APWA FloridaThis webinar will explore the multifaceted perspectives of two different agencies on the topic of pavement preservation. It will delve into the diverse strategies, challenges, and priorities embraced by these entities in maintaining and extending the lifespan of road infrastructure. By examining different viewpoints, the webinar aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the complex landscape surrounding pavement preservation efforts. Leveraging 30 years of public agency experience and almost 17 years of experience in the Pavement Preservation industry, Troy McCain, a senior project manager, offers valuable insights from his roles at the City of Lakeland and his current position at Hernando County.

The webinar will encompass a presentation followed by a Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to submit questions either during registration or in real-time. The Florida LTAP Center is pleased to be partnering with the American Public Works Associates Florida Chapter (APWA-FL) to bring you this webinar.

This webinar is provided at no cost and will award a certificate to those fully attending and completing the webinar. Professional Development Hours (1.5 PDHs) will be provided to those that request these during registration. Please note – space for this webinar is limited, and Florida local agencies are being given priority!


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common goals and priorities shared among agencies involved in pavement maintenance.
  • Explore the impact of technological advancements and innovations on pavement preservation practices.
  • Provide insights into potential collaborative opportunities for agencies to enhance pavement preservation efforts collectively.
  • Offer recommendations for improving coordination and knowledge-sharing among agencies for the sustainable management of road infrastructure.

Panelist Bios:

Troy McCain, Senior Project Manager, Hernando County: Troy McCain is the Sr. Project Manager for Hernando County Florida. He oversees staff that reviews all commercial and new subdivision development along GIS layers within the County. Mr. McCain also manages and develops Hernando County’s pavement management program with over 1300 centerline miles of roadway. He has over 30 years in public works industry. Prior to joining Hernando County, Mr. McCain spent 33 years with the City of Lakeland in various positions including Surveying, GIS, and Pavement Management. Additionally, Mr. McCain currently chairs the transportation committee for the Florida APWA and sits on the board of the Florida Pavement Preservation Association. A native of Ohio and an avid supporter of the Bucs, Mr. McCain now resides in Brooksville, where he enjoys golfing and spending time with his wife.

Moderator Bio:

Addie Javed, APWA FL Leadership & Management Committee Chair and Vice President, Epic Engineering and Consulting Group: Addie Javed is a Vice President at Epic, and is responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and technical leadership in the building of business practices. He is a former City/County Engineer and Public Works Director, nationally recognized by the Engineering News Record (ENR), National Civil Engineering News Magazine and Florida City and County Management Association (FCCMA). Addie is a Gator and a Spartan at heart. He has more than 28 years of technical, administration, management and supervisory experience leading diverse teams and managing multiple Capital Improvement projects and programs. Mr. Javed has strong background in Public Works, Environmental Management, Utilities, Infrastructure, Asset Management, Sustainability, Solid Waste and Sanitation, Strategic Planning and Performance Measures, Emergency Response and Operations, Operations and Maintenance, Community development and Legislative policy making.

Pavement Preservation – A Tale of Two Agencies

DATE: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
TIME: 12:30 to 2:00 PM (ET)