TRB conducted a webinar on Monday, April 17, 2017, from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM ET about bases and subbases for concrete pavements. This webinar focused on information in Technical Brief FHWA-HIF-16-005
*. Presenters discussed rigid pavement layer configurations, design considerations including the importance of positive drainage, and materials. They also addressed factors for successful construction of bases and subbases.
This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committees on Design and Rehabilitation of Concrete Pavements and Concrete Pavement Construction and Rehabilitation. Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees. A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) was provided to attendees who registered and attended the webinar as an individual. Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu
for instructions on receiving a copy of the recorded webinar.
*The opinions and conclusions expressed or implied in this webinar are those of the researchers who performed the research. They are not necessarily those of the Transportation Research Board or the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
- David Hein, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
- Shreenath Rao, Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Moderated by: Sam Tyson, Federal Highway Administration
- Background to bases and subbases for concrete pavements
Summary of European practices
Question and answer session
- Rigid pavement layer configurations
- Design considerations
The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Understand the fundamentals of bases and subbases for concrete pavements and their applications
- Understand the design and construction of bases and subbases for concrete pavements
- Understand the best practices for construction of bases and subbases for concrete pavements
There is no fee for employees of TRB Sponsors
or TRB Sustaining Affiliates
who register using their work email address. In addition to employees of TRB sponsor organizations, the following are eligible to receive complimentary webinar registration:
- TRB and National Academies employees;
- Chairs of TRB standing committees, sections, or groups;
- Members of the media;
- Employees of tribal governments; and
- Members of Congress or their staff.
Other sites must pay $95 per site. View our pricing page
After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Professional Development Hour Information
A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate.
Individuals registered as Florida PEs are no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through RCEP.net as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.
Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.
This webinar was developed in October 2016. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Certificates of Completion will be issued to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website: www.RCEP.net
Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at RGillum@nas.edu
This Summary Last Modified On: 4/20/2017