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NRRA Pavement Workshop

2020 NRRA Pavement Workshop

The Pavement Workshop is being postponed to this fall. A new date will be announced in the next few months.

See our announcement.

Associate Member Participation

Advertising

Associate members are invtied to submit a complimentary half-page ad for placement in the program. Please email Lauren Dao at lauren.dao@state.mn.us.

Exhibit

NRRA associate members interested in exhibiting during the Pavement Workshop should contact Lauren Dao at lauren.dao@state.mn.us.

Break Sponsors

We are also looking for members interested in sponsoring one of the breaks during the workshop. Please email Lauren Dao at lauren.dao@state.mn.us.

Schedule

Please find printer-friendly daily schedules below.

May 19 | Day 1 "Team Training Day"

7:30 a.m. | Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. | Various Conference rooms

Rigid Team (morning) | Final agenda TBD
Geotechnical Team (morning): "Unsaturated Soil Mechanics" | Full agenda (doc)

8:00 a.m. | Welcome & Introduction
8:05 a.m. | Why is Unsaturated Soil Mechanics Important?
8:45 a.m. | Break
9:00 a.m. | Unsaturated Properties for Infrastructure (pavement in particular) Design
9:30 a.m. | Break
9:45 a.m. | Measurement of Unsaturated Soil/Geomaterial Characteristics
10:15 a.m. | Break for Refreshments
10:30 a.m. | Environmental Cycles in Engineering Infrastructure for Unsaturated Soil Engineering
11:00 a.m. | Break for Refreshments
11:10 a.m. | Practical Aspects of Unsaturated Soil Mechanics
12:00 p.m. | Adjourn

Intelligent Construction Team (full day): “Real World Intelligent Technologies Available Today” | Full agenda (doc)

8:00 a.m. | Welcome and International Society for Intelligent Construction - Northern America Chapter (ISIC-NA)
8:30 a.m. | Session 1 – Paver Technology to Solve Segregation and Smoothness Issues
10:00 a.m. | Break
10:30 a.m. | Session 2 – Intelligent Construction Technologies (ICT) and What We Learned
12:00 p.m. | Lunch
1:00 p.m. | Session 3 – Best Practices of AMG Milling and Paving from Design to Construction
2:30 p.m. | Break
3:00 p.m. | Session 4 – Augmented Reality and Use in Construction (includes Live Demonstration)

May 20 | Day 2 "Technical Team Day" (doc)

7:30 a.m. | Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. | Welcome
8:15 a.m. | FHWA presentation
9:00 a.m. | Flexible Team Overview; Rigid Team Overview
10:00 a.m. | Break and Vendor Exhibits
10:30 a.m. | Geotechnical Team Overview; Preventive Maintenance Team Overview; Intelligent Construction Team Overview
12:00 p.m. | Lunch
1:00 p.m. | Breakouts for Team meetings
4:00 p.m. | Reception
6:00 p.m. | Dinner on your own

May 21 | Day 3 "Formal Day" (doc)

7:30 a.m. | Registration and continental breakfast
8:00 a.m. | Welcome
8:10 a.m. | Gene Skok Awards Presentation
8:15 a.m. | Skok Distinguished Speaker
9:00 a.m. | Rohrbach Distinguished Speaker
9:30 a.m. | Break and Vendor Exhibits
10:15 a.m. | FHWA speaker
11:00 a.m. | Speaker TBD
11:45 a.m. | Lunch
12:45 p.m. | Invited Speaker
1:30 p.m. | Call for Innovation
3:30 p.m. | Closing remarks