American Association of State and Highway Transportation Officials, Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures, Meeting
Jim Grothaus, Sr Dir, Tech Assist & Custom Trng, Center for Transportation Studies
Project Summary:The annual American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Subcommittee on Bridges and Structures (SCOBS) working meeting will be held June 26-30, 2016, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This five-day event is comprised of one day of preliminary events, two days of technical committee meetings, and two days of general session. During the second and third days of the meeting, the twenty technical committees come together to discuss the latest industry issues and to finalize any changes needed to the AASHTO Bridges and Structures publications. These meetings are open to state and federal engineers, academicians, consultants, contractors and industry representatives, and present a good opportunity to share ideas and hear multiple voices. The last two days of the meeting include a state bridge engineers' meeting and a general session. During the general session, all changes to the AASHTO Bridges and Structures publications are presented to the full subcommittee and balloted. This meeting is also open to the industry and is a good place to learn of upcoming changes to specifications.
- Start date: 02/2015
- Project Status: Completed
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