VTCA Spring Conference 2018

April 17, 2018

Thursday Opening and General Sessions

Think Big, Act Bigger
Jeffrey Hayzlett, Presentation PDF
Federal Transportation & Infrastructure Program
Alison Black, PhD, ARTBA, Presentation PDF
Commissioner’s Address
Stephen Brich, P.E., Virginia Commissioner of Highways, Presentation PDF

Thursday Breakout Sessions

Security, Safety and Asset Control
Rodney Dixon, First Witness Security, Presentation PDF

VTCA 2017 Contractor Safety Awards
Tom Witt, VTCA, Presentation PDF

VDOT Chief Engineer’s Briefing
Garrett Moore, P.E., VDOT, Presentation PDF

Spanning the Decades – The History and Future of the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel 
Jim Utterback, Project Director, HRBT Expansion Project; Martha Gross, Deputy Project Director, HRBT Expansion Project, Presentation PDF

Conveyors Cost Effective Solution in Reducing Haul Trucks and Loaders
Gregory Donecker, President, Kemper Equipment, Presentation PDF

Design-Build Procurement – Program Update
Shailendra Patel, P.E., DBIA, State APD Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Design Build Performance Evaluations
Ian Millikan, P.E., Assistant State Construction Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Caterpillar Safety Services
Todd Dawson, Human Fatigue Consultant, Caterpillar, Presentation PDF

Pit, Haul Fleet and Crushing Optimization
Tony Gianni, Eastern North American Sales Manager, Trimble LOADRITE, Presentation PDF

Integration of Automated Vehicles and Infrastructure Innovations
Virginia Lingham, P.E., Special Assistant to the Chief of Innovation, VDOT (Contact VTCA for presentation)

PlanGrid in Action: Partnering Through Change on Lewistown Road Bridge
Brian Ramsey, P.E., VDOT Richmond District; Jeremy Cobb, P.E., VDOT Richmond District; Ryan Atkins, P.E., CCM, RK&K; Colin Reilly, EIT, CMIT, RK&K, Presentation PDF

Friday Breakout Sessions

Low Temperature Cure Study of Latex Modified Concrete
Brandon Zerilla, Wagman Heavy Civil; Chuck Fifelski, Trinseo, LLC, Presentation PDF

Environmental Compliance Processes
Angel Deem, State Environmental Division Director, VDOT; Chris Swanson, State MS4/Stormwater Management Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF

An Example of Misdirection and Complacency in the Mining Industry
Tim Nicodemus, President, Fleet Glass, Inc. and Equipment Armor, Inc., Presentation PDF

VDOT Specification Update
John Schuler, P.E., Materials Division, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Project Development, Preliminary Engineering and Delivery Session
Materials Division, Andy Babish, P.E., State Materials Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF
Consultant Engineering Procurement Program, Shailendra Patel, P.E., DBIA, VDOT, Presentation PDF
Location and Design Program, Susan Keen, P.E., State L&D Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF
Structure and Bridge Program, Ken Walus, P.E., State S&B Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF
Consultant Inspection Program, Greg Henion, P.E., CCM, Deputy State Construction Engineer, VDOT, Presentation PDF

Friday Closing Session

Economic Noise: What’s Really Happening
Elliot Eisenberg, PhD – Contact VTCA for presentation







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