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 2 | ASPIRE , Winter 2007 CONCRETE CALENDAR 2007 March 25-28 PORTS 2007 La Costa Resort, San Diego, Calif. March 29-31 Pile Driving Contractors Association Conference Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tenn. March 30-April 2 PCI Annual Committee Days Includes meeting of AASHTO Technical Committee on Concrete Design (T-0) Fairmont Hotel, Chicago, Ill. April 16-17 ASBI Grouting Certification Training University of Texas at Austin, JJ Pickle Research Center, Austin, Texas May 1 PCI Bridge Design Awards Entries due May 6-8 PTI Annual Conference Radisson Hotel Downtown, Miami, Fla. May 7-11 Level I / Level II / Level III PCI Quality Control & Assurance Personnel Training & Certification Schools Embassy Suites, Nashville, Tenn. May 14-15 ASBI Seminar on "Design & Construction of Segmental Concrete Bridges" Seattle, Wash. May 22-24 NRMCA Concrete Technology Forum—Focus on High Performance Concrete Fairmont Hotel, Dallas, Texas June 4-6 International Bridge Conference (IBC) & Exhibition Includes ASBI Seminar on "Construction Practices for Segmental Concrete Bridges" Hilton Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Penn. July 8-12 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Meeting Also ASBI Executive Committee Meeting, July 8; ASBI Board of Directors Meeting, July 8; ASBI-AASHTO 9th Annual Reception, July 9 Hotel DuPont, Wilmington, Del. August 1 ASBI Bridge Award of Excellence Competition Entries due August 6-11 Level I / Level II / Level III PCI Quality Control & Assurance Personnel Training & Certification Schools Embassy Suites, Nashville, Tenn. September 23-26 Western Bridge Engineers' Seminar & Exhibition, Boise, Idaho October 14-18 ACI Fall Convention El Conquistador, Fajardo, Puerto Rico October 22-24 National Concrete Bridge Conference and PCI Annual Convention & Exhibition Includes meeting of AASHTO Technical Committee on Concrete Design (T-0) Hyatt Regency Phoenix/Phoenix Civic Plaza Convention Center, Phoenix, Ariz Abstracts for papers being accepted until April 6. 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. CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS 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 its development. 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. 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 For links to websites, email addresses, and telephone numbers for these events, go to www.aspirebridge.org. ASPIRE_win07.indb 2 12/29/06 2:04:53 PM