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The Tribal Technical Assistance Program is part of a nationwide effort sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The intention of TTAP is to relate the latest technology and information on tribal roads and bridges, tourism and recreation, and related economic development to tribal transportation and planning personnel.
TTAP provides technology transfer through training workshops, a quarterly newsletter, and the operation of free publication and videotape training libraries.




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2014-04-29 to 2014-05-16

    (online)

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) invite you to participate in a National Online Dialogue on the use and scope of programmatic approaches to conduct environmental reviews for transportation projects.

FHWA and FTA will host a webinar for Tribal partners and stakeholders on Tuesday, April 29th from 3:30-4:30pm EDT for anyone interested in learning more about Section 1305 of MAP-21 and the National Online Dialogue.

    More Information.


2014-04-22 to 2014-04-22

    (Blackwell, OK)

The Kaw Nation and Kay County are replacing 4 bridges over Dry Creek near Blackwell, Oklahoma using accelerated bridge construction.

Geosynthetic Reinforced Soil (GRS) abutments and a combination of pre-fabricated superstructures will be used to construct the bridges in days rather than months. The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) invite you to participate in this Showcase event which includes an introduction to the technology and a visit to the site to view construction.

Click Here for more information.


2014-03-18 to 2014-03-21

    (Nespelem, Washington)

The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation in Nespelem, Washington are looking for a Forest Roads Manager. The Salary is $64,584 annually.


    More Information.


2014-09-14 to 2014-09-18

    (Marksville, LA)

Save the Date: 16th Annual American Indian Tourism Conference
September 14-18, 2014
Paragon Resort Casino, Marksville, LA

The American Indian Tourism Conference is designed to share knowledge, experience and best practices from tourism programs around the United States. The conference will feature mobile workshops, exhibits, networking events and informational sessions with national speakers.

http://www.aianta.org/aitc2014


2014-05-20 to 2014-05-20

    (Webinar)

The scheduled date for Basic Right-of-Way 101 Requirements for Federal Participation in Right of Way projects is May 20, 2014 from 2pm to 4pm Eastern Time.

Webconference details are found: hhtp://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/resources/webconference/web_conf_learner_reg.aspx?webconfid=27512

This webinar will help to ensure your project is fully compliant with federal requirements and that you are able to retain all federal participation in your project's right-of-way activities.


2014-05-20 to 2014-05-22

    (Bellaire, MI)

APWA Michigan Chapter 2014 Annual Conference to be held at Shanty Creek Resort, Bellaire, MI, on May 20-22, 2014. Featured speaker will be Randall Dean the "Totally Obsessed" Time Management Guy - "Find an Extra Hour Every Day".

Additional Topics:
MI-WARN: Improving Emergency Response Time
Alternative Fuel: Implications for Fleet Management
Succession Planning
The Future is Now - The Karegnondi Water Pipeline
Collaborative Purchasing and Asset Disposal
Stormwater Management for Sustainable Communities
Exploring Agri-Tourism Opportunities (Bus Tour)

For more information: hhtp://michigan.apwa.net/events/12692/


    APWA Fleet Maintenance Issues for Today's Fleet Managers, Parts Personnel & Technicians
2014-05-20 to 2014-05-22

    (Bellaire, MI)

This is an important conference for fleet personnel. The conference will introduce them to the latest repair technologies. They also have the opportunity to meet other fleet personnel with similar jobs and problems, discuss them and come up with common solutions. The program also encompasses a vendor/trade show, with the opportunity to meet and speak to factory reps and pick up information regarding their newest product lines pertaining to the repair and maintenance field. See more info and registration information: http://www.ttap.mtu.edu/announcement/2014/APWAFleetMaintenanceIssues.pdf


2014-05-18 to 2014-05-24

    (nationwide)

APWA National Public Works Week: Building for Today, Planning for Tomorrow
May 18-24, 2014

National Public Works Week (NPWW) is a celebration of the tens of thousands of men and women in North America who provide and maintain the infrastructure and services collectively known as public works.

http://www.apwa.net/discover/national-public-works-week


2014-05-04 to 2014-05-07

    (Cincinnati, OH)

The Show for Snow
The Premier Event in Snow & Ice Management
May 4- 7, 2014 | Cincinnati, Ohio
Duke Energy Center | Hosted by the APWA Ohio Chapter |
www.apwa.net/snow


The American Public Works Association (APWA) invites you to attend the 2014 North American Snow Conference in Cincinnati, OH May 4-7. The Snow Conference offers you a unique opportunity to experience the most concentrated collection of snow and ice solutions you'll find under one roof.

