2019 NETC SYMPOSIUM DRAFT AGENDA

 

Discussion items subject to change. Back to NETC Symposium.

7:00 am 8:30 am

REGISTRATION and BREAKFAST

8:30 am 9:00 am

WELCOME and OPENING REMARKS

 

BRIDGE

ENVIRONMENT

MATERIALS

9:00 am 10:00 am

Project Highlights

        NETC MASH Steel Bridge Rail
Modeling project

        MassDOT S3-TL4 Bridge Railing

State Presentations on Highlights and Challenges

 

Each state will share presentations on highlights and challenges.

State Presentations

from MassDOT, ConnDOT, and MaineDOT on:

        Concrete

        Hot Mix Asphalt (HMA)

        Establishing Common Regional Inspection Activities (NETC 13-3 &

        15-4) QC

        Welding of Steel Reinforcement in Precast Concrete

10:00 am 10:15 am

BREAK and POSTERS

10:15 am 11:45 am

Potential Focus Group Discussion Items

        NETC Problem Statement on Membranes

        Weathered Steel Beams

        Bridge Deck Slab Issues and Risk Mitigation

        Use of FRP Composites

        Use of MSE Supported Abutments for Bridges Over High Speed Corridors

 

Potential Focus Group Discussion Items

 

        Pollinators

        Monarch CCA

        Culverts and Small Bridges

        Development Soil

        Emerald Ash Borer

        Large Animal Collision Safety Factors

        Road Salt Use

        MS4 Compliance

        Environmental Improvements on Projects with no Mitigation Requirements

        Programmatic Agreements

        Bats

Potential Focus Group Discussion Items

 

        NETC Problem Statement on Performance Engineered Mixes for Structural Concrete

        NETC Problem Statement on Characterizing Asphalt Binders with WMA Technologies

        Concrete topics & issues continued

        Establishing Common Regional QC and Acceptance Specifications

        Low-Permeability Concrete for Bridge Decks and Superstructures

        X-Ray Florescence (XRF) Technology

        Implementation on Selected NETC Materials Related Projects (13-3 & 15-4) continued

        Welding of Steel Reinforcement in Precast Concrete

 

11:45 am -12:15 pm

Optional State-Only Discussion

        NETC Problem Statement on Beam End Load Rating

 

Optional State-Only Discussion

(TBD)

Optional State-Only Discussion

(TBD)

12:15 pm 1:15 pm

LUNCH and POSTERS

 

1:15pm 2:15 pm

Future Needs Ideas

Topic groups will have follow-up discussions from previous sessions. Discuss research ideas, potential problem statements, next steps and potential state and regional actions.

Future Needs Ideas

Topic groups will have follow-up discussions from previous sessions. Discuss research ideas, potential problem statements, next steps and potential state and regional actions.

Future Needs Ideas

Topic groups will have follow-up discussions from previous sessions. Discuss research ideas, potential problem statements, next steps and potential state and regional actions.

2:15 pm 2:45 pm

BREAK and POSTERS

2:45 pm 3:45 pm

Topic Highlights Each Topic group will present highlights of their discussions and research needs or ideas.

3:45 pm 4:00 pm

CLOSING REMARKS