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Fall 2018 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details
LOCATION

Saratoga Springs, NY

VENUE

Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs
232 Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4253

DATES

September 18, 2018 — September 20, 2018

TIME

Breakfast is available at 6:45 a.m.
Registration begins at 7:00 a.m.

Event Contact
Denise Wagner
InTrans, CP TECH
515-294-5798
dfwagner@iastate.edu
Fall 2018 NC2 States including 32 Member states + Illinois Tollway.

Meeting Summary

The 2½-day fall meeting of the National Concrete Consortium (NC2) hosted by the New York DOT brought together the expertise and experience of 185 attendees from: FHWA, 33 DOTs (68 individuals), the Illinois Tollway, the New York State Thruway Authority, academia, and industry in an excellent event focused on improving concrete performance and structural concrete applications. Maria Masten, Concrete Materials Engineer from the Minnesota Department of Transportation, is the current chairperson. The meeting agenda is available below. All technical presentations are available as PDFs to download from within the agenda. A detailed summary of the Fall 2018 meeting is also available to download (PDF).

Agenda

Reception | Monday, September 17, 2018

TimeEvent Details
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Reception and registration desk check in at the Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs

 

Day 1 | Tuesday, September 18, 2018

TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast

7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Registration – please check in at the registration table

7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

TTCC TPF 5(313) TAC Breakfast Meeting (PDF)
For state agency members

9:30 a.m.

Morning Break

10:00 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION

Welcome and Introductions
Wahid Albert, NYSDOT Chief Engineer
Maria Masten, NCC Executive Committee Chair, Minnesota DOT

10:15 a.m.

Theme: Updates

CP Tech Center Update (PDF)
Steven Tritsch, P.E.

10:30 a.m.

FHWA Updates (PDF)
Mike Praul, P.E.

11:00 a.m.

State Reports – QC/QA (Agency Material Testing Requirements) and PEM Status, E-ticketing, or paperless construction (PDF)
Maria Masten

11:30 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Theme: Performance Engineered Mixtures

PEM Update (PDF)
Gordon Smith, CP Tech Center

1:15 p.m.

Minnesota Experience with FHWA PEM Implementation (PDF)
Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT

1:30 p.m.

Iowa Experience with FHWA PEM Implementation (PDF)
Todd Hanson, Iowa DOT

1:45 p.m.

Variability of PEM Tests – FHWA Experience (PDF)
Jagan Gudimettla, FHWA

2:15 p.m.

Industry SAM Testing with Various Cements (PDF)
Al Innis, Lafarge-Holcim

2:45 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:30 p.m.

Theme: Acceptance when Balancing Quality / Cost / Time

Constructing a Quality Product – Balancing Risk and Reward in Changing Times (PDF)
Tara Cavalline, UNC-Charlotte

4:15 p.m.

Development and Use of Effective Quality Plans (PDF)
Rick Bradbury, Maine DOT

4:45 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Day 2 | Wednesday, September 19, 2018

TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Theme: Quality Assurance – Quality Control and Quality Acceptance

Industry Perspective on Quality Control (PDF)
Dan DeGraaf, Michigan Concrete Association

8:30 a.m.

Seasoned Experience with QC/QA (PDF)
James Krstulovich, Illinois DOT

9:00 a.m.

Recent Implementation of QC/QA (PDF)
Don Streeter, NYSDOT

9:30 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

9:45 a.m.

Morning Break

10:15 a.m.

Theme: Research

Salt and Deicers Scaling – Mechanisms and Prevention (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

10:45 a.m.

SPS-2 Performance Update (PDF)
Tom Van Dam, NCE

11:15 a.m.

Determining the Optimized Traffic Opening Time Through and In-situ NDT Method for Concrete Early-Age Properties Monitoring (PDF)
Luna Lu, Purdue University
Tommy Nantung, INDOT

11:45 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Theme: Accelerated Construction – Use of Precast Concrete for Pavements and Bridges

UHPC/Precast DOT Experience (PDF)
Matthew Royce, NYSDOT

1:30 p.m.

New NY Bridge (PDF)
Brian P. Cresenzi, P.E., NYS Thruway Authority

2:15 p.m.

Preview of Fort Miller Plant Field Trip (PDF)
Dan Moellman, The For Miller Co., Inc.

2:35 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

2:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:15 p.m.

Theme: Use of Technology and E-Documentation

E-Construction (PDF)
Lee Shepard, ICPA

3:45 p.m.

Ctag and App for Tracking PP84 Field Implementation (PDF)
Tyler Ley, OSU

4:15 p.m.

LADOTD Evaluation of HeadLight: An E-Construction Inspection Technology (PDF)
Tyson Rupnow, LTRC

4:45 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

 

Day 3 | Thursday, September 20, 2018

TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Buses depart for technical tour:

The Fort Miller Co., Inc. Precast Plant, Greenwich

Busses arrive back at the hotel by 12:00 noon.

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