February 14, 2013
This one-day conference provides practical information to practitioners and others interested in pavement design, construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance. The conference examines national and local trends and innovations to expand understanding of pavement challenges and solutions.
Sessions focus on current practices that implement new pavement research and technology. Specifically, presentations emphasize new materials and methods that can assist decision makers in providing the most cost-effective strategies for building, repairing, and maintaining pavement infrastructure.
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Recovering from the Northeastern Minnesota Floods
Patrick Huston, District One Operations Engineer, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Duluth
Moderator: Steven Krebs, Chief Materials Management Engineer, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Case Studies of intelligent Compaction in Minnesota
Erv Dukatz, Mathy Construction, LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Carbide Grinding Technology: Cost effective Solutions for Pavement Maintenance including Micro Milling, Longitudinal Joint Repair, and Bump Grinding
Ches Latham, President, Keystone Engineering, North Avon, Indiana
Sustainable Pavement Rehabilitation Using Thin Bonded overlay Constructed with High Taconite and Recycled Asphalt Shingles Mix
Eshan V. Dave, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Minnesota-Duluth
Moderator: Bruce Hasbargen, County Engineer, Beltrami County
An Alternative to Both Paved and Unpaved Roads: Lightly Surfaced Roads
Chuck Jahren, Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
Bituminous Stabilized Low Volume Road options
Al Forsberg, Blue Earth County Engineer
You’ll never Use the Phrase “Simple Mill and overlay” Again
Matt Oman, Braun Intertec; Cory Slagle, Washington County Public Works
Moderator: Dave Rettner, American Engineering Testing
Colored Concrete: Does it Deliver the Goods?
Tom Burnham, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Design and Construction of Concrete overlays: innovative Methods to Simplify Design, Construct Under Traffic, Reduce Costs, and improve Quality
Jerod Gross, Snyder & Associates, Inc., Ankeny, Iowa
Moderator: Don Theisen, Washington County Public Works
Making Pavement Preservation Pay: Highlights from the national Pavement Preservation Conference
Larry Galehouse, National Center for Pavement Preservation, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan
Research into new Surface Treatments
Jerry Geib, Minnesota Department of Transportation
What Causes Stripping Under Chip Seals and What to Do About it
Tom Wood, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Moderator: Maureen Jensen, Minnesota Department of Transportation
Shiraz Tayabji, Furgro Consultants, Inc.
Jon Epps, Texas Transportation Institute, Texas A&M University
For more information about this or other TERRA events, please contact Kaydee Kirk, firstname.lastname@example.org, 612-626-5854.