2013 Field Projects California September 2013

Project Description

  • This project is a night-time paving job located at I-80 in Solano County, CA, from MP 30.6 to MP 38.7.
  • Caltrans project 04-4A0104 in District 4. Replacing existing concrete pavement and HMA.
  • Contractor: Teichert Construction
Date:
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 – Friday, September 6, 2013

Project Map

Important Notices

  • Roller shipping – 24207 County Road 100A, Davis, CA 95616 (by Aug. 30), Contacts: Chris Barkely, Teichert Consrtuction, 530-308-1083, cbarkley@teichert.com
  • Staging area: the Dixon Avenue Yard located on the infield of the eastbound loop on ramp to Highway 80 from Dixon Avenue.
  • Machine Setup and Trial Runs (3-5PM, Wed, Sept. 4) at the staging area (for vendors and FHWA IC team only)
  • *Mandatory* safety briefing for all parties (9PM, Wed. and Thur.) at the staging area
  • Training for Roller Operators (10PM, Wed, Sept. 4) at the staging area
  • Wednesday night paving:  #1 and #2 lanes eastbound Highway 80 from Station 375+00 to 425+00.
  • Thursday night paving: #3 lane of Highway 80 from Station 325+00 to 425+00.
  • Onsite personnel – please bring a copy of the Field Summary Sheets

Open House

Date:

Friday, Sept. 6. 1PM to 5PM (EDT)

Location:

Translab Auditorium, 5900 Folsom Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95819

Open House online registration
Details and presention files

Weather Condition

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Material Types

Asphalt—Intermediate Course

Roller(s)

  • Bomag double drum IC roller
  • Hamm double drum IC roller
  • Caterpillar double drum IC roller
Other Testing Equipment
  • GPS (Sitech West)
  • LWD-a (Lightweight deflectometer for asphalt) (Kessler)
  • FWD (Falling weight deflectometer) (Caltrans)
  • GPR (Ground Penetrating Radar) (Caltrans research)

Objectives

  • Train contractors and DOT on intelligent compaction technologies
  • Study the relationship between IC and asphalt in-place densities

Meetings and Reports

Meetings
Documents

Host TWG

Any Questions?
  • For the IC demo activity, contact Dr. George Chang, The Transtec Group, (512) 451 6233, GKChang@TheTranstecGroup.com
  • For the paving and field site visit, contact Chris Barkely, Teichert Consrtuction, (530) 308-1083, cbarkley@teichert.com
  • For the Open House activity, contact Ebi Fini, Caltrans, (916) 227-5396, Ebi.Fini@dot.ca.gov
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