Conference Schedule

The American Society of Civil Engineers, Federal Highway Administration, National Steel Bridge Alliance and the partner organizations invite you to attend and participate in the Orthotropic Bridge Conference. The objective of this Conference is to present the latest developments in the design and construction of orthotropic deck bridges worldwide, and visit California orthotropic bridges in operation.  Many of the world’s leading engineers and researchers who contributed to the spectacular advances of orthotropic design and construction will present their views at the conference. Many notable bridge engineers from across the USA, and more than ten other countries have agreed to participate.

The conference hotel is the Holiday Inn Capitol Plaza, 300 "J" Street, Sacramento, CA 95814, USA; (916) 446-0100 direct, or 1-800-465-4329; fax (916) 446-0117; www.holidayinnsacramento.com. The hotel is a short ride from the Sacramento Airport, and is close to many tourist sites. Ground transportation is available from San Francisco Airport. The conference room rates before taxes are:  Single Occupancy - $84 per night; Double Occupancy - $94 per night. Please reference Group Code:  MAS.

Wednesday 25 - Fri 27:

Various 61 Papers on Orthotrpic Bridge Topics (Please see our "Program" page for detailed information.)

Wednesday 25

"Kick-off" Luncheon [Separate registraiton available]

Thursday 26:

Dinner Banquet [Separate registraiton available]

Saturday 28:

Tour of nine Orthotropic Bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area [Separate registraiton available - bus fare + meal]

Sunday 29:

Sunday morning golf outing [Separate registraiton available - bus fare + green fee]

Orthotropic Bridge in Colusa & the Turtle Bay Museum "Sun-Dial" [Separate registraiton available - bus fare + meal]

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