Pavement Preservation Journal, Winter 2011, Vol. 5, No. 2
By Larry Galehouse, P.E.
All roads will lead to Nashville, Tenn., when the 2012 National Pavement Preservation Conference convenes Aug. 27 to 30 at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel in the heart of “Music City.”
The conference will offer pavement practitioners across the country an opportunity to hear from experts in the preservation field, and to observe several pavement preservation treatment strategies in dynamic placement
Leaders from the preservation industry, government, and academia will be on hand to lend their individual perspectives about the need to protect our roadway investment through preservation.
Designed to serve as a forum for the AASHTO TSP•2 Regional Pavement Preservation Partnerships, the
conference will draw representation from all the state DOTs and many Canadian provinces. Although the partnerships typically conduct their annual meetings at different times and locations throughout the country, this unique gathering will offer an inter-regional networking opportunity to share major preservation issues affecting today’s agencies.
Seven exciting session tracks are being planned by the Conference Technical Committee, covering all aspects of
pavement preservation. Sessions will run concurrently, giving each conference participant the fl exibility to attend
topic areas of greatest interest.
Presentations will be geared to specific tracks, and limited by invitation to ensure relevant high quality subject
matter adds value to the conference.