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Smart Paving: Using Technology to Improve Quality

  • Mar 10, 2021 (10:00 - 12:00 pm CT; 9:00 - 11:00 am MT)
    Webinar (Zoom)


DEADLINE: Friday, March 5, 2021

A webinar link will be emailed 2 days prior to the presentation.

The above opportunity and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


Technology is changing the world. Learn about the many advancements that are being utilized in asphalt paving. Through combined technologies, pavement quality can be greatly enhanced.

Proactive vs Reactive Quality Control

  • What is Reactive Quality Control
  • What is Proactive Quality Control
  • Why Proactive Quality Control is more important than Reactive Quality Control
  • How to implement Proactive Quality Control into Paving Plan
Intelligent compaction, mapping success for paving
  • How Intelligent Compaction can be utilized as a Proactive Quality Control Tool
  • What Intelligent Compaction will do for operators and managers
  • How Intelligent Compaction eliminates errors in the field
  • Best applications for Intelligent Compaction
Rolling patterns, creating quality with consistency
  • Understanding why rolling efficiency is so important in the paving process
  • Consistency is Key! Effective rolling patterns will increase quality
  • Hot or Cold, Best practices for rolling with changing dynamics
  • Examples of Rolling patterns with density results
PaveScan 2.0 GPR, dielectric principles
  • Overview of the PaveScan 2.0 GPR
  • How GPR technology can be used as a Reactive and Proactive quality control tool
  • Looking for Uniformity with the GPR
  • GPR data and how it is used to Improve Quality
Coring, a thing of the past?
  • Random Coring Vs. Scientific Field Data Testing
  • Random Coring Concerns
  • Why Scientific Field Data Testing is more truthful than Random Coring
  • Will Coring ever by eliminated?
Influencing factors for ride, quality and life
  • Ride, Quality and Life, the ripple effect of quality
  • Consistency!!!
  • Elimination of low-density areas of pavement increases life expectation
  • Eliminating Paver Starts and Stops to improve Ride
  • Best Roller Practices to increase Ride
Programs to meld the data and guide construction methods
  • Pavewise Application
  • Dynamic Variables
  • Constant Variables
  • Future Equipment
  • Future Methods


Bryce Wuori has always had a passion for construction. Wuori studied construction engineering at North Dakota State University and holds a Master of Project Management. As the proud owner of Wuori Consulting and Developer of PaveWiseâ„¢ and Dynamic Density Design; Bryce believes technology is the future key to success for the pavement and construction industry.

Target Audience

Contractors, designers, material testers, specification writers, inspectors and owners. All that work with asphalt paving.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050