2013 WTBA WisDOTContractor EngineerConferenceGeorge Poirier P.E.FHWA – Wisconsin Division
FHWA Update • Construction Industry Acknowledgments • Sustainable Transportation Funding?
FHWA Update • Construction Emphasis Areas for 2013 • Change Orders • Staffing - Responsible Charge • Non-Conforming Materials • Buy America • Verification Testing • Cold Weather Asphalt Paving
Thank You • John Horsley and the entire leadership of AASHTO • AGC of America and ARTBA (American Road and Transportation Builders Association) • NACE, (National Association of County Engineers) APWA, (American Public Works Association) LTAPs and TTAPs, ACEC (American Council of Engineering Companies) • Resource Agency Partners http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/everydaycounts
How long does it take to deploy innovation in the transportation industry? • Change a business practice • Replace a design system • Replace a construction process… 2 years? 10 years? 5 years? 20+ Years?
EDC Website www.fhwa.dot.gov/everydaycounts