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Welcome to Webinar on Accelerated Bridge Construction ABC Bridges from a County Perspective Sponsored by Center for Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) Center at Florida International University Website : abc.fiu.edu Email: abc@fiu.edu

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Welcome to Webinar on

Accelerated Bridge Construction

ABC Bridges from a County Perspective

Sponsored by

Center for Accelerated Bridge Construction

(ABC) Center at

Florida International University

Website: abc.fiu.edu

Email: abc@fiu.edu

February 14, 2013 – 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern


Webinar Agenda

ABC Announcements(10 minutes)

Featured Presentation (35 minutes)

ABC Bridges from a County Perspective

Eugene Calvert, PE, PTOE, Engineering Supervisor & Marlene Messam, PE, Project Manager

Collier County, Florida

Question and Answer(15 minutes)

Please post your questions in the chat box


  • ABC Action taken at

  • 2013 TRB Annual Meeting

  • January 13-17, 2013 – Washington, DC

  • Formation of ABC Subcommittee

  • TRB AFF10 General Structures – parent committee

  • Subcommittee Chair: Ben Beerman, FHWA

  • Membership includes representation from:

  • AFF20, Steel Bridges Committee

  • AFF30, Concrete Bridges Committee

  • AFH40, Construction of Bridges and Structures

  • For more information, contact:

  • Ben Beerman, FHWA, Benjamin.Beerman@dot.gov


Call for Award Nominations

2013 PCI Design Awards

Projects completed within the last three years

(no earlier than Jan. 1, 2010)

Sponsored by Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

http://www.pcidesignawards.org/2013intro/

Submission Deadline: May 20, 2013

For more information, contact:

William Nickas, WNickas@pci.org


PBES/ABC Regional Peer Exchanges

DC

PR

S.W. Region - Feb 2012

N.W. Region -Nov 2012

M.N. Region - May 2012

S.E. Region - Feb 2013

[Feb 26 – March 1]

http://p2p.ara-tracker.com/

N.E. Region -July 2012


  • Upcoming Events

  • 2013 PCI Committee Days – Chicago, IL

  • April 25-28, 2013

  • Sponsored by Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute

  • http://pciconvention.org/2013ComDays/

  • Meetings include:

  • PCI Committee on Bridges – Friday, April 26, 2013

  • AASHTO T-10, Concrete Design – Saturday, April 27, 2013

  • For more information, contact:

  • William Nickas, WNickas@pci.org


Upcoming Events

2013 Mid-Continent Transportation Research Symposium – Ames, Iowa

August 15-16, 2013

Sponsored by Iowa Department of Transportation & Iowa State University’s Institute of Transportation

http://intrans.iastate.edu/events/midcon2013/

Call for Abstracts deadline: March 16, 2013

Suggested topics include ABC

Submit abstracts online

For more information, contact:

Judy Thomas, jathomas@ iastate.edu


Upcoming Events

2013 Western Bridge Engineers’ Seminar – Bellevue, Washington

September 3-6, 2013

Hosted by Washington State DOT and a biennial cooperative effort by FHWA & Alaska, Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon & Washington DOTs

Call for Abstracts Deadline: April 5, 2013

Abstract Guidelines: http://cm.wsu.edu/WBES13

Suggested topics include PBES for ABC

Submit abstracts to Jugesh Kapur: kapurju@wsdot.wa.gov


  • Upcoming International Events

  • 2013 International Highway Technology Summit – Beijing, China

  • April 16-18, 2013

  • Sponsored by China Highway and Transp. Society (CHTS)

  • Co-Sponsored by Transp. Research Board (TRB)

  • & International Road Federation (IRF)

  • http://gclt.chinahighway.com/e/index.php

  • Online registration is now open: http://gclt.chinahighway.com/e/ri.php

  • For more information, contact:

  • Betty Guo at betty05122@163.com

  • Nina Guan at ninee818@hotmail.com


Upcoming 2014 International Event

Lake Louise Peace Bridge, Calgary, Alberta

Ninth International Conference on Short and Medium Span Bridges – Calgary, Alberta, Canada

July 15-18, 2014

Sponsored by Canadian Society for Civil Engineering (CACE)

http://csce.ca/

Topics include Accelerated Bridge Construction

For more information and inquiries, email:

smsb2014@csce.ca


Links on ABC Center

Home Page

http://www.abc.fiu.edu/

“Upcoming Events & Activities”

“Related News & Publications”


  • Next Webinar

  • Thursday, March 21, 2013 (1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern)

  • Featured Presentation

  • ABC for Minnesota County Roads

  • by

  • Christopher Werner, PE

  • Project Manager, HDR Engineering

  • Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota

  • To register, visit: www.abc.fiu.edu


Industry Resources

For resources related to concrete bridges, visit:

http://www.nationalconcretebridge.org/

For resources related to steel bridges, visit:

http://www.steelbridges.org

For resources related to composite bridges, visit:

http://www.acmanet.org/dac/tsc.cfm


If you wish to receive one-hour PDH

Send an email to

abc@fiu.edu

State that you attended the February 14, 2013 webinar

Give first and last name of everyone

at your site who wishes to receive PDHs

Please do not send request to

any other email account


Webinar Agenda

ABC Announcements(10 minutes)

Featured Presentation (35 minutes)

ABC Bridges from a County Perspective

Eugene Calvert, PE, PTOE, Engineering Supervisor & Marlene Messam, PE, Project Manager

Collier County, Florida

Question and Answer(15 minutes)

Please post your questions in the chat box


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