Superpave Implementation Support-The NE Superpave Center

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General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(056)
Lead Organization: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 209
Partners: DC, DE, MA, MDOT SHA, ME, NHDOT, NJ, NY, PADOT, RI, VT
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2010
Contract End Date: Feb 02, 2003
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received: $33,280.00
100% SP&R Approval: Approved
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Tim Ramirez
tramirez@pa.gov
Phone: 717-783-6602
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Byron Lord
byron.lord@dot.gov
Phone: 202-366-1325
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Delaware Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Maine Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1999 $16,640.00 Larry Michael Allison Hardt 410-545-2916 ahardt@mdot.maryland.gov
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 2000 $16,640.00 Larry Michael Allison Hardt 410-545-2916 ahardt@mdot.maryland.gov
Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation and Construction 1999 $0.00
New Hampshire Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Rhode Island Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Vermont Agency of Transportation 1999 $0.00

Objectives

To get the NE Superpave Center up and running. To develop standardized training for superpave technicians that is acceptable throughout the Northeast Corridor. Study includes an annual panel meeting of participating states to discuss the direction the Center will take.

Comments

Work related to this Transportation Pooled-Fund (TPF) project has stopped and the contractor is finalizing the remaining TPF contract deliverables. Work Tasks in this TPF included: (i) Administrative Support Services, (ii) Data Collection, Regional Coordination and Technology Transfer, (iii) Regional Database for Superpave Binders, (iv) Quality Management Program for Asphalt Binders, (v) Conduct Round Robin and Hold Technician Workshops, (vi) Uniformity of Tank Material, and (vii) Low Temperature Specification. Results for Task (i) included administrative support to run the Northeast Superpave Center at Penn State University. Results for Task (ii) included coordination and distribution of the joint Superpave Center newsletter, website development and maintenance, coordination of a conference and white paper on the application of Superpave to low volume roadways, and coordination with regional technician certification programs. Results for Task (iii) included development ! of a Microsoft Access database for capturing PG-Binder test results from regional testing laboratories which can be used to provide a standard regional PG-binder Certificate of Analysis (COA). Results from Task (iv) included development of an outline for an asphalt binder quality assurance plan. Results for Task (v) included round-robin testing and analysis of PG-Binder testing, development of a binder technician training and certification program, and holding several binder technician training and certification courses. Results from Task (vi) included a study to evaluate the uniformity of asphalt binder storage tanks. Results from Task (vii) included an evaluation of AASHTO MP1a.

Subjects: Materials and Construction Pavement Design, Management, and Performance Planning and Administration

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Superpave Implementation Support-The NE Superpave Center

General Information
Study Number: SPR-3(056)
Lead Organization: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
Solicitation Number: 209
Partners: DC, DE, MA, MDOT SHA, ME, NHDOT, NJ, NY, PADOT, RI, VT
Status: Closed
Est. Completion Date:
Contract/Other Number:
Last Updated: Oct 12, 2010
Contract End Date: Feb 02, 2003
Financial Summary
Contract Amount: $0.00
Total Commitments Received: $33,280.00
100% SP&R Approval:
Contact Information
Lead Study Contact(s): Tim Ramirez
tramirez@pa.gov
Phone: 717-783-6602
FHWA Technical Liaison(s): Byron Lord
byron.lord@dot.gov
Phone: 202-366-1325
Commitments by Organizations
Organization Year Commitments Technical Contact Name Funding Contact Name Contact Number Email Address
Delaware Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
District of Columbia Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Maine Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 1999 $16,640.00 Larry Michael Allison Hardt 410-545-2916 ahardt@mdot.maryland.gov
Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration 2000 $16,640.00 Larry Michael Allison Hardt 410-545-2916 ahardt@mdot.maryland.gov
Massachusetts Executive Office of Transportation and Construction 1999 $0.00
New Hampshire Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
New Jersey Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
New York State Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Rhode Island Department of Transportation 1999 $0.00
Vermont Agency of Transportation 1999 $0.00

Study Description

Objectives

To get the NE Superpave Center up and running. To develop standardized training for superpave technicians that is acceptable throughout the Northeast Corridor. Study includes an annual panel meeting of participating states to discuss the direction the Center will take.

Comments

Work related to this Transportation Pooled-Fund (TPF) project has stopped and the contractor is finalizing the remaining TPF contract deliverables. Work Tasks in this TPF included: (i) Administrative Support Services, (ii) Data Collection, Regional Coordination and Technology Transfer, (iii) Regional Database for Superpave Binders, (iv) Quality Management Program for Asphalt Binders, (v) Conduct Round Robin and Hold Technician Workshops, (vi) Uniformity of Tank Material, and (vii) Low Temperature Specification. Results for Task (i) included administrative support to run the Northeast Superpave Center at Penn State University. Results for Task (ii) included coordination and distribution of the joint Superpave Center newsletter, website development and maintenance, coordination of a conference and white paper on the application of Superpave to low volume roadways, and coordination with regional technician certification programs. Results for Task (iii) included development ! of a Microsoft Access database for capturing PG-Binder test results from regional testing laboratories which can be used to provide a standard regional PG-binder Certificate of Analysis (COA). Results from Task (iv) included development of an outline for an asphalt binder quality assurance plan. Results for Task (v) included round-robin testing and analysis of PG-Binder testing, development of a binder technician training and certification program, and holding several binder technician training and certification courses. Results from Task (vi) included a study to evaluate the uniformity of asphalt binder storage tanks. Results from Task (vii) included an evaluation of AASHTO MP1a.

Subjects: Materials and Construction Pavement Design, Management, and Performance Planning and Administration

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