Category: Interview

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

A Conversation with Nancy Huether Transportation Engineer with North Dakota Department of Transportation

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC At the recent TSP2 MWBPP meeting in Milwaukee I met Nancy Huether, Transportation Engineer with the North Dakota Department of Transportation (NDDOT), who is the chair of the TSP2 Midwest Bridge Preservation Partnership

A Conversation with Pete Weykamp about LTAP

Pete Weykamp at LTAP Conference, Purdue University Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC After leading the bridge preservation program with New York State DOT, Pete Weykamp has put his knowledge and experience at the service of the Local Technical

A Conversation with Ed Lutgen MnDOT

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC I met Ed Lutgen Regional Bridge Construction Engineer with Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) at the Bridge Office in Oakdale, MN. We had a long conversation about bridge preservation strategies with the DOT and its

A Conversation with Joshua Sletten, Bridge Management Engineer with Utah DOT

Joshua with the kids of Panama Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Some time ago I published a post about the initiative taken by Joshua Sletten, Utah DOT, who traveled to Lura, Panama to help build a pedestrian suspension

A Conversation with Jeff Pouliotte about Coating Steel Bridges

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Coating steel bridges is a key technical topic with bridge preservation. It comes as no surprise that there are ten TSP2 Working Groups addressing the different aspects of this practice, from spot painting

A Conversation with Peter DeNicola about Life-Cycle Analysis

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Perspective of: Peter DeNicola, Evonik Corporation Peter DeNicola, Technical Marketing Manager with Evonik Corporation, is an expert with bridge preservation and maintenance, also having a deep expertise with concrete deck sealers. Along with

At the core of NTPEP program: a conversation with Katheryn Malusky and Derrick Castle – PART 2

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Perspective of: Katheryn Malusky and Derrick Castle Here is the second part of my conversation with Katheryn Malusky and Derrick Castle about the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP).  In this conversation we

At the core of the NTPEP program: A conversation with Katheryn Malusky and Derrick Castle – PART 1

Author: Lorella Angelini, Angelini Consulting Services, LLC Perspective of: Katheryn Malusky and Derrick Castle I have had a long, interesting conversation with two people who are at the center of the action with the National Transportation Product Evaluation Program (NTPEP),

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