The Florida LTAP Center in partnership with the Florida Pavement Preservation Council presents the “Pavement Preservation Wednesday” Webinar Series.
In this webinar, participants will delve into the critical aspects of preserving concrete pavements to ensure longevity and optimal performance. The training is designed to equip attendees with an understanding of the proper timing for implementing pavement preservation techniques. By emphasizing the significance of timing, participants will gain insights into when and how to intervene effectively to maintain the integrity of concrete pavements.
The webinar will not only cover the theoretical aspects but will also provide practical knowledge on conducting a thorough pavement evaluation. Participants will learn to analyze pavements systematically, identifying key indicators and factors that influence the selection of preservation strategies. The training aims to empower professionals with the skills to make informed decisions regarding the preservation of concrete pavements. Moreover, participants will have the opportunity to explore a diverse range of preservation techniques, gaining a comprehensive understanding of their applications and benefits. Whether it’s surface treatments, joint and crack sealing, or other preservation methods, attendees will leave the webinar with actionable insights to enhance the durability and performance of concrete pavements in various scenarios.
- Understand the appropriate timing of pavement preservation techniques
- Explore the different types of preservation techniques
- Learn how to analysis a pavement for preservation techniques
This webinar is provided at no cost and will award a certificate of training listing the Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or a certificate of completion verifying your attendance. Certificates will be awarded only for fully attending and completing this webinar. A total of 1.5 PDHs can be earned.
Please note – space for this webinar is limited, and Florida local agencies are being given first priority!
Roger C. Schmitt, P.E. is the Director of Local Road Transportation Engineering with the Florida Concrete and Products Association. He has been actively involved with the Transportation Research Board since 2006. Roger retired from the Florida Department of Transportation after 26 years of service. During his time with the Department Roger was involved with two concrete paving experimental projects: the US -1 White Topping Project near Edgewater, Florida and the US 50 and US 19 Intersection Project in Groveland, Florida. Before starting work with the Department, Roger worked for Harza Engineering Company specializing in Earth and Rock Fill Dams, Concrete Gravity Dams and Pumped Storage Projects in Jordan, Venezuela, Utah and Virginia. Roger graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor’s Degree in Structural Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Materials Engineering. Roger started his career as an Engineering Technician and his first concrete paving project was in 1968 in Lombard, Illinois.
Amy Wedel is the Director of Concrete Pavements for Florida Concrete & Products Association. She has over 25 years’ experience in the concrete industry with a focus on resiliency, sustainable construction practices and LEED projects. She is a LEED AP and has a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of South Florida. She currently supports city, county and state transportation agencies with pavement design, life-cycle costs analysis and educational programs.
Chris Evers is the Executive Coordinator from the Florida Pavement Preservation Council in addition to his role with Pavement Technology Inc., a company he joined in 2012. Chris was instrumental in the founding of the Florida Pavement Preservation Council in 2010. Chris has over 26 years of experience in the heavy highway construction industry. Chris has been involved in all facets of heavy highway educational efforts. He is the Past President of the American Public Works Association Florida Chapter. His involvement in the Florida Chapter has spanned a multitude of Committee Chairs, Task Forces and Officer Positions. In 2012 he founded the Public Works Director Roundtable and he also moderates the International PWD Roundtable at PWX. He has been an active speaker for APWA, FACERS, ASCE, ASHE, ARRA, Florida T2 Center, and the Florida Airports Council. Chris was recently honored by APWA as a Top Ten Award recipient for 2023. A faithful disciple of Pavement Preservation, he will be our moderator today.
Concrete Pavement Preservation
DATE: January 31, 2024
TIME: 10:00 to 11:30 AM (ET)