Quality Consistency and PennDOT*s 2010 Program

Report
11th Annual Pennsylvania Concrete Conference
Concrete Pavement Quality
Improvement Committee Update
Joseph S. Robinson, P.E.
Chief, Quality Assurance Division
Bureau of Construction and Materials
January 26th-27th, 2010 - Grantville, PA
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CPQI Committee Origin and Purpose
• Established in 2000 to resolve concrete
performance issues.
• Current Objective is to promote quality
improvements and use of emerging
technologies that can be implemented to
improve the quality and cost effectiveness
of concrete pavements.
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A 2009 Change in Committee Leadership
Who is this man? & Why is he smiling?
It’s Bill Miller, Past Committee Co-Chair
He’s smiling because he’s RETIRED!
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Current Leadership
• ACPA Co-Chair – John Becker
• PennDOT Co-Chair – Joe Robinson
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Committee Members - PennDOT
• Joe Robinson – BOCM
• Dave Jarvis – BOCM
• Mark Burkhead – BOD
• Pat Gardiner /Lydia Peddicord– BOMO
• Alan Bailey - ADE – C, District 12-0
• George Dunheimer - ADE – C, District 6-0
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Committee Members - Industry
• John Becker - ACPA – PA Chapter
• Donald Detwiler/Jim Kyper - New Enterprise
• Rick Foster - James J. Anderson
• Michael Hammer - Buzzi-Unicem
• Mark Snyder - ACPA – PA Chapter
• Jay Taylor/Jack Detz - Hi-Way Paving
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Committee Members – Partners
• David Cough/Zahur Ziddiqui - FHWA
• Terry Dreher - PA Turnpike
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Three On-going Teams
• Strength and Testing Team
• Vanport Limestone Team
• Conc. Pavement Rehabilitation Team
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Strength and Testing Team
• Led by Mike Hammer and Joe Robinson
• Concluded its efforts in 2009
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Vanport Limestone Team
• Led by Paul Majoris – ADE –C, District 10
• Research Effort Ongoing with Penn State
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CPR Team
• Led by Terry Kohler
– Diamond Grinding Specifications
– Patching Standard Drawings & Details
– Partial Depth Repairs – Materials and Standards
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Recent Efforts
• Established Standards & Specification Team
(Replacing the Strength & Testing Team)
– Led by Mark Burkhead & Michael Hammer
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Use of maturity for contractor quality control (quick strike)
Use of maturity for acceptance (long range)
Reviewing warranty specification
Joint construction details
Please let us know of any new standard/specification issues.
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Future Efforts
• Developing Intersection Jointing Standards
– Based on ACPA publication
– CT forthcoming early this year
• CPQI Committee to increase speed in
addressing specific issues by developing a
“parking lot” and issue-driven meetings and
actions between Committee meetings
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Future Efforts
• Monitor/Evaluate US – 119 Concrete Overlay
project
– Develop Standard for medium thickness concrete
overlays (Proposed Section 522)
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We Look Forward to Improving
Pennsylvania’s Concrete Pavements in
2010!
Thank-You!
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