39th Annual ICEA Mid-Year Conference

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The ICEA Mid-Year Conference is held every July in Ames, Iowa. It is an opportunity for county engineers and their staff to gather information about subjects and activities that can improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

Who Should Attend?

Attendance at this event is limited to Iowa Secondary Roads Department staff and related personnel, along with related Iowa DOT and FHWA-Iowa Division staff.

Pre-conference Golf Outing

A pre-conference golf outing will be held July 12 at Veenker Golf Course in Ames.

This is a separate registration process. Please visit that event's registration page and follow the directions to register. Registration for the golf outing is required by June 16, 2017.

For questions, contact Nicole Fox, Iowa DOT, at Nicole.fox@iowadot.us or 515-239-1506.

Tentative Agenda

7:45 a.m. Registration – Coffee and Rolls
8:15 a.m. Executive Board Update (State of the ICEA Address)
Wade Weiss, Green County
8:35 a.m. Farm to Market Road Classification
Mark Nahra, Woodbury County
9:05 a.m. DOT Office of Bridges and Structures Update
Scott Neubauer, Iowa DOT
9:35 a.m. Hydrodemolition for Bridge Overlays
Dean Bierwagen, Iowa DOT
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Ultra-High Performance Concrete for Bridge Applications
10:45 a.m. Panel – Safety Meeting Training Ideas and Discussion
Paul Albritton, Iowa LTAP
Scott Smith, Iowa League of Cities
Mike Whitmore, Iowa Division of Labor OSHA
11:20 a.m. Panel – The Uses of Slag and its Advantages and Disadvantages
Rob Fangmann, Cedar County
Jon Burgstrum, Scott County
Keith White, Muscatine County
11:40 a.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. Storm Water Discharge Permits: Design & Construction Requirements
Melissa Serio, Iowa DOT
1:30 p.m. Service Bureau Update
Steve DeVries, ICEA Service Bureau
2:00 p.m. Secondary Roads Research Engineer Update
Danny Waid, ICEA Service Bureau
2:30 p.m. Local Systems Update
Nicole Fox, Iowa DOT
3:00 p.m. Adjourn


If you have questions or need more information, please contact Keith Knapp at 515-294-8817 or kknapp@iastate.edu.