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Minnesota LTAP is launching a free webinar series based on our 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.

This webinar, the first in the series, will address profile, cross slope, drainage, blades (cutting edges), and more. Register to join us for the live broadcast or, if you can't make it, check this page for the recording after the event.

Date and Time

This webinar will be broadcast via Zoom on May 27, 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.

More Information

With questions, please contact Katherine Stanley at sell0146@umn.edu or 612-626-1023.

Credit

  • 0.25 Roads Scholar Program Maintenance Certificate credit.
  • To the best of our knowledge, this course/activity meets the continuing education requirements for 1.0 PDHs as outlined in Minnesota Statute 326.107. More information concerning continuing education for professionals is online.

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.