A Road Master qualified course
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Who should attend
Highway superintendents and field personnel who select pavement maintenance, evaluate options, and analyze cost.
Participants taking this course will be able to:
- Explain the concept of fatigue as it relates to pavements.
- Identify common underlying factors for pavement failure including design, construction, materials, and maintenance.
- Describe all varieties of pavement distress and contrast the concepts of severity and extent of distresses.
- Discuss the concept of observe, analyze, & evaluate including the importance of looking beyond the actual physical failure when evaluating pavement distresses and failures.
- List steps to take when determining which repair method to choose.
- Describe in detail crack repair and patching techniques.
- Describe the benefits and the limitations of thin wearing courses.
David P. Orr, P.E., is the Director for the Cornell Local Roads Program. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, David has nearly 40 years of road-related experience.
Gary Nelson, CLRP Circuit Rider, has over 35 years of experience working in the asphalt and aggregate industry. He has worked all phases of the paving industry from being involved in development of NYSDOT paving specifications to examination of asphalt pavement failures.
Workshop Locations and Dates
$50 per attendee
Timing of workshops
Workshops typically run from 8.30am to 3pm. Sign-in starts at 8am.