Extending Pavement Life through Pavement Preservation Techniques, Strategies, and Preventative Maintenance
This workshop provides an overview of the available technology and tools that make implementing a pavement preservation program feasible. An effective pavement preservation program encompasses a full range of maintenance strategies, as well as rehabilitation treatments, with the goal of enhancing pavement performance (ride, quality, safety, service life, etc.). Pavement preservation takes the maintenance process one step further by carefully choosing and timing pavement maintenance applications to extend the life of the pavement. Additionally, the workshop will introduce some new preventive maintenance technologies and allow time for specific discussions around attendees' needs.
Dates and Locations
This workshop is scheduled from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (registration begins at 8:00 a.m.) at the specified location on each of the dates listed below.
- March 14, 2023—Crow Wing County Land Services Building, 322 Laurel St., Brainerd, MN 56401
- March 22, 2023—Mankato Public Works Center, 501 S. Victory Drive, Mankato, MN 56001
- March 28, 2023—Virtual
- Cost: $75; $45 virtual
- Please note: There is no registration fee for Minnesota public works personnel who are members of a tribal nation or who work for a tribal nation. Contact Katherine Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-626-1023 to register.
- Registration contact: Samantha Redmond at email@example.com
Please let us know how we can ensure that this workshop is inclusive to you. What accommodations or access needs can we help facilitate? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org when you register to help us provide you with the best access.
- Techniques for asphalt pavement evaluation, including pavement condition rating
- Discussion of how to select the best maintenance strategy; choose the right treatment at the right time on the right project and measures to track performance
- Overview of various maintenance treatments and their construction practices: patching, crack seal/fill, fog seal, chip seal, double chip seal, slurry seal, microsurfacing, bonded thin overlay, thin overlay, new technologies and processes
- Asset management concepts in raising your pavement network performance on a limited budget
- Best practices in pavement preservation applications
- Targeted pavement preservation topics specific to the interests of each class attendees
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for engineers, managers, supervisors, and technicians responsible for asphalt pavement maintenance, design, and construction.
Dan Wegman, P.E., Braun Intertec, has worked with DOTs and local government agencies in several states with pavement rehabilitation and preventive maintenance strategies. As a former MnDOT construction and bituminous engineer, and with over a dozen years working as a private-sector material supplier, Wegman provides technical insight with respect to materials, construction, and implementation.
- 1.0 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit.
- To the best of our knowledge, this course/activity meets the continuing education requirements for 6.0 PDHs as outlined in Minnesota Statute 326.107. More information concerning continuing education for professionals is online.
This workshop is presented by the Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at the Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota. Minnesota LTAP is sponsored by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This course is subsidized through funding from LRRB and FHWA.