Reports:

State Reports Summary: Aggregate Quality and Acceptance A-Z (PDF)
Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT

Aggregate Quality Specifications and Tests for Acceptance (PDF)
Bob Dawson, Iowa DOT

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

State Reports (continued)

Texas DOT's ASR Mitigation Strategies (PDF)
Andy Naranjo, P.E., Texas DOT

State Report Surveys (XLS)

11:00 a.m.

Freeze/Thaw Pooled Fund (PDF)
Dr. Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University

11:30 a.m.

MnDOT Carbonate Study (PDF)
Dr. Kejin Wang, Iowa State University
Faith Bektas, Iowa State University

12:00 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

MnRoad Research Update (PDF)
Tom Burnham, P.E., Minnesota DOT

2:15 p.m.

Update on Alabama's Moratorium on Limestone (PDF)
Drew Waldrop, Alabama DOT

2:30 p.m.

Microsphere-Based Admixture for F/T Resistant Concrete (PDF)
Charles Nmai, BASF

3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m.

NCHRP Fly Ash Research (PDF)
Dr. Larry Sutter, Michigan Tech

4:15 p.m.

Aggregate Gradation (PDF)
Dr. Tyler Ley, Oklahoma State University

Integrating MCT-Based ASR Testing into Performance-Based Specifications (PDF)
Prasad Rangaraju, Clemson University, SC

4:45 p.m.

Adjourn for the day


Day 2 | Wednesday, September 10, 2014

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Ballroom West)

8:00 a.m.

Iowa DOT Remarks
John Adam, Director, Iowa DOT Highway Division

8:15 a.m.

History of Concrete Paving (PDF)
Dave Howard, Koss Construction

9:00 a.m.

Pavement Foundation TPF 5(183) Research Update (PDF)
Dr. David White, Iowa State University

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

Contractor Participation in Building Quality Pavements (PDF)
Matt Zeller, Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota
Robert Kennedy, Koss Construction

11:15 a.m.

FHWA Update (PDF)
Gina Ahlstrom, FHWA

11:45 a.m.

Geology of Weeping Water, Nebraska (PDF)
Rory Martin, Martin Marietta Geologist

12:15 p.m.

Pick up box lunches and board buses

12:45 p.m.

Busses depart from the hotel for technical tour:

Martin Marietta Limestone Mine
Weeping Water, NE

6:30 p.m.

Group Dinner


Day 3 | Thursday, September 11, 2014

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast (Ballroom West)

7:45 a.m.

Business Meeting

NCHRP Research Priorities
Tyson Rupnow, Louisiana DOT

TTCC Pooled Fund TPF Transition Update (PDF)
Hanson, Iowa DOT

New TPF Update
Linda Narigon, Iowa DOT

Fall 2014 TTCC-National Concrete Consortium Registrants (PDF)

8:15 a.m.

I-680 Reconstructiuon (PDF)
George Feazell, Iowa DOT
Brian Higginbotham, HGM
Wade Greiman, Snyder and Associates

9:00 a.m.

Patching of PCC Pavements Panel (PDF)
Tommy Nantung, Indiana DOT, Department of R&D
Tony Zander, Indiana DOT

Michigan Rapid Set Pavement Repairs (PDF)
John F. Staton, Michigan DOT

9:45 a.m.

Morning Break

10:00 a.m.

Dowel Bar Task Force Report (PDF)
Tom Burnham, Co-Chair Minnesota DOT
Mark Snyder, Co-Chair Engineering Consultant

10:30 a.m.

Cement Reciprocity Task Force Report (PDF)
Todd Hanson, Iowa DOT
Lieska Halsey, Nebraska DOT

11:00 a.m.

CP Tech Center Updates:

Performance Engineered Mixes (PEMs) Update (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

11:30 a.m.