 From industry-leading snow and ice education sessions to an exhibit floor packed with vendors waiting to show you the latest technologies, equipment and processes to help keep your community safe, the Snow Conference has it all! You'll even have a chance to participate in a special discussion with leading associations where you can help determine where their dollars are being spent for winter maintenance research!



2014-05-04 to 2014-05-07

    (Cincinnati, OH)

The Premier Event in Snow & Ice Management
May 4- 7, 2014 | Cincinnati, Ohio
Duke Energy Center | Hosted by the APWA Ohio Chapter | www.apwa.net/snow

The 2014 Snow Conference in Cincinnati will bring together more than 1,500 snowfighters from cities and townships, county and rural streets divisions, and state and provincial departments of transportation. It’s four days of education and networking, featuring an exhibit floor with the newest equipment and products available, quality education programs and technical tours, and opportunities to exchange ideas with manufacturers, distributors, consultants and other public works professionals.


2014-06-23 to 2014-06-25

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Course #P248

A thorough understanding of drinking water treatment processes and technologies is of great value for engineers, consultants, operators, managers, and others in water-related fields. Taught by leading professionals, this course will combine fundamentals, current technologies, practical advice, regulatory trends, and lessons learned in planning, designing, and operating successful drinking water treatment.

Audience

Drinking water system engineers and managers
Consulting engineers
Water equipment manufacturers
Plant managers, superintendents, and operators
Executives and directors of water-related organizations
Public health professionals

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P248


2014-06-04 to 2014-06-06

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Course #266
At this course you will learn how to:

Take all the steps needed to process geometry files
Add unsteady-flow boundary conditions
Set up and process an unsteady-flow solution
Use new options to model lateral flow to off-stream storage
Evaluate your results

You will receive a CD-ROM with the very latest version of HEC-RAS. This CD will contain all of the information needed for application of the program, plus additional reference materials. In addition, you will receive a three-ring binder with hardcopy notes for use during the course. During the course, you will receive personal, hands-on attention and leave with confidence in your ability to use this new program!

Topics:
-Overview of Unsteady-Flow Modeling
-Geometric Data Processing
-HEC-DSS Application in HEC-RAS
-Unsteady-Flow Modeling with HEC-RAS
-Boundary and Initial Conditions
-Simulation and Post Processing
-Basic Unsteady-Flow Modeling
-Modeling Bridges and Culverts
-Lateral Flow and Storage Cell Options
-In-line and Lateral Weirs and Gates
-Storage Areas and Hydraulic Connections
-Model Accuracy, Stability, and Sensitivity
-Dambreak and Levee Breach

This course is designed for experienced water resource professionals who want to have the ability to model storage and time-varying effects of flood events by using the unsteady flow options in the latest version of HEC-RAS.

For more information:http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P266



    Motor Fuel Tax Accounting
2014-06-03 to 2014-06-03

    (Collinsville, IL)

This course will enable students to properly record and account for MFT funds utilized on local agency projects.

Topics covered include: Accounting and auditing principles of MFT funds as established by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

For more information: http://www.ttap.mtu.edu/announcement/2014/FY2014MFTAccountingandAuditing-1.docx


2014-06-02 to 2014-06-03

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Course #P268

This two-day course presents steady-flow modeling features of HEC-RAS not covered in the introductory three-day course, Mastering the Fundamentals of HEC-RAS. You will learn how to:
-Apply channel modification routines
-Model nonuniform culverts and complex bridges including multiple openings
-Model drop structures, inline and lateral structures
-Perform divided-flow analysis

Topics:
Performing Channel Modifications-
-Overview of RAS options to simulate various channel modifications; application of the channel modifications routine to analyze flood channels

Channel Modification Workshop-
-Apply the RAS channel modification routine

Advanced Bridge Hydraulics-
-Modeling guidelines for various bridges; modeling multiple opening bridges; multiple opening bridge workshop

Modeling Inline Structures-
-Add an inline structure to the geometry file; define structure profile, uncontrolled spillway and gate options; set gate openings for simulation; and output review

Modeling Drop Structures-
-Drop structure purpose and modeling options to define structures; input requirements, computations, and output comparison
Modeling Drop Structures Workshop
-Use two approaches and compare results
Split Flow Modeling
-Divided flow, flow over lateral structures; input requirements for approaches, computations, and output review
Split Flow Modeling Workshop
-For divided flow and lateral structure with gates

This course is designed for experienced water resource professionals involved in:

Hydrology
Hydraulics
Urban drainage
Floodplain management
River modeling
Culvert and bridge designs

Attendees should have a basic knowledge of and experience using HEC-RAS.

