Civil Rights Training Symposium 2021

The 2021 Southern Transportation Civil Rights Executive Council (STCREC) biennial Training Symposium will take place May 4-5. This year’s event will be virtual, with a suitable reduction in the registration fee. Just $100 per person for both days ($50 for one day only)! The Symposium offers basic 101 courses for Title VI, ADA, DBE and […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 1 Pavement Preservation Basics

This session will “kick-off” the national conference, with opening remarks from the chairman of the TSP2 Oversight panel. The current chairman of FP2 will discuss status and issues associated with infrastructure legislation, particularly those relating to pavement preservation. A representative of FHWA will discuss their program initiatives related to preservation, including the Pavement Preservation Guide […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 2 Equipment and Placement Process

This session is intended to introduce attendees to the sequential types of equipment and process needed to achieve quality treatments. The session will open with a presentation on control systems. After that, industry sponsors will use photographs/slides or videos to walk attendees through the process of placing the most common preservation treatments. This is currently […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 3 Pavement Preservation Basics

This session opens with a “top 10” list of components for a successful preservation program, allowing attendees to assess the strengths of their programs and areas for improvement. Following this, the session includes an introduction to the major preservation treatments for both asphalt and concrete pavements. The final presentation focuses on using the available data […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 4 Asphalt Emulsion

This session introduces attendees to the key definitions relative to emulsions and their importance to many preservation treatments. The session moves beyond the basics to discuss modifiers and their types and purposes. A discussion of the manufacturing process is followed by sampling and testing methods. Finally, the introduction to emulsions is concluded with a presentation […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 5 Concrete Pavement Preservation

This session will include presentations on the most common treatments for concrete pavement preservation. These include partial depth repairs for concrete spalling, full depth repairs for damage that is too extensive or deep for partial depth repairs, joint sealing to eliminate water intrusion in joints and dowel bar retrofit to restore load transfer across the […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 6 Pavement Recycling

This session begins with a presentation on project selection, as proper project selection is key to a successful project. Following this presentation is a series of presentations on hot in place recycling, cold in place recycling and cold central plant recycling. The session also includes a presentation on best practices for managing RAP stockpiles. Project […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 8 Training, Certification and Accreditation

This session includes a variety of topics relating to training, certification, and accreditation. Minnesota DOT has developed knowledge books to assure transfer of information when retirement or position vacancies occur. TSP2 Pavement Preservation Certification is being updated to include online testing as well as an option for Spanish language exams for contractors. The AASHTO laboratory […]

2021 National Pavement Preservation Conference – Session 9 Local Agency Approaches

This session is focused on local agencies and begins with a presentation on how to integrate preservation into local agency programs. The impact and value of preservation for municipalities, counties and local agencies are presented by those working in these areas. The final presentation focuses on ow to build a successful local program. Integrating Preservation […]