UMR to host 50th annual Asphalt Conference

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On October 26, 2007

The University of Missouri-Rolla will host the 50th annual Asphalt
Conference Nov. 27-28.

The conference should be of interest to contractors, public agencies,
consulting engineers, testing labs, aggregate producers, asphalt-binder
suppliers and equipment technical representatives. Registration fee is $115.
Certificates to document professional development hours (PDH credits) will be

Presentation topics include subgrade, base and HMA construction, triggers
for maintenance options, utility cuts and patching, warm mix, SMA, shingles and
RAP, the effects of production on performance, mix selection for cities, joint
bumps and Missouri Department of Transportation specification and research

The conference will also include 50th anniversary topics like the changes
over the past 50 years in mix design, construction, plants, equipment, binders,
emulsions, cutbacks and specifications.

Limited space is available for vendors to set up a display. For more
information contact Laura Grentz, coordinator of distance and continuing
education at 573-341-4278 or email

For more information contact Dr. Dave Richardson, conference director and
associate professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering, at
573-341-4487 or email

Online conference registration is available at For additional information contact the UMR
distance and continuing education office at 573-341-4200 or email

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