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Federal Highway Administration / Publications / Focus / October 2012

Accelerating Infrastructure Innovations

Publication Number: FHWA-HRT-13-007
Date: October 2012
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Infrastructure Innovation Webinars

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

GIS Tools for Linking Transportation and Natural Resource Planning
October 18, 2012, 2:30-4 p.m. (eastern daylight time)

Learn how to use geographic information system (GIS) tools to better balance the needs of transportation projects with environmental concerns at this Webinar sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Technology Implementation Group. The Webinar will focus on multiple benefits resulting from Maryland's use of GIS tools for a transportation improvement project on U.S. 301 in Waldorf, including improved quality, accelerated project planning and completion, and increased ecological benefits.

For registration information, visit www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=24772. For additional information on the Webinar, contact Byron Lord at FHWA, 202-366-1325 (email: byron.lord@dot.gov).

FHWA Load and Resistance Factor Rating (LRFR) Implementation Webinar Series
Application of Load Testing in Bridge Load Rating
December 6, 2012, 1-4 p.m. (eastern standard time)

The Webinar will provide participants with the latest information on using the load testing technique to evaluate live load carrying capacity of bridges. Among the highlights will be resources available and lessons learned. The session will focus on experiences in North Carolina and Rhode Island, as well as load testing of bridges at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts.

The target audience for the Webinar is bridge and structures staff from local, regional, and State transportation agencies; FHWA staff; and consultants. Participants will have the opportunity to download Webinar presentations.

Registration for the Webinar is available at https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/loadtest02/event/registration.html. For more information, contact Lubin Gao at FHWA, 202-366-4604 (email: lubin.gao@dot.gov).

Updated: 06/27/2017
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