Apr 24
Apr 26
InTrans

Spring 2018 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details
LOCATION

Coeur d' Alene, ID

VENUE

The Coeur d’ Alene Resort
115 S. 2nd Street
Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814
855-703-4648

DATES

April 24, 2018 — April 26, 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
Spring 2018 NC2 States including 33 Member states + Illinois Tollway. Guest States: Arizona and Hawaii

Meeting Summary

The 2½-day spring meeting of the National Concrete Consortium (NC2) hosted by the Idaho DOT brought together the expertise and experience of 160 attendees from FHWA, 33 DOTs (66 individuals), the Illinois Tollway, 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 Spring 2018 meeting is also available to download (PDF).

Agenda

Day 1 | Tuesday, April 24, 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 Pooled Fund TAC Breakfast Meeting

9:30 a.m.

Morning Break

10:00 a.m.

General Session

Welcome
Damon Allen, Idaho DOT District 1 Engineer
Maria Masten, NCC Executive Committee Chair, Minnesota DOT

10:15 a.m.

Theme: Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM)

PEM Pooled Fund Update (PDF)
Gordon Smith, P.E., CP Tech Center

10:30 a.m.

What Happened When the FHWA/ISU Trailer Pulls on to the Project? (PDF)
Jagan Gudimettla, P.E., ATI/FHWA
Peter Taylor, Ph.D., P.E., CP Tech Center

11:00 a.m.

FHWA Updates (PDF)
Mike Praul, P.E., FHWA

11:30 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Theme: Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM) continued

Turner Fairbanks Update (PDF)
Ahmad Ardani, P.E., FHWA

1:30 p.m.

Michigan Approach to Implementation of Performance Engineered Mixes (PP84) for Pavements (PDF)
John Staton, P.E., Michigan DOT
Dan DeGraaf, P.E., MCA

2:15 p.m.

Idaho Approach to Implementation of Performance Engineered Mixes (PP84) for Structures (PDF)
Clint Hoops, P.E., Idaho DOT
Ed Benson, CRH Northwest
Steve Wittstock, CRH Northwest

3:00 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:45 p.m.

Theme: Latex Modified Bridge Deck Overlays

North Carolina DOT Experience (PDF)
Cabell Garbee, P.E., North Carolina DOT
Aaron Earwood, P.E., North Carolina DOT

4:15 p.m.

Missouri DOT Experience (PDF)
Brett Trautman, P.E., Missouri DOT

4:45 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn (dinner on your own)

 

Day 2 | Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Theme: Alternatives to the Traditional Way

Alternate Cementitious Materials (PDF)
Tyler Ley, Ph.D, P.E., Oklahoma State University

8:30 a.m.

Reclaiming Coal Ash to Increase the Quality and Quantity of Spec-Grade Fly Ash (PDF)
Jimmy Knowles, SEFA Group

9:00 a.m.

Determining the Formation Factor Using the Bucket Test (PDF)
Jason Weiss, Ph.D, Oregon State University

9:30 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

9:45 a.m.

Morning Break

10:15 a.m.

State Reports Summary: Types of Reinforcement and Mass Concrete (PDF)
Maria Masten, P.E., MN DOT

10:45 a.m.

Reinforcement – Which One to Choose? (PDF)
David Trejo, Ph.D, P.E., Oregon State University

11:15 a.m.

ACI – Fiber Reinforced Polymer Spec (PDF)
John Busel, FACI, ACMA

11:45 a.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

Lunch

1:00 p.m.

Business Meeting and Elections (PDF)

1:30 p.m.

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

2:00 p.m.

Idaho DOT Project Spotlight Lookout Pass (PDF)
Lee Bernardi, P.E., Idaho DOT

2:30 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

2:45 p.m.

Afternoon Break

3:15 p.m.

Theme: Ongoing Research

A New Method to Measure Water to Cement Ratio in Fresh Concrete
Tyler Ley, Ph.D, P.E., Oklahoma State University

3:45 p.m.

ODOT/MNDOT Formwork Removal Research (PDF)
Tyler Ley, Ph.D, P.E., University of Idaho

4:15 p.m.

Concrete in an Aggressive Salt Environment (PDF)
Ahmed Ibrahim, Ph.D., P.E., University of Idaho

4:45 p.m.

Q&A and Open Discussion

5:00 p.m.

Adjourn

6:00 p.m.

Group Dinner
Cricket's Restaurant
424 East Sherman Avenue

 

Day 3 | Thursday, April 26, 2018

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

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Buses load for technical tour

8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Buses depart for technical tour – I90 to Lookout Pass-Montana State Line (note change)

One bus drops off at Spokane Airport – ETA 12:30 p.m
One bus returns to the hotel

TOP