In the first half of this webinar, join Rex Eberly of the National Center for Pavement Preservation for an update on Center activities, as well as a review of the new AASHTO Pavement Preservation Spec Guides. Topics covered will include:


  • Certification for Pavement Preservation Professionals
  • Implementing the New AASHTO Preservation Guide Specs and Best Practice Guides into your current specification
  • Where to find training on the AASHTO Preservation Guide Specs
  • A review of the nationwide demonstration projects that are being built using the AASHTO Preservation Guide Specs
  • What’s Next? – Draft Design Specifications, Material Specifications and Quality Assurance Guides.
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In the second half of this webinar, we’ll hear from Chris Evers from the Florida Pavement Preservation Council on “the asphalt roads of tomorrow!” Ever wonder how building and maintaining asphalt roads will be different 20 years from now? The planning should be happening now! Learn more about how public works professionals can future proof our transportation infrastructure.

This recorded webinar is brought to you by the Florida Pavement Preservation Council (FPPC) in concert with the Florida LTAP Center. FPPC is a non-profit organization organized in 2010 under the National Center for Pavement Preservation at Michigan State University. FPPC’s purpose is to support Pavement Preservation and asset management education and outreach to local agencies across Florida

Florida Pavement Preservation Council

Instructor Bios

Chris EversChris 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 23 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.  A faithful disciple of Pavement Preservation he will be handling the introduction to both FPPC and Pavement Preservation in general.

Rex W. Eberly is an On-Call Pavement Preservation Engineer with the National Center for Pavement Preservation. In this role, he provides technical support and expertise to effectively address pavement preservation-related activities, such as outreach and training, to further the state of the knowledge and the practice. Rex has worked in the Asphalt Paving and Pavement Preservation industry since 1983 and has held multiple operations and sales positions at various contracting and manufacturing companies. He is a graduate of Kansas State University with a degree in Civil Engineering Technology and Surveying. Rex has experience in estimating, project management and supervision of Micro surfacing, slurry seal, chip seal, cold in-place recycling, full depth reclamation, soil stabilization and crack treatment projects. He is a past-president of the International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) and is currently Chairman of the Quality and Education Committee. Rex lives in Amanda, Ohio with his wife Jane and their Australian Shepherd named Cooper.


To earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or a Certificate of Completion for each recorded webinar, you must view the entire webinar. After viewing, please fill out the web form at the link below to request your certificate. The Florida LTAP Center will follow-up within 2-3 weeks.

This webinar will award 1.0 PDH.

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