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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: 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



When: Tuesday, October 27, 2020 (1:00PM - 3:00PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Training topics for the MERL Project Estimator include:
> Creating & editing estimates
> Exporting & importing MERL data
> Generating reports
> Copying/merging estimates
> Managing average unit prices
> User-defined pay item codes



When: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Training topics for the MERL Project Estimator include:
> Creating & editing estimates
> Exporting & importing MERL data
> Generating reports
> Copying/merging estimates
> Managing average unit prices
> User-defined pay item codes



When: Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (10:00AM - 11:00AM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

MERL Bid Utility Topics
> Creating Bid Projects and Entering Bids
> Electronic Bid Submission
> Bid Reporting and Analysis
> Managing Vendors



When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 (1:00PM - 2:00PM EST)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

MERL Bid Utility Topics
> Creating Bid Projects and Entering Bids
> Electronic Bid Submission
> Bid Reporting and Analysis
> Managing Vendors