For more information:http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Related_Course.lasso?myRelatedCourse=P268


2014-05-28 to 2014-05-30

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Course #P267

This course will provide hands-on workshop experience in applying HEC-RAS to real problems. You will:
-Update and improve your proficiency in flood analysis
-Learn how to evaluate and use different program options
- Understand assumptions and applications for bridge modeling methods
-Learn how to use program solutions to mixed flow, multiple culverts, and bridge openings
-Understand the differences and advantages of HEC-RAS compared to HEC-2
-Benefit from hands-on applications throughout the course

Topics:
-Calculating Water Surface Profiles
-Data Requirements for River Models
-Developing a Hydraulic Model with HEC-RAS
-Calculation of Water Surface Profiles Workshop
-Output Analysis and Review Workshop
-Optional Capabilities
-Bridge Modeling with HEC-RAS; HEC-RAS Bridge Input-Output
-Bridge Modeling Workshop
-Overview of Culvert Hydraulics
-Culvert Modeling with HEC-RAS; Culvert Modeling Workshop
-GeoRAS, GIS Processing for HEC-RAS
-Importing HEC-2 Data; Floodway Determination; Workshop
-Output Review and Analysis; Workshop

Audience:
-Engineers who have some experience in hydraulic studies and investigations
- Engineers or others with experience in using HEC-2

No prior experience with use of HEC-RAS is required.

For more information:http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P267


    Motor Fuel Tax Accounting
2014-05-22 to 2014-05-22

    (Carterville, IL)

This course will enable students to properly record and account for MFT funds utilized on local agency projects.

Topics covered include: Accounting and auditing principles of MFT funds as established by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

For more information: http://www.ttap.mtu.edu/announcement/2014/FY2014MFTAccountingandAuditing-1.docx


2014-05-20 to 2014-05-21

    (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

This course will be held at Hilton Garden Inn Philadelphia Center City only 20 minutes from Philadelphia International Airport.

In this course you will:
-Obtain a basic understanding of traction power and overhead contact system design and operation for all modes of electrified transportation.
-Learn how to perform load flow simulation studies for AC and DC traction power systems.
-Learn where to find relevant technical resources for system planning and design (reference books, standards and guides, design criteria, technical specifications, engineering software)

Who should attend: This course introduces many of the fundamentals that are the foundation of rail traction power and overhead contact systems. If you work in this area or need to understand the concepts related to electrically powered rail systems this is the course for you.

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=N896


2014-05-15 to 2014-05-16

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Benefits
Energy and power costs are a major component in wastewater system operating budgets. With budget constraints rising, significant savings opportunities can often be found within the energy metrics at every facility or treatment plant. Energy recovery from biosolids processes is also a significant opportunity for many plants. This course will combine engineering principles, practical guidance, case studies, technologies and current trends for managing energy and improving energy efficiencies in your wastewater treatment facilities and collection systems. The course is presented by a senior team of engineers, owners and manufacturers with extensive experience in this field.

Audience
Wastewater managers and engineers
Consulting engineers
Plant superintendents and operators
Federal agencies
Regulatory staff
Anyone who wants to learn more about saving energy in
wastewater applications

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P522


2014-05-14 to 2014-05-15

    (Madison, WI)

Attend the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development course:

Masonry: Learn to Do It Right (PDH/CEU: 12/1.2)
May 14-15, 2014 in Madison, Wisconsin
http://epd.engr.wisc.edu/emaN871

Increase your proficiency in:• Selecting masonry systems

•Expediting quality masonry work
• Using effective masonry inspection techniques
• Maintaining and repairing masonry systems
• Knowing the causes of and preventing costly masonry failures
• Dealing with codes, standards, and guidelines
• Identifying problems and solutions pertaining to construction details, workmanship, and quality control

Reserve your space today!
Call toll-free 1-800-462-0876
Or online at http://epd.engr.wisc.edu/emaN871
And mention UW Code #W34


2014-05-13 to 2014-05-14

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Course #P243

Water and wastewater are highly capital-intensive industries, and today’s infrastructure decisions often affect users for many generations. This course is designed to assist managers, financial officers, consultants, and others who are responsible for managing capital investments in water and wastewater facilities and systems. The course will combine theory, practical guidance, and specific methods to improve and enhance your asset management program. The course is led by nationally known asset management experts.

