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TRB Webinar: Sustainable highway construction

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Decision makers may consider sustainability when planning, programming, and designing phases of highway construction. TRB is hosting a webinar on Tuesday, April 28, from 2:00 to 3:30 PM Eastern that will discuss how the construction industry can contribute to sustainability. Presenters will describe a guidebook that offers ideas to better leverage construction as a meaningful contributor to sustainability. They will identify sustainable construction practice ideas, explore how to include sustainability in procurement and contracting, and determine a means for tracking, evaluating and managing sustainability within highway construction projects.

This webinar draws on research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 916Sustainable Highway Construction Guidebook.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinar. Sign into MyTRB.org to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Giovanni Migliaccio, University of Washington
  • Amlan Mukherjee, Michigan Tech University

Moderated by: Steve Muench, University of Washington

Webinar Outline

  1. Introduction of the guideblook
  2. Sustainable highway construction practices
  3. Using sustainability as a criterion to evaluate any highway construction practices
  4. Procuring and contracting sustainability
  5. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Define sustainability as it relates to highway construction
  2. Use the guidebook to generate sustainable construction practice ideas
  3. Write a sustainability management plan

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For approved webinars, TRB’s webinar program awards Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) Professional Development Hour (PDH) credits associated with participation only to the registered individual and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To receive PDH credits, please register as an individual and sign into the webinar from your personal computer. After doing this, you may join your group in a meeting room. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Registration is available until just before the webinar starts. Once the webinar starts, you will be unable to submit your registration. Individuals that are registered for a webinar but do not receive their confirmation emails due to their organization’s internal firewalls should contact the TRB Helpdesk for assistance in signing in.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2019. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.

Details

Date:
April 28
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://webinar.mytrb.org/Webinars

Organizer

Transportation Research Board
Website:
http://www.trb.org/AboutTRB/MissionandServices.aspx

Venue

Online Webinar
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