$85 – $170

2018 Concrete Pavement Workshop

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Viscount Gort Hotel

1670 Portage Avenue

Winnipeg, MB R3J 0C9


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This two-day concrete pavement workshop is a collaborative effort of Manitoba Infrastructure, City of Winnipeg, the Transportation Committee of Manitoba, Concrete Manitoba, and the Cement Association of Canada.

Registered members of EGM attending will be eligible to claim 7 professional development credit hours per day under the Formal Activity category. This workshop will be of interest to contractors, engineering consultants, and technicians.


Day 1, April 11: Pavement Evaluation, Repairs, Retrofits and Rehabilitation

The City of Winnipeg will highlight Winnipeg’s history with concrete pavements, followed by a preservation-focused program led by Dr. Peter Taylor and Gordon Smith of the Concrete Pavement Technology Center, based in Iowa. This will include and introduction to concrete pavement evaluation, maintenance and preservation concepts, as well as an overview of recommended repair, retrofit, and rehabilitation practices. Presentations will include topics such as partial and full-depth repairs, joint and crack sealing, and concrete overlays.

Day 2, April 12: Technical Program

Day two will begin with welcome messages and an overview of workshop objectives from the Acting Director of Public Works at the City of Winnipeg, Jim Berezowsky, and the Assistant Deputy Minister of Infrastructure, Ron Weatherburn.The presentations to follow will cover a variety of topics.as highlighted in the Detailed Agenda below.

Cost per day: $85 + taxes (includes lunch)

You can register for one or both days.

Detailed Agenda

April 11 – Pavement Evaluation, Repairs, Retrofits, and Rehabilitation

Presented by Dr. Peter Taylor, Director, Concrete Pavement Technology Center and Gordon Smith, Associate Director, CP Tech Center

8AM Registration (Coffee and Continental Breakfast)

08:30 Concrete in Winnipeg

  • Welcome, Jean-Luc Lambert, City of Winnipeg

08:45 Introduction

  • Maintenance and Preservation Concepts
  • Concrete Pavement Evaluation

10:00 Break

10:20 Repairs

  • Slab Stabilization
  • Partial Depth Repairs
  • Full Depth Repairs

11:45 Lunch

12:30 Retrofits

  • Edge Drains
  • Load Transfer Restoration
  • Joint and Crack Sealing

14:00 Break

14:15 Rehabilitation

  • Overlays
  • Strategy Selection

15:45 Adjournment for the day

Thursday, April 12: Technical Program (Concrete Presentations)

08:00 Registration (Coffee & Continental Breakfast)

08:30 Welcome, Introductions & Workshop Objectives

  • Welcome, Jim Berezowsky, Acting Director of Public Works, City of Winnipeg

08:45 Welcome, Introductions & Workshop Objectives

  • Welcome, Ron Weatherburn, Assistant Deputy Minister of Infrastructure

09:00 Concrete Pavements in Manitoba – Workshop Goals

09:15 Concrete in Iowa – Gordon Smith, Concrete Pavement Technology Center

  • A perspective on Concrete Pavements from Iowa
  • Projects, equipment, concrete mixes, aggregate optimization

10:00 Break

10:15 Blended Cements Shane Mulligan, Cement Association of Canada

  • Limestone, Fly ash

10:30 Joint Performance Dr. Peter Taylor, Concrete Pavement Technology Centre

  • Water and Cold Temperatures
  • Guidelines for Optimum Joint Performance
  • Formation Factor
  • The Role of Concrete Saturation and Drainage

11:30 Nondestructive testing for optimizing rehab planning

11:45 Lunch

12:30 Limestone Aggregates in Iowa – Dr. Peter Taylor

  • D Cracking
  • Identifying better aggregates

13:00 Concrete Pavement Resources – Shane Mulligan

  • Resources that are available to you through the CP Tech Center in Ames Iowa and through the Cement Association of Canada.

13:30 Steel Placement – Gordon Smith

  • Proper steel placement is essential

14:15 Break

14:30 Concrete Mix Designs – Dr. Peter Taylor

  • Peter will talk about what we are trying to achieve and how the emerging new concrete tools will help us get there
  • Box test, V-Kelly, Tarantula
  • Proportioning

15:45 Joint Layout and Post Placement Activities – Gordon Smith

  • Joint Layout
  • Saw Cutting
  • Curing

16:30 Adjournment

Manitoba Infrastructure Contact: Tara Liske, P. Eng., Director, Materials Engineering Branch, Tel: (204) 612-7598; tara.liske@gov.mb.ca

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