Topics:
-Determining the End of Asset Life
-Strengthening the Asset Reinvestment Decision
-Understanding the Different Reinvestment Triggers
-Service Level Life, Physical Life, Economic Life
-Understanding “How Many Failures” and “Which Will Fail” Methods
-Survivor Analysis
-Determining the “Risk Cost” of an Asset
-Using Equivalent Annualized Cost and Marginal Long-Term Cost Methods
-Mini-Exercises and Discussions Throughout the Course

Audience:
Since its introduction into the US about 10 years ago, asset management concepts and practices have been rapidly maturing in water and wastewater utilities across the U.S. Many jurisdictions are beginning to see positive financial results from their efforts to realign their management practices around recognized asset management principles, and are interested in exploring more advanced concepts and practices. This new course is designed for agencies and firms that have experience with asset management principles and practices, and who wish to gain further expertise in this important field. Anticipated attendees include:

Water and wastewater superintendents, managers, and commissioners
Current and upcoming leaders in the water and wastewater industry
Financial officers and capital program managers
Federal agencies and military bases
Consultants, regulators, and others who want to learn more about infrastructure asset management

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P243


2014-05-08 to 2014-05-09

    (Madison, WI)

Coaching and Mentoring for Technical Leaders
Course #P354
May 8-9, 2014
Fluno Center*, 601 University Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin
Course Fee: $1495 Discount Available

Enroll Now

Benefits

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

Use a common language for coaching and mentoring others in a technical work environment
Help others develop SMART Goals that align on what needs to be done, and when
Diagnose collaboratively an individual’s competence and commitment to perform specific goals or tasks
Apply a variety of leadership approaches, comfortably, to provide individuals with the direction and support they need to achieve personal and organizational goals
Implement a Situational Leadership® II approach to coaching and mentoring others


2014-05-05 to 2014-05-07

    (Chicago, IL)

This course will be held at The Hilton Chicago/Oak Lawn in Oak Lawn, IL, and is conveniently located 3.7 miles from Chicago Midway airport. Shuttle service will be offered.

This course will introduce many of the engineering fundamentals that are the foundation of modern freight yard, terminal, and intermodal facilities. You will benefit most from this course if you have some understanding of railroad engineering fundamentals and track design and are currently working with railroads (or plan to be) and desire to develop further understanding of many of the engineering design, construction, and operational issues.

Who Should Attend:
Railroad Engineers
Railroad Managers and Superintendents
Transportation Engineers and Planners
Engineering Consultants and Contractors
Other Professionals in the Rail Industry

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=N895


2014-04-30 to 2014-04-30

    (Springfield, IL)

This class provides training to local agency personnel for their day labor and maintenance activities. It meets requirements established by the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. This course is available to local agency highway personnel holding a valid driver's license or an Illinois Identification Card from the Secretary of State.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED: Traffic control devices, the flagger's role in work zone safety, Illinois laws and responsibilities, and flagging procedures.

To register: http://www.dot.state.il.us/blr/ftraining.asp


    Understing Specifications
2014-04-29 to 2014-04-29

    (East Peoria)

This course will enable students to identify the different types of contract documents and explain the hierarchy of these contract documents, to understand the format and use of the Standard Specifications, and to determine when and how to write effective special provisions and plan notes.

Topics covered include: Specifications, special provisions, pay items, and plans.

For more information: http://www.ttap.mtu.edu/announcement/2014/FY2014UnderstandingSpecifications-1.docx


2014-04-29 to 2014-05-01

    (Alexandria, LA )

National Highway Institute Course No. 133078
Access Management, Location and Design (3-day course)
Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course covers the complex technical issues that underlie effective access management practices on streets and highways and provides the technical rationale for proper signal spacing, driveway spacing and design, the application and design of auxiliary lanes. "Before" and "after" case studies illustrate the impacts of projects to improve traffic safety and operations. In addition, the course addresses the issues involved in developing and administering an effective access management program. The course references the state-of-the-practice as presented in the Transportation Research Board's 2003 Access Management Manual, the latest edition of AASHTO's A Policy on Geometric Design of Highways and Streets (Green Book), and pertinent NCHRP reports. In summary, this training provides a lasting reference and specific applications of techniques and practices that will enable transportation engineers and planning personnel to implement successful access management strategies and programs.

