2013 Field Projects Maine August 2013

Project Description

  • This project is a day-time paving job located at I-95 from Island Falls to Oakfields (about 10 miles).
  • MEDOT Project 168919.30 – a mill/fill project for NB with lane closures.
  • Contractor – Lane Construction
Date:
Sunday, August 18, 2013 – Thursday, August 22, 2013

Project Map

Important Notices

  • Roller shipping – I-95 NB closure area at Exit 276 – stagin area (by Aug. 16), Contacts: Cecil Dillon, Lane Construction, 919-327-0445
  • Machine Setup and Trial Runs (2-4PM, Sunday, Aug. 18) at the staging area (for vendors and FHWA IC team only)
  • Training for Roller Operators (7-8AM, Monday, Aug. 19) at the staging area
  • Onsite personnel – please bring a copy of the Field Summary Sheets

Open House

Date:

Thursday, Aug. 22. 8AM to noon (EDT)

Location:

Waterville Elks Banquet and Conference Center
76 Industrial Street, Waterville, ME 04901

Open House online registration
Details and presention files

Weather Condition

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Material Types

Asphalt – 50 mm layer of 12.5 mm Intermediate Course

Roller(s)

  • Hamm double drum IC roller
  • Caterpillar double drum IC roller (TBA)
Other Testing Equipment
  • GPS (SiteTech-NE/Trimble)
  • LWD-a (Lightweight deflectometer for asphalt) (Kessler)
  • FWD (Falling weight deflectometer) (MEDOT)
  • GPR (Ground penetrating Radar) (MEDOT)

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 Cecil Dillon, Lane Construction,CLDillon@laneconstruct.com
  • For the Open House activity, contact Rick Bradbury, MEDOT, 207-624-3482, richard.bradbury@maine.gov
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