Online Pavement Preservation

Date: 4/27/2020 - 5/22/2020 11:59 PM

Location:


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Capacity:

32/32


Overview

 

The NEW UMTC/Baystate Roads online Pavement Preservation: Right Treatment, Right Time, Right Road class is an exciting blend of self-paced modules and interactive live-streamed training! A condensed version of our popular new classroom-based course, this blended version is approximately 4-hrs long.

You'll start off by completing 6 bite-sized self-paced modules, that include: recorded instructor clips, PowerPoint PDFs, and a couple of quizzes to assess your knowledge. You'll be allotted a 1-week time period to complete this section at your leisure. 

Modules:

 

Module 1 - Course Introduction

Module 2 - Pavement Preservation 101: Reviewing the Basics

Module 3 - Preservation Treatment Options & Quiz

Module 4 - Pavement Distresses and Project Selection

Module 5 - Candidate Preparation and Treatment Selection & Quiz

Module 6 - Self-Paced Module Wrap-Up & Next Step 

Following this self-paced portion, all participants will meet in an approximately 2-hour virtual live-stream Zoom session, where instructor Robert Betsold will cover:

  • Overview and Recap the Self-Guided Modules
  • Economics of Pavement Preservation
  • Network Approach Example
  • Pavement Preservation Resources & Research
  • Implementing a Preservation Strategy
  • Q & A

 

Upon completion of this blended course, participants should be able to identify the best practices for pavement preservation and management, explain the major benefits of having a pavement preservation strategy, and identify potential treatments for roads in distress.

 

Live Zoom Session (must complete online course first):

 

May 11, 2020

9-11 AM (Zoom link in Module 6)

 

Instructor


Robert Betsold is in Technical Marketing for All States Materials Group, working with municipal and state DOT agencies across the Northeast on pavement maintenance and preservation treatments, and a broad range of asphalt pavement topics from materials to construction.  He is active with local, regional and national industry organizations, including the Northeast Pavement Preservation Partnership, NCAT/MnRoads, and the National Road Research Alliance, and has presented and instructed courses on a variety of pavement maintenance topics throughout the region.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Thomas Felix A Marino Co., Inc.
Mark URETEK USA
Jose VHB
Dan Indus
Elika Town of Weston
Gene Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (Boston)
Robert Town of Braintree
Jeff Town of Lenox
Jeremy City of Westfield
Stephanie City of New Bedford Department of Public Infrastructure
Jack DCR Quabbin Watershed
Karen UMTC UMass Amherst
Chris City of Woburn
Joseph Town of Dedham
J Town of Hingham DPW
William Town of Lenox
Adam City of New Bedford
Paul Town of Uxbridge
Robert Town of East Bridgewater
Jim City of Newton
Michael City of Holyoke
Wayne Town of Lexington DPW
Tanya Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
Emily Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans)
Elena City of Melrose
Nick Town of Shrewsbury
Amy Town of Amherst
Instructors
  • Robert Betsold
    Technical Marketing at All States Materials Group

    Robert Betsold is in Technical Marketing for All States Materials Group, working with municipal and state DOT agencies across the Northeast on pavement maintenance and preservation treatments, and a broad range of asphalt pavement topics from materials to construction.  He is active with local, regional and national industry organizations, including the Northeast Pavement Preservation Partnership, NCAT/MnRoads, and the National Road Research Alliance, and has presented and instructed courses on a variety of pavement maintenance topics throughout the region.