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Spring Workshop

Best Practices for Precast Concrete Bridge Construction   

Influence of Design Considerations on the Fabrication and Installation of Precast Concrete Bridge Elements and Systems

Dates:  April 18, 2019 – CTDOT; 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT  - 8:00 – 12:00 noon
April 23, 2019 – MEDOT, Elks Lodge, 397 Civic Center Dr., Augusta, ME– 8:00 – 12:00 noon
April 30, 2019 - NYSDOT; 50 Wolf Rd., Albany, NY – 10:00 – 3:00 pm  (Lunch on your own)
May 7, 2019 - MassDOT, 5 Macadam Road, Westborough, MA – 8:00 – 12:00 noon
May 14, 2019 - NHDOT, 7 Hazen Drive, Concord, NH – 12:30 – 4:30 pm
May 15, 2019 - VAOT, 1716 US Route 302, Berlin, VT – 8:00 – 12:00 noon

Space is limited. Register at Eventbrite: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pcine-best-practice-workshop-tickets-57012354487
Presenters:
Michael P. CulmoPEChief Technical Officer
CME Associates, Inc.; 101 East River Drive, East Hartford, CT  
Benjamin L. Cota, EIT – Precast/Prestressed Concrete Specialist
GCP Applied Technologies; 13 West Street Road; Fairfield, VT 
Rita Seraderian, PE – Executive Director
Precast Prestress Concrete Institute Northeast; 116 Radcliffe Road; Belmont, MA

Workshop is accredited for 4 PDH hours.

This workshop will cover many aspects of Design, Fabrication and Construction using precast bridge systems.  The intent is to provide best practices on the decision making process when specify precast elements. This covers strategies for design, fabrication and construction that will result in less issues and a more effective solution
Introductions to PCINE & Website Resources 

Precast Superstructures 

  • Box Beams and Deck Beams
  • PBU's
  • Partial Depth Deck Panels
  • NEBT
  • NEDBT Girders
  • NEXT Beams
  • Full Depth Deck Panels
  • Project Case Studies
  • Design and Fabrication 
  • Straight Strand Design versus Draped Strand
  • Beam Reinforcement Details
  • Skewed Elements - Production and Design Issues
  • Continuity Reinforcement Detailing
  • Storage, Shipping and Handling
  • End Stress Analysis and Detailing
  • Closure Joints for ABC projects
  • Precast Substructures

  • Decked Precast Superstructures
  • Camber and Profile Management
  • Project Coordination
  • Tolerances
  • Resolution of Non-Conformances
  • Q/A