Local Agency Case Studies – Polk County Update will cover the development and implementation of a comprehensive pavement management program using Polk County, Florida, as the case study. Topics will include – general approaches to pavement management, an introduction to Polk County, the evolution of the Polk Pavement Management System, and an updated analysis results. An overview of the County’s pavement preservation contract and analysis of the effect of inflation on pricing over the years, will also be discussed.
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
- Become familiar with how Polk County is practicing pavement management and what has and has not worked.
- Learn the importance of pavement preservation including implementing cost-effective practices, extending pavement life, improving safety, and improving public tax dollar investments.
- Explore ways pavement management can be used to select pavement preservation treatments.
- Identify metrics that can be used for gauging the effectiveness of pavement treatments.
- Learn how the PMS has allowed Polk County to increase the number of lanes miles treated, track and project the Network PCI, and evaluate the value of the pavement network to justify increased budget requests.
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 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.
Scott Stevens is a Principal Project Manager at Mott MacDonald and has nearly 38 years of diverse engineering experience. For the past 20 years, he been a leader in the Pavement and Asset Management industry providing services to many Counties, and Cities throughout the southeast US. Scott was one of the founding members of the Florida Pavement Preservation Council and much of his work has involved helping clients realize the benefits of including pavement preservation in their pavement management programs. His technical experience embraces a wide range of disciplines including: asset management; pavement management including data collection, quality control, data analysis, and conducting training courses. Scott is a Registered Professional Engineer in Florida.
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 1.5 PDHs.