Performance Engineered Mixtures (PEM) and Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation were key themes of the National Concrete Consortium Meeting* held in Minneapolis last month. ACPA members and technology partners presented a number of timely topics, including:
- PEM Pooled Fund TPF5(368) Status Update – Tom Cackler, PE., CP Tech Center and Mike Praul, FHWA
- Update on AASHTO PP84-17 Specification – Steve Tritsch, P.E., CP Tech Center
Concrete Pavement Rehabilitation
- Diamond Grinding Slurry Best Management Practices – John Roberts, IGGA/ACPA Concrete Pavement Partnership
- CPR Best Practices MoDOT Project – Mike Darter, Ph.D., P.E., ARA
- Update on Pavement Distress Manual – Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center
- Industry Perspective and Activities to Help Implement MAP-21 Asset Management Requirements – Jim Mack, P.E., CEMEX
- Doing More With Less: Economically Efficient Management of Pavement Networks – Jeremy Gregory, Ph.D., MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub
- Dowel Bar Task Force Update – Maria Masten, P.E. MinnDOT, and Steve Tritsch, CP Tech Center
- Dowel Basket Standardization Update and New Considerations – Glenn Eder, JC Supply and Manufacturing
- A Petrographer’s View of Curing – Chris Tillema and Gerard Moulzolf, P.G., American Engineering Testing
The presentations cited above were just a few of the presentations at the semi-annual NC2 meeting. To see the full list of presentations, visit the CP Tech Center website at: http://www.cptechcenter.org/ncc/TTCC-NCC-2017.cfm.
The fall meeting also included a tour of CPR projects in the Minneapolis area, as well as a MnRoad tour. The meeting was also held prior to the ACPA Vision 2040 meeting. (Click here to see the related story.)
* Special thanks to the CP Tech Center for providing details and links used in this story.