The Effects of Asphalt Binder, Mix Design &

                       Construction on Pavement Durability

 

 

 

 

       Sponsored by Federal Highway Administration — Organized by Western Research Institute

 Hilton Garden Inn & University of Wyoming Conference Center — July 14, 2011, Laramie, Wyoming

   2011   PAVEMENT PERFORMANCE PREDICTION SYMPOSIUM

8:00-8:30 am

Registration

8:30-8:40          

Welcome and Introduction—Steve Salmans and Jean-Pascal Planche  WRI

Session 1        

Moderator—Jack Youtcheff FHWA

8:40-9:15 am

Life Cycle Environmental Impacts on Asphalt Pavements of Deterioration and Rehabilitation

Ting Wang and John Harvey University of California-Davis

9:15-9:50

Selection of Moisture Damage Resistant Materials for Asphalt Mixtures Using the Bitumen

Bond Strength Test and Sessile Drop Method

Hussain Bahia University of Wisconsin-Madison

9:50-10:10

Break

10:10-10:45

Modeling Durability of Pavements:  Some Food for Thought

Niki Kringos KTH

10:45-11:20

A Simple Method for Evaluation of Asphalt Pavement Embrittlement

Adrian Andriescu SES Group & Associates, LLC

11:20-11:55

Integrating Pavement Preservation Performance Prediction into Design: A Beginning with

Top Down Cracking

Nelson Gibson FHWA

11:55-1:00 pm

Lunch

Session 2

Moderator—Mike Harnsberger WRI

1:00-1:35

Viewing Cracking through “Black Space” Binoculars

Gayle King GHK, Inc.

1:35-2:10

Performance of Thin, Highly Modified Pavements on the National Center for Asphalt

Technology Test Track

Robert Klutz Kraton Polymers

2:10-2:45

Effect of Geo-synthetic Materials in RAP on Mix Performance Properties

Nam Tran NCAT

2:45-3:05

Break

3:05-3:40

Predicting Oxidative Age Hardening in Asphalt Pavement with Time and Depth: A First

Approximation

Mike Farrar Western Research Institute

3:40-4:15

Accelerated Pavement Weathering System - The Missing Link

Laurand Lewandowski PRI Asphalt Technologies, Inc.