TRB Webinar: Concrete Overlay Performance and Research Innovations

September 05, 2019 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
2.00 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Pavement designers are invited to a TRB webinar on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM ET. The webinar will explore highway agencies’ experiences with concrete overlays and will describe recent innovations with utilizing interlayers and fiber reinforcement. Concrete overlays may rehabilitate both existing concrete and asphalt pavement structures. Interest in the technology continues to grow. Presenters will discuss case studies of concrete overlays and illustrate design considerations of this technique.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar.  Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • John Donahoe, Missouri Department of Transportation
  • Dan DeGraaf, Michigan Concrete Association
  • Julie Vandenbossche, University of Pittsburgh
  • Jeff Roesler, University of Illinois

Moderated by: Kurt Smith, Applied Pavement Technology, Inc.

Webinar Outline

  1. Performance of concrete overlays in Missouri
  2. Performance of concrete overlays in Michigan
  3. Interlayer design considerations in unbonded concrete overlays
  4. Use of fibers in concrete overlays

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe agencies’ experiences with concrete overlays
  2. Describe adequately designed and constructed interlayer systems for concrete overlays
  3. Identify the benefits and appropriate use of fibers in concrete overlays

 Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 2.0 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For approved webinars, TRB’s webinar program awards Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits associated with participation only to the registered individual and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To receive PDH credits, please register as an individual and sign into the webinar from your personal computer. After doing this, you may join your group in a meeting room.  To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

In addition, advance registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk ( for assistance in signing in.

Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in March 2019. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website:

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