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Design & Construction of Full-Depth Portland Cement Reclaimed Bases

  • Apr 10, 2019 (2:00 - 3:30 pm CT; 1:00 - 2:30 pm MT)
    Webinar (desktop or laptop access)


DEADLINE: Thursday, April 4, 2019


Cement-treated bases and soils provide a material enhancement level that can be the key to success for many roadway segments. Learn how and when to use this treatment option. Key learning areas:

• Candidates for cement treatments • Expected life • Load carrying capability • Design rules of thumbs and programs • Compaction requirements • Soil types and conditions needed • Treatment depths/thicknesses • Design criteria • Testing requirements – Design and field testing • How to handle in-place material variances • Sample projects and test sections • Equipment requirements • Specification tips • FDR, BARM and other industry resources • Curing timelines – traffic loadings on fresh mats • Cement type to use • Ride quality tips • Surface treatments • Layer bonding • Cracking patterns • Seasonal and weather limitations

Bonus topics: Hybrid pavement sections and other stabilizers.


Dan Schellhammer, PE, is President of Midstate Reclamation and Trucking, Inc. Dan started his career while in college, working as a student trainee in material testing with MnDOT. Upon graduation, Dan has worked in the contracting arena on a wide array of roadway improvement projects. His work with Midstate Reclamation has focused on pavement rehabilitation and foundation stabilization processes.

Jonathan Pease is President of Rock Solid Stabilization & Reclamation, Inc. Jonathon grew up on the heavy civil construction industry working for his family’s company, starting at age 12 working in the maintenance shop and in the company’s tree nursery. He attended college at McHenry Community College and Northern Arizona University. Upon completion of college, he worked for a couple of successful construction companies.

Returning to the family business in 2000, he began running all operations from estimating to site superintendent to general management. In 2002, he formed Pease Construction, Inc. and over the next 7 years built it into a successful business. In 2005 he witnessed his first stabilization process with the guidance of Lafarge NA and Pease Construction completed its first stabilization process soon after. The winter of 2006 Jonathan officially jumped into the stabilization market, incorporating Rock Solid Stabilization & Reclamation, Inc. by early 2007.

Target Audience

DOT and local government, engineering, geotechnical, construction and maintenance staff. Field engineers, inspectors, contractors and suppliers will all walk away with a better understanding of this valuable roadway improvement option.

More Info

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

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