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You can contact your Michigan LTAP at any time by e-mailing ctt@mtu.edu!

 

Michigan's Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) serves state, county, and municipal transportation personnel. Its mission is to bridge the gap between research and practice by conducting training sessions, providing engineering technical assistance, and serving as a clearinghouse for information related to state-of-the-art technology in the construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, and other transportation infrastructure.

 

 

 

2021 Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is virtual! Registration is now open!

The 2021 Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is being offered virtually on April 28-29. The pre-conference workshop will be held virtually on April 27. Register to attend this live virtual event from the comfort of your personal work site.

 

 

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Upcoming Training


When: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This webinar will cover the theory and policy behind bridge load rating.

Check the flyer for registration links to additional bridge load rating training.



When: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 9:00AM EDT - Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 11:00AM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

The Bridge Asset Management Virtual Workshop will provide participants with bridge asset management templates and guides them in customizing the templates with agency-sepcific asset information.  Participants will walk away with the tools to complete their own unique asset management plan.

This virtual workshop will take place from 9:00am-11:00am (ET) each of the following days.

May 11: Introduction, Orientation to the Word Template, Using the Bridge AMP Data Workbook

May 12: Using the Bridge AMP Data Workbook (cont'd), Using the Bridge AMP Budget Workbook

May 18: Using the Bridge AMP Budget Workbook (cont'd)

May 19: Q&A

Registration for this event closes on May 5.

Information about other asset management trainings can be found in the event flyer.



When: Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 9:00AM EDT - Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 3:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This hands-on workshop guides local agency staff and/or consultants who management local agency pavement assets in turning their inventory and data condition data (i.e., data stored in Roadsoft) and cost estimates into a pavement asset management plan.  Participants will learn how a pavement specific transportation asset management plan can benefit their agency and can serve as an appendix in the compliance plan.

The webinar takes place on May 13 - 9:00am-11:30am (ET).

The working sessions take place on May 20-21 - 1:00pm-3:00pm (ET).

Registration for this event closes on May 7.

Information about other asset management trainings can be found in the event flyer.



When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:30PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

IBR training is for raters who will be submitting unpaved road condition data.

Details on who needs to complete the training can be found in the event flyer and in the TAMC Policy for Collection of Roadway Surface Collection Data.

 



When: Thursday, April 29, 2021 (1:00PM - 2:30PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This webinar explains what occurs in pavement when it freezes and thaws in non-technical terms. It also explains why seasonal weight restrictions are so critical for protecting the billions of dollars invested in Michigan's public road system.  This webinar is ideal for non-technical elected and appointed officials who need to explain seasonal weight restrictions to the public as well as those in transportation who must work with seasonal weight restrictions.



When: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (1:00PM - 3:00PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

During the Bridge Asset Management Part 1 & Part 2 Webinars participants will be introduced to bridge asset management principles, condition, maintenance, and optimal preservation actions and related cost estimates.  Participants will learn how these knowledge areas come together in a bridge asset management plan.

Part 1 will cover: Intro to Bridge Asset Management, Bridge Condition - Evaluatiins & Assessing Needs, Available Maintenance Options

Information about other asset management trainings can be found in the event flyer.