2012 MWBPP Annual Meeting

Meeting Details
Date10/16 - 10/18
LocationCouncil Bluffs, Iowa

What is the Midwest Bridge Preservation Partnership (MWBPP)?
The Midwest Bridge Preservation Partnership is a regional forum comprised of bridge practitioners from State and Local Agencies, Contractors, Suppliers, Academia, and Federal Government Officials in a sharing of bridge preservation practices throughout the Midwest Region. The gathering provides a forum to discuss bridge preservation strategies, including treatments; management; inspection; improvements in research, design, specifications, and materials; and to promote the benefits of Bridge Preservation through education and application.

MWBPP 2012 Attendee List: Download

MWBPP Annual Meeting –  Council Bluffs, Iowa – 18 October 2012

The meeting featured a Round Table discussion at which answers to the following six major questions were discussed:

  1. Does your agency collect bridge element condition data?
  2. How are the bridge preservation (BP) needs funded?
  3. What is the impact of the current funding on your bridge program in general, and on your bridge preservation program in particular?  Please explain.
  4. Does your agency have an approved Systematic Preventive Maintenance process for the use of Federal-aid funds?
  5. Please provide details of the preservation activities performed during the last few years.
  6. In your opinion, what are the top three priorities that you would like to see the MWBPP pursue, and why?

The responses to these questions may be downloaded in the attached (.pdf) file.

# Name Organization Presentation Title PDF
1Randy PetersNebraska Dept. of RoadsWelcome to Iowa---
2Don WhislerMWBPP2012 MWBPP Update on Action Items
3Dave JuntunenMichigan DOTPerformance Measures for Bridge Preservation
4Ed WelchNCPPAASHTO TSP 2 Update
5Rebecca CurtisMichigan DOTBridge Preservation Activity Matrix
6MWBPPSession 1: Report Out - Bridge Preservation Actions
7MWBPPSummary Discussion of Workshop---
8Bobby MeadeGreenman - Pederson Inc.Moving Bridge Painting Into The 21st Century
9Ted HopwoodKentucky Transportation CenterPreserving Bridge Superstructures- Coatings and Other Options
10MWBPPSession 2: Report Out - Superstructure Preservation Options
11MWBPPPanel Summary Discussion---
12George MorcousUniversity of NebraskaDeterioration Models and LCCA For Nebraska Bridge Decks
13Anwar AhmadFHWA Bridge Preservation Implementation Strategies
14MWBPPSession 3: Report Out - Identtifying Needs
15MWBPPSummary Discussion of Workshop---
16Anwar AhmadFHWAFHWA Update
17Moderated by Anwar AhmadRoundtable Workshop: State of the Practice with MAP 21
18Moderated by Anwar AhmadRoundtable Workshop: State of the Practice with MAP 21 Part 2---

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