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2014 Maintenance & Roadway Operations Workshop

April 6-8, 2014 | Jersey City, NJ


Sunday, April 6, 2014 to Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Session Date: 
Monday, April 7, 2014
Session Description: 

Opening Remarks

  • Patrick Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel & Turnpike Association, Washington, DC
  • Mike Heiligenstein, Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority, Austin, TX and President, IBTTA
  • The Honorable Steven Fulop, Mayor, Jersey City, NJ
  • Dan Castrigano, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., Berea, OH
  • Cedrick Fulton, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Jersey City, NJ
  • Joseph Mrozek, New Jersey Turnpike Authority, Woodbridge, NJ

When Extreme Weather Strikes

Moderator: Matthew Edelman, Transcom, Jersey City, NJ


LED Technologies: Signals and Lighting

Moderator: Tyler Milligan, Managing Partner, Milligan Partners, Dallas, TX


Roadway Assistance: Are You Doing Your Best to Protect Your Customers?

Moderator: Cheryl Rogers, Computer Aid., Inc., Lady Lake, FL


Lunch Presentatioon: MUTCD Update

Maurice Palumbo, Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District, San Francisco, CA


Law Enforcement: A Four Seasons Approach to Safety, Security, and Enforcement

Moderator: Jim Wilson, Regional Manager, TransCore, Inc., Orlando, FL


Innovative Bridge Rehabilitation & Maintenance

Moderator: Tony Yacobucci, Ohio Turnpike & Infrastructure Commission, Berea, OH

  • Dennis Stabile, Program Manager, Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program and Ronald Gumann, P.E., Engineer of Construction, Bayonne Bridge Navigational Clearance Program, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Jersey City, NJ
  • Shawn Kelly, P.E., Vice President, Senior Associate, Ammann & Whitney, Jersey City, NJ 
  • Perry Nutter, Senior Vice President, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., Annapolis Junction, MD

Innovations and Advancements in Worker and Work Zone Safety

Moderator: Mark Pavageau, Assistant Director of Maintenance, North Texas Tollway Authority, Plano, TX

  • Jerry Ullman, Ph.D, P.E., Senior Research Engineer, Texas A&M Transportation Institute, College Station, TX
  • Jim Conroy, Regional Safety Manager, DBi Services, Inc., Kissimmee, FL
  • Neil ReedKapsch TrafficCom IVHS, McLean, VA
Session Date: 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Session Description: 

A Green Revolution: Sorting Through the Options for Fuels, Materials…and Everything Else

Moderator: Rob Horr, Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, Alexandria Bay, NY

  • Kevin Irving, Northern Operations, AZZ Galvanizing Services, Joliet, IL
  • Ed Mulka, JAFA Technologies, Mt. Laurel, NJ
  • Walt Arnason, E-470 Public Highway Authority, Aurora, CO

Metlife Stadium: A Look Back at the Big Game

Moderator: Kathleen Swindler, Parsons Brinkerhoff, Newark, NJ


Pavement Technologies: Taking the Bump Out of the Ride

Moderator: Bob LaGatta, P.E., Atkins N.A., Charlotte, NC


Minimizing the Mess: Best Practices in Traffic Incident Management 

Moderator: Greg Stone, Maine Turnpike Authority, Portland, ME

  • Mark Yedlin, Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., Jamaica, NY
  • Maria Connolly, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, Orlando, FL and John Easterling, Traffic Operations Engineer, Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Alvin Marquess, Jacobs Engineering, Baltimore, MD
  • Eric Rensel, Gannett Fleming Management Services, Harrisburg, PA

Lunch Presentation: ENVISION: A Sustainability Rating System for Civil Engineering Projects

Tony Puntin, The Louis Berger Group, Manchester, NH


Modernizing Maintenance: The Continued Innovation of the Asset Management Industry 

Moderator: Peter Loughlin, Transportation Infrastructure Assets (AMOTIA), Alexandria, VA

  • Eric Hemphill, P.E., North Texas Tollway Authority, Plano, TX
  • Chris Warren, Infrastructure Corporation of America, Lake City, FL
  • Juan Toledo, P.E., Miami-Dade Expressway Authority, Miami, FL (remarks only)
  • John McPherson, Jorgensen, Buckeystown, MD
  • Robert Gorski, DBi Services, Inc., Hazelton, PA