Session Title: PCC Joint Deterioration – Addressing the Issue
Organizer: Mark Pardi & Patrick Jacomet
Moderator: Craig Landefeld
Topic A Title: A petrographers Perspective
Speaker (s): Dr. David Lankard
Name, Company, Location: Lankard Materials Laboratory, Inc – Columbus OH
Topic A Description: Dr. Lankard will discuss his thought on Concrete joint deterioration based on his 55 years of experience in the Concrete industry
Topic B Title: Premature Joint Deterioration in Concrete Pavements and Methods to Prevent It
Speaker (s): Dr. Jason Weiss
Name, Company, Location: Oregon State University – Corvallis, Oregon
Topic B Description: Dr. Weiss will discuss the latest information on how concrete mixture designs and topical treatments can be used to reduce the potential for premature concrete degradation.
Topic C Title: How MnDOT addresses Joint Deterioration in their concrete paving program
Speaker (s): Maria Masten
Name, Company, Location: MN DOT
Topic C Description: Maria Masten will discuss MnDOT’s approach to specifications for construction of long-life concrete pavements using w/c ratio specifications, including Seal and No-Seal options.