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IC Equipment Demo in Harrisburg, PA


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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Type Remaining End Quantity
Both L&I and BOCM lab locations 5 Registrations Ended Free  
BOCM lab location only 23 Registrations Ended Free  

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Event Details

The first 2 hours will be at the L&I building (651 Boas Street, Harrisburg, PA 17121) for the presentation.

The participants will then move to the parking lot of BOCM lab (81 Lab Lane, Harrisburg, PA 17110) for the IC equipment show-&-tell.

The seats are limited during the first 2-hour at the L&I building, but the second part at the parking lot of BOCM lab allows more participants. 


The FHWA cordially invites you to attend an Intelligent Compaction Equipment Demonstration.

Intelligent Compaction (IC) is an equipment-based technology for better quality control that results in longer pavement lives. IC machines are vibratory rollers with accelerometers mounted on the axel of drums, global positioning system, infra-red temperature sensors (for asphalt), and on-board computers that can display color-coded maps in real-time to track roller passes, asphalt surface temperatures, and stiffness of compacted materials.

The FHWA has been leading a national effort to advance the IC technology through numerous projects since 2007 to improve compaction quality of materials that include granular soils, cohesive soils, stabilized base, and asphalt pavements. To further accelerate the implementation of IC, FHWA is conducting IC demonstration and open house events around the country.


The purposes of this open house are to:

  • Familiarize attendees with asphalt intelligent compaction technologies;
  • Demonstrate the route to successful IC implementation; and
  • Demonstrate IC equipment.

Target Audience

  • DOT Construction Engineers, QC/QA Personnel, Spec Writers
  • Asphalt Paving/Earthworks Managers, Superintendent, QC Personnel
  • IC Roller Vendors and dealers
  • GPS Vendors


The Open House presenters include:

  • TBA, DOT or FHWA
  • George Chang, Transtec Group, PI of the FHWA IC Team
  • Joseph Spee, Caterpillar
  • Todd Pollock, SITECH
  • Ed Conlin, Sakai
  • Tim Kowalski, Wirtgen-Hamm
  • Mark Eckert, Volvo

Part I - L&I building 

Time Topic


Length (min)

08:00am Welcome TBA 10
08:10am IC Overview Chang 10
08:20am CAT IC System Spee 25
08:45am Trimble GPS/IC System Pollock 25
09:05am Sakai IC System Conlin 25
09:30am Hamm IC System Kowalski 25
09:55am Volvo IC System Eckert 20
10:15am adjoun for Part II    

Part II - BCOM Lab




Length (min)


IC Equipment Demo

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  • Demo Agenda: George Chang,, 512-659-1231
  • FHWA: Karyn Vandervoort, FHWA-PA,, (717) 221-2276 
  • DOT Host: Dan Clark, PennDOT,, (717) 787-3137
  • Demo Facility/Equipment Delivery: same as DOT host
Have questions about IC Equipment Demo in Harrisburg, PA? Contact FHWA IC Team
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When & Where

Labor & Industry Building (first 2 hours)
651 Boas Street
Harrisburg, PA 17121

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

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