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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.

 

 

 

2021 Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is virtual! Registration is now open!

The 2021 Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is being offered virtually on April 28-29. The pre-conference workshop will be held virtually on April 27. Register to attend this live virtual event from the comfort of your personal work site.

 

 

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Upcoming Training


When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 (9:00AM - 12:00PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

The presentation skills webinar goes through drafting presentations, slide design, and vocal delivery.  Bring a short document that you would like to use for drafting a sample presentation.  Prep work required.



When: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 (9:00AM - 12:00PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Registration closes on April 26.

The effectiveness of any road department is only as good as the knowledge, skill, and positive attitude of each employee.  When it comes to unpaved roads, specialized knowledge and skill are critical.  Many concepts and practices are associated with rural road maintenance and motor grader operations.  This workshop we will look at the various principles and characteristics of design; importance of drainage; multiple road blading techniques and when they should be used; material applications; how different types of equipment and attachments can be beneficial in road maintenance operations; and how the motor grader, operator, and training itself are crucial parts of this for preserving, maintaining, and increasing the safety of our roadways.

Registration for the Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is separate and can be completed at http://ctt.nonprofitsoapbox.com/2021hmc.



When: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 @ 9:00AM EDT - Thursday, April 29, 2021 @ 12:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

The Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference takes place from 9:00am-12:00pm on both April 28 & April 29.

Registration closes on April 27.

The Michigan Highway Maintenance Conference is a conference focused on maintenance training for operators, mechanics, and other front-line workers, as well as foremen, supervisors, and superintendents.  Session speakers will address training-related topics including safety, regulations and requirements, repairs, methods, and more.  Employees of government and private agencies all welcome.

Registration for the Michigan Highway Maintenance Pre-Conference Workshop is separate and can be completed at http://ctt.nonprofitsoapbox.com/2021hmc-workshop.



When: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This webinar will cover the theory and policy behind bridge load rating.

Check the flyer for registration links to additional bridge load rating training.



When: Tuesday, May 11, 2021 @ 9:00AM EDT - Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 11:00AM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

The Bridge Asset Management Virtual Workshop will provide participants with bridge asset management templates and guides them in customizing the templates with agency-sepcific asset information.  Participants will walk away with the tools to complete their own unique asset management plan.

This virtual workshop will take place from 9:00am-11:00am (ET) each of the following days.

May 11: Introduction, Orientation to the Word Template, Using the Bridge AMP Data Workbook

May 12: Using the Bridge AMP Data Workbook (cont'd), Using the Bridge AMP Budget Workbook

May 18: Using the Bridge AMP Budget Workbook (cont'd)

May 19: Q&A

Registration for this event closes on May 5.

Information about other asset management trainings can be found in the event flyer.



When: Thursday, May 13, 2021 @ 9:00AM EDT - Friday, May 21, 2021 @ 3:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This hands-on workshop guides local agency staff and/or consultants who management local agency pavement assets in turning their inventory and data condition data (i.e., data stored in Roadsoft) and cost estimates into a pavement asset management plan.  Participants will learn how a pavement specific transportation asset management plan can benefit their agency and can serve as an appendix in the compliance plan.

The webinar takes place on May 13 - 9:00am-11:30am (ET).

The working sessions take place on May 20-21 - 1:00pm-3:00pm (ET).

Registration for this event closes on May 7.

Information about other asset management trainings can be found in the event flyer.