The Bridge Newsletter

The Bridge - 34.4

  • One Bold Paint: A Look at HRCSA One-coat System
  • New Facilities, New Spaces, Unhindered Service
  • Serving Michigan’s Local Road-owning Agencies: The CTT’s Newest Staff
  • Technology “Woven” Into Asphalt: A Follow-up on a Michigan Fiber-reinforced Asphalt Paving Project

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The Bridge - 34.3

Articles in this Issue:

  • Making Road Work Safer
  • Mike TenBrock: Building Bridges and Relationships
  • Bringing Out the Power Tools: Mindfulness in the Workplace
  • Keep Calm...And Carry On...How to Handle Uncomfortable Customer Interaction and Provide a Good Level of Service
  • Tick Check! How to Identify Ticks and Prevent Lyme Disease

Also Inside:

  • Meet the CTT’s New Training Specialist
  • Motor Grader Training


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The Bridge - 34.2

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Culverts: Strategies for Getting Started with Collecting Inventory and Condition Data
  • Where Innovations Are Now: Updates on Innovative Pavement Construction and Maintenance Projects
  • Valuable Practices to Ensure Safety When Handling Truck Tires
  • When Winter Maintenance Meets Artificial Intelligence

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The Bridge - 34.1

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Innovation: Being on the Cutting Edge with Technologies & Techniques
  • Three Keys to Talent Acquisition & Retention
  • The Winter Preparation Timeline
  • When Connections Become Your Advocates: Marc Trotter

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The Bridge - 33.4

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Navigating the Benefits and Drawbacks of Compact Roundabouts
  • Seeing Through the Eye of the Culvert...with Safety
  • Managing Your Agency's Other Network: Facilitating Knowledge Transfer in Your Knowledge Network
  • Potholes are NOT Inevitable
  • Quick Pothole Resource Guide
  • Motor Grader Training Ad
  • Engineering Tech Assist Ad

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Snow, Snow Plow, Motor Grader

The Bridge - 33.3

Articles in this Issue:

  • Plowing through Snow...and Sleep Disruptions
  • Innovation Repository: EDC Virtual Summit's Showcase of State- and Local-agency Innovations
  • Spotlight on Michigan Innovations in the EDC Virtual Summit Showcase
  • Everything You Need to Know About CDLs (and Where to Learn More)
  • Up-grade! Michigan LTAP Goes from Zero to New for Its Motor Grader Training
  • Seven Habits of Highly Successful Collaborators
  • Preparing for the Snow and Ice Season
  • Batting for a Home Run: Dewayne Rogers and His Innovative Endeavors on the Clare CRC Network

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Ice, Asset Management

The Bridge - 33.2

Articles in this Issue:

  • Custom Brines and Blends: Maximizing Your Brines with In-house Processing
  • A Story-telling, Strategy-setting, Millage-winning Tool: The Asset Management Plan
  • Delta CRC Tests Gravel Road Stabilization Techniques
  • A Sneak Peek at the Delta CRC Test Setup
  • Two Simple Changes to Increase Brine Usage
  • Iowa Creates Virtual Public Involvement Tool
  • Note-taking Strategies for the Digital World - Part 2

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The Bridge - 33.1

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Crack Sealing the Way to a Longer Pavement Service Life
  • The Idea to Innovate: Michigan LTAP Great Ideas Challenge
  • Flexible Financing for Small Communities
  • Michigan SIB Loans
  • Phil Strong: Improving Gogebic County Roads by 'Going Together'
  • TAMC Releases Michigan's 2019 Roads & Bridges Annual Report
  • TAMC Adjusting to the Times
  • System-wide Safety
  • Note Taking: Strategies for the Digital World

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The Bridge - 32.4

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Enzymes: A Stabilizing Force for Gravel Roads?
  • Pave. Recycle. Repeat. Michigan Agencies Recycling Millings for Road Maintenance
  • Drain Commissioners: A Benefit to Your Road down the Road
  • Tree Trimming in the Right of Way: How to Cut and Remove Trees in the ROW Safely
  • Innovation Synergy: UAS Videos Enhance Virtual Public Involvement Techniques
  • The Problem of Endangered Species

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Culverts, Asset Management

The Bridge - 32.3

Articles in this Issue: 
  • Wondering about Warranties? Michigan's New Local Agency Pavement Warranty Program
  • Out-engineering Nature's Engineers: How to Prevent Beavers from "Improving" Upon Your Culverts
  • In One County--The Two Names and Many Roles of Stuart "Mike" McTiver
  • Asset Management Trainings
  • Weather-Responsive Management Strategies

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