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The Center for Technology & Training (CTT) is a research center housed at the Department of Civil, Environmental and Geospatial Engineering at Michigan Technological University.

The CTT works with local road agencies, the Michigan Department of Transportation, the Federal Highway Administration and other transportation-related organizations to build, maintain and manage public infrastructure. We accomplish this through:

  • Workshops, online training and large annual conferences,
  • Software development, distribution and technical support,
  • Civil engineering research and technology transfer.

These goals are distributed among several ongoing projects, including Michigan LTAP, Roadsoft, MERL, and the Bridge Load Rating program. (Read more)

TAMC Awards Nomination Request

On behalf of the Michigan Transportation Asset Management Counsil (TAMC) we are seeking agencies and individulas to recognize for their efforts in asset management and best practices.

Award submittals are due Friday, July 1st, 2022. You can learn more about the program criteria in the PDF below.

Michigan TAMC awards program criteria and guidance for nominations

 

LTAP Engineering Tech Assist

Engineering Technical Assistance

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Upcoming Training


When: Tuesday, August 9, 2022 (8:00AM - 4:30PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Potawatomi Inn Resort and Conference Center - Pokagon State Park

Many small utilities are faced with challenges, such as limited revenue and aging infrastructure, as they strive to meet the needs of their communities. Attendees will learn about the benefits and core components of water asset management and how they can begin creating an asset inventory and an actionable plan to improve the capacity and sustainability of their utility.

The main objectives of this training include:
>> Identifying the 5 core components of asset management.
>> Developing an inventory of utility components.
>> Identifying critical assets for sustained operations.
>> Making decisions about how to operate, maintain, repair, and replace those assets.
>> Setting goals for level of service at a sustainable cost.

Venue and meal provided courtesy of Indiana LTAP.

This training was approved for 7.0 General Hours for Wastewater Operators by IDEM.

Registration for this event closes on August 8th.



When: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 @ 9:00AM EDT - Thursday, August 18, 2022 @ 12:00PM EDT

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This 3-day virtual workshop takes place from 9am-12pm on Aug 16, 17, & 18.

Turn your data and cost estimates into a pavement asset management plan in this hands-on workshop. Bring your existing agency data (found in Roadsoft). Instructions for exporting the data needed will be sent closer to the workshop.

Registration for this event closes on August 14th.



When: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Introduction to bridge asset management resources and evaluation & assessment of your bridge inventory.

Registration for this event closes on August 22nd.



When: Tuesday, August 23, 2022 (1:30PM - 3:30PM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

This class covers distress identification for asphalt, concrete & sealcoat roads and sets the foundation for the PASER visual rating system.

Those who attended PASER training in 2019, 2020, or 2021 are not required to attend, but are welcome to for a refresher. Contact CTT if you need verification of your attendance for previous years.

Registration for this event closes on August 22nd.



When: Wednesday, August 24, 2022 (9:00AM - 11:00AM EDT)

Hosted by Center for Technology & Training @ Webinar

Discuss cost estimation, optimization of maintenance actions, and organization of a written asset management plan.

Registration for this event closes on August 23rd.