2020 AASHTO TSP·2 Bridge Webinar Series

We are pleased to announce the 2020 AASHTO TSP·2 Bridge Preservation Virtual Meeting Series. The series consists of 4 webinars and 4 virtual technical panel sessions on 8 different topics related to bridge preservation. The series is offered FREE to all on a first-come, first-served basis. You may participate in as many of the TSP·2 webinars and panel sessions that interest you. Also, you are encouraged to forward this email to any of your colleagues who might be interested.

CEUs will be awarded for each virtual meeting, depending on the length and content of the meeting.

This series offers an excellent opportunity to learn about topics and issues of current interest to the four TSP·2 bridge preservation partnerships. Registration is limited to the first 500 participants and a separate registration must be completed for each webinar or panel session. We ask that you register only for those events you intend to participate in so that there is enough space for everyone who would like to join. All webinars will begin at 1:30 pm ET (12:30 pm CT / 11:30 am MT / 10:30 am PT). Specific information including links to the registration page for each TSP·2 bridge virtual meeting is as meeting is as shown below.

Thursday, September 24th Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Webinar Topic: Bridge Deck Preservation Using Overlays
Meeting Agenda:
Overview of High-Performance Latex Modified Concrete Overlays – Pat Martens, Bridge Preservation and Inspection Services
TxDOT’s Recent Experiences with Two Overlays – Steven Austin, Texas DOT
Considerations for Choosing a Thin-Polymer Overlay System for Extending the Life-Cycle of a Bridge Deck – Gregg Freeman, Kwikbond Polymers
Thin Bonded Overlays: Investigation of Adhesion vs. Age of the Concrete Substrate – Jason DeRuyver, Michigan DOT
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2963763689024023564

Thursday, October 1st Estimated Duration: 1 hour & 30 minutes
Panel Session Topic: Bridge Preservation by Eliminating of Bridge Joints
Meeting Agenda:
Joint Elimination Through Pier Integration –Christopher Dyck, Nova Scotia Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal
Joint Elimination Practices at Virginia DOT – Soundar Balakumaran, VDOT
Joint Elimination Practices at New York State DOT – Jim Scarlata, NYSDOT
Joint Elimination Practices at Michigan DOT – Jason DeRuyver, MDOT
Joint Elimination Practices at California DOT – Erol Kaslan, Caltrans
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8738021625616729871

Thursday, October 15th Estimated Duration: 1 hour & 30 minutes
Panel Session Topic: Impact of COVID-19 & Budget Restrictions on Bridge Inspection & Bridge Preservation Programs
Meeting Agenda:
Impact on Private Sector Preservation Practitioners – Tom Pechillo, BL Companies
Impact on Private Sector Preservation Practitioners – Tom Donnelly, Transpo Industries
Impact on DOT Bridge Inspections & Bridge Preservation – Seth Burgess, Connecticut DOT
Impact on DOT Bridge Inspections & Bridge Preservation – William Oliva, Wisconsin DOT
Impact on DOT Bridge Inspections & Bridge Preservation – Graham Bettis, Texas DOT
Impact on DOT Bridge Inspections & Bridge Preservation – Chris Keegan, Washington DOT
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5788887348343630094

Thursday, October 29th Estimated Duration: 1 hour & 45 minutes
Panel Session Topic: Bridge Preservation Using Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts
Meeting Agenda:
Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts at Florida DOT – Jeffrey Pouliotte & Aran Lessard, FDOT
Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts at Utah DOT – Rebecca Nix, UDOT
Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts at Virginia DOT – Jeffrey Milton, VDOT
Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts at New Jersey DOT – Gerald Oliveto, NJDOT
Preventative Maintenance/On-Demand Contracts at Wisconsin DOT – William Oliva, WisDOT
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4171989529010185231

Thursday, November 5th Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Webinar Topic: Local Agency Bridge Preservation
Meeting Agenda:
Local Agency Outreach / Funding for Local Preservation Projects – Travis Kinney, Oregon DOT
Harrison County Indiana Bridge Preservation Program – Mel Quickmiller, Harrison Co, IN
Bridge Preservation at the Maricopa County DOT – Jimmy Camp, Maricopa Co, AZ
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7666688281849881615

Thursday, November 19th Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Webinar Topic: Preventing Corrosion of Steel Bridges
Meeting Agenda:
Protective Coatings for Structural Steel – Derrick Castle, Sherwin Williams
Life Cycle Costs of Galvanized Bridges – Michael Barker, University of Wyoming
Metallizing of Bridges – Kevin Irving, International Zinc Association
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/497747124425051663

Thursday, December 3rd Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Webinar Topic: Repairing Cracked/Damaged Steel Bridges
Meeting Agenda:
Steel Cracking & Repair Methods – Rama Krishnagiri, WSP USA
Heat Straightening Challenges & Successes @ WVDOT – Nimal Suhir, West Virginia DOT
Heat Straightening of a Bridge Multiple Times – Carl Hendricks, Whatcom County, WA
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1737481669114698511

Thursday, December 10th Estimated Duration: 1 hour & 30 minutes
Panel Session Topic: Bridge Deck Preservation Using Sealers
Meeting Agenda:
Using a High Molecular Weight Methacrylate (HMWM) Crack Sealer to Repair the I-70 Stan Musial Bridge – Tom Donnelly, Transpo Industries & Joseph Molinaro, Missouri DOT
DOT Practices for Deck Preservation using Sealers – Tim Boodey, New Hampshire DOT
DOT Practices for Deck Preservation using Sealers – Sarah Sondag, Minnesota DOT
DOT Practices for Deck Preservation using Sealers – Erol Kaslan, California DOT
DOT Practices for Deck Preservation using Sealers – TBD
Question & Answer Session
Registration Link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/906247579981291535

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