Nov 05

2019 Municipal Streets Seminar

Event Details

Ames, Iowa


Scheman Building
1805 Center Drive
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa


November 5, 2019


7:15 AM Breakfast and registration available


Standard: 65.00


For public works directors, engineers, street superintendents, maintenance personnel, consultants, city administrators, and elected city officials.


7:15 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast Available (breakfast burritos and pastries provided)

8:15 a.m.

Introduction & Welcome - Moderator, Jerod Gross, representing the CP Tech Center

8:30 a.m.

SUDAS Update - Paul Wiegand, P.E., Statewide Urban Design and Specifications, Iowa State University
Paul will discuss SUDAS and provide an update on the latest activities. 

9:15 a.m.

Considerations for Efficiency & Performance - Matt Zeller, P.E., Concrete Paving Association of Minnesota
Learn about efficiencies in design and construction that will lead to quality concrete pavements.

10:00 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m.

Transforming, Connecting, & Revitalizing University Avenue - Stephanie Houk Sheetz, AICP, City of Cedar Falls & Aaron Moniza, P.E., Foth
Learn about the multi-year journey for the City of Cedar Falls in delivering the signature University Avenue project to the community. A focus will be placed on the strong planning efforts that went into the project decision-making, public engagement strategies, and the successful execution of the project design and construction.

11:00 a.m.

Financing Options for Street Improvements - Kristin Cooper & Maria Brownell, Ahlers and Cooney, P.C.
Update on financing options and funding sources for street improvements, including bonding and special assessments.

11:45 p.m.Lunch
12:45 p.m.

Concrete Pavement PreservationDale Harrington, P.E., HCE Services
This discussion will focus on concrete pavement preservation techniques and the recent web-based training modules from the National Highway Institute.

1:30 p.m.

Muscatine Riverfront Development Jim Edgmond, P.E., City of Muscatine & Jim Harbaugh, P.L.A., ASLA, Bolton & Menk, Inc.
This project included a four lane to three lane conversion in downtown Muscatine. Critical items that led to the success of the project included public involvement, railroad coordination, complex staging, and flooding considerations.

2:15 pm

Concrete Pavement & Subgrade Foundations - Larry Stevens, P.E., HR Green, Inc.
Larry will discuss the importance of improving the subgrade foundation to ensure quality and long lasting concrete pavements.

3:00 p.m.Adjourn

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Iowa Concrete Paving Association

Iowa State University Institute for Transporation