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Minnesota Pavement Conference - February 11, 2010

Speakers at the 2010 TERRA Pavement Conference on February 11 addressed several topics, including innovative low-volume road construction practices, environmentally sensitive road construction and maintenance techniques, and the issue of heavy traffic and loads. In addition, U.S. Rep. James L. Oberstar, chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, addressed the conference by video about infrastructure needs and priorities in a new federal surface transportation authorization act. Bernie Arseneau, MnDOT director of policy, safety, and strategic initiatives, spoke on behalf of MnDOT commissioner Tom Sorel.

This year's event was the 14th annual pavement conference and also marked the change of the name of the event from the Minnesota Pavement Conference to the TERRA Pavement Conference.

Featured Video

The Surface Transportation Authorization Act of 2009: A Blueprint for Investment and Reform (Length: 00:15:14)

  • Chairman James L. Oberstar, U.S. House of Representatives

Selected Presentations

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Event Presentations


The 2010 TERRA Pavement Conference is co-sponsored by the Transportation Engineering and Road Research Alliance (TERRA) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation,

in cooperation with:

The event was hosted by the University of Minnesota's Center for Transportation Studies and facilitated by the College of Continuing Education