For public works directors, engineers, street superintendents, maintenance personnel, consultants, city administrators, and elected city officials.
|7:30 a.m.|| |
Registration and Breakfast Available (Breakfast buffet provided.)
|8:30 a.m.|| |
Introduction & Welcome - Moderator, Jerod Gross, representing the CP Tech Center
|8:45 a.m.|| |
Traffic Engineering Challenges and Solutions - Leslie Hart, P.E., PTOE, City of Ankeny
|9:15 a.m.|| |
SUDAS Update - Paul Wiegand, P.E., Statewide Urban Design and Specifications, Iowa State University
Paul will provide an update on current SUDAS modifications and information about the new Public Works Service Bureau.
|9:45 a.m.|| |
Iowa DOT Local Systems & Federal Funding - Nicole Moore, P.E., Director, Iowa DOT Local Systems Bureau
This discussion will include the new federal funding bill as well as Local Systems general information that cities and consultants can use for assistance on federal aid and state aid projects and grants.
|10:30 a.m.|| |
Building Better Pavement Foundations: Iowa DOT Roadmap – John Puls, P.E. & David J. White, P.E., Ingios Geotechnics, Inc.
The Iowa DOT has been implementing improved pavement foundation construction and inspection measures to ensure new pavement systems will last much longer and perform better. This presentation will discuss the state implementation roadmap and how these same improvements can apply to municipal streets.
|11:00 a.m.|| |
Ethics – Jennifer Schaff, County Materials Corporation
This discussion will explore the past cases, hypothetical concepts, and the current canons of ethics from two different engineering societies. Learn the history of professional ethics, the development of health, safety, and well-being of the public and how to incorporate ethics into daily life.
|12:45 p.m.|| |
Financing Options for Street Improvements - Elizabeth Burnett, J.D., & Maria Brownell, Ahlers and Cooney, P.C.
|1:30 pm|| |
Showcase Project - University Avenue Reconstruction - Michelle Sweeney, P.E., PTOE, Senior Project manager AECOM
This $38 million award-winning project is the longest road project for the City of Waterloo in the last 50 years. Hear about the transfer of jurisdiction from the Iowa DOT to the City for this complete street project including multiple bridges, adaptive traffic signals, a roundabout, and other roadway enhancements.
|2:00 pm|| |
|2:15 pm|| |
Showcase Project – West Des Moines Infrastructure for Microsoft Data Centers - Brian Hemesath, City of West Des Moines
With large developments comes significant infrastructure. In this session we will explore the magnitude of the street infrastructure focusing on the planning of future growth, dealing with the public and experimenting with mix designs.
|2:45 pm|| |
Concrete Pavement Preservation - Panel Discussion - Al Adamek, Diamond Surface, Inc. and Jason Nielsen, Ten Point Construction
The panel will discuss recent municipal concrete preservation projects and address questions from the audience.