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2016 Meeting Presentations

November 15-17, 2016
Corpus Christi, Texas

Tuesday, November 15
SESSION I: OUTLOOK
Moderator: Robert Lee, Texas DOT-SEAUPG Chairman

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Texas Proposition 1 & 7: Dot Implementation
-Mark A. Marek, Director of Engineering Operations - Texas DOT
Texas Proposition 1 & 7: Industry Perspective (presentation unavialable)
-Cayetano Silva, III - Primoris Services Corp.
FHWA Funding OUtlook
-Chris Wagner, P.E. - FHWA Southeast Resource Center
SESSION II: SEAUPG REGIONAL UPDATES
Central Region Sub-Group
-Mark Woods, P.E. - Tennessee DOT
East Region Sub-Group
-Cliff Selkinghaus - South Carolina DOT
West Region Sub-Group
-Travis Patton, P.E. - Texas DOT
 
Wednesday, November 16
SESSION III: INTERESTING PROJECTS
Moderator: Bob Horan, Asphalt Institute

 

San Antonio Downtown Y
- Gary Fitts, P.E. - Shell Bitumen
FHWA's High D Demo Projects / Workshops
-Tim Aschenbrener, P.E. - FHWA-Office of Infrastructure

Texas Thin Overlay Mixes
-Tom Scullion - Texas A&M / TTI

SESSION IV: RECYCLED MATERIALS
Moderator: Gary Fitts, Shell Bitumen
Cold Central Plant Recycling: Recycling Production
-Buzz Powell, Assistant Director / NCAT Test Track Manager
Full-Depth Reclamation
-Shane McDade, President - Texas Road Recyclers

ETG-RAP / RAS Task Force Update
-Tim Aschenbrener, P.E. - FHWA-Office of Infrastructure

SESSION V: BINDERS / AGGREGATES
Moderator: Don Siler, Marathon Petroleum Co.

Evolution of Bond Coats: From Tack to Bond
-Jerry Peterson, P.E. -Texas DOT

Binder Testing for Quality: Beyond PG Specifications
- Dr. Amit Bhasin - University of Texas at Austin
Aggregate Supply in the Southeast
-Harry Bush, Jr. - Vulcan Materials Company
SESSION VI: CONSTRUCTION
Moderator: Don Watson, NCAT
Effects of Temperature Segregation on Density, Fracture Resistance & Rutting Performance
-Dr. Louay Mohammad - LSU / LTRC
Thermal Imaging Systems
-Ryan Barborak, P.E. - Texas DOT
NCAT / Minnesota Update
-Buzz Powell, Assistant Director / NCAT Test Track Manager
 
Thursday, November 17
SESSION VII: ALTERNATIVE SOLUTIONS
Moderator:
Merrill Zwanka, South Carolina DOT
Pavement Preservation
-Buzz Powell, Assistant Director / NCAT Test Track Manager
Implementation of SPG: Specification for Chip Seal Binders in Texas
-Dr. Amy Epps-Martin - Texas A&M / TTI
Performance Measurement Needs
-Dr. Isaac Howard, Mississippi State University

SESSION VIII: MIX DESIGN
Moderator:
Andrew Brooks, C.W. Matthews Contracting
 
OGFC Performance Based Mix Design
-Adam Taylor, NCAT
LA DOTD Balanced Mix Design
-Dr. Samuel Cooper, III - LADOT / LTRC
SMA Fly Ash
-Donald Watson, NCAT / SE SUPERPAVE Center
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