Kansas Aggregate Producers Association


Kansas Ready Mixed Concrete Association

Concrete Forum - Design & Construction of Concrete Streets & Roads

  • August 16, 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Wichita, KS


  • This event is FREE but registration is required -

    - Sponsored by KAPA-KRMCA

Join us for the latest information on concrete streets and roads pavement design and construction.  

 Brian Killingsworth,  P.E., National Ready Mixed Concrete Association Executive Vice President - Local Paving,   will lead the program.  Pavement section design,  economical use of reinforcing and base materials,  and best construction practices will be covered.   The program will also feature Michael W. Laney,  P.E., Terracon,  speaking on consideration for concrete pavement soils,  sub-grade preparation, base materials, and inspection. 


  9:30 am  Registration
 10:00 am  Opening Remarks
 10:10 am  Design and Construction of Concrete Streets & Roads: Brian Killingsworth will present on Concrete mixtures and base materials, pavement section design, and placement through finishing operations.  This latest industry technology will provide the information necessary for a successful project and ensure long-lasting concrete pavement performance. 
 11:10 am  Why Concrete Pavements? Learn about the latest market dynamics effecting material prices and the benefits of concrete paving including life cycle costs and sustainability considerations.   Speaker: Douglas W. Burns, Ash Grove Cement Company. 
 11:30 am  Lunch
 12:00 pm  Soils, Sub-grade, and Base Materials: Understanding grade and based support is critical to pavement performance for both concrete and asphalt.   Learn about materials, construction practices, and inspection for what's underneath the pavement,  and also different base requirements for the two pavement types.   Speaker Michael W. Laney,  P.E., Terracon. 
 1:00 pm  Effects of Increased Competition on Pavement Costs:  Brian Killingsworth will present the latest national research on the positive effect of competition for paving projects.   The surprising results include the cost of both pavement types decreasing.    Come see the evidence gathered from around the country from actual paving bids.
 1:30 pm  Discussion / Q&A
 2:00 pm  Adjourn

Each attendee will receive the following:

  • Portland Cement Assocation Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures manual.
  • PCA Soils Primer manual
  • American Concrete Paving Association "What's Equal?" brocures
  • Certificate for 3.5 CEC/PDH

3.5-hrs.  CEC/PDH certifications will be provided for each session.  There is NO registration fee and lunch will be provided.   All attendees must register by August 11, 2017 and will receive valuable resource materials like PCA Design & Control of Concrete Mixtures, ACI330 Guide to Design & Construction of Concrete Parking Pavements, CP Tech Center Guide to Concrete Overlays, PCA Soils Primer and more.    Please make note of these dates and plan to join us.

Use the Registration link above/left for quick and easy on-line registration or download the registration form here.

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