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  • Coming soon to a city near you: road design

    This is a list of dates and locations for Greenroads training through April. This sustainability rating system applies to both new and rehabilitated asphalt and concrete pavement.

  • Fleet incentive extended through March 2015

    Earn $2,000 for a new propane-powered mower and $1,000 toward a conversion through this Propane Education & Research Council program. Cities and counties have taken advantage of this double incentive.

  • Nov. 20 webinar: basics of asphalt mix design

    Earn 2 professional development hours (PDHs) by completing a post-webinar test.

  • FREE webinar on roadway deicing and anti-icing operations

    Nov. 6 presentation explains how transportation departments and local governments are working creatively to reduce chloride impacts to waters.

  • Earn 2.5 continuing ed credit on Oct. 27

    Ohio DOT Pavement Specialist Craig Landefeld, PE, is among the experts who’ll discuss proper alignment and location of dowels in concrete pavement. Course is designed for engineers, construction managers, project managers, and inspectors involved in placement and/or retrofit.

  • Public works training for less than $25 per employee

    The American Public Works Association’s “Building the Public Sector: One Leader at a Time” program begins Oct. 31. Large departments will pay even less.

  • Landfill safety training

    The Solid Waste Association of North America provides comprehensive video safety training for landfill workers and operators. Know the safety hazards and how to protect against injury and damage.

  • 16 chosen for national public works training program

    Open only to public works professionals with less than 10 years of experience, the year-long Emerging Leaders Academy provides intensive leadership and management training.

  • Oct. 8: Managing disinfection by-products (DBPs)

    Innovative utility solutions to unexpected challenges stemming from EPA’s Stage 2 Disinfection Byproduct Rule (Stage 2 DBPR).

  • FREE bridge design guidance

    Roadway alignments and interchanges are becoming more complex. This free technical document explains how to calculate the right fit for skewed and curved steel I-girder bridges.