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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.

 

2020 Winter Operations Conference is virtual! Register today!

This year features one low rate for your entire agency*, a line-up of experts in snow and ice control and chlorides, a virtual exhibitor show, an all-new ugly snow plow competition with a chance to win, and much more!

 

 

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Upcoming Training


When: Thursday, November 12, 2020 (10:00AM - 11:00AM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Local Job Manager Topics
> Daily Postings
> Pay Estimates
> Contract Modifications
> Reporting



When: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 @ 8:00AM EST - Thursday, February 11, 2021 @ 5:00PM EST

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Shanty Creek Resort

Registration is not yet open for this event. An announcement will be sent out as soon as registration is open. If you do not currently receive our event announcements, please e-mail us at ctt@mtu.edu and we'll make sure you get added to the list.



When: Tuesday, March 16, 2021 @ 8:00AM EDT - Thursday, March 18, 2021 @ 5:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti at Eagle Crest

Registration is not yet open for this event. An announcement will be sent out as soon as registration is open. If you do not currently receive our event announcements, please e-mail us at ctt@mtu.edu and we'll make sure you get added to the list.



When: Wednesday, October 28, 2020 @ 9:00AM EDT - Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 12:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Tentative agenda subject to change.

Day 1 – Wednesday, October 28, 2020 9 AM – Noon
>> Welcome & Opening Comments & TAMC Update (Conference Host, TAMC Chair)
>> Adapting to a Digital Environment: Updating Michigan's GIS Assets (Michigan Department of Transportation Bureau of Planning; Michigan Center for Shared Solutions)
>> Paving to Win: Methods for Overcoming Pavement Problem (Jackson County Department of Transportation; Wexford County Road Commission)
>> Asset Management Plans: Planning to Overcome Challenges (City of Walker; Genesee County Road Commission; Marquette County Road Commission)

Day 2 – Thursday, October 29, 2020 9 AM – Noon
>> Overcoming Nature's Wrath: Tittabawassee River Flooding of 2020 (Gladwin County Road Commission; Midland County Road Commission; Michigan Department of Transportation Bay Region)
>> Climate Resilience and Flooding Mitigation in Southeast Michigan (Southeast Michigan Council of Governments; Michigan Department of Transportation Metro Region)
>> Strategies for Reporting & Communicating Michigan's Bridge Conditions (Detroit Free Press; Michigan Department of Transportation Communications)
>> International Perspectives on Overcoming Asset Management Challenges: Next Steps for the United States (KPMG and WSP-Detroit)

For more information:
Roger Belknap
Asset Management Coordinator
belknapr@michigan.gov
517-230-8192



When: Wednesday, October 7, 2020 @ 1:00PM EDT - Wednesday, November 11, 2020 @ 2:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This mini-series will give an in-depth look at configuring the Road Module tools to help you best use the Strategy & Optimization and/or Project Planning & Selection tools.

Week 1 (Oct 7): Surface Sub-Types, Treatment & Curve Definitions

Week 2 (Oct 14): Data Cleanup

Week 3 (Oct 21): Strategy Evaluation & Optimization Tool

Week 4 (Oct 28): Project Planning and Selection Tool

Week 5 (Nov 4): Project Builder

Week 6 (Nov 11): Extended Service Live Calculator



When: Thursday, November 5, 2020 (1:00PM - 2:00PM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Local Job Manager Topics
> Daily Postings
> Pay Estimates
> Contract Modifications
> Reporting