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Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Knoxville, TN

Knoxville Marriott
501 East Hill Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 865-637-1234

This seminar is closed or full.


Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:30 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:30 - 4:30 pm

Principles of Pavement Design

   Functions and design criteria of pavements
   Considerations in pavement design
      • Traffic
      • Subgrade soil
      • Environment
      • Construction material
      • Pavement type selection
      • Use of base/soil improvement
      • Drainage
      • Life cycle cost analysis (LCCA)
   Pavement modeling and design guidelines

New Flexible Pavement Structural Design

   AASHTO 93 and AASHTO Pavement ME design method
   How to collect/determine design inputs
   Reclamation and recycling

New Rigid Pavement Design

   AASHTO 93, AASHTO Pavement ME, ACI and ACPA design methods
   How to collect/determine design inputs
   Optimizing the design

Pavement Preservation, Maintenance and Rehabilitation

   Determining the cause of pavement deterioration (common distresses)
   Intro to pavement preservation and maintenance techniques
   Pavement rehabilitation (overlays)

Sustainability of Pavements

   Intro to pavement asset management
   Life cycle assessment (LCA)/carbon footprint analysis
      • Pavement-vehicle Interaction
      • Carbon footprint: production of raw material, construction and user phase
      • AlbedoExtreme weather conditions
      • Flood and pavement design
   Environment and LEED credits
      • Recycled materials
      • Pervious pavements

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states, including 6.5 HSW PDHs to Tennessee professional engineers. Course providers and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contracts. It has not been reviewed by a state contractor licensing board with a mandatory continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


James W. Mack, P.E.

Director, Market Development, CEMEX
Mr. Mack has 25 years of pavement engineering experience with expertise in concrete pavement design, rehabilitation, construction, forensic evaluation, management, materials specification and evaluation. He also has experience in life cycle cost analysis and life cycle assessment (environmental impact). He has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago’s, Graduate School of Business with a specialization in Finance, and Masters of Science and a Bachelors of Science degrees in Civil/Pavement Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Mack is a registered professional engineer in the states of Illinois and Texas. He is active and holds leadership roles in numerous industry associations and national/state organizations across the US.

Les H. White, P.E.

Paving Solution Engineer, CEMEX
Mr. White joined Cemex in April 2014 as a paving solutions engineer covering the Atlanta and East Tennessee divisions. In this position, he works with engineers, architects, developers and contractors, as well as with cities and counties, to identify and develop cement and concrete opportunities and improve concrete pavement designs for parking lots, streets, and other applications. He has over 20 years of civil site design experience with expertise in pavement rehabilitation and maintenance, concrete pavement design, and construction administration project oversight. Mr. White has a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a licensed professional engineer in the State of Georgia. He sits on the Paving Committee of the American Society of Concrete Contractors and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Council of Engineering Companies.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.