This webinar examines the basic design principals of pavements to give participants a good understand of “what matters” to ensure the maximum pavement life possible.
Constructing a pavement is not as precise as factory manufacturing where the input materials and processes are strictly controlled to result in the desired final product.
While processes and procedures are in place for both quality control and quality assurance, changes and variations in the materials, weather conditions, contractor operations, etc. can have a significant impact on the life of the pavement. Pavements typically do not fail catastrophically and construction defects may takes years to manifest themselves in distress and deterioration.
The cost to “repair” the defects may in fact be much higher than the original cost of construction and the repairs themselves may contribute to further pavement distress.
By understanding and identifying poor practices and ways of improving them, we can contribute to a sustainable infrastructure system.
- Know the critical design and construction processes
- Focus on the critical items to maximize pavement life
- Identify the consequences of deviations from construction specifications
- Understand the value of design and constructability reviews
- Document the value of high-quality construction inspection
- Understand key testing requirements
- Become more observant to identify issues that may impact pavement life.
Instructor: David K. Hein, P.Eng.
David Hein is a consulting Civil Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the design, evaluation and management of pavement infrastructure. He recently retired from Applied Research Associates, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario. He is the past president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute, long term member of the Transportation Association of Canada and has represented Canada on the World Road Association pavements and asset management committees since 2002. He has been involved in numerous national and international projects including many of the public/private/ partnership highway construction projects across Canada and the United States. Mr. Hein has completed numerous pavement design, evaluation and management projects throughout British Columbia including both design and management of the Sea to Sky Highway and is a regular instructor completing specialty design, construction and maintenance courses for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation.
Webinar time: 1:00 – 2:30 pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Please contact Ally Bodnar at 604-298-7795 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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- This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
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- A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.
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