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NRRA Pavement Conference 2018

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NRRA Pavement Conference 2018

Conference Objective

The NRRA will continue the tradition of presenting sessions about current practices that implement new pavement research and technology. It will be held May 23 and 24, 2018. If you have any questions, or suggestions for conference content, don't hesitate to contact us.


May 23--Monticello, MN and MnROAD

  • Workshop sessions
  • A tour of the 2017 construction/research projects at MnROAD
  • BBQ Picnic Dinner at MnROAD

May 24--St. Paul, MN

  • Keynote speeches
  • Awards
  • Networking Lunch
  • Four research tracks for concurrent sessions: Flexible, Rigid, Geotech and Preventive Maintenance

This two-day conference provides practical information to practitioners and others interested in pavement design, construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance. The conference examines national and local trends and innovations to expand understanding of pavement challenges and solutions.

Sessions focus on current practices that implement new pavement research and technology. Specifically, presentations emphasize new materials and methods that can assist decision makers in providing the most cost-effective strategies for building, repairing, and maintaining pavement infrastructure.