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TRB Summer 2018 Presenation

Monday, June 25, 2018, 9:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

Presentation 01. Process Improvement and Streamlining Potential with FHWA TNM 3.0
Ivan Racic, Arizona DOT
Presentation 02. Application of The New FHWA Measurement Handbook: Multi-Modal Noise Sources
Judy Rochat, Cross Spectrum and Roberto Della Neve, ATS Consulting
Presentation 03. Application of The New FHWA Measurement Handbook and Caltrans Guidance: Interior-Exterior Measurements
Roberto Della Neve, ATS Consulting and Judy Rochat, Cross Spectrum


Monday, June 25, 2018, 10:30 a.m. To 12:00 p.m.

Presentation 01. Ohio Noise Program Update
Noel Alcala, Ohio DOT
Presentation 02. Determining Traffic Flow Conditions for Worst Hour Noise Levels Case Study
David Buehler, ICF and Bruce Rymer, Caltrans
Presentation 03. Trolling for Better Acoustics Under a Highway Overpass
Paul Burge, AECOM
Presentation 04. Succession Planning and Institutional Knowledge Preservation How Much and Who Cares?
Kenneth Polcak, Maryland SHA


Monday, June 25, 2018, 13:30 p.m. To 15:40 p.m.

Presentation 01. Overview of Noise Level Reduction (NLR) Research to Support Airport Sound Insulation Programs
Bill He, FAA
Presentation 02. Updated Procedure for The Measurement of Noise Reduction of Buildings Exposed to Aircraft Noise
Ben Sharp, Ben Sharp Acoustics, LLC
Presentation 03. NCHRP 25-49 Roadway Construction Noise Model Version 2.0 Data Collection Program
Sharon Carpenter and Tara Minni, Paul Carpenter Associates
Presentation 04. A Review of Noise Policy, Design, & Construction on the I-390 / I-490 Interchange Improvements Project
Joseph VanKerkhove, Bergman Associates


Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 9:00 a.m. To 10:00 a.m.

Presentation 01. Ground Vibration Prediction: Uncertainties in Measurement of The Transfer Mobility
Jim Nelson, Wilson Ihrig
Presentation 02. Finding Reason for Rail Clip Failures
Hugh Saurenman, ATS Consulting
Presentation 03. Track Deflection and Acceleration Measurements at Sound Transit U-Link Tunnels
Jim Nelson, Wilson Ihrig


Tuesday, June 26, 2018, 10:30 a.m. To 11:30 a.m.

Presentation 01. Field Evaluation of Reflected Noise from A Single Noise Barrier
Bill Bowlby, Bowlby & Associates and Judy Rochat, Cross Spectrum Acoustics
Presentation 02. NCHRP 25-52 (Meteorological Effects on Roadway Noise) Interactive Tool
Darlene Reiter, Bowlby & Associates


Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. To 9:40 a.m.

Presentation 01. Sound Advice for Mitigating Roadside Rumble Strip Noise Levels
Bruce Rymer, Caltrans and David Buehler, ICF
Presentation 02. Evaluating the Performance of Sinusoidal Rumble Strips
Dylan Horne, Oregon State University