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Houston T&DI Webinar: Sustainable Pavements

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Houston T&DI Webinar: Sustainable Pavements

May 19 @ 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT


Please join the Houston Transportation & Development Institute Chapter for a unique presentation on Sustainable Pavements. Asphalt pavements are 100 percent recyclable. Asphalt pavement is the most recycled product in the world. To incorporate renewed in situ pavement practices, creative methods and acronyms were developed including FDR, RAP, and CCPR; or full depth reclamation, recycled asphalt pavement, and Cold Central Plant Recycling, respectively. In addition to discussing these sustainable practices, we will touch on material types, design technique, and construction tips to improve service life and reduce maintenance costs. The importance of yet another acronym VMA, or voids in mineral aggregates, in recycled asphalt will be outlined with effective maneuvers, both in the lab and field to achieve higher VMA. Unstable subgrades and varying quality of materials can wreak havoc on recycling projects. Therefore, we will equip you with mitigation methods for dealing with poor subgrades, combined with effective methods of in place density and appropriate compaction.


Scott Sounart PE

Scott has more than 30 years of experience in the design, management, and construction of civil projects of many types, including roadways, bridges, and airports. He specializes in pavement engineering technologies and has coordinated several research projects related to aggregates and asphalt paving materials, conducted forensic evaluations, and provided expert witness services. His experience includes pavement evaluation studies and designs, pavement and asset management implementations, and distress data collection methods for local and state agency, aviation, and rail clients.

Stacie Steel PE

Stacie’s more than 19 years of experience have included developing and negotiating civil-related engineering scopes of work to fit client/owner’s risk acceptance and budgets. Specializing in pavement and accessibility, she has managed construction materials testing laboratories, implemented and managed Quality System Programs, designed a variety of engineered solutions, and led and modeled pavement data and budgetary needs for large municipalities in the United States, while managing a variety of teams projects, and clients.



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May 19
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
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