Participants will learn about the benefits, specifications, and construction considerations when using an open-graded friction course (OGFC) and ultra-thin bonded wearing course (UTBWC). Representatives from South Carolina and Minnesota DOTs will share their experiences.
Every Day Counts TOPS Background (Tim Aschenbrener, FHWA)
OGFC Overview (Kiran Mohanraj, The Transtec Group)
South Carolina DOT Experience with OGFC (Cliff Selkinghaus, SCDOT)
UTBWC Overview (Shila Khanal, ARA, Inc.)
Minnesota DOT Experience with UTBWC (Jerry Geib, MnDOT)
Moderated Q & A