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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.

Training

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.

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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

Training

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.

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

  • March 25
  • 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.

April 2021

nighttime work zone with police and traffic
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NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Awareness for Local Police (Webinar)

  • April 8
  • 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.

tractor trailer truck driving through a mixed residential-industrial area
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NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • April 13April 14
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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.

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • April 16
  • 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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2021 Work Zone Safety Conference

  • April 21
  • 8:30 am–1:00 pm

Register today for the New Jersey Work Zone Safety Conference! This conference promotes work zone safety awareness on local and state roadways for a multi-disciplinary audience of construction, engineering, public safety, maintenance and operations personnel.

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • April 28
  • 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.

NJLTAP - Low-Volume Pavement Design (Webinar)

  • April 28
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

Most local roads and streets are low-volume, but are not actually designed. In this webinar, we will provide an overview of geometric and thickness design of roads and streets with less than 2,000 vehicles per day. Register today!

May 2021

Training

NJDHTS - Police Work Zone Safety Train-The-Trainer (Webinar)

  • May 4May 6
  • 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.

Training

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

  • May 7
  • 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.

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • May 12
  • 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.

NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • May 18
  • 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.

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

NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • May 18May 19
  • 10:00 am–12:00 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.

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.
This presentation will review the process for completing the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection municipal tonnage report, which is an excel file report provided by NJDEP. It will explain the difference between industrial and commercial categorizing.
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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