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TRB2018: VTRC Presenters

This guide shows the Virginia Transportation Research Council's 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting Schedule.

All Days Merged

​** Indicates a "practice-ready" paper.

Sunday, January 7, 2018

Workshop 121, 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m., H. Celik Ozyildirum and Stephen Sharp, Corrosion Resistant Strands, Stainless Steel and CFRP, P18-21960


Workshop 123, 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m., Doctoral Student Research in Innovative Asphalt Performance Testing, presiding:  Amir Golalipour, Hassan Tabatabaee, and Benjamin F. Bowers


Design and Construction Group Leadership Reception (by invitation), 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., D. Stephen Lane, presiding



Monday, January 8, 2018


Travel Time, Speed and Reliability, ABJ30(3), Joint Subcommittee of ABJ30, ABJ35,  8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Michael D. Fontaine, presiding


Lectern Session 208, 8:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., Ra Kyungyeon, Seyedeh Mahboobeh Teimouri Sendesi, Bridget M. Donaldson, and Andrew J. Whelton, CIPP and Spray-on Liner Culvert Rehabilitation: A Review of Water Quality Impacts and Current Construction Specifications,  18-01125


Lectern Session 217, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim and Stephen Sharp, Bridge Substructure Repairs With Self-Consolidating Concrete and Galvanic Anodes, 18-03056


Lectern Session 219, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., M. Shabbir Hossain, Harikrishnan Nair, and H. Celik Ozyildirim, Mechanical Properties for Cement-Treated Aggregate Base, 18-05041


Poster Session 239, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., 2017 AASHTO Research Advisory Committee Sweet 16 High-Value Research Projects, Benjamin F. Bowers and Brian K. Diefenderfer, Structural Study of Cold Central Plant Recycling, P18-20723


Poster Session 249, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Wangyu Ma, Randy C. West, Nam Tran, Brian K. Diefenderfer, and Chen Chen, Effects of Mineral Additives on Cold Recycled Foamed Asphalt Mixtures in Laboratory- and Field-Curing Conditions, 18-05819


Non-Binder Components of Asphalt Mixtures Committee, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, presiding


Poster Session 308, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ramkumar Venkatanarayana and Michael D. Fontaine, Methodology for Assessing the Quality of Origin-Destination Data Derived From Private Sector Probe Data, 18-01592


Mo Zhao, Michael D. Fontaine, and Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, Case Studies of Successful “Big Data” Programs at State Departments of Transportation, 18-03041


Poster Session 314, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ross McCarthey, Edgar de Leon Izeppi, Gerardo Flintsch, and Kevin K. McGhee,  A Comparison of Locked Wheel and Continuous Friction Measurement Equipment, 18-01277


Poster Session 317, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim, Mary Sharifiasl, and Liam Gallagher, Investigation of Engineered Cementitious Composite for Culvert Repair, 18-03118


Lectern Session 345, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Silvia Barrantes-Quiros, Gerardo Flintsch, Edgar de Leon Izeppi, and Kevin K. McGhee, Interconversion of Locked Wheel and CFME Friction Measurements, 18-04991


Lectern Session 350, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Construction of Mass Concrete Transportation Infrastructure, presiding:  Anton Schindler and H. Celik Ozyildirim


H. Celik Ozyildirim, Requirements and Construction of Mass Concrete Elements in Virginia, P18-20007


Lectern Session 411, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Dialogue with Leaders in the Design and Construction of Transportation Facilities, presiding: D. Stephen Lane, Bouzid Choubane, and Mohammad Khan


Lectern Session 423, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Abraham Lama Salomon, Michael M. Sprinkel, Cristopher D. Moen, Design, Installation, and Initial Condition Assessment of a Concrete Bridge Deck Reinforced With No. 4 High Strength Corrosion Resistant Steel Bars, 18-03112**


Poster Session 448, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, Benjamin F. Bowers, and Kevin K. McGhee, Impact of Gyration Reduction and Design Specification Changes on Volumetric Properties of Virginia Dense-Graded Asphalt Mixtures, 18-04756. **



Tuesday, January 9, 2018


Lectern Session 481, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Stephen Sharp, Jason Provines, Audrey Moruza, William Via, Keith Harrop,  Design, Fabrication, Construction, and Cost Assessment of Virginia’s First Corrosion Resistant ASTM A1010 Plate Girder Bridge, 18-02966


Lectern Session 483, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim, M. Shabbir Hossain,  and Mary Sharifiasl, Preliminary Investigation of Pervious Concrete for a VDOT Parking Lot, 18-03076. **


Lectern Session 491, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Nancy Dutta, Richard Atta Boateng, and Michael D. Fontaine, Safety and Operational Effects of the Interstate 66 Active Traffic Management System, 18-02039


Poster Session 523, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Bridget M. Donaldson, Improving Animal-Vehicle Collision Data for the Strategic Application of Mitigation, 18-02753


Lectern Session 544, 10:15 a.m – 12:00 p.m., In Situ and Laboratory Determination of Modulus of Compacted Geomaterials, Edward J. Hoppe, presiding


Lectern Session 549, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Corrosion Determination and Prevention for Infrastructure Preservation, Stephen Sharp, presiding


