Apr 02
Apr 04

Spring 2013 National Concrete Consortium

Event Details

Philadelphia, PA


Hotel information not available


April 2, 2013 — April 4, 2013


Breakfast beings at 6:30 a.m.


All technical presentations are available as PDFs to download from within the agenda.


Day 1 | Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Research and Technology Presentations

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Complimentary full breakfast buffet for all hotel guests (hotel breakfast room)

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Registration/Coffee (Grand Ballroom)

8:00 a.m.

Les Toaso, Pennsylvania DOT District 6 Executive

8:15 a.m.

Research and Technology Deployment Updates:

Durability-based Specifications (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

  • Synthesis Results
  • Task Force Report om Draft TPF Project
9:00 a.m.

Constructing Concrete Roudabouts:

Colorado and Kansas Concrete Roundabouts (PDF)
Dan DeGraaf, Michigan Concrete Association

9:30 a.m.


High-Performance Fusion-Bonded Epoxy-Coated Dowel Bars (PDF)
Dave McDonald, EIG-CRSI

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

Dowels (continued):

ACPA's New Dowel Alignment Specifications (PDF)
Mark Snyder, ACPA – PA Chapter

11:00 a.m.

Crack Repair: Looking at Different Distresses and How/When to Repair in lieu of Slav Replacement (PDF)
Gordon Smith, ICPA

11:30 a.m.

Cement Task Force Reports:

Performance of Concrete with Slag and Blended Cement (PDF)
John Melander, Slag Cement Association

12:00 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Cement Task Force Reports (continued):

Performance of C595 / M 240 Type 1L Cement (PDF)
Tim Cost, P.E., FACI, Holcim, Inc.

Paper: Performance of Typical Concrete Mixtures for Transportation Structures as Influenced by Portland-Limestone Cements from Five Sources (PDF)
Tim Cost, P.E., FACI, Holcim, Inc., et. al.

1:40 p.m.

Precast Pavement Construction Using the Suer-Slab System (PDF)
Dan Moellman, P.E., The Fort Miller Co., Inc.

2:10 p.m.

FHWA Updates: MAP-21 FHWA's Concrete Pavement Technology Implementation Plan (PDF)
Gary Crawford, FHWA

  • New Cooperative Agreement with the CP Tech Center
  • Technology Deployment Plans
3:15 p.m.

MIT Update:

Life Cycle Cost and Environmental Assessment (PDF)
Jeremy Gregory, MIT

3:45 p.m.

CP Tech Center Updates (PDF)
Dale Harrington, P.E., CP Tech Center

Mix Design and Analysis Track Pooled Fund TAC Meeting TPF 5(205) (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

Effect of Past-to-Voids Volume Ratio on the Performance of Concrete Mixtures (PDF)
Ezgi Yurdakul, Iowa State University

MIP of Cementitious Pastes (PDF)
Jiake Zhang, Iowa State University



Day 2 | Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Research/Technology Presentations and Demonstrations

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Complimentary full breakfast buffet for all hotel guests (hotel breakfast room)

8:00 a.m.

Thin Concrete Overlays and Pavements:

Thin Unbounded Concrete Overlays – Plano, TX (PDF)
Gary Fick, The Transtec Group
J. Mauricio Ruiz, MSE, P.E., The Transtec Group

High Performance Ultrathin CRCP in South Africa (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

Thinner Concrete Pavement Technologies (PDF)
Jeffery Roesler, Ph.D., P.E., University of Illinois

TCP® Design Optimized Concrete Pavements (PDF)
Juan Pablo Covarrubias V, TCPavements

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:30 a.m.

Thin Concrete Pavements and Overlays – Ongoing MnROAD Research (PDF)
Tom Burnham, P.E., Minnesota DOT

11:00 a.m.

The Future of QC/QA Tools – Technology Demonstration Rodeo Overview (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center
Jim Grove, CP Tech Center

11:30 a.m.

Pick up box lunches and board buses

12:00 p.m.

Buses depart for construction site and district office for FHWA trailer tour and hands-on demonstrations

Technology Demonstration Summary Handouts:

  • Air Void Analyzer – AASHTO TP 75-08 (PDF)
  • Concrete Coefficient of Thermal Expansion – AASHTO T 336 (PDF)
  • Dowel Bar Alignment Using Pules Induction Technology (PDF)
  • Field Calorimetry (PDF)
  • Ground Penetrating Radar (PDF)
  • Impulse-Response (PDF)
  • Non-Destructive Pavement Thickness Measurement Using Pulse Induction Technology (PDF)
  • Setting Time of Fresh Concrete Using P-Wave (PUNDIT SET) (PDF)
  • Surface Resistivity Test – AASHTO TP 95 (PDF)
  • Super Air Meter (PDF)
  • Tensile Bond Tester – ACI 503.1R, ASTM C1583 (PDF)
  • Ultra Sonic Pulse Echo (MIRA) (PDF)
  • Wireless Corrosion Sensor for Concrete (PDF)
5:00 p.m.

Board buses for dinner (King of Prussia Mall – tentative)

7:30 p.m.

Board buses for return trip to hotel (20 miles)


Day 3 | Thursday, April 4, 2013
Business Meeting and State Reports on IRI Ride Specifications

TimeEvent Details
6:30 a.m.

Complimentary full breakfast buffet for all hotel guests (hotel breakfast room)

8:00 a.m.

Business MeetingBrett Trautman, NC2 Chair

  • Domestic Scan Proposal Status
  • Fall 2013 Meeting in North Carolina
  • Elections: the following members' terms expire
    • AASHTO Region 1 (currently held by Scott Nazar)
    • AASHTO Region 3 (currently held by Maria Masten)
    • Chair (currently held by Brett Trautman)
    • Contractor (currently held by Matt Ross)
    • Supplier (currently held by Steve Tritsch)

Business Meeting Presentations and Minutes:

NCC Executive Committee Elections (PDF)
Brett Trautman, NCC Chair

Proposal and Task Groups (PDF)
Peter Taylor, CP Tech Center

Election Results (PDF)

9:00 a.m.

National Perspective on IRI Ride Specifications
Bob Orthmeyer

9:30 a.m.

State Practices Reports on IRI Ride Specifications (PDF)

Minnesota DOT's Experience with IRI Specifications (PDF)
Maria Masten, P.E., Minnesota DOT

10:00 a.m.

Morning Break

10:15 a.m.

State Practices (continued)

11:45 a.m.