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Webinar - Best Practices for Building Smooth Concrete Pavements

January 20, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Online Webinar - Zoom


Registrations are accepted through our website, acimanitoba.ca.  Upon registration, as well as the morning of the event, you will be emailed instructions on how to join the Zoom webinar. A calendar event file download is available above.

Presentation Overview:

Presentation:  Best Practices for Building Smooth Concrete Pavements

The following topics will be discussed:

  1. Why is smooth concrete important
  2. International Roughness Index
  3. Achieving Smooth Concrete Pavements
  4. Realtime Smoothness (RTS) Overview
  5. Limitations of Diamond Grinding
  6. Manitoba Journey Towards Improved Ride Quality

Presenter:    Steve Penner, Eng. L. - Senior Project Manger – Eastern Region, Manitoba Infrastructure

Presenter Bio:

Steve Penner has been a senior project manager with Manitoba Infrastructure for more than 10 years, and has been involved in the design and contract administration of some of the largest and most complex concrete pavement projects in the Province.  He is a graduate of Red River College from their Civil Engineering Technology program, and is a recent recipient of a Specified Scope of Practice License from Engineers Geoscientists Manitoba.

Steve has been involved in a variety of projects with Manitoba infrastructure including the 18th Street Bridges in Brandon, CentrePort Canada Way, the PTH 75 Flood Protection Project, and the Emerson Port of Entry.  He has been involved in the implementation of several new concrete pavement initiatives within the Province such as the introduction of Drainable Stable Base, the International Roughness Index, and Realtime Smoothness. 

Steve Penner - Senior Project Manger – Eastern Region, Manitoba Infrastructure


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