100 Years of T.H.E. Conference History


Transportation and Highway Engineering (THE) Conference

Registration Fee: $10.

Prestressed Concrete Pavements for Highway and Airfield Pavements, E.J. Barenberg, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

Movie: Asphalt Emulsion Spray Applications, Shown through the courtesy of the Asphalt Institute

Registration Fee: $12.

Slide/Tape: Subgrade Stability, Presentation prepared for IDOT and Federal Highway Administration by Marshall R. Thompson, Department of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

Highway Construction Costs: Recent Trends and Short Term Outlook, John Berg, Senior Staff Economist, Office of Planning and Policy Development, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C.

Restoration of Jointed Concrete Pavements, E.J. Barenberg, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

Slicing Through the Mississippi River Bluff, Stan Grabski, Soils Engineer, District 6, IDOT, Springfield

Movie: The Deteriorating Infrastructure, Shown through the courtesy of the AGC of America

Illinois Concrete Company carries on the Fish Fry tradition at the plant in north Champaign.

Developments and New Concepts in the Design and Construction of Bridges, Jerry Pitts, Bridge Planning Unit Chief, Raj Kaspar, Structural Design Unit Chief, Bureau of Bridges and Structures, IDOT, Springfield

Lock and Dam #26 Construction, Colonel Gary Beech, District Engineer, St. Louis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U. of I. Research Developments: Quality Assurance in Bituminous Construction, Moreland Herrin, & Nondestructive Testing – Flexible Pavement Applications, Marshall R. Thompson

Registration Fee: $18

University of Illinois Football Highlights Film, Presented by the University of Illinois Athletic Association

Quality Asphalt Concrete Construction, Roger Yarbrough, Past-President, National Asphalt Pavement Association, President, University Asphalt Co., Urbana

A Look at Historic Bridges in Illinois, Yavuz I. Gonulsen, Engineer of Structural inventory, Rating and Permits, Bureau of Bridges and Structures, IDOT, Springfield

Movie: Construction of Broadway Street Bridge at Quincy, Illinois, District 6, IDOT, Springfield

Slide Presentation: Southern Illinois River-to-River Road, Larry Meyer, Planning Engineer, District 9, IDOT, Carbondale

Luncheon Program: The China Trip, Joseph Crowe, Deputy Director of Highways, IDOT, Springfield

Luncheon Program: Large Computer Networks for Engineering Education and Communication, Dr. Donald L. Bitzer, Director, Computer Based Education Research Laboratory, University of Illinois

Dan Ryan Expressway, Charles McLean, Traffic and Maintenance Engineer, IDOT, Schaumburg

Movie: Linn Cove Viaduct, Federal Highway Administration

1989 program cover

The 75th Annual T.H.E. Conference

Work Zones: How can we make them safe? Robert W. Jones, Bureau Chief of Traffic, IDOT, Springfield

The Impacts of Hazardous Wastes and Wetlands on Transportation Projects, Paul Biggers, Location Section Chief, Bureau of Location and Environment, IDOT, Springfield

Mobility 2000, Lyle Saxton, Chief Traffic Systems Division, Office of Safety and Traffic Operations, Federal Highway Administration, Washington, D.C

Luncheon Program: Earthquake Engineering Considerations in Illinois, Dr. Mete A. Sozen, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

The Future: Intelligent Vehicle-Highway Systems, Dr. Roger Fruechte, Head, Vehicle Systems Research Laboratory, General Motors Research Laboratory, Warren, MI

Luncheon Presentation: The Future of High Speed Rail in North America, Robert K. Pattison, Chairman, High Speed Rail Association

Film: Transportation’s Destiny, Provided by the California-Nevada Super Speed Train Commission

Storm Water – Drainage Design and Water Quality Simulation, Michael L. Terstriep, Director, Office of Spatial Data Analysis, Illinois State Water Survey, Champaign

European Concrete Pavement Tour Report, M.I. Darter, Professor of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois

Minnesota Test Road, George Cochran, Physical Research Engineer, Minnesota DOT, Maplewood, MN

Total Quality Management and Partnering, David Lukens, Executive Director – Marketing services, Associated General Contractors of America, Washington, D.C.

Luncheon Presentation: Hubbard’s Cave – Chicago Flood, James Klafeta, Engineer of Operations, IDOT, District 1, Schaumburg

The Role of Accelerated Pavement Testing in Pavement Engineering, Ray Bonaquist, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, Federal Highway Administration, McLean, VA

Luncheon Presentation: Past – Present – Future of Railroading in Illinois, Stanley A. Changnon, Mahomet, IL

Trucking for the Future – Highway Concerns, Ray Chamberlain, Vice President for Freight Policy, American Trucking Associations, Alexandria, VA

Luncheon Presentation: Writing University History, Dr. Winton Solberg, Professor Emeritus of History, University of Illinois

Registration fee: $25

2000 and Beyond – Equipment and Construction Trends, Thomas P. Muller, Caterpillar, Inc., Aurora, IL

Aerial Digital Imaging, Don Rich, Aerial Surveys Section Chief, Bureau of Design and Environment, IDOT, Springfield

Luncheon Presentation: Intelligent Vehicle Initiative, FHWA, Washington, D.C

Damen Avenue Arch: A Signature Bridge for the City of Chicago, Patrick Cassity, Senior Bridge Engineer, J. Muller International, Chicago

History of Route Markings in Illinois, Richard Carlson, Patrolman-Technical Services, Winnetka Police Department, Winnetka, IL