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August 2020

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Training

NJLTAP - Grant Management for Federal-aid Projects (Webinar)

  • August 6, 2020
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

Are you a recipient of a Federal Aid grant? Effective and efficient “management” of the funds received from such a grant is critical to insuring future eligibility and reimbursement. This course highlights key requirements and responsibilities that must be met as a condition to the grant.

Training

NJLTAP - Combating Roadway Departure Crashes (Postponed)

  • August 12, 2020
  • 8:00 am–3:30 pm

This course provides participants with some tools for addressing roadway departure crashes. Topics covered in this course include a discussion of engineering countermeasures as well as implementation strategies.

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CAIT Webinar Series: Geotechnical Asset Management

  • August 24, 2020
  • 3:00 pm–4:00 pm

This webinar will introduce the concepts of asset management for retaining walls, slopes, embankments, and subgrades and introduce the an example workflow and tools for starting asset management.

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Traffic Signal and Electrical Design (Webinar)

  • August 26, 2020August 27, 2020
  • 9:00 am–3:30 pm

This course is for anyone who designs traffic signals.  The class will enable participants to successfully design a traffic signal above ground and successfully design and implement the electrical portion of traffic signals including underground components.

September 2020

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Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • September 10, 2020September 11, 2020
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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

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State-of-the-Art in the Use of Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) and Other Technologies

  • September 16, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the advances in NDE technologies, especially those employing rapid and automated data collection and analysis, and benefits for bridge management stemming from periodical multi-NDE technology surveys.

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Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

  • September 17, 2020September 18, 2020
  • 4:00 am–6:00 am

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.

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NJLTAP - Traffic Signs and Pavement Marking - Webinar

  • September 22, 2020September 23, 2020
  • 5:00 pm–7:00 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. If you are looking to better understand the concepts and principles behind signage, register today!

October 2020

NJSACE Fall Forum

  • October 16, 2020
  • 8:15 am–3:30 pm

Join the online workshop for the Fall Forum!

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CAIT Seminar Series: A Seminar on Port Logistics

  • October 20, 2020
  • 12:00 pm–2:00 pm

This webinar will provide insights on how the US ports compare to global developments on the above aspects, with emphasis on the role of public sector officials and on governing the relationship between public sector and international companies operating in a global environmental.

22nd Annual NJDOT Research Showcase

  • October 28, 2020October 30, 2020
  • 9:00 am–12:00 pm

This years NJDOT Research Showcase is going virtual! Register today to hear about the latest innovations from all over the state!

November 2020

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Celebrating 10 years of the Transportation Autism Project at CAIT

  • November 16, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

October 2020 marks the 10th anniversary of the Transportation Autism Project at CAIT. This webinar focuses on the first ten years of innovative work from the Center making transportation accessible for those on the autism spectrum.

December 2020

Pandemic Challenges and Solutions at State DOTs

  • December 3, 2020
  • 1:00 pm–2:30 pm

This webinar shares the experiences and problem-solving approaches to maintaining effective training programs that meet the needs of employees and their agencies. Learn how your agency can move from reaction to action in the during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

  • December 9, 2020December 10, 2020
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

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.

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Effects of Exposure to Fire on Strength of Suspension Bridge Cables Over Time

  • December 9, 2020
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

In this webinar, PIs will discuss work to date studying the reduction of suspension bridge cable strength over time due to fire. This includes, early findings following high-fidelity forensic investigations of structures subjected to fire, quantifying hazards associated with traffic patterns and access to cables, and more.

January 2021

orange diamond ‘workers ahead’ warning sign posted before a road repair project
Training

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • January 12
  • 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

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

  • January 26January 28
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This three-day online program is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control.

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Studying Damages from Hurricane Maria to Improve Future Infrastructure Resilience

  • January 29
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Following Hurricane Maria, CAIT-affiliated researchers at the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico have been studying the damage, examining transportation infrastructure that failed during the storm, and developing resources to make local transportation infrastructure more resilient and prepared for future weather events.

February 2021

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

  • February 24
  • 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.

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

  • February 25February 26
  • 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.

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Enhancing the Resilience of Tunnels Subject to Fire Events

  • February 25
  • 2:00 pm–3:00 pm

Major tunnel fires not only result in the loss of lives but can also cause property damage and long service disruptions that can result in millions of dollars lost and major socioeconomic impacts. While much research has gone into safety surrounding fire events in tunnels, less has been done in resilience.

March 2021

orange diamond ‘workers ahead’ warning sign posted before a road repair project
Training

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

  • March 4
  • 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.

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Celebrating International Women’s Day by Showcasing Latest Transportation Research

  • March 8
  • 11:30 am–1:00 pm

The way we think about and use transportation as it exists today has been shaped by innovative women leaders throughout history. On International Women’s Day, CAIT is taking the time to recognize some of the women leaders in transportation research at the Center, and their recent work. Register here!

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*POSTPONED* Highway Inspection Procedures for Federal-aid Projects

  • March 23
  • 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

Federal-aid Requirements and LPA Stewardship (Webinar)

  • March 24March 26
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This program will review the cradle to grave process of federal-aid programs, from planning and project concept, plans, specifications, estimates and bidding, and construction. The intent of this course is to assist local agencies with proper federal-aid compliance.

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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