Category: Interview

A Conversation with Ed Welch with TSP2

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Ed Welch is the leading preservation engineer supporting the TSP2 bridge program at the National Center for Pavement Preservation (NCPP).  It is safe to say that his level of competence and the passion

A Manufacturer’s Perspective: Kwik Bond Polymers

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Kwik Bond Polymers based in Benicia, California, is regarded as the largest supplier of polyester polymer concrete in the USA specializing in bridge overlays and concrete repairs. The company also offers thin epoxy

A Conversation with John Buxton, Bridge Maintenance Engineer at Maine DOT

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC I recently spoke with John Buxton, Bridge Maintenance Engineer / Deputy Chief Engineer at Maine DOT.  He is in charge of the Bridge and Structures Maintenance Division at the Bureau of Maintenance and

A Conversation with Judith Corley-Lay

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC In April 2017 Judith Corley-Lay took the leadership of the National Center for Pavement Preservation team thus succeeding to Larry Galehouse after his retirement.  Judith comes to NCPP and TSP2 with an impressive

A Conversation with Kevin Irving with AZZ Metal Coatings

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Steel corrosion tops the list of bridge preservation problems. It shortens the service life of bridges and can pose a safety issue. Once corrosion has started, it is very difficult, almost impossible, to

A Conversation with Jeffrey Milton with VDOT

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Jeffrey Milton, Bridge Preservation Specialist with Virginia DOT (VDOT), is a bridge preservation leader in his State and at national level. Jeffrey is member of the AASHTO Subcommittee on Maintenance chairing the Technical

A Conversation with David Miller, Chief Maintenance Engineer with Louisiana DOTD

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC About one year ago, David Miller was promoted to the Chief Maintenance Engineer position at the Louisiana DOTD (LaDOTD). Before that he served for several years as the Bridge Maintenance Engineer for the

A Conversation with Graham Bettis, Director of Field Operations with TxDOT

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC I met Graham Bettis at the recent TSP2 SEBPP meeting in Charleston, WV, where he spoke about bridge preservation experiences at the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) in the events of extreme flooding.

A conversation with Keith Kesner about the new ACI 562-16 Concrete Repair Code

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC I met Keith Kesner at a monthly educational meeting organized by the Minnesota Concrete Council (MCC) in St. Paul, MN, when he gave a very informative presentation about the American Concrete Institute (ACI)

A Conversation with Bill Oliva, Chief of Structural Development for Wisconsin DOT

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Bill Oliva is a recognized leader in bridge preservation and asset management at both the national and State level. He is the Chief of Structural Development for Wisconsin DOT (WisDOT) and participates in

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