Rain showers didn’t stop close to 50 Iowa DOT officials, city officials, contractors, consultants, and other industry representatives from participating in the Iowa Concrete Paving Association’s “Partial Depth/Full Depth Patching, Diamond Grinding, and Dowel Bar Retrofit” open house in Denison on Sept. 25. 

The event included four presentations: 

  • Project Concept and Selection Process by Shane Tymkowicz, Iowa DOT
  • Project Overview by Steve McElmeel, Iowa DOT
  • Dowel Bar Retrofit and Diamond Grinding Overview by Dan King, ICPA
  • Contractor’s Perspectives by Mark Rhinehart, Iowa Civil Contracting, Inc.*, & Jason Nielson, Ten Point Construction Co., Inc.*

Participants also had the opportunity to see some of the restored concrete pavements and enjoy lunch.  Click here to see more photos of this valuable education & tech transfer event.

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* ACPA member company.