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Optimizing Flexible Pavement Design for Improved Performance

Webinars March 21, 2014 May 20, 2014
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Archived Webinar

May 20, 2014

2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern

 

Webinar Overview:

As traffic loads have increased and infrastructure funding has remained stagnant, the need for improved pavement performance has grown more acute.  Fortunately, new technologies, materials, and design methods are available to help meet these challenges.  One of the most promising technologies is the optimization of flexible pavement design using specialized geogrids.  This technology can greatly improve the performance and cost-effectiveness of flexible pavements, in terms of both initial construction cost and life cycle costs.

 

This webinar presents the concepts underlying the optimization of flexible pavement designs, as well as the required performance validation testing and design practice for successful implementation.  The design method presented is in full compliance with AASHTO guidance for flexible pavement design methodology, and the supporting empirical research has been reviewed by leading authorities in pavement design and geosynthetic pavement applications. Participants earn one Professional Development Hour.

 

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Speaker Bio:

Bryan Gee, Product Manager, Tensar International

Bryan Gee directs Product Management and Analytics efforts in the Western Hemisphere at Tensar International, for Tensar's portfolio of roadway products and systems, including the Spectra® system for roadway design, TriAx® Geogrid®, GlasGrid®, and GlasPave®.  He also manages these aspects of Tensar's grade separation solutions and the Tensar North American Green erosion control product line. He is a licensed professional engineer with over 25 years of experience in several areas of civil engineering. Mr. Gee works to develop and commercialize innovative technologies for roadway design and construction that deliver real value through reduced costs, longer life, and optimized performance. He is also the engineer of record for more than 50 projects.

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