2017 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting

January 8, 2017 - January 12, 2017
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, DC
United States

Let's start the New Year off right at TRB's Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.! Our professionals are excited to be learning about, presenting on and discussing how to stay ahead in the rapidly changing world of Transportation. Make sure you don't miss our hospitality event at City Tap House on January 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.! We are a proud Silver Patron.

Many of our employees will be participating in a variety of events, panels and presentations:

Sunday, January 8

Interchanges Subcommittee
 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. | Marriott Marquis, Liberty I (M4)
Christopher Kinzel, HDR, presiding

Service Life Engineering for Durable Steel Bridges
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Convention Center, 202B
Tappan Zee Bridge: 100-Year Service Life Design
Session Presenters

  • Michael LaViolette, HDR
  • Kenneth Wright, HDR

New 6th Edition of the Highway Capacity Manual
1:30 - 4:30 p.m. | Convention Center, 101
Interrupted Flow
Session Presenters

  • Christopher Kinzel, HDR
  • Lee Rodegerdts, Kittelson & Associates, Inc. (KAI)

Monday, January 9

Recent Advances in Bridge Construction
8 - 9:45 a.m. | Convention Center, Hall E
Michael LaViolette, HDR, presiding

Current Topics in Federal Lands Transportation and Recreational Access
8 - 9:45 a.m. | Convention Center, 156
Zion National Park Origin-Destination Study and the Feasibility of Wi-Fi Data Collection
Session Presenters

  • Thomas Hiles, HDR
  • Kevin Johns, HDR
  • Taylor Laurent, HDR

Future of Alternative Project Delivery: Pathways and Obstacles
8 - 9:45 a.m. | Convention Center, Hall E
Accelerating Preconstruction Project Delivery
Paper Presenters

  • Joshua Salazar, HDR
  • Maurene Balmaseda, HDR
  • Scott Peterson, Florida Department of Transportation
  • Steve Braun, Florida Department of Transportation

Rail Transit Update, Part 1
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Convention Center, 144A

Rail Transit Update, Part 2
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding
1:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Convention Center, 143A

Implementation of New FHWA Ruling on Inspection of Highway Tunnels
1:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Convention Center, 209A
Implementation of FHWA Tunnel Inspection Training Courses
Session Presenters

  • Brian Leshko, HDR
  • Thomas Ryan, Michael Baker International, Inc.

Rail Transit Infrastructure Committee
Anthony Bohara, HDR, presiding

3:45 - 5:30 p.m. | Marriott Marquis, L'Enfant Plaza (M3)

Tenth Annual Case Studies in Performance-Based Analysis of Geometric Design
3:45 - 5:30 p.m. | Convention Center, Hall E
Iowa DOT Performance Based Design Pilots
Poster Presenters

  • Jonathan Markt, HDR
  • Wiliam Sharp, HDR
  • Christopher Williges, HDR
  • Deanna Maifield, Iowa Department of Transportation

Tuesday, January 10

Construction of Bridges and Structures Committee
Michael LaViolette, HDR, presiding
8:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Marriott Marquis, Marquis Ballroom Salon 4 (M2)

Uninterrupted Flow
10:15 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Convention Center, Hall E
Proposed Framework for Evaluating Spillback in the HCM
Poster Presenters

  • Michael Armstrong, HDR
  • Yinan Zheng, WSP|Parsons Brinckerhoff
  • Gustavo Andrade, University of Florida
  • Lily Elefteriadou, University of Florida

Special Topics in Steel Bridges
3:45 - 5:30 p.m. | Convention Center, 207A
Reliable Fit-Up of Street Girder Bridges
Session Presenters

  • Brandon Chavel, HDR
  • Domenic Coletti, Michael Baker International, Inc.
  • Donald White, Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech)
  • Michael Grubb, M.A. Grubb & Associates, LLC
  • Thanh Nguyen, ARCADIS
  • Calvin Boring, brayman construction

Wednesday, January 11

Emerging Bridge Technologies, Part 1: Unmanned Equipment
Justin Doornink, HDR, presiding
10:15 - 12 p.m. | Convention Center, 202B

Event Website

For more information and registration, visit trb.org/AnnualMeeting.