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Program Activities. AASHTO Standing Committee on Highways October 18, 2008. Background. A pproved by SCOH and AASHTO Board of Directors, May 7, 2005 TSP ·2 implemented in 3 Phases 1. Technical Services

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Program activities

Program Activities

AASHTO Standing Committee on Highways

October 18, 2008


Background

Background

  • Approved by SCOH and AASHTO Board of Directors, May 7, 2005

  • TSP·2 implemented in 3 Phases

    • 1. Technical Services

      • Awarded and Contract Executed with the National Center for Pavement Preservation May 2006

  • 2. Pavement Preservation Regional Partnerships

    • Approved and Executed September 2007

  • 3. Bridge Preservation Technical Services and Regional Bridge Preservation Partnerships

    • Pending Approval


  • Background1

    Background

    • Current voluntary contribution is $9,500 for Phases 1 and 2.

    • TSP·2 is financially supported by 38 states and 1 Canadian province

    • TSP·2 worked with Northwestern University & FHWA to cultivate Bridge Preservation


    Oversight panel

    Oversight Panel

    • Steve Varnedoe, NCDOT, Chair

    • Roy Rissky, KDOT, Mississippi Valley Rep.

    • Peter Weykamp, NYSDOT, NASHTO – Rep.

    • John Vance, MDOT, SASHTO – Rep.

    • Tom Raught, NMDOT, WASHTO Rep.

    • Bruce Johnson, ODOT, Subcommittee on Bridges & Structures

    • Judith Corley-Lay, NCDOT, Subcommittee on Design,

      Joint Technical Committee on Pavements

    • Colin Franco, RIDOT, Subcommittee on Materials

    • Leonard Evans, ODOT, Subcommittee on Transportation

      Asset Management

    • Jim Sorenson, FHWA Liaison

    • Ken Kobetsky, AASHTO Contact


    Preservation help desk

    Preservation Help Desk

    • At least 700 requests for assistance have been received

    • Requests in second year of operation increased by 87% over the first year

    • Topics include:

      • Preservation Treatments

      • Application Conditions

      • Materials

      • Asset Management


    Website and on line services

    Website and On-line Services

    • Between November 2006 and August 2008 totals approximately 1.6 million hits

    • Monthly hits have increased over 11-fold from November 2006 to August 2008

    • Bridge Preservation added <1 month ago, have had over 2,000 bridge content hits


    Website

    Website


    Technical transfer

    Technical Transfer

    • Development, hosting, and staffing of a TSP•2 information booth

    • Providing speakers at numerous professional venues across the nation

    • Development of surveys for pavement preservation treatment technologies


    Regional pavement preservation partnerships

    Regional Pavement Preservation Partnerships

    • Establishment and facilitation of regional partnerships:

      • Midwestern

      • Northeast

      • Southeastern

      • Rocky Mountain


    Next steps

    Next Steps

    • Pending AASHTO approval, expand TSP·2 Program to include:

      • Bridge Preservation Outreach and Help Desk

      • Bridge Preservation Website and On-line Library

      • Establish and Facilitate Bridge Preservation Partnerships


    Next steps1

    Next Steps

    • Proposed voluntary contribution is $20,000 for Phases 1, 2 and 3. (Combined pavements & bridges)

    • Approved use of 100% SP&R funds to cover voluntary contribution (State match not required)

    • RFP for bridge preservation contractor to be developed by TSP·2 Oversight Panel


    Program activities

    QUESTIONS


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