2016 Nebraska County Engineers, Highway Superintendents and Surveyors Summer Meeting

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 (Day One)
8:00 AM Welcome & Kickoff Jeremy Jensen, Grand Island Mayor
8:10 AM Introductions, Retirement Announcements, etc. Steve Riehle, Association President
8:40 AM Legislative Updates Larry Dix, NACO-NE Executive Director No handout available
9:20 AM NBCS and BEX Update Dennis Smith, NE LTAP Senior Program Coordinator Handout
9:55 AM Announcements Tim Baxter & Kevin Barta
10:05 AM BREAK
10:25 AM LB960: County Bridge Match Program Mark Traynowicz, NDOR State Bridge Engineer Handout
11:10 AM NDOR Bridge Division Updates Babrak Niazi, Assistant Bridge Engineer - In-Service Bridges
Kent Miller, Assistant Bridge Engineer - Bridge Inventory Data
Wayne Patras, Bridge Load Rating Engineer
Rebecca Willoughby

Patras Handout

Willoughby Handout

11:50 AM Announcements Tim Baxter and Kevin Barta
12:00 PM LUNCH
1:00 PM Nebraska 811 Susan Lynch, Manager, Customer Relations for One Call Concepts Handout
2:00 PM ER Guidance/Policy Pritesh Mehta, FHWA Technical Service Team Leader
Coy Wilbers, FHWA Transportation Engineer
Handout
2:30 PM NDOR Update Kyle Schneeweis, Director of Nebraska Department of Roads No handout available
2:55 PM Announcements Tim Baxter and Kevin Barta
3:00 PM BREAK
3:20 PM Engineering Judgement & Studies with the MUTCD Tim Baxter, NIRMA Road Safety & Loss Prevention Specialist
Megan Patent-Nygren, NE LTAP Training Program Coordinator
No handout available
3:40 PM Environmental and Economic Sustainability for the Asphalt Industry Dr. Redmond (Red) Clark, President of Asphalt Plus, LLC Handout
4:20 PM Announcements Tim Baxter and Kevin Barta
Thursday, June 16, 2016 (Day Two)
8:00 AM Announcements Tim Baxter & Kevin Barta
8:10 AM NE LTAP Update Megan Patent-Nygren, NE LTAP Training Program Coordinator Handout
8:50 AM Importance of Inspection of Culverts, Structures under 20 feet & Railroad Crossings Tim Baxter, NIRMA Road Safety & Loss Prevention Specialist No handout available
9:20 AM Shop Safety Inspections Chad Engle, NIRMA Loss Prevention & Safety Specialist No handout available
9:50 AM Announcements Tim Baxter and Kevin Barta
10:00 AM BREAK
10:20 AM NDOR Local Project Section Updates Larry Legg, NDOR Local Projects Engineer Handout
11:00 AM Association Business Meeting
11:45 AM BOX LUNCH & DEPARTURE