ASCE Transportation Conference
October 31, 2012 ~ Scheman Building, Ames, Iowa
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
8:00 - 8:30
Registration and Refreshments
Presiding: Jason Holdorf, P.E., Missman, Inc.
8:30 - 8:40 AM
Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Jason Holdorf, P.E., Chair, ASCE Transportation Committee
8:40 - 9:00
Iowa DOT Transportation Update
Program highlights and Funding
Paul Trombino III, P.E., Director, Iowa DOT, Ames, Iowa
9:00 - 9:30
Impact of Transportation Infrastructure for Economic Development: Project Case Study at Ankeny, IA
Curtis Brown, Economic Development Director, and Paul Moritz, Public Works Director, City of Ankeny, Iowa
9:30 - 10:00
Impact of Transportation Infrastructure for Economic Development and Project Case Study at Nevada, Iowa
Larry Stevens, P.E., HR Green Company, Des Moines, Iowa
10:00 - 10:20
10:20 - 11:00
SSE Connector project at Des Moines, Iowa - NEPA to construction
Scott Almeida, P.E., Kirkham Michael, Inc., Des Moines, IA; Pam Cooksey, P.E., Deputy City Engineer, City of Des Moines, IA.
Asset Management & Life Cycle Costs
Presiding: Mark Mueller, P.E., HR Green, Inc
Iowa DOT Strategy for Transportation Asset Management
John Selmer, Iowa DOT
Conventional vs. Sustainable Transportation Design
Jennifer Winter, P.E., HR Green, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Presiding: Jenifer Croat, P.E., Snyder & Associates
ADA Design Requirements and Procedures with Project Implementation Case Study
Donna Buchwald, P.E., Iowa DOT, Ames, IA; Carol J. Moser, Assistant City Attorney, City of Des Moines, IA.
ADA Project Implementation - Case Study
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Luncheon (Buffet Style)
1:00 - 2:30 PM
Subgrade Analysis and Design
Presiding: Mike Anthony, P.E.
New test methods for quality assessment of pavement foundations.
Dave White, P.E., Civil, Construction & Environmental Engineering and Center for Earthworks Engineering/Intrans, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Project Case Study: Burlington and Ft. Madison Airports (cement treated subgrade)
Jim Riensche, Geomax Soil Stabilization, Inc., Iowa City, IA
Presiding: Dan Smith, P.E., CH2M Hill
Scanning Technology for Corridor Planning - Static and Mobile
Joe Bruno, P.E., ESP Associates, Charlotte, North Carolina
Corridor Modeling for Transportation Planning
2:30 - 2:50
Presiding: Jim Grove, P.E., FHWA
2:50 - 3:30
Role of Incentives to Improve Quality of Construction
Tom Reis, P.E., Specifications Engineer, Iowa DOT, Ames, IA.
3:30 - 4:15
Statewide ITS Implementation - Iowa DOT
Tim Simodynes, Iowa DOT
117 Printing and Publications
Ames, Iowa 50011
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