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TRB2019: VTRC Presenters

This guide shows the Virginia Transportation Research Council's 2019 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting Schedule.

All Days Merged

Sunday, January 13, 2019


Workshop 1003, 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m., Sasha Page, Rebecca Lewis, Audrey Moruza, panel on Urban and Rural Cross Subsidies from Value Capture, Broadband, and New Technology, (A.M.: Unique Sources of Transportation Funding in Rural Virginia) P19-21609


Workshop 1027, 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m., Recent Developments in Cold Asphalt Recycling, presiding: Jason Wielinski, and Brian K. Diefenderfer (B.K.D. will also present Quality Control and Quality Assurance – NCHRP 09-62, P19-21314)


Workshop 1033, 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m., What Do Agencies Need to Assess, Plan, and Develop the Next Generation of Traffic Management Systems? Catherine C. McGhee, Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Committee Chair, P19-21523


Workshop 1067, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Brian K. Diefenderfer, Virginia Traffic Speed Deflectometer Network Testing, P19-20310



Monday, January 14, 2019


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 1124, 8:00 a.m. and 9:45 a.m., Lance E. Dougald, John S. Miller, Catherine H. Gayner, Ryley S. Stevens, and Mathew D. Dean,  A Comparison of State Access Management Spacing Standards and Exception Processes, 19-03683


Poster Session 1154, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Fabrizio Meroni, Wenjing Xue, Gerardo Flintsch, Brian K. Diefenderfer, Evaluation and Modeling of the Rutting Performance of Pavements with Cold Central Plant Recycled (CCPR) Bases and Thin Wearing Surfaces Under Accelerated Pavement Testing (APT), 19-05527


Poster Session 1162, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Zulqarmain H. Khattak, Michael D. Fontaine, and Brian L. Smith, An Exploratory Investigation of Disengagements and Crashes in Autonomous Vehicles, 19-04570


Lectern Session 1178, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Maximizing the Benefits of Cured-In-Place Pipe Stormwater Culvert Rehabilitation with Environmental and Safety Considerations, Bridget M. Donaldson, presiding


Lectern Session 1194, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Corrosion Protection of Metallic Structures and Marine Ports, Soundar S.G. Balakumaran, presiding


Poster Session 1214, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Mo Zhao, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, and Emily Melinis,  Development of a Novel Methodology for the Identification and Characterization of Arterial Bottlenecks, 19-02680


Poster Session 1215, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., New Research on Travel Time, Speed, and Reliability Data, presiding: Michael D. Fontaine, Sam Granato, and Mei Chen


Poster Session 1218, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Peter B. Ohlms, Lance E. Dougald, and Hannah E. MacKnight,  Bicycle and Pedestrian Count Programs: A Scan of Current U.S. Practice, 19-00615


Poster Session 1227, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Saad Ullah, Burak Tanyu, Erol F. Guler, Edward J. Hoppe, and Emre Akmaz, Evaluation of the Long-Term Performance of Woven Geotextile Used Between Base Course and Subgrade of a Paved Road, 19-03677


Lectern Session 1259, 1:30 p.m.  – 3:15 p.m., Syed Kazmi, Benjamin F. Bowers, Brian K. Diefenderfer, Cold Central Plant Asphalt Mixture Stockpiling: A Laboratory Evaluation, 19-05702


Poster Session 1296, 1:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m., Chien-Lun Lan, Ramkumar Venkatanarayana, and Michael D. Fontaine, Development of a Methodology for Determining Statewide Recurring and Nonrecurring Freeway Congestion: A Virginia Case Study, 19-05711


Lectern Session 1324, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Bridget M. Donaldson, and Young-Jun Kweon,   Effectiveness of Seasonal Deer Advisories on Changeable Message Signs as a Deer Crash Mitigation Tool, 19-01313


Poster Session 1366, 3:45 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Zulqarmain H. Khattak, Michael D. Fontaine, Jiaqi Ma, and Brian L. Smith, Crash Severity Effects of Adaptive Signal Control Technology:  Insights from Pennsylvania and Virginia, 19-04637


Poster Session 1299 (sic), 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Hyun W. Cho, Bhargava Rama Chilukuri, and Jorge L. Laval,  Genetic Algorithm-Based Simulation Optimization of the ALINEA Ramp-Metering System: A Case Study in Atlanta, 19-04707


Fabrication and Inspection of Metal Structures Committee, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Xuemeng Xia, Robert Dubas, James Fitz-Gerald, Sean Agnew, Stephen Sharp, Jason Provines, Charpy Impact Energy Values for Submerged Arc Welding of ASTM AA709 50CR (UNS S41003) using Austenitic Welding Wires, 19-02733


