VTCA Spring Conference 2017

April 13, 2017

Thursday Opening Session

Federal Transportation Infrastructure Funding Under the Trump Administration & ARTBA Safety Certification for Transportation Officials
Alison Black, PhD, ARTBA, Presentation PDF

Thursday Breakout Sessions

VDOT News – Fines Initiative, PLAID, MEPDG
John Schuler, VDOT; Rob Lanham, Cedar Mountain Stone, Presentation PDF
Kateri Shreve, Luck EcoSystems, Presentation PDF

Tramp Metal Detection and Removal
Tom Saccamozzone, Eriez, Presentation PDF

VTCA 2016 Contractor Safety Awards
Tom Witt, VTCA, Presentation PDF

VDOT Chief Engineer’s Briefing
Garrett Moore, PE, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Design-Build Procurement – Program Update
Shailendra Patel, PE, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Productivity Services: Using Your Machine Data to Work for You
Jason Threewitts, Carter Machinery, Presentation PDF

Conveyor Maintenance/Splicing
Jeff Jurasits, ASGCO; Roger Dieter, ASGCO, Presentation PDF

Project Showcase: I-95 Expess Lanes Southern Extension – Innovation in Permitting Leads to Successful Early Construction Start
Jason Hoyle, Branch Civil, Inc.; Paul Nishimoto, VDOT; John Maddox, WRA, Presentation PDF

Better Data, Better Decisions: The Drone-Powered Digital Site
Mark Christian, Airware/Redbird, Presentation PDF

Crushing Beyond 101: Using Modeling Software to Set Expectations and Improve Yields
Drew Barksdale, Paschal Associates, Presentation PDF

VDOT Consultant Engineering Procurement Program
Jeff Rodgers, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Project Showcase: Route 340 Main Street Bridge Waynesboro – Virginia’s First A1010 Bridge
Keith Harrop, PE, VDOT; Jo Javier, PE, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Inspector Training and Certification Program
Greg Henion, PE, VDOT; Ben Sherman, Germanna Community College; Wesley Smith, CCWA; John McGarry, CCWA, Presentation PDF 1, Presentation PDF 2

Friday Breakout Sessions

VDOT Construction and Engineering Directorate Program Report
Panel, Presentation PDF

Blasting Law/Case Studies
Randy Gardner, Vibra-Tech Engineers, Presentation PDF

Smart Scale Dashboard
Jay Styles, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Envision – Sustainable Infrastructure Certifications
Jennifer LeMasters Wirtz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, Presentation PDF

VDOT’s Implementation Plan for Mechanistic Pavement Design Procedures (MEPDG)
Rob Crandol, PE, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Closing Sessions

The Future of America’s Transportation System
John W. Martin, The Southeastern Institute of Research, Inc., Presentation PDF Part 1, Presentation PDF Part 2, Presentation PDF Part 3, Presentation PDF Part 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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