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MAT Staff June 18, 2020

Gravel Roads Webinar Series: Maintenance Practices Part 2

Session 3: Maintenance Practices Part Three

Minnesota LTAP is launching a webinar series based on their most popular and longest running in-person workshop—gravel road maintenance and design. One-hour sessions will address specific topics and answer your most pressing issues.

Although they’ve had to postpone all in-person trainings because of COVID-19, they remain committed to providing learning opportunities that add value to employee development.

In this webinar, you’ll learn about windrows and super elevation. Register to join us for the live broadcast or, if you can’t make it, check our website for the recording after the event.

Date & Time

This webinar will be broadcast via Zoom on July 15, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. CDT.

Registration

Who Should Attend

Supervisors, operators, and township officials responsible for maintaining gravel roads and anyone interested in gravel road maintenance.

Course Instructor

Brian Jackson has been a heavy equipment operator for 30 years. He joined the US Navy at age 18, and by the time he left, Brian was licensed on 49 different pieces of heavy equipment. Brian then spent over 20 years at Fillmore County, NE, where he ran a route of 78 miles and completed many grade projects across the county. Brian has also worked for various private contractors operating equipment on a part-time basis. He started instructing grader operators for NE LTAP in 1999 as a volunteer before becoming a full-time equipment trainer in 2015. In 2019, he started his own training business providing equipment training across the Midwest for county, city, and state employees on virtually all equipment.

Credit

0.25 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit and 1.0 PDHs.

More Information

For more information, contact Katherine Stanley at sell0146@umn.edu or 612-626-1023 or visit the event web page.

Sponsors

This webinar is presented by the Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at the Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota. Minnesota LTAP is sponsored by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). This course is subsidized through funding from LRRB and FHWA.

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