Register here: https://www.ltrc.lsu.edu/fr/nhi_133078.html


    More Information.


2014-04-28 to 2014-04-30

    (Pyle Center, Madison, WI)

Slope Stability and Landslides
Course #P427

Slope Stability and Landslides is a course for professionals interested in advancing their knowledge and experience.
-Gain Working knowledge of effective engineering approaches to identify and analyze unstable soil and rock slopes
-Understand how landslides and other slope displacements caused by natural and human activities are identified, prevented, and controlled
-Know the importance of engineering, geology and local experience in effectively dealing with landslides and slope instabilities

Audience
-Civil and geotechnical engineers
-Earthwork contractors
-Environmental and engineering geologists
-Geologists and geoscientists
-Contractors and construction personnel
-Transportation engineers
-Public works professionals
-Geological Engineers
Foresters and conservation specialists
-Industry tech/sales representatives

For more information: http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/Courses/Course.lasso?myCourseChoice=P427



2014-04-28 to 2014-04-29

    (Madison, WI)

Mastering the Transition from Technical Expert to Manager
Course #P137
April 28-30, 2014
Pyle Center*, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, Wisconsin
Course Fee: $1795 Discount Available

Enroll Now

We can customize this course to be held at your site.

Benefits

This course will increase your awareness of the common pitfalls you’ll face as you move into management and bolster your skills and knowledge for successfully making the transition. During the course, you will:

Identify the challenges of the transition to management
Examine the functions and roles of a manager versus a leader
Identify the skills needed to become an effective manager and leader
Learn effective management techniques
Learn how to continue improving your management performance on the job

Throughout the course, your instructor will emphasize the skills required to effectively motivate and supervise others.


2014-04-22 to 2014-04-24

    (Baton Rouge, LA)

A 2.5-day course entitled Drilled Shaft Foundation Inspection will be held on April 22-24, 2014 at the Transportation Training and Education Center (TTEC), 4099 Gourrier Avenue, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Course times are: Tuesday and Wednesday (22nd and 23rd) - 8:00am to 4:30 pm; Thursday (24th) - 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

For registration information: https://www.ltrc.lsu.edu/fr/nhi_132070.html

PLEASE NOTE:
A 2-hour qualification exam is administered on the third day of the course.
Participants are STRONGLY encouraged to complete NHI Course No. 132070B - Drilled Shaft Inspector Tutorial WBT (web-based training) before taking this course. This 4 hour web-based training is offered AT NO COST and provides training on the fundamental concepts of drilled shafts construction for those involved in the inspection of drilled shafts. Should you take this web-based training, provide me with a copy of the certificate of completion I will add it to your ETRN training record.

The following link provides the complete course description of NHI Course No. 132070B - Drilled Shaft Inspector Tutorial WBT (web-based training) http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/downloads/catalog/FHWA-NHI-132070B.pdf

For instructions on how to enroll in the course, please click on this link "Instructions on Enrolling in a Web-based Training Course" for a PowerPoint tutorial to help you gain access NHI Course No. 132070B - Drilled Shaft Inspector Tutorial WBT (web-based training).

    More Information.


2014-04-22 to 2014-04-23

    (Madison, WI)

Municipal Engineering Fundamentals for Non-Engineers
Course #P440
April 22-23, 2014
Madison Concourse Hotel*, One West Dayton Street, Madison, Wisconsin
Course Fee: $895 Discount Available

Benefits
This practical course will help you understand municipal engineering fundamentals so that you can make informed decisions. Participate in this nontechnical overview of the fundamental concepts, methods, and vocabulary of municipal engineering, you will understand:
• What are the methods municipal engineers use to design facilities and select materials
• Why do municipal engineers use certain design standards
• How do the key municipal systems interact

More Information


2014-04-10 to 2014-05-21

    (Webinars)

DOW Webinar Listings:

April 10, 1:00PM-3:00PM: Live Webinar on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country: Built Systems and Other Infrastructure

