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October 2022

vehicle passing through work zone
Training

NJLTAP- Work Zone Safety Awareness for Road Departments (Webinar)

  • October 7, 2022
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

This course, similar to our Work Zone Safety Awareness Program, is specifically being offered to New Jersey municipal and county public works and utilities participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

tractor trailer truck driving through a mixed residential-industrial area
Training

NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • October 13, 2022
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This course covers how to establish and maintain a roadway and traffic safety improvement programs. Participants learn how to implement safety improvements targeted at areas that have a history of crashes or exhibit conditions associated with high-crash areas.

closeup of asphalt pavement and yellow lines
Training

In-Person Event - NJLTAP - Engineering and Traffic Studies

  • October 17, 2022
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This course will review basic concepts in probability and statistics and their application in designing traffic control features and regulating traffic. 

Road ecology: Are we taking the right turns?

  • October 18, 2022
  • 10:30 am–12:00 pm

 There are an estimated one to two million collisions between cars and large animals every year in the United States, This webinar will help teach state and local transportation agencies meet the needs of the traveling public, maintain human safety, and conserve wildlife.

Training

In Person Event - NJLTAP - Basic Math and Plan Reading

  • October 20, 2022
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This course provides a refresher on basic math skills related to construction inspection and road maintenance, as well as how to locate information within a set of plans. Topics will include reading notes, determining quantities and understanding topography, basic Geometry, area and volume. Road Foreman, Inspectors and Cre

NJSACE Fall Forum

  • October 21, 2022
  • 8:15 am–3:30 pm

Join the online workshop for the Fall Forum!

Event

24th Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 26, 2022
  • 8:30 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.

Roadway being paved with High Friction Surface Treatment
Training

In-Person Event - NJLTAP - Pavement Management

  • October 28, 2022
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course provides the basics for developing a road surface management program to help local governments manage their pavements by providing an understanding of the concept and importance of road surface inventories and condition surveys. A review of the basic components of flexible and rigid pavements is discussed.

November 2022

In-Person Event – NJLTAP - Winter Maintenance Snow and Ice Control

  • November 1, 2022
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This three module training workshop will cover the full range of snow and ice removal and control, including program development, planning, pre-season activities, in-season operations, post storm activities, and post season activities.

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

  • November 3, 2022
  • 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.

large audience attending a workshop in the CAIT auditorium
Training

In Person Event - NJLTAP - Construction and Project Cost Estimating for Public Works

  • November 7, 2022
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course provides an understanding of practical applications for performing estimates on typical construction and maintenance projects. Various mathematical rules necessary to perform basic computations and formulas to perform cost and quantity calculations are reviewed.

Training

Bridge Management Systems - Infrastructure Asset Management Academy

  • November 9, 2022
  • 9:30 am–4:00 pm

This course will provide attendees an overview of what a BMS is and how a BMS can help bridge owners justify needed funds, allocate money to programs, forecast condition and performance to plan for the future, do strategic analysis, select a program of projects that achieve the largest benefit over cost, and more.

pedestrian crossing sign and road markings

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

  • November 21, 2022
  • 8:30 am–3:30 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!

Training

*POSTPONED* Maintaining Safe Walking Surfaces in Winter

  • November 21, 2022
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

Public Works departments will be challenged all winter long with maintaining safe walking surfaces for the public. This presentation will discuss how to prevent and manage icy walking surfaces under the responsibility of municipalities and counties, such as sidewalks.

NJLTAP - Compliance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Public Right-

  • November 22, 2022November 23, 2022
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This workshop is designed to assist local governments with an understanding of the basic minimum requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to ensure our roadways’ pedestrian network is accessible to all pedestrians.

Training

NJLTAP - Roadway and Roadside Drainage (Webinar)

  • November 30, 2022
  • 4:30 pm–6:00 pm

This course covers the examination of drainage problems, properties and effects of soil and subsurface water, and how to maintain, inspect, and install culverts among many other drainage issues.

December 2022

Training

NJLTAP - Conducting Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity Inspection - Webinar

  • December 1, 2022December 2, 2022
  • 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.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • December 5, 2022December 7, 2022
  • 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.

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • December 14, 2022
  • 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.

Training

In-Person Event -NJLTAP - Worker Safety

  • December 15, 2022
  • 8:30 am–10:30 am

The importance of having a formal worker safety program in place and how to establish an effective program should not be taken lightly. This “Worker Safety” workshop raises awareness about the primary hazards of working on and around our roadways and provides recognized practices for preventing serious injuries.

NJLTAP - Grant Writing – How to Get Started (Webinar)

  • December 15, 2022
  • 10:30 am–12:00 pm

During this webinar, learn the basics of how to tackle and complete a grant or funding application. Topics will cover reviewing and understanding what your application requires, organization to collect the application’s information, readability of your application, and considerations for strengthening your application.

January 2023

safety attenuator truck on highway road project at night
Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • January 10
  • 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.

BEAST Lab
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CAIT Seminar Series: BEAST Lab Accelerated Testing

  • January 19
  • 12:00 pm–1:00 pm

UHPC and LMC overlays are being evaluated at Rutgers’ state-of-the-art Bridge Evaluation and Accelerated Structural Testing (BEAST®) facility, where a full-scale bridge (50 ft. simply-supported span) is being subjected to simulated highway truck traffic and environmental loading.

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
Training

CAIT - Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • January 20
  • 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.

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • January 24January 26
  • 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.