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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

McAllen Fundamentals of Asphalt+New Technology with Paving and Compaction

Start Date: 10/23/2018 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 10/24/2018 5:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Embassy Suites

800 Convention Center Blvd.
McAllen, TX  United States  78501

Organization Name: Texas Asphalt Pavement Association

Kelli Mofle
Email: kmofle@texasasphalt.org
Phone: (512) 312-2099

Fundamentals of Asphalt+New Technology

DAY ONE: Calibrated for engineers, designers, and city managers.  Curriculum includes:
  • Planning for Success: Key items you should discuss at the Pre-Paving Meeting to ensure a successful project
  • Educational Modules: Asphalt Binders, Asphalt Aggregates, Asphalt Mix Design, and Asphalt Pavement Mix Types.
  • New Technology: Super Pave Mixes, the Overlay Test Procedure, the Hamburg Test Procedure, and the Shear Test Procedure

Paving and Compaction

DAY TWO: Geared to the "boots on the ground," Larry Welch's famous all-day Paving and Compaction seminar is designed for road crews, field supervisors, and superintendents. Welch, a TxDOT veteran and certification instructor at the Hot Mix Asphalt Center in Buda, Texas shares over thirty years of experience during this asphalt pavement intensive. Participants will learn:
  • Safety: the characteristics of a safe working environment and how to create one
  • Planning for success: the Pre-Paving Meeting and other communication strategies
  • Milling and prep: surface preparation for successful overlays
  • Paving material handling: handle materials safely and efficiently from the stockpile to project
  • Paver principles: best practices and proper methods for quality paving
  • Compaction: best practices and optimal techniques for compaction

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 10/22/2018 11:45 PM

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