TRB Webinar: Highly Modified Asphalt Development and Applications

This webinar was posted on 04/01/2024

Register for this webinar

May 02, 2024 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
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)

Highly modified asphalt (HiMA) binders are engineered to provide lasting performance in asphalt mixtures subjected to demanding traffic loading and environmental conditions. TRB will host a webinar on Thursday, May 2, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM Eastern that will describe the development of HiMA, including the applications at the National Center for Asphalt Technology. Presenters will discuss Florida Department of Transportation’s (DOT) applications over the past decade and a more recent introduction and use by Utah DOT.
This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s Standing Technical Committee on Binders for Flexible Pavement.
Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.
A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Development and initial applications of HiMA binders – Bob Kluttz, Kraton Corporation
  • How the use of HiMA has evolved in Florida over the last decade – Jim Musselman, Florida DOT
  • The introduction and application of HiMA binders in Utah – Howard Anderson, Utah DOT
  • Question and answer session moderated by Gary Fitts, Kraton Corporation

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:

  • Develop a specification assuring a HiMA binder
  • Best utilize HiMA binders to provide more durable, rut resistant asphalt paving mixtures

Professional Development Hours
Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. 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.
This webinar will be delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
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