2017 Transportation Forum

Center for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure
Improving the Durability and Extending the Life of Transportation Infrastructure
April 5, 2017

The Center for Sustainable Transportation Infrastructure’s (CSTI) in conjunction with the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Society of Highway Engineers (ASHE) presented this forum on April 5, 2017 to discuss improving the durability and extending the life of transportation infrastructure which is a national priority of public agencies, engineering consultants and University researchers. The forum addressed the application of new technologies; condition monitoring; asset and performance management. The advancing of this work is a public-private partnership of transportation agencies, engineering companies and University researchers that work in a collaborative manner to improve infrastructure from the perspective of system owners, designers, and operators.


BluePrint Columbus - Kari Mackenbach


Emergency Repair to the Delaware River Turnpike Bridge - Brad Heigel


Improving Hydrologic Disaster Forecasting and Response (HDFR) for Transportation during Severe Weather Events by Fusing and Assimilating Diverse Data Sources - Xu Liang


Shell Cracker Plant Transportation Improvements - Jacobs Engineering


Southern Beltway - Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission - Steven J. Hrvoich


Identifying Impediments and Solutions to Sidewalk Project Implementation in Pennsylvania


Infrastructure Renewal Assessment Tools: Pavement Assessment using the Falling Weight Deflectometer