2013 OBC

The American Society of Civil Engineers, the US Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and the sponsoring organizations invite you to attend and participate in the third Orthotropic Bridge Conference. The objectives of this Conference are to present the latest developments in the design, construction, maintenance and repairs of orthotropic decks on bridges worldwide, and visit California orthotropic bridges in operation. Many of the leading engineers and researchers who contributed to the spectacular advances of orthotropic decks will present their views at this conference. Many notable bridge engineers from across the USA and more than ten other countries have participated in 2004 and 2008.

The conference will be held in the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel, Sacramento, California, USA, from June 24th to June 30th 2013. A special rate is being offered to conference attendees. Please visit https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/OBC to book your room or call 1-800-325-3535 and identify yourself as a member of the 2013 Orthotropic Bridge Conference.

Addendees may register for ALL-EVENTS, or events may be selectively attended, including a one-day registration for any day of the 3-day conference.

Monday, June 24:

International Workshop (8am - 5pm)
Tuesday, June 25: FHWA Workshop (8am - 5pm), Lunch sponsored by AZZ Galvanizing
Icebreaker (6pm - 8pm)
Tuesday, June 25: Evening Meeting - Concept for Creating ASCE Orthotropic Standards (7pm - 9pm)
Wednesday-Friday, June 26 - 28: 3rd Orthotropic Bridge Conference
Wednesday, June 26: Banquet (6pm - 9pm)
Thursday, June 27: Evening bus tour of Zampa & SFOBB SAS bridges (6pm - 11pm)
Friday, June 28: Steel Bridge Lateral Bracing Workshop (2pm - 5pm)
Saturday, June 29: Day long bus trip to Bay Area to visit various orthotropic bridges (7am - 10pm)
Sunday, June 30: Boat trip on San Francisco Bay to tour SFOBB SAS bridge (12pm - 6pm)

Conference full brochure is available here: Full Brochure
Conference flyer is available here: One-Page Flyer
Online registration is available here: Online Registration