Sep 27
Sep 29

Fall 2022 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details

Detroit, Michigan


Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center
400 Renaissance Drive

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September 27, 2022 — September 29, 2022


General Session begins at 8:00 AM Eastern on Tuesday, September 27.

Event Contact
Denise Wagner
InTrans, CP Tech Center


Monday, September 26 – 5:00-7:00 PM  Reception on Monday evening – Cadillac Room.

Day 1 | Tuesday, September 27, 2022

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet - Ambassador Salon 1 (3rd level)


GENERAL SESSION - Mackinac Ballroom (5th level)

8:00Welcome – Paul Ajegba, Michigan DOT Director and Dan Miller, NC2 Executive Committee Chair, Ohio DOT (PDF)
8:15FHWA Program Update – Robert Spragg, FHWA (PDF)
8:45State Reports Summary - Concrete Specifications– Dan Miller, Ohio DOT and Maria Masten, Minnesota DOT (PDF)
9:15CP Tech Center Update – John Adam, CP Tech Center (PDF)
9:45Q & A - Open Discussion

Morning Break

Performance Engineered Mixtures
10:30Precision & Bias Testing - Dr. Jason Weiss, Oregon State University (PDF)

PEM Pooled Fund - Gordon Smith and Leif Wathne, CP Tech Center (PDF)

11:30State Experience – PEM – Ethan Bahmer, Michigan DOT (PDF)
12:00 p.m.

LUNCH Ambassador Salon 1 (3rd level)


1:00Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) – Brian Killingsworth, NRMCA (PDF)
1:30ACPA Plan - Eric Ferrebee, ACPA (PDF)
1:50FHWA Outlook - Gina Ahlstrom, FHWA (PDF)

Steel - Cradle to Grave EPDs - Rob Kinchler, CRSI (PDF)


Afternoon Break

Concrete Pavements

3:15Evaluation of Penetrating Sealants – Dr. John Kevern, University of Missouri-Kansas City (PDF)
3:40Buckling – Dan King, CP Tech Center (PDF)
4:05Concrete Pavement Resilience – Jim Mack, CEMEX (PDF)
4:30Optimizing Opening – Dr. Norb Delatte, Oklahoma State University (PDF)

Adjourn/dinner on your own

Day 2 | Wednesday, September 28

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet - Cartier (4th level)

8:00 GENERAL SESSION  - Mackinac Ballroom (5th level)
State Initiative Spotlights
8:00Repairs and Diamond Grinding of Thin Concrete Overlays – Tom Burnham, Minnesota DOT (PDF)
8:30NTPEP Portland Blended Cement Program – Drew Waldrop, Alabama DOT (PDF)
9:00Textured Reinforcement – Dr. Bassem Andrawes, University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign (PDF)

Q & A – Open Discussion


Morning Break

Structural Concrete


Steel Fibers in Bridge Decks – Dr. Kevin Folliard, University of Texas – Austin (PDF)

10:45Internal Curing Update – Dr. Kamran Amini, Alta Vista Solutions (PDF)
11:15New Test Methods/Equipment – Mark Felag, Mark E Felag, LLC / AASHTO (PDF)

Q&A — Open Discussion

12:00 p.m.

LUNCH - Cartier (4th level)

Project Updates

1:00Iowa Highway 3 Overlay – Todd Hanson, Iowa DOT and Greg Mulder, Iowa Concrete Paving Association (PDF)
1:30California Overlay Projects - Dulce Rufino Feldman, California DOT and Charles Stuart, SW Concrete Pavement Association (PDF)

Michigan Gordie Howe Bridge - Mohammed Alghurabi and Jim Siler, Michigan DOT; and Johnnathan Quijano and Ary Moustapha, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (PDF)

2:30Field Trip Presentation - 2nd Avenue Bridge over I94 and I275 Paving Low Carbon Mix-Hwy 96 to DTW - Dan DeGraaf, Michigan Concrete Association, Dave Harris, Michigan DOT, and John Staton, Michigan DOT (retired) (PDF)

Afternoon Break

3:30TTCC TPF 5(437) TAC Meeting – for state agency members - Dan Miller, Chair
5:00TTCC TAC Meeting adjourns/dinner on your own

Day 3 | Thursday, September 29

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Breakfast buffet - - Cartier (4th level)


Charter coaches depart for a technical tour of 2nd Avenue Bridge over I94 and I275 Paving Low Carbon Mix-Hwy 96 to DTW Airport on I275.  PPE required:  hard hat and safety vest. A limited number will be available to borrow, so please bring yours if possible.


Approximate drop-off time at Detroit DTW Airport


Approximate drop-off time at Marriott Detroit Renaissance Center.