2024 Virginia Concrete Conference
Concrete is the Resilient Solution

March 14-15, 2024

Agenda

Thursday, March 14

11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Registration (Lobby) Exhibits Open

1:00 pm – 1:15 pm
WELCOME
Roger Faulkner, PE, Executive Director, Southeast Cement Promotion Association (SCPA)

1:15 pm – 1:45 pm
OPENING COMMENTS
Sheppard “Shep” Miller, III, Virginia Secretary of Transportation
Stephen C. Brich, PE, Virginia DOT Commissioner
Thomas L. Nelson, Jr., PE, FHWA Virginia Division Administrator

MODERATOR: (Blue Ridge Room)
Roger Faulkner, PE, Executive Director, Southeast Cement Promotion Association (SCPA)

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm
Harry W. Nice Memorial Briadge (US 301)
Nathan Porter, PE, AECOM

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Virginia DOT Resiliency Infrastructure Efforts
Maria Mutuc, PE, Virginia DOT

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm
BREAK (Exhibits Open) – Chesapeake Ballroom/Pre-Function Area

MODERATOR: (Blue Ridge Room)
Marie Derby, Virginia Chapter ACI / Argos USA, Summit Materials

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel
Kenneth Wright, PE,  HDR
Karl Schmid, PE, HDR

4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Underneath the Pavement: FDR Paver-Laid in Richmond, VA
Kenny Liesfeld, New Field, Inc.
Frank Nash, New Field, Inc.

4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Virginia ACI Concrete Awards Presentation
T.R. Fluker, PE,  Schnabel Engineering/Virginia Chapter ACI

DAY ONE CONCLUDES

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
RECEPTION (EXHIBITS OPEN)

Dinner on your own

   


   

Friday, March 15

7:00 am – 8:00 am
Registration & Continental Breakfast (Exhibits Open)

8:00 am – 12:00 noon
CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

PAVING SOLUTIONS BREAKOUT SESSION (8:00 am – 12:00 noon)
Shenandoah Junior Ballroom

MODERATOR: Andy Johnson, PhD, PE,  SCPA

8:00 am – 8:30 am
Paver-Laid FDR – Heavy-Vehicle Simulator Study
Brian Diefenderfer, Phd, PE, Virginia Transportation Research Council

8:30 am – 9:00 am
Conventional FDR and Paver-Laid FDR – Compare and Contrast
Stan Bland, PE, Southeast Cement Promotion Association
David Stowell, PE, Southeast Cement Promotion Association

9:00 am – 9:30 am
FDR Resiliency
Gerardo Flintsch, PhD, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute

9:30 am – 10:00 am
Virginia Airport Reclamation Projects
Amy Wells, Virginia Department of Aviation

10:00 am – 10:30 am
BREAK (Exhibits Open)- Chesapeake Ballroom/Pre-Function Area

MODERATOR:
Angela Beyke, PE,
Virginia DOT, Materials Division

10:30 am – 11:00 am
US-58: 10 years later
Shabbir Hossain, PhD, PE, Virginia Transportation Research Council

11:00 – 11:30 am
George Washington Parkway
Evan Morris, PE,
Schnabel Engineering
Chris Clarke, PE, Schnabel Engineering

11:20 am – 12:00 noon
Precast Roundabouts in Virginia
Tommy Schinkel, PE,
Virginia DOT

   


   
BRIDGES BREAKOUT SESSION (8:00 am – 12:00 noon)
Blue Ridge Ballroom

MODERATOR
Jacob George, PE, Virginia DOT, Structure and Bridge Division

8:00 am – 8:45 am
Bridge Joint Elimination – Partial Depth Concrete Plug Joint, Guidance
Adam Matteo, PE, Virginia DOT, Structure & Bridge Maintenance
Bryan Silvis, PE, Virginia DOT, Structure & Bridge Maintenance

8:45 am – 9:15 am
Route 106 Emmaus Church Road over I-64/Route 33 – Structural Evaluations
Ashley Johnson, PE, Virginia DOT, Richmond District
Todd Springer, PE, Virginia DOT, Structure & Bridge Design & Project Delivery

9:15 am – 10:00 am
Reusing Existing Substructure-Consideration and Options for Testing and Design
Micah Ceary, PhD, PE, Virginia DOT, Structure & Bridge

10:00 am – 10:30 am
BREAK (Exhibits Open)- Chesapeake Ballroom/Pre Function Area

MODERATOR
Ed Page, PE, Concrete Pipe & Precast, LLC   

10:30 am – 11:00 am
Corrosion Protection Plan for 100-Year Service Life
Siva Venugopalan, Siva Corrosion Services  

11:00 am – 11:30 am
Hydro Demolition of Bridge Substructures
Darrell Lewis, Virginia DOT, Salem District
Dean Hackett, PE, Virginia DOT, Salem District

11:30 am – 12:00 noon
Concrete Bridges Research-in-Progress
Carin Roberts-Wollmann, PhD, Virginia Tech
Zack Coleman,Virginia Tech
Thomas Carnes,
Virginia Tech  


   
Conference Closing Remarks
12:15 pm
Charles “Andy” Babish, PE,
Virginia DOT, Materials Division

**  Prize Drawings (Must be present to win)  **

Conference Hosts

2023 HOST Logos VA

Southeast Cement Promotion Association, Inc.
770-230-4060 FAX 770-501-9811

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