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Posted: April 28, 2020

Innovation in Roadway Design, Construction and Maintenance (Webinar)

Independent Contractors and Businesses Association
This webinar will explore highlights of innovation roadway infrastructure design, delivery and construction techniques. Participants will be introduced to innovations in road construction from around the world including:
  • Warm mix asphalt
  • Pre-cast concrete slabs
  • Accelerated bridge construction
  • High friction surfaces
  • New quality assurance techniques such as ground penetrating radar and infrared imaging
  • Thin surface restoration techniques
  • In-place recycling techniques for pavement renewal
  • Geosynthetic pavement reinforcement
  • Quiet pavement surfaces and treatments
  • In-place recycling
  • Intelligent compaction
  • Dynamic road paint and warning systems
  • Solar energy roads
  • Self healing asphalt and concrete materials
Webinar Benefits
  • Understand the benefits of implementing innovative roadway design, construction and maintenance techniques
  • Be able to describe key factors to ensure the successful adoption of new processes and procedures
  • Identify potential sources for detailed information on innovation deployment
Instructor: David K. Hein, P.Eng.
David Hein is a consulting Civil Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the design, evaluation and management of pavement infrastructure.  He recently retired from Applied Research Associates, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario.  He is the past president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute, long term member of the Transportation Association of Canada and has represented Canada on the World Road Association pavements and asset management committees since 2002.  He has been involved in numerous national and international projects including many of the public/private/ partnership highway construction projects across Canada and the United States.   Mr. Hein has completed numerous pavement design, evaluation and management projects throughout British Columbia including both design and management of the Sea to Sky Highway and is a regular instructor completing specialty design, construction and maintenance courses for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation. 
Sabine Just

Date: May 27, 2020
Event Type: Webinar
Region: Lower Mainland
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