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Asphalt Materials and Pavements CPD

This course provides an extensive overview of the asphalt pavement industry.

Asphalt Materials and Pavements programme

Key dates and times

Residential delegates: Sunday 01 September - Friday 06 September 2024

Non-residential delegates: Monday 02 September - Friday 06 September 2024

Sunday: The course begins with registration and dinner:

  • 17.00-19.00: registration
  • 19.00: dinner

Friday: The course ends with lunch from 12.00-12.30 

Venue: Newcastle University, and numerous site visits.

About the programme

This course provides an overview of the asphalt pavement industry. We focus on current practices, new developments and recent innovations.

Highway engineers and people in associated disciplines need to understand:

  • the properties and performance of asphalt
  • the design, construction, and maintenance of asphalt road pavements

The course would suit:

  • highways-related operatives, technicians, engineers, and managers
  •  those wanting to extend their knowledge of asphalt materials, pavement design, construction, and maintenance
  • more senior professional engineers who would like to update their knowledge


You'll learn about:

  • constituent materials, mix composition, and design
  • quality assurance
  • elements of pavement design
  • recent changes in design procedures from empirical to analytical methods
  • how we use these techniques to meet more specialised criteria
  • the assessment of and design for maintenance of pavements, including reinstatement work


The course is delivered in association with:

The course is endorsed by Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation

For further information

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