FALL 2015

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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CONCRETE CALENDAR 2015-2016 October 7-9, 2015 2015 PTI Committee Days Harrah's New Orleans Hotel New Orleans, La. October 15-18, 2015 PCI 2015 Fall Committee Days and Membership Conference Louisville Convention Center Louisville, Ky. November 2-3, 2015 ASBI 27th Annual Convention Omni Dallas Hotel Dallas, Tex. November 8-12, 2015 ACI Fall Convention Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel Denver, Colo. December 7-8, 2015 2015 National Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference Hyatt Regency Hotel Miami, Fla. January 10-14, 2016 Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. February 2-5, 2016 World of Concrete 2016 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nev. March 1-5, 2016 2016 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference at the Precast Show Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Nashville, Tenn. April 11-12, 2016 ASBI 2016 Grouting Certification Training J. J. Pickle Research Campus Austin, Tex. April 17-21, 2016 ACI Spring 2016 Concrete Convention and Exposition Hyatt & Wisconsin Center Milwaukee, Wis. April 20-22, 2016 2016 DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference Charlotte Convention Center Charlotte, N.C. April 24-27, 2016 2016 PTI Convention Long Beach, Calif. June 6-10, 2016 International Bridge Conference Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center National Harbor, Md. June 26-30, 2016 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Annual Meeting Minneapolis Marriott City Center Minneapolis, Minn. July 31-August 4, 2016 AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials Annual Meeting Hyatt Regency Greenville Greenville, S.C. October 23-27, 2016 ACI Fall 2016 Concrete Convention and Exposition Marriott Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. November 7-8, 2016 ASBI 28th Annual Convention Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center Westin Long Beach Hotel Long Beach, Calif. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select "EVENTS." CONTRIBUTING AUTHORSl Mike Bartholomew is the technology director, North American bridges, for CH2M in Corvallis, Ore. He is a member of fib Commission 8, Durability, and is the subject matter team leader for the SHRP2 project R19A Implementation Action Program on service life design. Dr. Oguzhan Bayrak is a professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Bayrak received the University of Texas System Board of Regents' outstanding teaching award in 2012 and was inducted into the university's Academy of Distinguished Teachers in 2014. Reggie Holt is a senior structural engineer at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and manages the concrete bridge program at FHWA headquarters in Washington, D.C. Dr. Brian Kozy is the leader of the structures engineering team for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) at the FHWA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for national policy and guidance on bridge design and analysis. Emily Lorenz is an independent consultant in the areas of life cycle assessment; environmental product declarations; product category rules; and sustainability rating systems, standards, and codes. 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.

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