2017 Nebraska Bridge Conference

Conference Agenda

Conference PDH Form

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 (Day One)
  8:00‑12:00 Registration
  9:00‑12:00 Pre-Conference
Optional - BrM Q&A session with Kent Miller, Jeff Handeland, Rebekah Willoughby and Wayne Patras (Bring your Laptops).
  12:00 Lunch (provided)
General Session
Moderator: Babrak Niazi
  1:00 Welcome and Introduction
Mark Traynowicz
  1:15 QA Program 2016 Findings and Recommendations
Matt Johnson, Transystems
  1:45 Vendors Introduction
  1:55 Bridge Research for Local Owners
Found Jaber, NDOR
  2:20 Bridge Issues and Subsequent Closures
Steve Arens, JEO
  2:45 Break
  3:15 SHV Load Rating and Posting
Wayne Patras, NDOR
  4:00 BrM Best Practices
Kent Miller & Rebecca Willoughby, NDOR
  4:40 FHWA Updates
David Mraz, FHWA
  5:00 End of Day One - Dinner on Your Own
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 (Day Two)
General Session
Moderator: Kent Miller
  8:00 New Construction Specifications
Jason Volz, NDOR
  6:45 Breakfast Buffet (provided)
  8:30 Bridge Repair
Joel Rossman, NDOR
  9:00 Bridge Deck Maintenance Handout is not available.
Dave McIntosh, Maxwell Products
  9:30 Fracture Critical and Underwater Bridge Inspection
Roe Enchayan, NDOR
  10:00 Break
  10:30 Bridge Railing Research for Local Bridges
Scott Rosenbaugh, MwRSF
  11:00 Scour/Hydraulics Updates
Walter Rutherford and Kirk Harvey
  11:30 Bridge Match Program
Mark Traynowicz, NDOR
  11:50 LTAP Update
Don Neary, NE LTAP
  12:00 Lunch (provided) - End of Conference