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BEAST Lab Featured as ‘EDC Innovation of the Month’ for UHPC Bridge Preservation & Repair Research
CAIT’s BEAST Lab has been testing a full-scale, 50-ft. bridge deck for a project sponsored by the FHWA to learn about how the bridge deteriorates under exposure to extreme environmental conditions and traffic loading — and to evaluate emerging bridge preservation technologies such as UHPC.
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CAIT to Lead Workforce Training Effort as Part of National Center for Rural Road Safety
The National Center for Rural Road Safety is a leading resource to help transportation agencies reduce deaths on their roadways. As it heads into its second tenure, the Center recently announced a new approach and team to help address the needs of local agencies and rural transportation practitioners.
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CAIT Researchers Evaluate New Technology and Equipment to Help NJ Enhance and Monitor Pavement Condition in the State
Inaccurate network pavement data can impact pavement management decisions such as roadway repairs and more. CAIT researchers at the Rutgers Asphalt Pavement Lab are working with NJDOT to test new pavement inspection equipment and locations to ensure data is accurate and representative of roads in New Jersey.
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CAIT Awarded Bridge Resource Program Contract to Support NJDOT in Structural Asset Management Research
The BRP is aimed at preserving bridges in the state, enhancing the condition of key transportation infrastructure, and developing new technologies to help engineers build with resilience in mind.
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UTC Partner Wins NSF CAREER Award for Concrete Research
Dr. Matthew Bandelt, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a CAIT University Transportation Center partner, won the award to continue his research studying the use of highly ductile concrete materials in structural systems.
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UB engineers study tunnels for fire safety
University at Buffalo engineers, and CAIT UTC partners, Dr. Negar Elhami-Khorasani and Dr. Anthony Tessari are looking at how to improve fire safety in tunnels.
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Rutgers CAIT To Host Annual NJ Work Zone Safety Conference on April 7th
Ahead of National Work Zone Awareness Week, Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation will host the annual New Jersey Work Zone Safety Conference on Thursday, April 7th, from 8:30 am to 1 pm.
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CAIT Celebrates International Women’s Day and Women Leaders in Transportation Research
On Tuesday, March 8th, CAIT celebrated International Women’s Day with a special edition of its seminar series that showcased some of the latest achievements and research of women leaders in transportation. Speakers from NJTPA, the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, and Princeton University shared their work.
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CAIT Update, April 2022
News from the USDOT Region 2 University Transportation Center led by Rutgers CAIT.
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May 2022

NJDHTS – Drone Certification & Crash Reconstruction Course

  • May 16May 20
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This is a five-day hands-on course that provides the students with the source material to pass the FAA Remote Pilot written examination.

Training

In-Person Event - NJLTAP - Slide in Bridge Construction

  • May 20
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

Slide-in bridge construction (SIBC) is one of several accelerated bridge construction (ABC) technologies being advanced by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Compared to more traditional methods of bridge construction, and due to its shorter work zone durations and reduced impacts on traffic, SIBC has many benefits.

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In-Person Event - NJLTAP - Traffic Signs and Pavement Markings

  • May 23
  • 8:30 am–12:30 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. If you are looking to better understand the concepts and principles behind signage, register today!

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

CAIT - Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • May 25
  • 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. This course is vital for personnel who are required to set up short-term work zones or are assigned to long-term projects, to ensure compliance with the national MUTCD standards.

In-Person Event - NJLTAP - Design of ADA Curb Ramps and Pedestrian Access Routes

  • May 25
  • 8:30 am–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.

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • May 26
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

June 2022

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Middlesex)

  • June 2
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

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Green Infrastructure and Porous Asphalt Seminar

  • June 7
  • 9:30 am–12:00 pm

NJ LTAP invites you to attend this virtual seminar on Green Infrastructure and Porous Asphalt, that is designed to inform attendees about the uses, installation, and maintenance of porous asphalt. Expert speakers will explore how porous pavement applies to stormwater regulations and green infrastructure.

In-Person Event - NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Mercer)

  • June 8
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Awareness for Local Police (Webinar)

  • June 9
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

This course, similar to our Work Zone Safety Awareness Program, is specifically being offered to current New Jersey law enforcement officers who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

In-Person Event - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Monmouth)

  • June 15
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

In-Person Event - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Gloucester)

  • June 17
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

Training

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

  • June 21
  • 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.

In-Person Event - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Union)

  • June 23
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

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Infrastructure Resilience Planning

  • June 24
  • 9:30 am–4:00 pm

This course is for Engineers, Architects and Business Managers who have responsibility for the operation, state of good repair and reliability of transportation system infrastructure assets and who will benefit from knowledge about various resiliency planning strategies.

Training

NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Train-the-Trainer for Police

  • June 28June 30
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This three-day program is designed for experienced police personnel who seek to become trainers in work zone traffic control.

July 2022

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • July 13
  • 8:00 am–12:00 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.

This is a five-day hands-on course that provides the students with the source material to pass the FAA Remote Pilot written examination.
Slide-in bridge construction (SIBC) is one of several accelerated bridge construction (ABC) technologies being advanced by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). Compared to more traditional methods of bridge construction, and due to its shorter work zone durations and reduced impacts on traffic, SIBC has many benefits.
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. If you are looking to better understand the concepts and principles behind signage, register today!

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