ASPIRE is a quarterly magazine published by PCI in cooperation with the associations of the National Concrete Bridge Council. The editorial content focuses on the latest technology and key issues in the Concrete Bridge Industry.

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Photo: Ted Lacey Photography. 6 | ASPIRE , Winter 2010 HOW TO combat global warming, reduce the production of greenhouse gases, builda stronger infrastructure. and Contact Headwaters Resources for free technical literature and information on how fly ash use benefits the environment and produces better concrete. When you specify fly ash as replacement for cement in concrete, you help reduce CO 2 emissions from cement production, conserve landfill space, and decrease water usage. You also enhance workability and chem- ical attack resistance, increase strength and produce more durable concrete. SPECIFY FLY ASH (a re c o v e red resource) as a replacement for cement in concrete. 1-888-236-6236 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2010 CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS Dr. Henry G. Russell is an engineering consultant, who has been involved with the applications of concrete in bridges for over 35 years and has published many papers on the applications of high-performance concrete. MANAGING TECHNICAL EDITOR Dr. Dennis R. Mertz is professor of civil engineering at the University of Delaware. Formerly with Modjeski and Masters Inc. when the LrFD Specifications were first written, he has continued to be actively involved in their development. M. Myint Lwin is director of the FHWA Office of Bridge Technology in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for the National Highway Bridge Program direction, policy, and guidance, including bridge technology development, deployment and education, and the National Bridge Inventory and Inspection Standards. February 2–5, 2010 World of Concrete Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. February 17-18, 2010 2010 ASBI Seminar on Design and Construction of Segmental & Cable- Supported Concrete Bridges Mariott Hotel, Denver, Colo. February 24-26, 2010 NCBC Concrete Bridge Conference Hyatt Regency, Phoenix, Ariz. March 21-25, 2010 ACI Spring Convention Sheraton Hotel, Chicago, Ill. April 8-9, 2010 2010 FHWA Bridge Engineering Conference: Highways for LIFE and Accelerated Bridge Construction Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, Fla. April 12-13, 2010 2010 ASBI Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Center, Austin, Tex. May 23-27, 2010 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Annual Meeting Sacramento, Calif. May 29 – June 2, 2010 Third International CEB-fib Congress and Exhibition PCI Annual Convention PCI-FHWA National Bridge Conference Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. June 6-9, 2010 International Bridge Conference David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. September 23-26, 2010 PCI Committee Days Chicago, Ill. October 11-12, 2010 2010 ASBI 22nd Annual Convention The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, British Columbia October 24-28, 2010 ACI Fall Convention The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. Frederick Gottemoeller is an engineer and architect, who specializes in the aesthetic aspects of bridges and highways. He is the author of Bridgescape, a reference book on aesthetics and was deputy administrator of the Maryland State Highway Administration. Scott Snelling is a mechanical and structural engineer with Hardesty & Hanover LLP in New York City. He serves on the American Society of Civil Engineers Task Committee for Sustainable Design and the Structural Engineering Institute's sustainability committee. He has served in the field with Engineers Without Borders and Bridges to Prosperity. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to ASPIRE_Winter10.indb 6 12/18/09 2:00:24 PM

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