Register here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/589487552

April 10, 3:00PM-4:30PM: Live Webinar on Pneumatic Control Retrofits Best Practices and Optimal Air-Side Control

Register here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/449814622

April 14, 2:00PM-3:30PM: Live Webinar on Maintenance Practices for LED Streetlights

Register here: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/489272543

April 15, 1:00PM-2:00PM: Live Webinar On LED Color Stability: 10 Important Questions

Register here: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/942135047

April 16, 3:00PM-4:00PM: Live Webinar On Recent Wind Energy Technology Advances

Registration not required. Learn how to join the webinar here: http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/filter_detail.asp?itemid=4153

April 17, 1:00PM-2:30PM: Live Webinar On An Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide for Health Care Facilities

Register here: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/125222166

April 24, 1:00PM-3:00PM: Live Webinar on Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country: Natural Resources and Agriculture Webinar

Register here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/630451488

May 1, 1:00PM-3:00PM: Live Webinar On Climate Change Impacts and Indian Country: Human Health and Community

Register here: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/643999824

May 21, 3:00PM-4:00PM: Live Webcast On The 2014 Farm Bill's Renewable Energy For America Program

Registration not required. Learn how to join the webinar here: http://www.windpoweringamerica.gov/filter_detail.asp?itemid=4154

For more information on all Webinars: http://energy.gov/eere/articles/doe-announces-webinars-climate-change-impacts-and-indian-country-pneumatic-control



















    Upcoming Trainings through Wisconsin LTAP
2014-03-27 to 2014-05-21

    (various)



    Upcoming Illinois T2 Class Offerings
2014-03-14 to 2014-06-30

    (various)

Highway Engineering Principles
April 10, 2014 in Moline, IL
June 19, 2014 in Bolingbrook, IL

Retroreflectivity
April 24, 2014 in Glenview, IL

NHI Technical Training Classes


2014-03-03 to 2014-06-25

    (various)

Water and Wastewater Courses
Course List

Reliable and well-managed water supply, sanitary sewer, and wastewater treatment systems are among the most important public assets for any city, village or metropolitan area.

Water and wastewater courses from the University of Wisconsin–Madison cover a wide range of topics, including:
•Wastewater treatment
•Drinking water treatment
•Nutrient removal engineering
•Biosolids management
•Pumping stations and lift stations
•Asset management
•Energy efficiency and biogas recovery
•Hydraulics
•Pumps and motors
•Sanitary sewer design and maintenance
•Water distribution systems engineering
•Water reuse engineering
•Water conservation engineering
•Water chemistry
•Environmental engineering


The courses are designed to combine engineering principles, practical guidance, technologies, and case studies, and will be valuable for engineers, consultants, and technical professionals.

All courses are offered as regular public enrollment short courses, and can also be held as on-site custom courses for sponsoring groups.

Course List


2014-02-05 to 2014-05-13

    (Piscataway, NJ)

Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal Aid Projects
Dates:
February 5, 2014
March 11, 2014
May 13, 2014

Time: 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Location:
Rutgers' CAIT
100 Brett Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854

This course is designed specifically for project engineers, project inspectors, supervisors and those in responsible charge of federal aid construction projects. It presents essential requirements and procedures for insuring conformance with contract plans and specifications including records and documentation necessary to facilitate reimbursement to recipients of federal funds.

The course includes interactive discussions of on-the-job experiences, key elements of construction, effective inspections and project management, and specific guidance for such critical issues as: Source Documentation; Responsible Charge; Contract Time; Contract Changes; Buy America; Pedestrian Facilities and ADA Compliance; and DBE Program.

This is a ‘must have’ course for County, Municipal, and Consultant personnel at every level who may be responsible for ensuring on-time project completion, conformance with plans and meeting eligibility criteria for federal reimbursement.


http://cait.rutgers.edu/cait/highway-inspection-procedures


2014-02-26 to 2014-04-28

    (online)

The Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the next round of the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER FY2014) Grant Program was announce February 26th. $600 million is available for grants in this round of TIGER.

The NOFA can be found on the website at www.dot.gov/TIGER , as well as information on our upcoming informational webinars.

Please note the following:

* No pre-applications are required for this round of TIGER.
* Up to $35 million may be awarded for Planning Grants.
* Date for Grants.gov to Begin Receiving Applications: April 3, 2014.
* Deadline for Final Applications: April 28, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. EDT