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Minnesota Pavement Conference - February 12, 2009

Speakers at this 13th Annual Minnesota Pavement Conference shared their innovative ideas to help meet today’s transportation challenges. Topics included transportation investment strategies, risk analysis, and trends in the concrete and asphalt industries.

TERRA serves as sponsor for this one-day conference, which provides information to practitioners and others in pavement design, construction, and maintenance. The emphasis of the conference is new materials and methods that can assist decision makers in providing the most cost-effective strategies for building, repairing, and maintaining Minnesota roads.

2009 Pavement Conference Video

View video (slides included) (Mediasite Presenter, Length: 02:55:28, Microsoft Silverlight plugin required)

  • Chapter 1 TPF Intelligent Compaction Project—Overview and Recent Findings - George Chang, Transtec Group (00:00)
  • Chapter 2 Linking Earthwork Construction to Pavement Design Through Intelligent Compaction - David White, Iowa State University (35:32)
  • Chapter 3 Intelligent Compaction: Olmsted County’s Experience and Lessons Learned, including HMA IC - Rebecca Embacher, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Mike Sheehan, Olmsted County (01:11:04)
  • Chapter 4 Asphalt Supply in a Volatile World - Clint Rybak, ConocoPhillips (01:35:52)
  • Chapter 5 Sustainability Through People, Process, and Product Innovation - Jean-Claude Roumain, Holcim, (US) Inc. (02:11:23)

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