Below is a list of MAPA and PCI News and Events.

Upcoming MAPA Events

January 18, 2018 - January 19, 2018
PCI MA Annual Meeting and Reception

To all Members and their spouses, join us for the PCI Mid-Atlantic 2018 Annual Dinner and Meeting, January 18 and 19, 2018 at The Hotel at Arundel Preserve, Hanover MD.


January 18 - Evening Reception and Dinner - 6:30 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.
6:30 p.m. Cocktails and Meet and Greet (cash bar)
7:30 p.m. Dinner
8:30 p.m. Welcome/Introductions – Tom Holmes
8:35 p.m. Speaker – Mike Strain, President MJS Management Services

January 19 - Annual Meeting - 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. Registration, Breakfast
9:00 a.m. Welcome by Steve Kenepp – Chairman of the Board
9:15 a.m. “Update on PCI Activities and Strategic Initiatives,” Bob Risser, PCI President
9:45 a.m. “Update on PCI Foundation Activities” – Marty McIntyre, PCI Foundation
10:00 a.m. Treasurer’s Report – Todd Stephens
10:30 a.m. 2017 Marketing Results – Tom Holmes and Kae Wagner
11:00 a.m. Strategic Plan Update – Tom Holmes
11:30 a.m. 2018 Marketing Plan Update – Tom Holmes and Kae Wagner
12:00 p.m. 2018 Transportation Committee Report – Greg Gorman
12:15 p.m. Call for Nominations/Vote for 2018 Officers – Steve Kenepp
12:45 p.m. Questions/Comments/Closing Remarks – Steve Kenepp
January 23, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Lunch & Learn STV Engineers, Inc

Join us for a Lunch & Learn in Douglassville, Pa on Accelerated Bridge Cosntruction.

205 West Welch Drive

January 31, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
NJDOT Meeting

Please join us in the intoruductory Meeting with NJ DOT. E&O Building, Room 6B, 6th Floor, 1035 Parkway Avenue, Trenton, NJ

 

we will be meeint with Md Tausif Islam

February 06, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Lunch & Learn Dewberry

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on Total Precast Structures

8401 Arlington Road, Arlington, Va

February 07, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
ADCI Lunch & Learn

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on Total Precast Structures

6031 University Blvd, Suite 330, Ellicott City, Maryland

February 16, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Lunch & Learn Wu Assoicaties

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on Total Precast Structures. 100 Gaither Drive, Suite C, Mount laurel, NJ

February 27, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
SEPTA Lunch & Learn

Please join us at SEPTA HQ's at 1234 Market St., Philadelphia, Pa for a session on Total Precast Bridges/Accelerated Bridge Construction.

February 28, 2018 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)
Lunch & Learn Levin/Brown Associates

Please join us for a Lunch & Learn on Architectural Precast Concrete

15 Greesnspring Road, Owings Mills, Maryland

Upcoming PCI Events

January 25, 2018 - January 26, 2018
PCI Marketing Council Meeting, Orlando

The PCI Marketing Council will be Meeting with TAC to coordinate plans for 2018.

February 20, 2018 - February 24, 2018
PCI Convention

Please see www.pci.org for registration and agenda information

Industry News

January 11, 2018 -
Metromont Corporation to acquire Shockey Precast Group
Metromont Corporation to acquire Shockey Precast Group 
 
GREENVILLE, S.C. – Metromont Corporation, a manufacturer of precast concrete materials, announces its plan to acquire Shockey Precast Group of Winchester, Va.  
 
Metromont, a leader and pioneer in the engineering and manufacturing of precast concrete for commercial construction, will purchase Shockey Precast Group from its current owner, Don Shockey.  The Shockey Precast Group will continue to operate under the same name, but as a division of Metromont Corporation.   
 
The Shockey Precast Group serves the mid-Atlantic market and specializes in parking structures, mission critical facilities, and wall enclosure systems.   
 
Mr. Shockey will retain ownership of Howard Shockey & Sons, a General Contractor, and Shockey Realty Company, its commercial real estate division.   
 