Soundar S.G. Balakumaran, Richard E. Weyers, and Michael C. Brown, Influence of Bridge Deck Cracking on Corrosion Initiation of Corrosion-Resistant Reinforcement, 18-05577


Poster Session 568, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Ryley Stevens and Matthew Dean, Crash Impacts of Variances to Entrance Spacing Standards: Lessons Learned from Virginia, P18-20594


Poster Session 575, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Simona E. Babiceanu and Michael D. Fontaine, Examining the Safety Effect of Centerline Rumble Strips on Curves on Rural Two-Lane Roads, 18-05020


Zulqarnain H. Khattak and Michael D. Fontaine, Evaluating the Safety Effects of Span Wire to Mast Arm Signal Conversion, 18-01498 **


Lectern Session 588, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Kenneth Winter, Use of the ASTM Compass Database at the Virginia Department of Transportation, P18-20564


Lectern Session 605, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim, Mary Sharifiasl, Liam Gallagher, Investigation of Engineered Cementitious Composite for Culvert Repair (sic), P18-22032


Poster Session 634, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Noah J. Goodall, Effect of Signal Control on Bimodal Travel Time Distributions, 18-06401


Bhaven Naik, Laurence R. Rilett, Justice Appiah, and Lubinda F. Walubita, Resampling Methods for Estimating Travel Time Uncertainty: An Application of the Gap Bootstrap, 18-03453


Poster Session 639, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, Performance of Virginia’s Early Foamed Warm Mix Asphalt Mixtures, 18-04779


Poster Session 643, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Benjamin F. Bowers, Laboratory Evaluation of Mixture Type on Highly Modified Asphalt Mixtures in Virginia, 18-05313


Poster Session 645, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Montasir Abbas, Qichao Wang, Catherine McGhee, From Functional Requirements to Validation:  Development of BADASS Simulation-based Optimization of Preempted Signal Systems, 18-05826


Poster Session 654, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Public Transportation: Accessibility Analysis and Tools, Peter B. Ohlms, presiding


Lectern Session 681, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim and Harikrishnan Nair, Durable Concrete Overlays in Two Virginia Bridges,18-04566


Poster Session 708, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Peter B. Ohlms and Kayleigh M. Roy, When Main Street Is a Highway: Case Studies in Addressing Conflicts Between Land Use and Transportation, 18-00370 **


Poster Session 712, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Di Kang and John Miller, Low-Effort Techniques for Incorporating Driverless Vehicles in Legacy Regional Planning Models, 18-01490 **


Poster Session 720, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saad Ullah, Burak F. Tanyu, and Edward J. Hoppe, Optimizing the Gradation of Fine Processed Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement and Aggregate Blends for Unbound Base Courses, 18-04673 **


Poster Session 722, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Justice Appiah, Frederick A. King, Michael D. Fontaine, and Benjamin H. Cottrell, Safety Effects of Flashing Yellow Arrows Used In Protected Permitted Phasing: Comparison of Full Bayes and Empirical Bayes Results, 18-01468


Daniela Gonzales Hidalgo and Michael D. Fontaine, Impact of a Variable Speed Limit System on Driver Speeds During Low Visibility Conditions, 18-03222


Bhaven Naik, Justice Appiah, and Laurence R Rilett, Are Dilemma Zone Protection Systems Useful on High-Speed Arterials With Signal Coordination? A Case Study, 18-02755


Wednesday, January 10, 2018


Lectern Session 747, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., G. Michael Fitch and Benjamin F. Bowers, Four-Year Study of Porous Asphalt Maintenance Practices on a Virginia Parking Facility, 18-05871


Poster Session 779, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Zulqarnaqin H. Khattak, Michael D. Fontaine, and Richard Atta Boateng, Evaluating the Impact of Adaptive Signal Control Technology on Driver Stress and Behavior, 18-01489


Lectern Session 809, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Eugene Amarh, Gerardo W. Flintsch, Wilmar Fernández-Gómez, Brian K. Diefenderfer, and Benjamin F. Bowers, Eight-Year Field Performance of Portland Cement and Asphalt Stabilized Full-Depth Reclamation Projects,18-01083


David H. Timm, Brian K. Diefenderfer, and Benjamin F. Bowers, Cold Central Plant Recycled Asphalt Pavements in High Traffic Applications, 18-01535


Poster Session 859, 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Andrea Vaccari, Tamal Batabyal, Nazia Tabassum, Edward J. Hoppe, Brian Bruckno, and Scott Acton, Integrating Remote Sensing Data in Decision Support Systems for Transportation Asset Management, 18-00489


Thursday, January 11, 2017


Design and Construction Group Executive Board (by invitation), 7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m., D. Stephen Lane, presiding


Workshop 879, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Edgar de Leon Izeppi and Kevin K. McGhee, Characteristics of Durable Mix Designs That May Impact Surface Drainability and Skid Resistance, P18-20012


Gregory Harder, David Johnson, H. Wayne Jones, Louay Mohammad, Edgar de Leon Izeppi, and Kevin K. McGhee, Panel Discussion; Balancing Durability and Safe Function in Dense-Graded Asphalt Pavements, P18-20013


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