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Best Practices to Evaluate, Rehabilitate, and Replace Local Road Bridges


View a PDF of this presentation  View the video of this presentation   Dr. Mostafa Tazarv of South Dakota State University. Dr. Tazarv is an assistant professor in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at South Dakota State University (SDSU). Prior to joining SDSU in 2015, Dr. Tazarv was a post-doctoral scholar at the […]

Functional Aspects of Concrete Pavement Durability


View the video of this webinar Speaker: Dan Zollinger, PhD, PE, FACI Webinar topic: Functional Aspects of Concrete Pavement Durability Water although necessary for the sustainment of human life is often a determinant to a pavement structure.  The service life in several often inconspicuous ways that it is affected by the effect that water has […]

Webinar with Invited Speaker Xiong (Bill) Yu

"Development and Application of Innovative Time Domain Reflectometry Technologies for Civil Infrastructure"   View the recording of this webinar   About the Speaker  Dr. Xiong (Bill) Yu, Ph.D., P.E., is a Frank H. Neff Professor and Interim Chair at the Department of Civil Engineering, Case Western Reserve University.  He also holds secondary appointments from Department […]

Invited Speaker Webinar with Dr. Changqing Gong


This webinar has been postponed.   Title: System Reliability Analysis of Corroded Pipeline Segments Corrosion is among the most frequent threat to the safety and sustainability of aging transmission pipelines under high operating pressure. The potential substantial consequence of pipeline corrosion-induced burst failure in terms of fatalities, service interruptions, and economic losses lead to the […]

Webinar with Invited Speaker Jason Weiss


Documentation of Bridge Deck Construction Using Industrially Produced Internally Cured, High Performance Concrete View a PDF of this presentation The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) commissioned the construction of bridge decks using an internally cured concrete designed to achieve an increase in durability through reductions in ionic transport and potential for cracking.  In an effort […]

Invited Speaker Series Webinar with Dr. Alan Jeary of STRAAM Group


Webinar Title: "Recent experience with decoding information from the performance of structures" Speaker: Dr. Alan Jeary, STRAAM Group The talk will discuss the use of low amplitude measurements of dynamic behavior to establish a risk ratio for a structure. This approach has been applied to buildings successfully and to a small number of bridges. The […]

Invited Speaker Webinar Series with M. Saiid Saiidi, PhD, PE., University of Reno Nevada

10:00 a.m. Pacific Time   Topic: "Seismic Performance of ABC (accelerated bridge construction) Bridge Systems" Deployment of accelerated bridge construction (ABC) in high seismic zones has faced resistance due to uncertainties on seismic performance of connections between prefabricated bridge elements.  Research on development and evaluation of earthquake-resistant connections appropriate for ABC began to a limited […]

Invited Speaker Webinar with Dr. Zhongren Wang, Ph.D., California Department of Transportation


  "Implementing a Pavement Management System in California DOT"   About the Speaker: Dr. Zhongren Wang is Chief, Office of Mobility Programs at Caltrans. He manages multiple statewide mobility programs such as connected corridor, operational improvement analysis and investigation, and project environmental impact analysis. A registered Civil and Traffic Engineer in California, Dr. Wang has […]

November Invited Speaker Series Webinar with Dr. Chris Pantelides

10:00 a.m. PST "Axial Compression Capacity of Concrete Columns Reinforced with Corrosion-Resistant Hybrid Reinforcement" Speaker:  Chris P. Pantelides, Ph.D., P.E., S.E. Professor, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering University of Utah View a recording of this webinar

“Development and Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Technology for Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance” By Dr. XB Hu


View a Recording of This Webinar Development and Testing of Autonomous Vehicle Technology for Transportation Infrastructure Maintenance Mobile and slow-moving operations, such as striping, sweeping, bridge flushing, and pothole patching, are critical for efficient and safe operation of a highway transportation system. However, reducing hazards for roadway workers and achieving a safer environment for both […]