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Permeable Pavement Design and Life-Cycle Costing with David Hein

March 24, 2010
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Storm water management is a key component of urban infrastructure design.  If properly designed and constructed, porous pavements can help rainwater infiltrate soil, decrease urban heating, replenish groundwater and reduce overall storm water runoff.  The construction of permeable pavement systems that can accommodate surface water runoff is gaining increasing attention through the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program. In a 1999 storm water technology fact sheet on porous pavements, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) indicated that porous pavements traditionally have a failure rate of over 75 percent.  Failure was generally attributed to poor design, inadequate construction quality, improper treatment of the subgrade soils and overloading of under designed pavements.  Recent studies in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia have shown the significant benefits of permeable pavement designs. David Hein is one of the leading authorities on segmental and permeable pavements in North America and is the Principal Engineer and Vice-President of Transportation with the Applied Research Associates,Inc. (ARA) Toronto, Ontario office. He is the manager of the ARA Infrastructure Management Division and responsible for the civilian and military airport pavement evaluation groups in Toronto, Ontario, Madison, Wisconsin, Gainesville, Florida and Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. He is responsible for pavement design, evaluation, value engineering and pavement and highway and airport infrastructure management. 3 Locations/ Events To Choose From: FOSTERS SOUTHEASTERN March 31st 2010 10:00 AM  to 3:00 PM Vinny T’s 233 Elm Street Dedham, MA 02026 781-320-0610 PROGRAM AGENDA 9:30am  – Registration 10:00am – Welcome & Introductions 10:15am – Theory of Permeable Pavement Design
  • Hydrological design
  • Structural design
12:00pm – Lunch (lunch will be served) 1:00pm  –  Design Examples Demonstration and Workshop 1:45pm  – LEED Design Principles 2:15pm  –  Permeable Pavement Construction 3:00pm  – Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Email jonathan.briggs@oldcastleapg.com to register for this event. __________ ANCHOR CONCRETE PRODUCTS April 20th 2010 Bridgewater Marriott 700 Commons Way Bridgewater, NJ 08807 PROGRAM AGENDA 8:00 am – Welcome, Introductions 8:15  am – Theory of Permeable Pavement Design
  • Hydrological design
  • Structural design
9:30 am – Design Examples Demonstration and Workshop 10:15 am – Coffee break 11:00 am – LEED Design Principles 11:15 am – Permeable Pavement Constrution 12:00 – Concluding Remarks 12:00 pm – Lunch 12:30 pm – Registration 1:00 pm – Segmental Retaining Wall Theory & Design 2:15 pm – Unique/Special Applications of Segmental Retaining Walls 3:30 pm – Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Email teresa.hicks@oldcastleapg.com to register for this event. __________ MILLER MATERIALS April 21st 2010 1:00 PM  to 5:00 PM Doubletree Hotel Overland Park 10100 College Blvd Overland Park, KS 66210 913-451-6100 PROGRAM AGENDA 11:45am  – Registration 12:00pm – Lunch (lunch will be served) 1:00pm  –  Welcome, Introductions 1:15pm  –   Theory of Permeable Pavement Design
  • Hydrological design
  • Structural design
2:30pm  – Design Examples Demonstration and Workshop 3:15pm  –  Coffee break 4:00pm  – LEED Design Principles 4:15pm  –  Permeable Pavement Construction 5:00pm  – Concluding Remarks and Adjournment Email cindy.Blankenship@oldcastleapg.com or call: 913-667-1792 to register for this event.

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