Municipal Streets Seminar

Iowa’s annual Municipal Streets Seminar is organized by the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center (CP Tech Center) and Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) for public works directors, engineers, street superintendents, maintenance personnel, consultants, city administrators, and elected city officials.

The Municipal Streets Seminar is held every November at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Previous years’ slides, etc., are below.

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 5, 2019

2019 Seminar Agenda

Welcome and Introduction
John Adam, P.E., CP Tech Center
Jerod Gross, P.E., LEED AP, representing the CP Tech Center

SUDAS Update
Paul Wiegand, P.E., Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS)

Design Considerations for Efficiency and Performance
Matt Zeller, P.E., Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota

Transforming, Connecting, and Revitalizing University Avenue
Stephanie Houk Sheetz, AICP, City of Cedar Falls
Aaron Moniza, P.E., Foth
Michael Fahrer, P.E.

Financing Street Improvements
Maria Brownell, J.D., Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Kristin Cooper, J.D.

Concrete Pavement Preservation: Introducing the Guide for Concrete Pavement Distress Assessments and Solutions
Dale S. Harrington, P.E., HCE Services, representing the CP Tech Center

Reconnecting Communities: Muscatine Riverfront Development
Jim Harbaugh, PLA, Bolton & Menk
Jim Edgmond, P.E., City of Muscatine

Concrete Pavement and Subgrade Foundations
Larry Stevens, P.E., HR Green

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 14, 2018

2018 Seminar Agenda

Welcome and Introduction
Gordon Smith, P.E., CP Tech Center
Jerod Gross, P.E., LEED AP, representing the CP Tech Center

Enhanced Deliverables and the Digital Jobsite
Gabe Nelson, P.E., Snyder & Associates


PCC Rehabilitation: US 30 in Denison, Iowa

PCC Rehabilitation of US 30 in Denison, Iowa: An Iowa DOT Perspective
Shane Tymkowicz, P.E., Iowa DOT

PCC Rehabilitation of US 30 in Denison, Iowa: A Contractor’s Perspective 
Mark Rhinehart, Iowa Civil Contracting


Innovations in Concrete Pavement: Activities at the CP Tech Center
Seyedhamed Sadati, Ph.D., E.I.T., CP Tech Center


Iowa Pavement Management Program (IPMP)

Iowa Pavement Management Program (IPMP): Overview
Inya Nlenanya, Institute for Transportation, Iowa State University

Iowa Pavement Management Program (IPMP): City of West Des Moines Perspective
Jeff Nash, P.E., City of West Des Moines


Iowa City Gateway Project
Jason Havel, P.E., P.T.O.E., City of Iowa City

New Design Tools for Concrete Streets and Parking Lots
Dan King, E.I.T., Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA)

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 15, 2017

2017 Seminar Agenda

Welcome and Introduction
Steve Tritsch, P.E., CP Tech Center

Maquoketa Streetscape: Strategies for Success
John Wandsnider, P.E., IIW, P.C.
Andy Goedken, E.I., IIW, P.C.
Frank Ellenz, City of Maquoketa

Urban Concrete Overlays
Pat Bickett, P.E., L.S.I.T., Schlotfelt Engineering

Paving for Progress
Doug Wilson, P.E., City of Cedar Rapids

Concrete Distress: Assessments and Solutions
Dale S. Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

SUDAS Update
Paul Wiegand, P.E., Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS)

Surface Sealers: Concrete Pavement Applications
John Cunningham, Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA), representing the CP Tech Center

E-Ticketing
Greg Mulder, P.E., Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) / Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA)
Lee Shepard, Iowa DOT

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 17, 2016

2016 Seminar Agenda

Recycling Concrete Pavement
Tom Cackler, P.E., Woodland Consulting, representing the CP Tech Center

Michigan ADA Training Construction: ADA Ramps
Dan DeGraaf, P.E., Michigan Concrete Association

Rebuilding Marion’s Central Corridor
Michael Barkalow, P.E., LSI, City of Marion

Coral Ridge Avenue, Phase I (Coralville, Iowa)
Aaron Granquist, P.E., HR Green

Funding Options for Street Improvements
Kristin Cooper, J.D., Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.

Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Preservation Practices
Nick Humpal, P.E., Iowa DOT
Ron Loecher, P.E., Iowa DOT

Tools and Strategies for Public Engagement
Wade A. Greiman, P.E., Snyder & Associates

Alternative Bidding by Pavement Type
John E. Dostart, P.E., Iowa DOT

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 18, 2015

2015 Seminar Agenda

Pavement Management Systems
Bill Weiss, P.E., Applied Pavement Technology

Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Rehabilitation Methods (Mason City, Iowa)
Mark Rahm, City of Mason City

2015 Asbury Road Pavement Rehabilitation Project
Robert Schiesl, P.E., City of Dubuque
Greg Doeden

Subgrades and Subbases
Dale S. Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

Utility Patches and Coordination
Lee Tippe, P.E., City of Cedar Rapids

Municipal Portland Cement Concrete (PCC) Overlays: Design and Construction
Eric Cowles, P.E., City of Ames
Corey Mellies, P.E.

Project Showcase: Residential Street Reconstruction Projects in Small Cities
Kathleen Connor, Snyder & Associates

Project Showcase: Project Alluvion, City of West Des Moines
Andy Denker, Concrete Technologies, Inc. (CTI)
Jeremy Huntsman, P.E., HR Green

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 12, 2014

2014 Seminar Agenda

Bicycle Facilities in Iowa City
Jason Havel, P.E., City of Iowa City

2nd Edition (2014) Update: Concrete Pavement Preservation Guide
Dale S. Harrington, P.E., Snyder & Associates, representing the CP Tech Center

Pavement Thickness Design Methods
Eric Ferrebee, P.E., American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Integrated Pavement Solutions
Gordon Smith, P.E., Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) / Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA), representing the CP Tech Center
John Cunningham

Life-Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA): A Tool for Better Pavement Investment and Engineering Decisions
John Donahue, P.E., Missouri DOT

Alternate Bidding and Iowa DOT’s Best Value Method
Wes Musgrove, P.E., Iowa DOT

Performance-Engineered Mixtures—So What?
Peter Taylor, Ph.D., P.E., CP Tech Center

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 13, 2013

2013 Seminar Agenda

Street Maintenance Planning and Implementation: How to Reduce Costs and Improve Your System
Paul Moritz, P.E., City of Ankeny
Al Olson

Types of Pavement Issues: Why and Prevention
Jim Grove, P.E., Global Consulting, Inc.

Recycled Concrete: Value to City
Mike Danburg, P.E., Yaggy Colby Associates

Bonding Procedures (Handout)
Mark Cory, J.D., Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.
Minniette Bucklin, J.D.

Concrete Pavement Spectrum
John Cunningham, Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA)

“Optimizing” Concrete Pavement Design
Todd M. LaTorella, P.E., MO/KS Chapter, American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA)

Understanding the Effects of Subgrades and Subbases on Pavement Service Life
David White, Ph.D., P.E., CP Tech Center
Jerod Gross, P.E., LEED AP, Snyder & Associates

Municipal Streets Seminar

November 14, 2012

2012 Seminar Agenda

Beyond Maintenance Bonds: Enhanced Protection for Cities
John Cunningham, Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA)

Recent Trends in Regional Prices
Gordon Smith, P.E., Iowa Concrete Paving Association (ICPA) / Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association (IRMCA)

Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines
Deanna Maifield, P.E., Iowa DOT

Bonding Procedures (Handout)
Mark Cory, J.D., Ahlers & Cooney, P.C.

Joint Durability: Where Next?
Peter Taylor, Ph.D., P.E., CP Tech Center

Pavement Thickness Design Parameter Impacts
Paul Wiegand, P.E., Statewide Urban Design and Specifications (SUDAS)

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