QUOTES 
 
“The Shockey Precast Group has an outstanding reputation.  Don Shockey has built a quality operation and organization. Our culture and business models are very similar which will make for a smooth transition that’s beneficial to both parties.  The addition of Shockey Precast and its associates to our team is exciting and will further strengthen our capabilities in the mid-Atlantic region.”   – Rick Pennell, Metromont Corporation President and CEO 
 
“The decision to sell Shockey Precast Group, though beneficial for all involved, has not been easy due to the long family history behind it.  However, Metromont has an excellent reputation in the industry and we feel the business as well as our employees are in good hands.”   – Don Shockey, Chairman of The Shockey Companies 
 
 
About Metromont Corporation Metromont Corporation is a leader and pioneer in the engineering and manufacturing of structural and architectural precast concrete solutions. With manufacturing facilities in Greenville & Spartanburg, South Carolina, Hiram, Georgia, Richmond, Virginia and Bartow, Florida, Metromont is one of the largest privately owned precast concrete manufacturers in the United States. Metromont’s primary market segments include: schools, office buildings, data centers, parking structures, industrial plants, mixed-use structures and stadiums. The company has built more than 50 stadiums, including seven NFL stadiums, 15 sports arenas, over 30 total precast Multi-family structures and more than 1,000 parking structures. For more information, please visit http://www.metromont.com. 
February 13, 2018 - February 15, 2018
QAW Meeting

Please join the Bridge Producers attending the Annual QAW in Dover Deleware. The PCEF workshop will be held in conjuction with the Workshop


The 51st Annual Mid-Atlantic Quality Assurance Workshop - February 13-15, 2018
Dover Downs Hotel & Conference Center
Dover, Delaware

Tentative Agenda – 11/27/2017
General Sessions: Tuesday, February 13 and Thursday February 15, 2018
Day / time of presentations to be determined at a later date, topics subject to change

Topics included (but not limited to)
  • Student Presentations
  • Maryland Rt 404 Dualization Project
  • Delaware US 301 construction
  • Delaware Project Plans for Rehabilitation of I-95 from I-495 to North of the Brandywine River Bridge
  • Safety/OSHA/Silica Regulations
  • HR Topics – The importance of every person in the chain of command
  • Pennsylvania / New Jersey Turnpike Bridge Closure Project
  • State of Intelligent Compaction
  • Current FHWA research

Breakout Sessions: Wednesday February 14, 2018
times of presentations to be determined at a later date, topics subject to change
  • Asphalt Concrete
  • Geotechnical & Aggregates
  • Maintenances & Asset Management
  • Metals
  • Ground Tire Rubber mix on Rt 14
  • Double Drum Milling
  • Current Rap Studies
  • Use of Polymer in New York
  • Semi-Circle Test
  • Smart Paving
  • Virginia’s use of 76E-28
  • Asphalt Additives
  • Polymer Additives to concrete pavement
  • Ultra-High Performance Concrete
  • Fire at the I-85 Georgia Bridge
  • North Street in Delaware combining precast and cast inplace on one project
  • Sawcut and Seal, current status
  • Fiber reinforcements in concrete pavements
  • Latest in Concrete testing procedures
  • Christina River Bridge Project
  • CPT vs SPT
  • Sustainable Piling made of Recycled Polymers
  • Drilled Shafts: design, construction, QA/QC testing
  • Downdrag on Driven piles, DelDOT BDM approach; Case History from US 301
  • Lightweight foamed glass aggregates (LWA-FG)
  • SR 422 in Palmyra using a closely spaced multi-layer Geosynthetics sinkhole safety net
  • Current Pavement Management Initiatives in DE PMS
  • Automated Pavement Data Calibrations
  • Pavement Joint Bond Preservation
  • Transportation Asset Management Plans
  • Asphalt Rejuvenators
  • Soil Cement (zipper)
  • Non-Destructive Testing
  • Steel Mill Quality
  • Liberty Bridge Incident
  • Drone Inspections
  • High Strength Bolting
  • AISC Certifications – Deficiency Resolution
  • Thermal Imaging for Coating Assessments
  • Welding Procedure Qualifications

Full Registration: All Sessions, breaks, Dinner Reception Tuesday night, Breakfast Wednesday and Thursday, Lunch Wednesday

One Day Registrations: Wednesday Sessions, Wednesday Breaks, Lunch Wednesday