Sep 10
Sep 12
InTrans

Fall 2019 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details
LOCATION

Kalispell, MT

VENUE

The Red Lion Hotel
20 N Main Street
Kalispell, MT 59901

Group rate: $129 (reservations)
$129 rate is available September 9-14.
Reservation deadline: August 19.

DATES

September 10, 2019 — September 12, 2019

TIME

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

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

Description

The Fall 2019 National Concrete Consortium will be held September 10-12, 2019, in Kalispell, MT.

Agenda

Welcome Reception | Monday, Sept. 9, 2019

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

Welcome reception for all attendees

Day 1 | Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019

TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m.

Breakfast available until 8:00 a.m.

8:00 a.m.

GENERAL SESSION

Welcome and Introductions — Kevin Christensen, Montana DOT Chief Operating Officer, and Dan Miller, NC 2 Executive Committee Chair, Ohio DOT

Updates and State Reports

8:15 a.m.

FHWA, SAM PWL Analysis, and TFHRC Updates – Mike Praul/Ahmad Ardani/Gina Ahlstrom FHWA

9:15 a.m.

PEM Update – Gordon Smith, CP Tech Center

9:30 a.m.

State Reports – Dan Miller, Ohio DOT

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

Theme: Early Opening Technologies

10:30 a.m.Field Implementation Using EMI – Luna Lu, Purdue University
11:00 a.m.

Use of Maturity for Opening to Traffic/Acceptance – Todd Hanson, Iowa DOT

11:30 a.m.

Implementing Maturity Systems for Paving and Bridge Applications – Sabrina Garber, The Transtec Group

12:00 p.m.

Q&A – Open Discussion

12:15 p.m.LUNCH

Theme: Precast Materials

1:15 p.m.

Precast Pavement State Experience Richmond, IN – Tommy Nantung, INDOT

1:45 p.m.

Precast Bridge Elements – Texas DOT Bridge Staff

2:15 p.m.

Decorative Precast Bridge Elements – Dan Miller, Ohio DOT

2:45 p.m.

Q&A – Open Discussion

3:00 p.m.

Afternoon Break

Theme: Topical Treatments and Repair Technologies

3:30 p.m.

Cure and Seal vs Curing Compounds: Basics 101 – Bill John, T.K. Products

4:15 p.m.

Polymer Overlay Systems – Paul Krauss, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

4:45 p.m.

Q&A – Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn/dinner on your own

Day 2 | Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019

TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m.

Breakfast available until 8:00 a.m.

Theme: Dowel Bars in PCCP

8:00 a.m.

Performance Based Specification for Dowel Bars – Mark Snyder, Pavement Engineering and Research Consultants

8:30 a.m.

Load Transfer Device Optimization for Dowel and Tie Bars in Pavement – Larry Scofield, IGGA

9:00 a.m.

Dowel Bar Placement Methods, Issues, Verification – Eric Ferrebee, ACPA

9:30 a.m.

Q & A – Open Discussion

9:45 a.m.

Morning Break

Theme: Innovation Updates

10:15 a.m.

IRI and Real-Time Smoothness Updates Since Implementation – Gary Fick/Dave Merritt, The Transtec Group

11:00 a.m.

ACI Certification Program – Mike Morrison, ACI

11:45 a.m.

Q&A — Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

LUNCH

Theme: Bridge Deck Curing Practices and Specification Implementation

1:00 p.m.

Spec's for Curing Practices - Montana DOT Update - Paul Bushnell and Matt Needham, MDT

1:15 p.m.

Curing Procedures to Mitigate Early Age Cracking in Bridge Decks – Todd Nelson, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

Theme:  Technical Tour

2:00 p.m.

Hungry Horse Dam Tour Presentation — Bill Hall, US Bureau of Reclamation

2:30 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:00 p.m.

TTCC TPF 5(313) TAC Meeting – for state agency members

5:00 p.m.

Dinner on  your own.

Day 3 | Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 - Technical Tour
TimeEvent Details
6:45 a.m.

Breakfast available until 9:00 a.m.

7:30 a.m., 9:30 am, 11:45 am

Bus departures for technical tours – Hungry Horse Dam, Hungry Horse, MT

(I.D. required. USBR cannot accommodate non-US citizens.  Groups are limited to 20 people at a time allowed inside the dam/power plant each hour. The one-hour tours are planned for 8:30, 9:30, 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:30 (as needed), with some additional time for each group to look over the area and spend time in the Visitor Center.)  You will sign up for your specific tour time at the conference registration desk in Kalispell

11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

Planned bus drop offs at Glacier Park International Airport after tour

11:35 a.m., 1:35 p.m., 4:10 p.m.Bus drop offs at Red Lion after tours (as needed--times are approximate.)
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