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The Birmingham Section started 2015 with a political reception at the Murray Building Co. jobsite at the old Merita Bread Bakery. More than 150 members were in attendance with city and state officials. Everyone enjoyed a tour of the site as well as barbecue from Joe McNabb and Hendrix Chevrolet.

FHWA February Construction, Project Management, and Maintenance Professionals Update

A lot of great things occurred in January and FHWA has some upcoming webinars in February that you may want to participate in as follows:

 

Webinars:

Tuesday, February 7, 2:30pm EST – Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Webinar Series:  MnDOT and Collins Engineering present how they are using UAS for Bridge Safety Inspections (attached brochure)

Event location:  http://fhwa.adobeconnect.com/assetmgmtmtg/

 

Thursday, February 9, 2:00pm EST – Use of Performance Requirements for Design and Construction in Public-Private Partnerships

Pre-registration required:
https://collaboration.fhwa.dot.gov/dot/fhwa/WC/Lists/Seminars/DispForm.aspx?ID=1248

Multiple dates – NAPA, Fundamentals to Asphalt Materials and Pavements

Website location:
http://www.asphaltpavement.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1113&Itemid=1385

 

Reports and Recordings:

NCHRP Synthesis 501 – Pavement Management Systems:  Putting Data to Work

Location:  http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/175607.aspx

 

NCHRP Report 820 – Framework for a Pavement-Maintenance Database System

Location:  http://www.trb.org/main/blurbs/175480.aspx

 

MnDOT work with Asphalt Pavement Compaction Quality Control and Assurance (attached brochure)

 

Recorded webinar – AASHTO SCOM, ID/IQ Contracting for Preservation Projects

            Location:  https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/p1jc6ch1zay/