Non-Binder Components of Asphalt Mixtures Committee, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, presiding


 Tuesday, January 15, 2019


Lectern Session 1393, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Salwa Anam, John S. Miller, and Jasmine Amanin, An Assessment of Uncertainty in Traffic Forecasts: Toward Better Planning Practice, 19-01731


Lectern Session 1399, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Evaluation of Transportation Structures Using Emerging Technologies, presiding: Hoda Azari and Soundar S.G. Balakumaran


Lectern Session 1403, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim, and Stephen Sharp, Prestressed Concrete Beams with Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer, 19-01170


Poster Session 1494, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., M. Shabbir Hossain, Michael M. Sprinkel, and H. Celik Ozyildirim, Causes of Failure of Continuously Reinforced Concrete Pavement Patches in Virginia, 19-05095


Poster Session 1499, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Erin Robartes, Emily C. Chen, T. Donna Chen, and Peter B. Ohlms, Assessment of Local, State, and Federal Barriers to Implementing Bicycle Infrastructure: A Virginia Case Study, 19-03703  


Transportation History Committee, (ABGFO), 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Ann L. Miller, "Right to Coles Ferry . . .": Resurrecting an Early 19th Century "Sign Rock" from Halifax County, Virginia


Lectern Session 1600, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Ilker Boz, Yogesh Kumbargeri, and Muhammed Kutay, Performance-based Percent Embedment Limits for Chip Seals, 19-05994
Yogesh Kumbargeri, Anne Blair Heidelberg, Muhammed Kutay, and Ilker Boz, Evaluation of the Effect of Percent Embedment and Aggregate Type on Chip Seal Performance Using Finite Element Analysis, 19-06080


Poster Session 1622, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, and Benjamin F. Bowers,   An Initial Approach to Performance (Balanced) Mix Design: The Virginia Experience, 19-03452


Poster Session 1627, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Girum Merine, Harikrishnan Nair, Affan Habib, Michael Wells, and Bipad Saha, Characterization of Stone Matrix Asphalt (SMA) Mixtures for MEPDG: Challenges and Potential Solutions, 19-04738


Poster Session 1628, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Justice Appiah, Frederick A. King, Michael D. Fontaine, and Benjamin H. Cottrell, Jr.  Left Turn Crash Risk Analysis:  Development of a Microsimulation Modeling Approach, 19-00595
Benjamin H. Cottrell, Jr., and In-Kyu Lim, Developing a Process for Deploying Systemic Countermeasures at Unsignalized Intersections: A Virginia Case Study, 19-00545
George Zhang, Traffic Sign Design with Inkscape and OpenSignTool: An Open Source Approach, 19-02274


Poster Session 1631, 3:45 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Sung Park, Chien-Lun Lan, Gang-Len Chang, Empirical Observations of Driving Behaviors at Intersections with Red-Light Camera Deployment, 19-01062


Cross-Cutting Needs of Cold and In-Place Asphalt Recycling, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Stacey D. Diefenderfer, presiding


Structural Health Monitoring, AHD30(3), Joint Subcommittee of AHD30, AHD35, AFF40, 6:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., Edward J. Hoppe, Satellite Remote Sensing of Two-Post Tensioned Bridges in Virginia


Wednesday, January 16, 2019


Lectern Session 1678, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Brian K. Diefenderfer, Construction Efficiency Gains for Existing Lane Reconstruction Using FDR and CCPR, P19-20715


Poster Session 1700, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Di Kang, and John S. Miller, Adapting Old-Fashioned Travel Models to Forecast Potential Energy Impacts of New Driverless Vehicles, 19-00391


Poster Session 1706, 8:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m., Nancy Dutta, and Michael D. Fontaine, Developing Rural Four Lane Freeway Crash Prediction Models Using Hourly Flow Parameters, 19-03693 


Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Committee, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Catherine C. McGhee, presiding 


Lectern Session 1728, 10:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., H. Celik Ozyildirim, and Mary Sharifiasl, Repair of Metal Culvert Invert with Engineered Cementitious Composite (Bendable Concrete), 19-03156


Bicycle and Pedestrian Data, ABJ35(3), Joint Subcommittee of ABJ35, ABJ20, ABJ30, ABJ40, ANF20, ANF10, 12:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m., Peter Ohlms, Update on Workshops and Webinars


Regional Transportation Systems Management and Operations Committee (con’d), 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Catherine C. McGhee, presiding


Thursday, January 17, 2019


No VTRC or other VDOT employees are listed on the interactive schedule as presenting or presiding in the Thursday events​


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