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Maintenance and Roadway Operations Workshop

June 24-26, 2018 | Harrisburg, PA

Final Agenda
Please note that this agenda was printed prior to the conference and therefore some speakers/moderators reflected below may have been a change on-site.

  • Questions relating to presentations can be directed to Cheryle Arnold.
  • To receive a form for professional development hours, please email Harry Smith.

  • Presentations are accessible until July 26 at which time will be available to IBTTA Members Only.
  • If you need a presentation before it is available here, please email Cheryle Arnold.

Monday, June 25


  • Patrick Jones, International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association
  • Tim Stewart, E-470 Public Highway Authority
  • Larry Bankert, Jr., Michael Baker International
  • Mark Compton, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Timothy Scanlon, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Secretary Leslie Richards, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation

When Bad Things Happen to Good Bridges – A Deep Dive Into the Delaware River Turnpike Bridge

Moderator: Kary Witt, HNTB Corporation

  • Martha Bogle, HNTB Corporation and Richard Schaefer, HNTB Corporation (joint presentation)
  • Otto Schatz, Cornell & Company
  • James Stump, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and William Wilson, New Jersey Turnpike Authority (joint presentation)

Bridge Preventive Maintenance & Preservation

Moderator: Maria Connolly, Florida's Turnpike Enterprise

Safety Service Patrol Roundtable – Reducing the Incident Management Timeline

Moderator: Sam McClain, Travelers Marketing [intro slides]

The Future of Roadway Safety

Moderator: Robert LaGatta, Atkins N.A.

  • Mike Pack, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
  • Joseph Sutor, Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission, Troy Truax, Michael Baker International and Eric Donnell, Penn State University [joint presentation]

Asset Management – Back To Basics

Moderator: John Benda, HNTB Corporation

Current and Future Challenges to Finding, Training and Keeping a Good Quality Workforce

Moderator: Peter Merfeld, Maine Turnpike Authority

Roadway Design Challenges

Moderator: Michael Holder, Gannett Fleming

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Practical Uses of Emerging Technology

Moderator: Jim Wilson, TransCore, LP

Collaborative Approaches to Emergency & Traffic Incident Management

Moderator: Jeffrey Heilstedt, AECOM

Innovation in Constructions & Repair Maintenance Techniques & Delivery

Moderator: Larry Bankert, Jr., Michael Baker International