FALL 2016

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 2016-2018 October 23-27, 2016 ACI Fall 2016 Concrete Convention and Exposition Marriott Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa. November 8-9, 2016 ASBI 28th Annual Convention Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center Westin Long Beach Hotel Long Beach, Calif. November 21-23, 2016 fib Symposium 2016 Cape Town, South Africa January 8-12, 2017 Transportation Research Board 96th Annual Meeting Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. January 17-20, 2017 World of Concrete 2017 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, Nev. February 28-March 4, 2017 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference at The Precast Show Huntington Convention Center Cleveland, Ohio March 26-30, 2017 ACI Spring 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition Marriott Detroit at the Renaissance Center Detroit, Mich. March 27-29, 2017 2017 DBIA Design-Build in Transportation Conference Minneapolis Convention Center Minneapolis, Minn. April 10-11, 2017 ASBI Grouting Certification Training J.J. Pickle Research Campus – The University of Texas at Austin Austin, Tex. April 30-May 3, 2017 PTI Convention 2017 Hyatt Regency Atlanta Atlanta, Ga. May 9-10, 2017 FDOT, ASBI, and PTI sponsored Flexible Filler Certification Training Tallahassee, Fla. June 4-8, 2017 International Bridge Conference Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center National Harbor, Md. June 11-15, 2017 AASHTO Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures Annual Meeting The Davenport Grand Spokane, Wash. June 12-14, 2017 fib Symposium 2017 Maastricht, The Netherlands July 30-August 4, 2017 AASHTO Subcommittee on Materials Annual Meeting Sheraton Grand Phoenix Phoenix, Ariz. September 5-8, 2017 2017 Western Bridge Engineers' Seminar Marriott Waterfront Portland, Ore. October 4-7, 2017 PCI Committee Days 2017 Loews Chicago O'Hare Rosemont, Ill. October 15-19, 2017 ACI Fall 2017 Concrete Convention and Exposition Disneyland Hotel Anaheim, Calif. October 24-25, 2017 ASBI 29th Annual Convention Marriott Marquis New York, N.Y. December 6-8, 2017 National ABC Conference Hyatt Regency Miami Miami, Fla. January 7-11, 2018 Transportation Research Board 97th Annual Meeting Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, D.C. For links to websites, email addresses, or telephone numbers for these events, go to and select "EVENTS." CONTRIBUTING AUTHORS 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. 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. Brian Kozy is the leader of the Structures Engineering Team for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) at FHWA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for national policy and guidance on bridge design and analysis. Dr. Henry G. Russell is an engineering consultant who has been involved with the application of concrete in bridges for 40 years. He served as the managing technical editor of ASPIRE™ from its first edition in 2007 through the Fall issue of 2014. Rex L. Pearce is the Staunton District bridge engineer for the Virginia Department of Transportation. He holds a BSCE from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and has 29 years of bridge engineering experience.

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