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Maintenance & Roadway Operations Workshop

May 15-17, 2016 | Newport, Rhode Island

 Final Agenda

  • Questions relating to presentations can be directed to Cheryle Arnold.
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Prepared Summary of Meeting

We have prepared a detailed summary of the sessions and discussions that took place this meeting. 

Monday, May 16, 2016 to Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Session Description: 

Monday, May 16, 2016

Roadside Safety Innovations, Tools & Policies

Moderator: Randolph Brown, RK&K

Drones - More than Just and Irritating Buzz

Moderator: Richard Baker, Texas A&M Transportation Institute

  • Barritt Lovelace, Collins Engineers Inc. and Jennifer Zink, Minnesota Department of Transportation
  • Ian Ray, Media Wing

Maintaining Mobility while Making Improvements

Moderator: Robert LaGatta, Atkins N.A.

Getting the Most Utility from Roadway Improvements - People, Partnerships & Progress

Moderator: John Mike, Perceptics, LLC

Roadway Maintenance for Today

Moderator: Steve Tartre, Maine Turnpike Authority

  • Eric Gordin, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise and Kelly Kinney, Jacobs Engineering Group
  • Derek Slack, E-470 Public Highway Authority and Nikki Beckford, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • Eric Hemphill, North Texas Tollway Authority

Achieving a "State of Good Repair" - The Long and Winding Road

Moderators: John Benda, HNTB Corporation and David Rose, Gannett Fleming

  • Jun Takeuchi, NEXCO-Central
  • Curt Beckemeyer, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
  • Mildred Chua, MTA Bridges and Tunnels (no formal PowerPoint given)
  • Quinton Alberto, Harris County Toll Road Authority (no formal PowerPoint given)
  • Paul Wai, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise (no formal PowerPoint given)

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Keeping Our Bridges Safe

Moderator: Christopher Warren, HDR|ICA

Carrying the Load - Collaboration and Innovation to Enhance Safety and Preserve Infrastructure

Moderator: Tyler Milligan, Milligan Partners LLC

Toll Facilities and Thier Partners - Providing Our Customers with Value through Collaboration

Moderator: David Raines, RS&H

Rhode Island Transportation - Top to Bottom

Moderator: Buddy Croft, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority

  • Kathryn Coleman, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
  • Peter Alviti, Rhode Island Department of Transportation
  • James Manni, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority
  • Eric Offenberg, Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority