The Impact of Design, Construction and Maintenance Features on the Long-Term Performance of Pavements
Mar 5, 2024 /
Course Code: 0308-WEB24
After Participating in this course, you will be able to:
- Understand key components and factors necessary for the cost-effective design of flexible and rigid pavements.
- Be able to identify design and construction features that may negatively impact the performance of pavements.
- Assist in developing specifications to ensure the performance of pavements.
This webinar illustrates the impact of design, construction and maintenance features on the long-term performance of flexible and rigid pavements. The primary design, specification and construction factors contributing to the long-term functional and structural performance of pavements ranging from parking lots to municipal roadways, airports and major highways are discussed.
Through a series of case studies, positive and negative features are presented to give the participant a good understanding of what we can do better to ensure the cost-effective use of transportation investments.
This course covers:
Some of the key design elements for concrete pavement design and construction include:
- Subgrade preparation
- Dowel bar alignment
- Dowel and tie bar placement
- Dowel bar insertion
- Dowel bar quality
- Joint detailing
- Proper detailing around utility covers
- Joint and crack sealing
- Deleterious materials in the concrete mix
- General construction site cleanliness
Some of the key design elements for asphalt pavement design and construction include:
- Subgrade preparation
- Asphalt stripping
- Mix problems
- Maintenance procedures
Who Should Attend
- Architects and engineers involved in the design, evaluation and management of pavements
- Roadway agencies
- Pavement maintenance staff
- Construction personnel
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David is a consulting Civil Engineer with over 38 years of experience in designing, evaluating and managing transportation infrastructure. He is the past president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute (ASCE T&DI), chair of the Workforce Development and Codes and Standards Councils and chair of 5 engineering standards committees. He is a long-term member of the Transportation Association of Canada (TAC), Past-Chair of the pavements committee and member of the Soils and Materials and Asset Management Committees.
He is also a member of the Workforce Development Council and Chair of the Professional Development Committee. He is also a past member of the Transportation Research Board pavement management, pavement maintenance and pavement preservation committees. He has represented Canada on the World Road Association (WRA) pavements and asset management committees since 2002 and is currently the Chair of the Canadian National Committee to the WRA. He recently stepped down after 10 years as Executive Director of the Falling Weight Deflectometer User Group.
He has been involved in numerous national and international research, evaluation and asset management projects for Federal, State, Provincial and Municipal agencies and many of the public/private/ partnership highway construction projects across Canada and the United States.
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Fee & Credits
$115 + taxes
- 0.15 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
- 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
- ECAA Annual Professional Development Points
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