2018 Meeting Presentations

November 13-15, 2018
Raleigh, North Carolina

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Tuesday, November 13
SESSION I: OUTLOOK
Moderator: Todd Whittington, P.E.-SEAUPG Chairman
North Carolina DOT Welcome / Opening Remarks
James H. Trogdon, III -Transportation Secretary
FHWA Asphalt Program
-Gina Ahlstrom, Team Leader-FHWA Pavements Materials
NCAT Research Implementation
-Buzz Powell, Assistant Director-NCAT
SESSION II: SEAUPG REGIONAL UPDATES
Moderator: Cliff Selkinghaus, South Carolina DOT
 
Central Region Sub-Group
-Tyler Lacy-Tennessee DOT
East Region Sub-Group
-John A. Crane, P.E. - West Virginia Department of Highways
West Region Sub-Group
-Kevin Suitor, Asphalt Branch Manager-Oklahoma DOT
 

 

Wednesday, November 14
SESSION III: NON-DESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNOLOGY
Moderator: John Christensen, Nalco Champion
FWD Testing: Going Beyond Overlay
-Vladmir Mitchev, S&Me, Inc.
Intelligent Compaction: Implementation in Tennessee
-Matthew Chandler, P.E. - Tennessee DOT
Distress Measurement Technology
-Andy Mergenmeier, P.E. - FHWA Resource Center
SESSION IV: INCENTIVE PROJECTS
Moderator: Jim Warren, Executive Director - ACAF
High Density Demo Projects 2.0: Where Do We Go From Here?
-Tim Aschenbrener, P.E. - FHWA Office of Infrastructure
Incentive Projects in Florida- Contractor Perspective
-Felipe Jaramillo, P.E. - Ajax Paving Industries of Florida

Incentive Projuects in Florida-Owner Perspective
-Gale Page, Consultant

SESSION V: INTERESTING PROJECTS
Moderator: Robert Lee, P.E. - CRH Americas Materials

I-59 / I-20 HiMA Black Warrior River Basin Project- Contractor Perspective
-Braden T. Smith, PhD - Hunt Refining Company

I-59 / I-20 HiMA Black Warrior River Basin Project- Owner Perspective
-Lyndi Blackburn, P.E.- Alabama DOT
IDEAL Cracking Test: Development, Validation & Application
-Fujie Zhou, Director - Texas A&M / TTI
SESSION VI: INTERESTING PROJECTS (Continued)
Moderator: Chris Wagner, P.E. - FHWA Resource Center
Virginia I-64: Segment II - Contractor Perspective
-Craig Rayfield, VA Pavement QC Manager - Allan Myers
Virginia I-64: Segment II - Owner Perspective
-Robert Crandol. P.E. - Virginia DOT
FHWA Quality Assurance Stewardship Reviews & Best Practices (presentation not available)
-Robert Conway, P.E., CCM - FHWA Resource Center
 
Thursday, November 15
SESSION VII: PERPETUAL PAVEMENTS
Moderator:
Gary Fitts, P.E. - Consultant
I-459 Rich Bottom Layer-Owner Perspective
-Lyndi Blackburn, P.E. - Alabama DOT
I-459 Rich Bottom Layer - Contractor Perspective
-Paul Coffman, Area QC Manager - Midsouth Paving, Inc.
NCAT Balanced Mix Design Update: Cracking & High Temperature
-Adam Taylor, P.E. - NCAT
SESSION VIII: CONCLUSION
Moderator: Gary Fitts, P.E. - Consultant
I-85 Deep Rehabilitation
-Micky O' Shields, Sloan Construction Co.
-Jay Thompson, P.E. - South Carolina DOT
-Cliff Selkinghaus - South Carolina DOT
National Snapshot of Binder Specifications
-Robert Horan, P.E. - Asphalt Institute
Effect of Laboratory Aging on Asphalt Binders in Mixtures Cracking Resistance
-Dr. Louay Mohammad, LSU / LTRC