2018 Pavements Conference

Day 1 

    Opening Session

    1.   Welcome from Arizona State University       
          Ram Pendyala, PhD, Interim Director, School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University

    2.   FHWA Overview
          Peter Osborn, Director, Field Services West, Federal Highway Administration

    3.   ADOT Overview
          Dallas Hammit, Deputy Director for Transportation/State Engineer, Arizona Department of Transportation

    4.   MAG Overview
          Eric Anderson, Executive Director, Maricopa Association of Governments

    Session 1: GeoTech to the rescue – Challenges and Solutions

    5.   Geotechnical Challenges Related to the TBM for the Alaska Way Viaduct Replacement Project
          Barry Siel, PE, FHWA Resource Center

    6.   Pavement Reconstruction Challenges and Innovations on I-40 West of Flagstaff
          Tad Niemyjski, PE and Brent Conner, ADOT

    7.   SR 77 Safety and Slope Stability
          Brent Conner, Geotechnical Design Services Supervisor, ADOT

    Session 2: Innovation in Pavements

    8.   Sustainable Pavement Systems Program
          Steven Olmsted, Innovative Programs Manager and Nye McCarty, Flagstaff Regional Materials Engineer, ADOT

    9.   Precast Concrete Pavements
          Samuel Tyson PE, Concrete Pavement Engineer, FHWA

    10. Rethinking Concrete Testing
          Tyler Ley, PhD, PE, Oklahoma State University

    General Session

          Mark Ishee, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions | Jeff Smith, Cactus Asphalt | Paul Burch, ADOT

Day 2

    General Session: Design Build and Operate

          Paul Brasher, PE, New Mexico DOT

    13. I-10 SPS2 Test Sections
          Larry Scofield, PE, International Grooving and Grinding Association

    14. Connect 202 South Mountain (Pavement Design)
          Doug LaMont, WSP | Kevin Turner, KT Consulting | Steve Mishler, ADOT

    15. Prime Factors for Successful Preservation Treatments
          Larry Galehouse, National Center for Pavement Preservation, Michigan State University

    Session 3: Asphalt Performance and Preservation

    16. FHWA’s Density Demonstrations in Arizona and other States
          Tim Aschenbrener, PE, FHWA Resource Center

    17. FHWA Mobile Asphalt Testing Trailer: Recent Experience in Arizona
          Amir Golalipour, PhD, Project Manager, FHWA/ESC Inc

    18. SPR-742 AZ PMC_18
          Akshay Gundla, PhD, Graduate Research Associate, ASU/Staff Engineer, Applied Research Associates

    Session 4: Technology Updates

    19. Scrap Tire Recycling and the Use of Crumb Rubber
          Dawn Helms, CRM | Jeff Smith, Cactus Asphalt

    20. Lime and Liquid Anti-Stripping Agents
          Richard Steger, PE, Platform Manager, Ingevity Pavement Technologies

          Ellie Fini, PhD, ASU

    22. Lunch Session: The Path to Autonomous Vehicles
          W.H. (Bill) Sowell, MBA, PhD, Vice President-Business Development, Eberle Design, Inc. & Reno A&E