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October 2021

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Training

NJLTAP - Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • October 25
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

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

23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase
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23rd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 27
  • 9:00 am–2:45 pm

The Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Showcase is an opportunity for New Jersey’s transportation community to experience the broad scope of ongoing academic research initiatives and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education and their associates.

Training

NJLTAP - Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspection - Webinar

  • October 28October 29
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspection will provide online training for field inspectors to perform traffic sign retroreflectivity inspection using the approved methods by the FHWA for agencies responsible for sign maintenance.

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Innovation in Construction with Sustainable Concrete Materials and Technologies

  • October 29
  • 1:00 pm–2:00 pm

In this free seminar, researchers from NJIT will discuss their work to date studying the uses and benefits of recycled concrete as a replacement for natural aggregate, sustainable rapid-repair cements for infrastructure maintenance, understanding the durability of low-carbon concrete mixtures, and more.

November 2021

NJLTAP - Implementing a TZD Strategy at the Local Level (Webinar)

  • November 4
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This workshop will introduce the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) road safety strategy, and teach Participants will learn the implementation steps for TZD on local roads and understand the proactive steps to take to start a zero deaths program in their municipality or county, as well as where to find additional resources for TZD.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings (Webinar)

  • November 4
  • 5:00 pm–9:00 pm

This course reviews the basic regulations and engineering guidelines for the installation of pavement markings and properly establishing and posting regulatory, warning, and guide signs.

Webinar - NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • November 8November 10
  • 1:30 pm–3:30 pm

This training is designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes, in particular curb ramps, along our roadways are properly design and constructed for all individuals, including those with disabilities.

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Fundamentals of Infrastructure & Transportation Asset Management Part 1

  • November 11November 12
  • 10:30 am–3:00 pm

This course will provide students with enough information to develop an asset management program from scratch or allow them to build upon an existing program through exposure to both theory-based research and development outcomes as well as use cases and best practices that are based on real world examples.

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Training

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • November 18
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

The Work Zone Safety Awareness Program is offered to participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • November 22November 23
  • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

December 2021

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Training

NJLTAP - Common Sense Solutions for Intersection Problems (Webinar)

  • December 1December 2
  • 5:00 pm–8:00 pm

This course provides participants with (1) a basic understanding of intersection safety issues, (2) “how to” information for common safety tasks and low cost safety improvements that do not require an engineered design, and (3) background information on safety tasks that do not require an engineer.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders (Webinar)

  • December 2
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

The training covers topics including TIM guidelines, fundamentals, and terminology; notifications and scene size up; scene safety and risk management; traffic management; special circumstances; clearance; and termination.

NJLTAP - Engineering Ethics (Webinar)

  • December 3
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

Obeying the law is what we have to do. Behaving ethically is what we ought to do, but not necessarily have to. Register for this presentation to learn how to apply your knowledge and experiences of ethical choices that professional engineers must make on a daily basis.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • December 7December 9
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This 3 day webinar is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control. NJDOT and other agencies require a contractor to assign a supervisory-level employee with requisite onsite experience to act as the Traffic Control Coordinator (TCC) on roadway construction projects.

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training (Webinar)

  • December 9December 10
  • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

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Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • December 16
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

If you want to work on NJDOT-funded infrastructure projects and haven't taken a refresher in two years, better sign up now. Course covers MUTCD, info on keeping workers safe, new NJDOT safety specs, and other federal and state regulations/changes.

Webinar - NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • December 20December 22
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This training is designed to ensure that pedestrian facilities and access routes, in particular curb ramps, along our roadways are properly design and constructed for all individuals, including those with disabilities.

January 2022

NJDHTS - Data-Driven Countermeasures for Traffic Safety - Webinar

  • January 19, 2022January 20, 2022
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This course will take you step-by-step on how to utilize the Crash Analysis Tool (CAT) in a computer lab or webinar by first developing queries for your specific town that identify crash prone locations.  Those queries will be saved and exported to form the justification for your DHTS grant proposal.

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
The Annual New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) Research Showcase is an opportunity for New Jersey’s transportation community to experience the broad scope of ongoing academic research initiatives and share technology transfer activities being conducted by institutions of higher education and their associates.
Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspection will provide online training for field inspectors to perform traffic sign retroreflectivity inspection using the approved methods by the FHWA for agencies responsible for sign maintenance.

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