2nd Road Dust BEST MANAGEMENT Practices Conference

Agenda | Attendee List

The following letter from Stephen Albert, Director, Western Transportation Institute and Roger Surdahl, FHWA Central Federal Lands was shared with attendees:

Welcome to the 2nd Road Dust Best Management Practices Conference. I know we speak for the entire planning committee in expressing our pleasure at seeing so many public and private groups come together to exchange experiences and connect in optimism for the future in dust management and control. Every one of you holds an interest in dust; your participation here demonstrates your pursuit. Do you share our vision of communities with improved livability, and safe and sustainable roads? Many of the topics and issues at this event will resonate with you, such that you will say, “I want to be part of the solution!” We recognize at times our business interests may compete, but by joining this week in a common purpose, we will see that positive prospects exist everywhere. So make new friends, find new answers, seize opportunities, and thank you for making this conference a success.

Presentations from the 2011 event can be viewed by selecting a presentation from one of the below lists. They are alphabetized by presentation title (first list) AND session (title). A pdf of the pre-conference workshop (Unpaved Roads) materials can be found on the Resources page.

2011 Dust Conference Presentations (alphabetized by title):

Best Practices for Military Dust Abatement, Lulu Edwards, US Army Corps of Engineers, Research and Development Center
Case Study-Testing of Dust Suppressants on Desert Soils for Water Quality Impacts, Fred Hall, QSEM Solutions, Inc.
Chloride Optimization Study fro the USDA Forest Service, Steve Monlux, LVR Consultants, LLC
Dust Mitigation for Military Operations, Kent Newman, US Army Corps of Engineers
Dust Palliative Performance and Longevity in Rural Alaska, David Barnes, Alaska University Transportation Center
Dust Suppressants Intended Manufacturer or Byproduct, Cheryl Dutloff, Midwest Industrial Supply
[The] Effectiveness of Recuycled Asphalt Pavement in Reducing Dust on Unsealed Gravel Roads, Josh Jones, University of Wyoming T2-LTAP
Environmental Compatibility and Sustainability, Bethany Williams, USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center
Evaluation of Long-Term Performance of Copolymer Emulsions in Soil Stabilization (unavailable), Sylvia Hendron, Terratech, Inc.
Evaluation of the Performance and Cost of Commonly Used Dust Palliatives (unavailable), Eddie Johnson, Minnesota Department of Transportation, Office of Materials & Research
Examples of Dust Control on Unpaved Roads in Colorado Using Industrial Wastewaters (also available - paper), Gary Beers, Colorado Water Quality Control Division
Field Evaluation of Chemical Dust Suppressant Performance, Tom Sanders, Colorado State University
Gravel Stabilization or Dust Control? Specifying Your Product and Program, Michelle Daum, North American Salt Company
How can you help shape the vision for the Road Dust Institute? (unavailable), Billy Connor, Alaska University Transportation Center.
Improvement of Haul Road Dust Emission Estimation and Controls at Coal Mines, Judith Cox, PAEHolmes
Innovative Green Road Technology, Frank Elswick, Midwest Industrial Supply, Inc.
Keynote, Steve Albert, Western Transportation Institute
Keynote, Roger Surdahl, FHWA Central Federal Lands Highway
Keynote, Dave Jones, Unviersity of California Pavement Research Center
Mobile Monitoring as a Practical Tool for Achieving Effective Road Dust Control, Chatten Cowherd, MRI Global, USA
[An] Overview of Dust Control and Road Maintenance Practices on Canadian Resource Roads, Glen Legere, FP Innovations
Quantitative Measurement of Dust Palliative Performance Using the UAF-DUSTM, Travis Eckoff, Alaska University Transportation Center
Recycled Aggregates Used in Road Base Layer as an Environmental Solution, Carl Moniz, Laval University, Quebec
Specification Showcase - Aligning Specifications and Expectations, Steve Bytnar, EnviroTech Services, Inc.
Stabilization of Soil in Alaska with Geofibers and Synthetic Fluid, Billy Connor, Alaska University Transportation Center
Unpaved Road Management System for Mining Operations Using Magnesium Chloride as Dust Suppressasnt: Ten Years of Development in Chili, Felipe Halles, TSP Chili
Validation of Mechanical and Environmental Specifications of Treated and Stabilized Granular Materials Used in Unpaved Roads: A Field Study over Three Years (also available - paper), Luc Beaulieu, Laval University, Quebec
Welcome, David James, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2011 Dust Conference Presentations (by session):

Opening Session

  • Welcome, David James, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Keynote, Steve Albert, Western Transportation Institute
  • Keynote, Roger Surdahl, FHWA Central Federal Lands Highway
  • Keynote, Dave Jones, Unviersity of California Pavement Research Center

Session A1: Evaluation of Performance of Materials
[An] Overview of Dust Control and Road Maintenance Practices on Canadian Resource Roads, Glen Legere, FP Innovations
Best Practices for Military Dust Abatement, Lulu Edwards, US Army Corps of Engineers, Research and Development Center
Evaluation of Long-Term Performance of Copolymer Emulsions in Soil Stabilization, Sylvia Hendron, Terratech, Inc.

Session A2: Specification Showcase

Session B1: Monitoring Methods and Tools

Session B2: Case Studies in Evaluating Potential Adverse Environmental Impacts from Dust Suppressant Products

Session C1: Optimizing Your Chlorides

Session C2: Innovative Materials in Unpaved Roads

Session D1: Applied Techniques

Session D2: Unique and Extreme Conditions

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