2022 Convention Schedule and Abstracts

ASBI 34th Annual Convention
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MONDAY, October 31


Session 1

1:30 PM - 1:45 PM

Convention Welcome and ASBI Update

Elie Homsi, ASBI President, Parsons

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Bridge Funding Programs in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Joey Hartmann, FHWA, Director, Office of Bridges and Structures

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Keynote of Sustainability of Concrete Segmental Bridges

Andrea Schokker, ACI, Executive Director, Center of Excellence for Carbon Neutral Concrete


Session 2      

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

History and Observations of Performance of Segmental Bridges in Texas

Steven Austin, TxDOT

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Sustainability with Segmental Bridges Performance - Case Studies in Maine Over Nearly 40 Years

Jeff Folsom, Maine DOT

Jay Rohleder, FIGG

TUESDAY, November 1


Session 1

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Electrically Isolated Tendon Pilot Project – SH146 in Kemah, Texas

Introduction: Reggie Holt, FHWA, Office of Bridge Technology

Presentation: Jordan Sessa, Structural Technologies

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Recent Applications of Fiber Optic Structural Health Monitoring Systems on Segmental Bridges (Roosevelt Bridge)

John Danielsen, HDR, Inc.

Terry Tamutus, Structural Monitoring Systems

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

JFK Causeway: Precast Segmental Comes to the U.S.

Brian Merrill, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc.


Session 2

10:00 - 10:30 AM

West Seattle Bridge Repair

Tim Barry, RS&H

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Student Competition Presentations


Session 3

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Southwest Light Rail Transit Project - Excelsior Blvd. Bridge

Eric Nelson, AECOM

1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Design of Riyadh Metro Lines 1 and 2

Firooz Panah, AECOM

2:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Opportunities for CIP Segmental Construction with Form Travelers

Jeff Mehle, McNary Bergeron & Johannesen

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Widening and Retrofit of a Segmental Twin Bridge Using UPFC and Post-Tensioning Tendons

Dimitrios Papastergiou, Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO), Switzerland


Session 4

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Current Epoxy Coated Stay Cable Technology - Application in Segmental Bridges

Werner Brand, DYWIDAG

4:00 PM – 4:30 PM

Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge - Design and Construction of a Record Breaking Extradosed Bridge

Marcos Sanchez, Arup

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Cable Replacement at Guadiana International Bridge

Christian Gläser, DYWIDAG

WEDNESDAY, November 2


Session 1     

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Inspection and Maintenance of Segmental Bridges

Corey Rogers, RS&H

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Opportunities for Launching Gantries and Precast Segmental Construction

Harry McElroy, McNary Bergeron & Johannesen

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Use of Unbonded Replaceable Post-Tensioning Systems in Germany

Gero Marzahn, Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport, Germany


Session 2

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Developments in France to Improve External PT Durability

Adrien Houel, Ministry of Ecology, Sustainabile Development, Transport and Housing, France

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

PT Bridge Inspection and Management in Belgium

Pierre Gilles, SPW Mobility and Infrastructure, Belgium

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Introduction to CBEI and Ferguson Structural Engineering Lab Tour

Ozzie Bayrak, University of Texas at Austin

11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

U.S. 183 Segmental Bridge Deconstruction and Lessons Learned

Zach Webb, University of Texas at Austin

1:30 PM – 5:00 PM

CBEI and Ferguson Structural Engineering Lab Tour

Additional Fee for Lunch and Tour