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2018 Fall Sponsor Meeting

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2018 Fall Sponsor Meeting
MnROAD / NCAT Partnership

Minneapolis Minnesota
September 25-26, 2018

Link to Hotel-- Call 952-854-8200 for “MnROAD-NCAT” Group Rate (Monday and Tuesday nights)

Link to Register

Tuesday – September 25th
Day 1 of 2 – Offsite - Full Day

6:00

Complimentary Hotel Breakfast Begins

8:00

Leave for Pease (Bus)

9:30

Arrive at Northern Lights (Pease Minnesota)
Break

10:00

Welcome / Introductions

Ben Worel

10:15

Partnership Overview of the Studies

Glenn Engstrom Randy West

10:30

Overview of the Pavement Preservation Experiment

  • Southern Experiment
  • Northern Experiment

 

Adriana Vargas
Jerry Geib

11:30

Overview of the pre-survey sent out
Discussion on the activities this afternoon – Customer feedback

Jerry Geib

11:45

Lunch

 

12:30

Tour Northern Pavement Preservation

  • Drive through US-169 (high volume)
  • Walk/Discuss CSAH-8 (low volume)

2:30

Discussion on team observations of test cells / Product delivery
PG Implementation (Curves/Use, Discussion, Deliverables)
(collect data with online or paper survey)

Adriana Vargas
Jerry Geib

3:00

Cold-in-Place Recycling Activities within the Preservation Group

(Current Activities / Discussion)
Ben Worel

3:15

MnROAD Update

Ben Worel

3:30

Leave for MnROAD

4:15

MnROAD Tours

5:30

Dinner at MnROAD

6:30

Leave for Hotel

7:30

Arrive at Hotel

Wednesday – September 26th
Day 2 of 2 – Best Western Hotel
, Bloomington MN (Mall of America)

7:30

Welcome / Introductions

Ben Worel

7:40

Partnership Overview of the Studies

Glenn Engstrom Randy West

7:50

NCAT Standalone (non-Group Experiment) Research Experiments Introduction

  • Virginia (N4, S12)
  • Mississippi (S2)
  • South Carolina (S9)
  • Cargill (N3) & Collaborative Aggregates (N7)
  • Oklahoma (N6, N9) & Texas (S10-S11)
  • Alabama PFC (E9-E10) and Geogia (N12-N13)
  • Kentucky (S7) & Alabama Thinlays (N10-N11)
  • Florida (E5-E6, E7-E8)
  • Tennessee (S4) & Mississippi (S3)
  • United Soy Bean (W10)

 

Ben Bowers
Dave Timm
Dave Timm
Nam Tran
Fan Yin
Fan Gu
Carolina Rodezno
Adam Taylor
Raquel Moraes
Raquel Moraes

10:00

Changes to the NCAT Test Track website

Christine Hall

10:10

Break

 

10:30

Southern Cracking Group Experiment “Top Down Cracking”

  • Performance
  • Aged Laboratory Test Findings

 

Randy West
Adam Taylor

11:30

Oklahoma DOT

  • Balance Mix Design Implementation Efforts

Kevin Suitor
David Vivanco

11:45

Lunch

 

12:30

Update on the Cracking Group Experiment

  • Northern Experiment “Thermal Cracking”
    • Performance
    • Aged Laboratory Test Finding

 

Dave Van Deusen
Adam Taylor

1:30

Illinois DOT

  • Balance Mix Design Implementation Efforts

Brian Hill

1:45

Cracking Group Discussion on sponsor needs and future direction

Randy West

2:00

NCAT 2018 Construction Update

Jason Nelson

2:30

Planning for the Future – 2018 NCAT/MnROAD Research Cycle

Randy West
Ben Worel

3:00

Adjourn