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Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-12-013
Date: May 2012

Infrastructure Innovation Webinars

These free Webinars provide a quick introduction to the latest infrastructure innovations and technologies.

Road Safety Audit (RSA): Focus on Implementation
May 17, 2012, 2:30–4 p.m. (eastern daylight time)

The Webinar will showcase how States have improved road safety by implementing RSA programs. Sixteen States now have a formal RSA Program, and 34 States have incorporated RSAs in their Highway Safety Improvement Program. Featured speakers will include representatives from the Florida Department of Transportation, Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and Montgomery County, Maryland, Department of Transportation. The session is hosted by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) National Highway Institute (NHI), in conjunction with the FHWA Highways for LIFE program.

To register, visit www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/commtool.cfm. For more information, contact Byron Lord at FHWA, 202-366-1325 (email: byron.lord@dot.gov).

Resilient Bridge Design
June 21, 2012, 2:30–4 p.m. (eastern daylight time)

This Webinar is based on a new FHWA publication, Framework for Improving Resilience of Bridge Design. The publication draws on lessons from past bridge failures to improve the resilience of bridge designs by using the “fault-tree analysis” methodology to identify potential events that could lead to a bridge failure. Designs that prevent such failures are then discussed. Examples of a fault-tree analysis for both concrete and steel bridges will be featured during the session. The Webinar is hosted by NHI, in conjunction with the FHWA Highways for LIFE program.

Registration information will be available in early June at www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/commtool.cfm. For more information, contact Julie Zirlin at FHWA, 202-366-9105 (email: julie.zirlin@dot.gov).

Updated: 06/19/2012

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