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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 (like other ABC technologies) can:

  •        Increase safety for workers
  •        Enhance mobility
  •        Reduce environmental impacts

 The goal of the course is to provide various key audiences with the essential information on slide-in bridge construction. Topics discussed in the workshop include:

  • Definition of SIBC
  • Benefits
  • Challenges
  • Costs
  • Decision Making (when and where to use ABC and which type of ABC to use)
  • Delivery Methods/Contracting
  • Planning
  • Design and Detailing
  • Hardware and Equipment
  • Submittals
  • Media/Public Relations
  • Case Studies

Rutgers COVID-19 Classroom Protocols
Rutgers University has implemented the following guidelines for all attendees of in-person, indoor workshops taking place in classroom spaces. The following guidelines must be followed in order to attend any in-person course:

  • BRING YOUR PROOF OF VACCINATION OR NEGATIVE COVID-19 TEST
    • All workshop attendees will be required to show proof they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as defined by the CDC or proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test before entering the classroom space.
    • Attendees can display proof of vaccination status with a vaccination card (you may present proof on paper or a smartphone) or NJ’s Docket App and similar Apps.
    • Unvaccinated attendees including those with a medical or religious exception to vaccinations must show proof of a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of the start of the workshop. The test results must clearly show the date and time of the test.
  • WEAR A FACE MASK
    • All attendees regardless of vaccination status will be required to wear an appropriate face mask while inside the classroom. Masks must fit snugly, covering the nose and mouth with no gaps. Neck garters and bandanas are not acceptable. 

Any attendee that does not show proof of being fully vaccinated or a negative COVID-19 PCR test, and/or not wearing a face mask will not be permitted to attend the workshop. If there are any changes to the University guidelines prior to the workshop, all attendees will be notified of the changes.
If you are feeling ill the day of the workshop, we kindly ask that you do not attend the workshop. Due to Rutgers strict COVID policies, not all drinking fountains are currently available for use. Please bring your own water as there are no vending machines in the building.
If you are not comfortable with the University’s in-person workshop guidelines, please do not register for this workshop.

Date & Time

Date
May 20
Time
8:30 am–12:30 pm
Presenters

Ted Green, P.E.

Fee

This workshop is sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration and New Jersey Department of Transportation through the New Jersey Local Technical Assistance Program.

Credits

4 PDH, 4 Technical CPWM contact hours

Registration

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