2009 Segmental Pavement Sales Pavers, Permeable Pavers, Paving Slabs Millions of Square Meters
U.S. & Canada Sales Permeable Pavers: 20-25% growth/year!
Sales Distribution Trends ICPI 2010-2013 Strategic Plan: Focus on Commercial & Municipal Markets
Interlocking Concrete Pavements National Structural Design Standard Design Tools: National Structural Design Standard American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE T&DI 58-10 American Society of Civil Engineers ASCE T&DI 58-10 Based on 1993 AASHTO Guide Based on 1993 AASHTO Guide Designs up to 10 million 80kN lifetime ESALs Designs up to 10 million 80kN lifetime ESALs Maximum 70 kph Maximum 70 kph Design tables for base options: Design tables for base options: Granular, CTB, ATB, AC Granular, CTB, ATB, AC Revised ICPI Tech Spec 4: Revised ICPI Tech Spec 4: Includes above bases + concrete Includes above bases + concrete
Structural Design Resources PowerPoint Presentation on ASCE standard PowerPoint Presentation on ASCE standard Industry technical sales training Industry technical sales training Earns professional engineer CE credits Excel-based Structural Design Software Excel-based Structural Design Software Inputs: Traffic (ESALs), soils, drainage, AASHTO reliability, initial/terminal serviceability, Inputs: Traffic (ESALs), soils, drainage, AASHTO reliability, initial/terminal serviceability, 80 mm thick pavers on 25 mm bedding 80 mm thick pavers on 25 mm bedding Outputs: Granular, CTB, ATB, AC base thicknesses Outputs: Granular, CTB, ATB, AC base thicknesses
Maintenance/Management Tools Draft ASTM Standard on ICP Condition Surveys Similar to ASTM D6433 for asphalt & concrete Similar to ASTM D6433 for asphalt & concrete Integrate into city pavement management programs Integrate into city pavement management programs Enables asphalt/concrete/ICP performance comparisons Enables asphalt/concrete/ICP performance comparisons
ICP Asset Management PowerPoint Presentation PowerPoint Presentation Industry Technical Sales Training Pavement management consultants Municipal roads/public works officials Pavement Condition Survey Software Pavement Condition Survey Software Calculates PCI Identifies maintenance needs Programmed into city maintenance budget Why: Infrastructure assets require asset management systems to support bond ratings systems to support bond ratings Decreases “one more pavement” to babysit Decreases “one more pavement” to babysit
Contractor Education Tools New Commercial Paver Technician Course New Commercial Paver Technician Course 2 day course with exam 2 day course with exam Promoted in ICPI specifications Promoted in ICPI specifications Pavement Design Overview Stabilized bases Bedding sand Overlays & inlays Rigid applications Roof plaza decks & parking garages Sidewalks & crosswalks Concrete grid pavements Commercial installation tools, mechanical installation Contracts Overview Construction details, plan reading estimating Marketing your company
University Education Tools University curriculum for civil engineers 2007-09: workshops for 35 civil engineering professors – “integrative” course resources New curriculum for landscape architects
ICP Research Bedding Sand Research – ICPI Tech Spec 17 Crosswalk Accelerated Traffic Study Guidelines on Assemblies & Lifetime Design ESALs Tested Concrete, asphalt, granular bases on truck traffic Sand & sand-asphalt (bitumen) bedding Various edge restraints Lifetime Design ESALs in Millions Bitumen on concrete: 7.5M Sand set on concrete: 2M Sand set on saw cut asphalt base and edges: 1.5M Sand set on aggregate with concrete headers: 1.5M
Design Tools: Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) Permeable Design Pro Software Integrates hydrologic & structural design PowerPoint for sales training PICP Manual Completely revised & updated Fall 2011 release ASCE PICP Standard Project starts summer 2011 4 year process Sister publication to ASCE T&DI 58-10
PICP Maintenance Tools Conference, city & state presentations Maintenance research: US EPA & Universities ICPI Maintenance Workshops
PICP Cold Climate Research – 2 years monitoring University of Hew Hampshire Hood House Drive, University of New Hampshire
PICP Contractor Education Tools PICP Installer Technician Course PICP Installer Technician Course 1½ day course 1½ day course ICPI trained instructors ICPI trained instructors Member sponsored Member sponsored ICPI trained instructors ICPI trained instructors Promoted in ICPI specs Promoted in ICPI specs Job planning & documentation Job layout & estimating Soil & site characteristics Subbase & base materials Edge restraints Bedding & jointing materials Selection & installation of pavers Maintenance
Thank you! firstname.lastname@example.org Other initiatives Caltrans ICP and PICP specs & design manuals Influence city/state agencies 17 years of ICP magazine ASTM & CSA standards participation Lobbying U.S. Congress ….and more
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