Sharing the Experience: Uniting Michigan with Asset Management

Sharing the Experience: Uniting Michigan with Asset Management.

October 23, 2018

Marquette, MI

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Ramada Inn of Marquette (

412 W. Washington St.
Marquette, MI 49855

TAMC Conference

Silver Level Event Sponsors

Michigan Transportation Planning Association
Michigan Road Preservation

Bronze Level Event Sponsors

County Road Association
Michigan Association of Regions
OHM Advisors
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                          CONFERENCE AGENDA

Morning Session

7:30 – 8:00 AM:  Registration & Breakfast            

8:00 – 8:10 AM:  Welcome and Opening Comments & Introductions – Bob Slattery,     TAMC Emcee

8:10 – 8:30 AM:  Asset Management in Michigan’s Every Day: How We’ve Been Doing as a State – Joanna Johnson, TAMC Chair

8:30 – 9:30 AM:  Reporting 2017 Michigan Road Conditions: What Was Observed… and Other Interesting Observations – Gil Chesbro, TAMC and Joanna Johnson, TAMC Chair

9:30 – 10:15 AM:  2017 Michigan Bridge Conditions: What the Data Means to You – Beckie Curtis PE, Michigan Department of Transportation & TAMC Bridge Committee Chair 

10:15 – 10:30 AM:  Networking Break

10:30 – 11:15 AM:  Bridge Bundling Program: An Asset Management Tool You Can Use – Beckie Curtis PE, Michigan Department of Transportation & TAMC Bridge Committee Chair

11:15 – 12:00 PM:  Panel Conversation: Strategies for Preserving Your Roads – Monica Ackerson, Michigan Road Preservation Association, Industry Representatives from Fahrner Asphalt Sealers, LLC and Strawser Construction, Inc.

12:00 – 1:00 PM:  Lunch

Afternoon Session

1:00 – 2:00 PM:  How Culvert Inventorying and Assessment Can Make Michigan Better – Scott Bershing/Chris Gilbertson, Michigan Technological University

2:00 – 2:15 PM:  Networking Break

2:15 – 3:15 PM:  Michigan Infrastructure Council & Water Asset Management Council: Where They Intersect with the TAMC and What that Means for Road-owning Agencies – Therese Empie, Office of Governor Rick Snyder, Jessica Moy, Michigan Infrastructure Council, Kelly Green, Michigan Department of Environmental Quality and Joanna Johnson, TAMC Chair

3:15 – 3:30 PM:  Summary/Closing – Bob Slattery & Joanna Johnson, TAMC


To Register: Contact the Michigan Local Technical Assistance Program at the Center for Technology and Training at 906-487-2102,, or online at:

For lodging reservations, please contact the Ramada Inn of Marquette at 1-906-228-6000.   

For information about the 21st Century Infrastructure Commission Regional Infrastructure Pilot Reporting and Culvert Inventory Program please visit the website.  View the executive summary (PDF).

For more information:
Roger Belknap
Asset Management Coordinator