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TRB Webinar: Use of Recycling Agents in Asphalt Concrete Mixtures

This webinar was posted on 01/24/2023

Date(s)
March 13, 2023 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
$100.00
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)
Details

Asphalt mixtures containing recycled asphalt materials (RAM) may benefit from the use of a recycling agent (RA) to improve cracking resistance. TRB hosted a webinar on Monday, March 13, 2023 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Eastern that described existing practices for use of RAs in asphalt mixtures with RAM. Presenters reviewed NCHRP Synthesis 586: Use of Recycling Agents in Asphalt Concrete Mixtures and shared key findings and major challenges for agencies that are looking to start or continue using the materials. Presenters also shared surveys and interviews from state departments of transportation (DOTs) and Canadian Provincial Transportation Agencies.

This webinar was sponsored by TRB’s National Highway Cooperative Research Program.

The slides are available. Please contact trbwebinar@nas.edu for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.

 

Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Introduction and synthesis review – Runhua Zhang, University of Wisconsin
  • Survey and case examples – Eshan Dave, University of New Hampshire
  • Key takeaways and challenges – Jo Sias, University of New Hampshire
  • Question and answer session moderated by Adam Hand, University of Nevada, Reno

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:

  • Describe the current practices and challenges in the use of RAs

 

Professional Development Hours

This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the RCEP.net online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.