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Project Title: Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan

PIN: TRB-SASP-17-02         

Major Unit:
Transportation Research Board

Sub Unit:

RSO:
Morris, Joseph

Subject/Focus Area:
Transportation and Infrastructure


Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan
January 29, 2018 - January 29, 2018
Web-Meeting
(Webinar)


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Anusha Jayasinghe
Email: Ajayasinghe@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2401
Fax: 202-334-3510


Agenda:

Transportation Research Board
National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Truck Size and Weight Limits Research Plan Committee
Public Webinar, January 29, 2018

The objective of the meeting is to obtain insights of researchers and practitioners on research priorities for improving understanding of the effects of truck traffic on bridges and pavements, to help the TRB committee develop a research roadmap for evaluating changes in truck size and weight limits.



10:30 a.m. EST
Call to order; introductions; review of agenda
Sue Hida, member of the committee, moderator

Background on committee task and webinar objectives
Joseph Morris, TRB

10:40 Panel on bridge research priorities
Panelists will each respond to questions submitted in advance
by the committee concerning a preliminary list of candidate
research topics for inclusion in the research roadmap.

10:40 Bert Hartman, Oregon Department of Transportation
10:50 Michael Johnson, California Department of Transportation
11:00 Steve Lauer, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.
11:10 Hani Nassif, Rutgers University

11:20: TRB committee follow-up questions to panelists
Sue Hida

11:50 Summary of discussion of bridge questions
Sue Hida

11:55 Break (10 minutes)

12:05p.m.
Call to order; introductions; review of agenda
Sue Hida, member of the committee, moderator

Background on committee task and webinar objectives
Joseph Morris, TRB

12:15 Panel on pavement research priorities

12:15 Bouzid Choubane, Florida Department of Transportation
12:25 Lev Khazanovich, University of Pittsburgh
12:35 Dallas Little, Texas A&M University
12:45 Mark Snyder, Pavement Engineering and Research Consultants, LLC
12:55 [fifth participant, to be determined]

1:05 TRB committee follow-up questions to panelists
Sue Hida

1:25 Summary comments
Sue Hida

1:30 Webinar ends