February

Gravel Road Maintenance Click Here to Register

February 14, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 2:30 pm EST

Heavy rains, freezing and thawing, and the constant wear and tear from cars and trucks all take their toll on a gravel road. The first step toward successfully maintaining a gravel road is to restore its smooth surface. This webinar will provide various gravel road maintenance techniques to achieve a smoother and better gravel road— the smoother, the better — is the ultimate goal. For additional information please contact Sharon Gordon at Sharon.Gordon@dot.gov.

Tools for Pavement Preservation-HOW Click Here to Register

February 22 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 pm EST

Protecting roadway investments by applying regular pavement preservation treatments prevents road deterioration. With intentional and cyclic lesser-cost preservations that restore pavement to like new condition, agencies avoid the reconstruction and rehabilitation higher cost of fixing the ‘worst-first.” Learn to keep roads smooth and safe with established preservation methods and escape the crisis stage. Please join in on this webinar to hear how Pavement preservation programs based on the 3Rs—right treatment, right pavement, and right time—have been proven to extend pavement life while saving money. For additional information please contact Roger Surdahl at Roger.Surdahl@dot.gov.

 

March

High Friction Surface Treatment Click Here to Participate

March 6, 2018 at 1:00 PM – 2:30 pm EST

Web Conference Number: 888.808.6929 Access Passcode: 5060132

High Friction Surface Treatment (HFST) is a viable option to address crashes at curves and intersections that are related to wet weather or polished pavements. This webinar will explore the experience of the incorporation of HFST in two projects in the Grays Harbor County on Wynoochee Valley Road, near Montesano, Washington and on the Natchez Trace Parkway 9 miles NE of Tupelo, MS. This project was carried out by the Federal Lands Highway of the FHWA. Please join us for practical applications and considerations for using this innovation. For additional information please contact John Seabrook at richard.seabrook@dot.gov.

E-construction and Partnering Click Here to Register

March 22 – 1:00 PM – 2:30 pm EST

Paperless technologies enhance partnering among stakeholders on construction projects, improving communication and workflows while streamlining project delivery. With the increasing use of information technology made possible by advances in e-Construction, project stakeholders can also realize the opportunities and benefits construction partnering can provide in digital project delivery. Transportation agencies in Iowa are transforming the traditional, cumbersome, paper-based approach to construction document management into the electronic age using e-Construction technologies. This presentation will provide the audience with how Iowa transitioned into E-construction and how stakeholders partnered to make change. For additional information please contact Sharon Gordon at Sharon.Gordon@dot.gov.