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David L. Huft & Keith M. Platte MDSS Stakeholders Meeting August 10, 2006 Falls Church, Virginia
Vision Statement An advancement and implementation culture where rapid of high payoff, innovative technologies is the expectation of the transportation community.
Mission / Purpose The purpose of the TIG is to identify and champion the deployment and implementation of a select few ready-to-use technologies, products or processes that are likely to yield significant economic or qualitative benefits to the transportation community.
TIG Role in Technology
TIG Process Identify & Solicit Ready to Implement Technologies Identify & Solicit Ready to Implement Technologies Select High-Payoff Technologies for Focus Select High-Payoff Technologies for Focus Provide Leadership to Promote & Support Implementation Provide Leadership to Promote & Support Implementation Identify Technology Champions Identify Technology Champions Formulate Approaches for Rapid Development Conferences Showcases Workshops Marketing Brochures Manuals Videotapes Create Partnerships (Lead States) Communicate
Selected Technologies for 2001 Accelerated Construction Accelerated Construction (Jim Sorenson – FHWA) Prefabricated Bridge Elements Prefabricated Bridge Elements (Mary Lou Ralls – Texas) ITS in Work Zones ITS in Work Zones (Doug Rose – Maryland)
Selected Technologies for 2002 Air Void Analyzer (AVA) Air Void Analyzer (AVA) (Warren Sick – Kansas) Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) (Carl Bertrand – Texas) Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) Global Positioning Satellites (GPS) (Len Sanderson – North Carolina)
Selected Technologies for 2003 Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Wrapping on Cracked Trichord Overhead Sign Structures Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Wrapping on Cracked Trichord Overhead Sign Structures (Paul Wells – New York) Thermal Imaging Safety Screening for Commercial Vehicle Brakes (Gary Hoffman – Pennsylvania) Thermal Imaging Safety Screening for Commercial Vehicle Brakes (Gary Hoffman – Pennsylvania) Low Cost Highway-Rail Warning Systems Low Cost Highway-Rail Warning Systems (Dave Huft – South Dakota)
Selected Technologies for 2004 Road Safety Audits Road Safety Audits (Tony Giancola – NACE) Cable Median Barrier (Kevin Lacy, North Carolina) Cable Median Barrier (Kevin Lacy, North Carolina) Virtual Weigh Stations Virtual Weigh Stations (Tom Bold – ND)
Selected Technologies for 2005 Maintenance Decision Support Maintenance Decision Support (David Huft, SD) Pavement Rehab Strategies Pavement Rehab Strategies Precast Concrete Paving Slabs Precast Concrete Paving Slabs
TIG MDSS Plans Kickoff meeting 6pm Marriott Fairview Park Kickoff meeting 6pm Marriott Fairview Park TIG Process TIG Process Marketing & Outreach Needs Marketing & Outreach Needs Solicit Lead State Team Solicit Lead State Team Develop Work Plan & Budget Develop Work Plan & Budget Get TIG Oversight Committee Approval Get TIG Oversight Committee Approval Execute Work Plan Execute Work Plan
Technology Selection Process (Due September 29, 2006)
TIG Oversight Committee Ananth Prasaud, FL (Chair) Ananth Prasaud, FL (Chair) John Polasek, MI John Polasek, MI Harry James, MS Harry James, MS Len Sanderson, NC Len Sanderson, NC Valerie Edgar, MD Valerie Edgar, MD David Huft, SD David Huft, SD Amadeo Saenz, TX Amadeo Saenz, TX Fred Hejl, TRB Fred Hejl, TRB Art Dinitz, Industry Art Dinitz, Industry Tony Giancola, NACE Tony Giancola, NACE Doyt Bolling, Utah State U. Doyt Bolling, Utah State U. Byron Lord, FHWA Byron Lord, FHWA John McCracken, FHWA John McCracken, FHWA
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