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TRB Summer 2017 Presenation

Monday, July 24, 2017, 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.
Chair: Patrick Romero, WSP

Presentation 01. Recycled Plastic Composite for Noise Barriers
Robyn Hartz, Michael Baker International
Presentation 02. NHDOT Statewide Noise Barrier Study
Jason Ross, VHB and Jonathan Evans, New Hampshire DOT
Presentation 03. An Update on NCHRP 25-52: Meteorological Effects on Roadway Noise
Ken Kaliski, RSG and Darlene Reiter, Bowlby & Associates
Presentation 04. Non-Residential Land Use Facilities that Never Qualify for Noise Abatement
Mariano Berrios, Florida DOT and Mike Mulbarger, ESA


Monday, July 24, 2017, 10:30 a.m. To 12:15 p.m.
Chair: Dana Lodico, Illingworth & Rodkin, Inc.

Presentation 01. MnDOT Approach to Interior Noise
Peter Wasko, Minnesota DOT
Presentation 02.Using the Long-term Reference Method to estimate 24-hour and Loudest hour noise levels
Paul Burge, AECOM
Presentation 03. Changes in Sound due to Noise Barrier Reflections
Judy Rochat, ATS Consulting
Presentation 04. Highway Barrier Reflections Screening Tool
Keith Yoerg, ATS Consulting


Monday, July 24, 2017, 12:30 p.m. To 15:45 p.m.
Chair: Karel Cubik, MS Consultant

Presentation 01. Vibration Monitoring of Historic Structures
Charles Bernhard, IOWA DOT and Robert Hannen, WJE
Presentation 02. Earthen Berm Research in Ohio: Mitigation Effectiveness and Property Value Comparisons with Structural Walls
Kimberly Burton, Ohio State University
Presentation 03. The Ike: Rewriting Illinois DOTís Traffic Noise Policy
Jamie Bents, Illinois DOT


Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 8:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.
Chair: john Jaeckel, HNTB

Presentation 01. Use of Onboard Noise Measurements to Monitor Track Condition and State of Good Repair
Hugh Saurenman, ATS Consulting
Presentation 02. Automatic Equipment Identification (AEI) as a resource for rail noise and vibration studies
Eric Reuter,Reuter Associates
Presentation 03. High-Frequency Squeal Noise in Large Radius Curves
Keith Yoerg, ATS Consulting
Presentation 04. A Discussion of Innovative Contracting Methods and the Analysis of Highway Noise and Abatement Warrants
Ken Polcak, Maryland SHA


Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 10:00 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.
Chair: Kristin Fusco Rowe, Wallace Montgomery

Presentation 01. Peak Use Shoulder Lanes and the WSDOT I-90 Eastgate to SR 900 Project
Patrick Romero, WSP and Jacob Poling, Washington DOT
Presentation 02. NYSDOT I-81 / NYS Route 17 Interchange Improvements Project
Joe Vankerkhove and Ken Avery, Bergmann Associates
Presentation 03. Quieter Pavements: Acoustic Measurement and Performance
Dana Lodico, Illingworth & Rodkin, Inc.
Presentation 04. On-board Sound Intensity Tests on Quieter Pavements in Austin, Texas
Manuel Trevino, The University of Texas Austin


Wednesday, July 26, 2017, 9:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.
Chair: Jacob Poling, Washington DOT

Presentation 01. 23 CFR 772 Accelerated Process: Measurement and Modeling Techniques
Judy Rochat, ATS Consulting