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Internal Curing of Concrete Pavements (Resource Page)

  • Click here for the the presentation, “Internal Curing and Its Potential for Concrete Pavement” by Jason Weiss, Ph.D. 

  • Click here for the the presentation, “Internally Cured Concrete (ICC) For Paving Applications” by Michael Darter, Ph.D., P.E.

  • Click here for the paper, “Evaluation of Internally Cured Concrete for Paving Applications,” by Chetana Rao, Ph.D. and Mike Darter, Ph.D., P.E.

Stormwater Management Solutions for Pervious Concrete and Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements

Welcome to the resource page for the webinar, “Stormwater Management Solutions for Pervious Concrete and Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavements,” presented on October 7.

Downloadable Presentation Materials

Additional Resources

Please follow this link (ICPI Resources for PICP and ICP) to see some additional resources related to interlocking concrete pavement systems, including permeable interlocking concrete pavement (PICP) systems.    

You may also be interested in seeing accelerated load testing of PICP, and to that end, Mr. Smith has furnished this videolink on YouTube:

Professional Development Hours
You may be eligible for a certificate that may be used for company credit and/or up to 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).  Successful completion of an “evidence of learning exam,” along with participation in the web-based training, is a prerequisite for the award of a certificate that may be used for company credit and/or 2.0 professional development hours (PDH) used toward professional licensure.  

The PDH credits associated with this exam and the course noted above are designed for participants whose states/provinces allow self-reporting.  A passing score (70% or better) is required for the award of the certificate/2.0 professional development hours (PDH’s) by ACPA and the ICPI.   Please be sure to complete the exam by close-of-business on October 30. Certificates of completion / PDH’s will be sent by email the following week.   (Please see the online exam link and related information below.)

Online Exam
The link to the online exam is as follows: .  Please complete the exam no later than midnight on October 31, 2014.   Your results will be emailed to you by mid-November 2014.   If you need the results sooner, please contact Bill Davenport at 847.423.8703 or

Contact Information
If you have additional questions about Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers, please contact David Smith, Technical Director, ICPI.   His contact information is:   703.657.6900 or

If you have additional questions about Pervious Concrete Pavements, please contact Robert Rodden, ACPA.   His contact information is:  847.423.8706 or  Alternatively, please contact the Portland Cement Association at 847.966.6200 or the National Ready Mixed Concrete Association at 301.587.1400.










Concrete Overlays Webinar Update

What Every Agency and Contractor Should  Understand About Using Concrete Overlays Successfully

(Based on the “Guide to Concrete Overlays,” 3rd Edition)

This is the web page for the web-based education & training program presented by ACPA and the National Concrete Pavement Association on Thursday, September 4, 2014.  On this page, you may download the recorded version of the presentation, as well as the presentation in PDF format.  Please follow these links, and equally important, check the requirements below.

Requirements for Watching the Audiovisual Presentation

To view the recording you will need to download and play the .ARF file using Cisco’s WebEx recorded video player.  You can obtain the player by following one of the links below:


This program was presented by the following presenters, on behalf of the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center, and with support from the Federal Highway Administration.   The authors (presenters) are solely responsible for the content of this presentation.

  • Dale Harrington, P.E., Snyder & Associates for the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center
  • Gary Fick, P.E., Trinity Construction Management Services, Inc., for the National Concrete Pavement Technology Center


ACPA National, Chapters to Meet with FHWA Officials

Joining forces next week, ACPA national staff and several affiliated Chapter/State executives will be meeting with Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) officials in Washington, D.C., for an update on the agency’s concrete pavement program and discussions on technology implementation needs and other pertinent topics.  

Scheduled for October 8, the meeting will involve Butch Waidelich, Associate Administrator; Lubin Quinones, Acting Director; Suneel Vanikar, Team Leader; and Gina Ahlstrom, Concrete Pavement Engineer.

Key discussion topics include:


  • Competition (and FHWA’s role in encouraging competition).
  • Uniformity of interpretation of FHWA ADAB Technical Advisory.
  • Concrete overlays.
  • Centerline rumble strips. 
  • Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) guidance.
  • Recycling of concrete pavements.


Look for additional details.


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