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 , Spring 2009 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2009/2010 April 20-21, 2009 2009 ASBI Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus The Commons Center, Austin, Tex. April 22-26, 2009 PCI Committee Days Westin Hotel, Chicago, Ill. May 4-7, 2009 World of Coal Ash (WOCA 2009) Lexington Convention Center, Lexington, Ky. May 11-15, 2009 PCI Quality Control & Assurance Schools, Levels I, II & III Certified Field Auditor and Industry Erection Standards Schools Sheraton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. May 31, 2009 The Fifth International Conference on Bridge Maintenance, Safety and Management Abstracts due May 31, 2009, for IABMAS2010, to be held July 11-15, 2010 Loews Philadelphia Hotel, Philadelphia, Pa. June 14-19, 2009 International Bridge Conference David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pa. June 15, 2009 fib International Congress (hosted by PCI) Abstracts due June 15, 2009, for this event, to be held May 29-June 2, 2010 Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, National Harbor, Md. July 5-9, 2009 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Annual Meeting Hilton Riverside Hotel, New Orleans, La. September 13-16, 2009 PCI-FHWA National Bridge Conference Marriott Rivercenter Hotel and Henry B. Gonzales Convention Center, San Antonio, Tex. September 21-23, 2009 Western Bridge Engineer's Seminar Sacramento Convention Center and Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, Calif. October 25-27, 2009 2009 ASBI 21st Annual Convention Hilton Hotel, Minneapolis, Minn. November 8-12, 2009 ACI Fall Convention Marriott New Orleans, New Orleans, La. January 10-14, 2010 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting Marriott Wardman Park, Omni Shoreham, and Hilton Washington, Washington, D.C. 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. Craig Finley is founder and managing principal of Finley Engineering Group Inc. (FINLEY), a bridge and construction engineering firm based in Tallahassee, Fla. A two-time winner of the ASBI Leadership Award, Finley has participated on some of the most noted precast segmental projects of the last 25 years. 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. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to www.aspirebridge.org. Aspire_spr09.indb 6 3/11/09 4:12:55 PM