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Michigan's Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) serves state, county, and municipal transportation personnel. We 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.

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

 

2021 Michigan Winter Operations Conference 

The 2021 Michigan Winter Operations Conference occured on October 19-20. Learn more here.

 

 

2022 Great Ideas Challenge 

Do you have a great idea? Submit it today!

Learn more at michiganltap.org/GreatIdeas.

 

 

Michigan LTAP's Headline News

Want to read about the Michigan LTAP's headline news-worthy efforts? Check out these stories:

 

Upcoming Training


When: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 (9:00AM - 10:30AM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Join us for an in-depth webinar on how to best utilize Thawcaster as another tool for deciding when to impose or remove spring load restrictions.

Registration for this event closes on January 31st.



When: Tuesday, February 8, 2022 @ 8:00AM EST - Thursday, February 10, 2022 @ 12:00PM EST

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Shanty Creek Resort

At CEW, industry experts and peers present innovative ways to build, manage, and maintain roads and bridges. Learn about research, legislation, equipment, products, and services relevant to the needs of county and city road agencies.

Shanty Creek Resorts has a limited number of rooms available for special rates through January 7th.  For more information, please visit https://www.shantycreek.com/reservations/mi-technological-university-2/

Registration for this event closes on January 30th.



When: Wednesday, February 9, 2022 (8:00AM - 4:00PM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

There are six webinar dates from which to choose.  Please only register for one as seats are limited.

Training topics: overview of materials acceptance & definition of terms, materials source list & guide, “Buy America”, FieldManager material acceptance/posting/inquiries, updates for 2020 MDOT Spec Book, and more.

Registration for this event closes on January 31st.



When: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 @ 9:00AM EST - Thursday, February 17, 2022 @ 11:30AM EST

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

In this workshop you’ll learn about pavement basics, paving equipment, inspector safety, problem areas & distress, and unique paving situation.

This 2-day webinar will take place 9am-11:30am on both February 16th & 17th.

Registration for this event closes on February 14th.



When: Tuesday, February 22, 2022 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This training will give you an introduction the TAMC 2021 Michigan Non-NBI Culvert Structure Inspection Guide and give an overview of Roadsoft updates to support culvert data collection and evaluation.

Registration for this event closes on February 21st.



When: Thursday, February 24, 2022 (8:00AM - 12:00PM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Weber's Restaurant & Boutique Hotel

This class is an intro to the PASER system. It includes TAMC updates on data collection & council updates, rating rules and tips, interactive rating exercises on asphalt, concrete, and sealcoat roads.

Those who attended PASER training in 2019, 2020, or 2021 are not required to attend, but are welcome to for a refresher. Contact CTT if you need verification of your attendance for previous years.

All in-person PASER events are non-refundable. If you cannot make it to an in-person event, you can register yourself for a virtual option free of charge.

Registration for this event closes on February 23rd.