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Tours

Utilizing some of the incredible opportunities the Washington, D.C. area has to offer, we have four technical tour opportunities available to you at the conclusion of ICTD 2019. Reserve your spot on one of these tours – space is limited!

All technical tours will be Wednesday, , from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

Tour tickets are $40/attendee (must be registered for the conference to attend). Attendees can earn professional development hours (PDHs) by attending a technical tour.

Tours may be canceled due to low registration or other unforeseen circumstances. If this happens, attendees will be offered a space on another tour, if space is available, or given a refund for the cost of the tour ticket.

FHWA's Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center

The Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA's) Office of Research, Development, and Technology (RD&T) is located at the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC), a federally owned and operated national research facility in McLean, VA. The center houses more than 16 laboratories, support facilities, and data sets; and conducts applied and exploratory advanced research in vehicle-highway interaction, nanotechnology, and a host of other types of transportation research in safety, pavements, highway structures and bridges, human-centered systems, operations, and intelligent transportation systems, and materials.

The tour will visit several laboratories at the research center. The laboratories at the center provide a vital resource for advancing the body of knowledge that has been created and developed by our researchers.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

The Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport tour will start in the historic Terminal A lobby of the original 1941 terminal building with a presentation on Project Journey, the planned $1 billion, multi‐year capital improvement project that will transform the passenger experience at Reagan National Airport. Project Journey includes construction of two new security checkpoints that will connect the concourse level of Terminal B/C to airline gate areas and build-out of an enclosed concourse with jet bridges to replace the 14 outdoor gates currently serviced by buses from Gate 35X. The project started in the summer of 2017, and multiple areas will be under construction during the summer of 2019. After the presentation, participants will tour the B/C Concourse, with observations of the construction of the new security checkpoint buildings and the concourse extension.

 

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