County Engineers Workshop - Attend


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Join us February 4-6, 2020, in Manistee for the 2020 County Engineers' Workshop! Registration for the 2020 CEW is now open. The conference flyer (linked above) lists presentations and speakers for the 2020 County Engineers' Workshop.

The registration fee includes:

  • Full access to all technical sessions and networking opportunities
  • Conference handouts and other materials
  • Food and refreshments for all meals and breaks listed on the agenda

Registration does not include accommodations; the conference flyer contains details on accommodations that are available for participants. Please notify us in advance if you have special dietary needs.  NOTE: Michigan Tech reserves the right to use any pictures taken during this event for advertising and/or instructional purposes.


CANCELLATION POLICY: No-shows and cancellations within three business days prior to the workshop or conference will be charged the full registration fee. Substitutions will be accepted.


Questions? E-mail or call (906) 487-2012.




The Michigan County Engineers' Workshop counts for instructional hours for continuing education for professional engineers. The number of hours is noted in the conference flyer. The CTT's continuing education policy is available at



A look back at 2019 CEW...

2019 County Engineers Workshop Mark Your Calendar



  1. TAMC's New Role with the MIC - Joanna Johnson
  2. Local Agency Pavement Warranty Program Panel Discussion - Steve Puuri, PE; Dave Pettersch; Lance Malburg, PE; Wayne Harrall, PE
  3. Traffic County Equipment, Setup, and Best Practices - Frank Benavidez; Edward Potter
  4. Engineering the Perfect Deposition - Bill Henn, JD; Burt Thompson, PE
  5. A Case Study in Public Engineer Liability: "Water You Doing?" - Bill Henn, JD
  6. Pavement Preservation and Fog Seals - Harrison County, Indiana -- Kevin Russel, PE
  7. Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Best Practices - Mitch Koetje 9presentation cancelled)
  8. MDOT Local Agency Program Update - Tracie Leix, PE; Bruce Kadzban, PE; Kelly Crannell, PE
  9. Sub-committee Reports of the Engineering Committee - Bob Lindbeck, PE
  10. Roscommon County Ultrathin Overlay Case Studies - Tim O'Rourke
  11. "Best-First": A 20-year Case Study in Aggressive CPM Treatments (...or Are You a Chicken?) - Bradley Lamberg, PE
  12. Using Drones on Local Agency Projects - Joe Campbell, PE; Peter Meingast
  13. Jackson County DOT Cold-in-place Recycling Program and First Year Review - Christopher Bolt, PE; Angela Kline, PE
  14. Cold in Place Panel Discussion - Brian Gutowski, PE; Terry Palmer, PE; Cory Wale, PE; Christopher Bolt, PE; Angela Kline, PE
  15. Working with Other Agencies: Houghton County Flood Recovery - Kevin Harju, PE; John Cima, PE
  16. Clare Avenue Experimental Project and Chip Seal Experiences - Deepak Gupta, PE
  17. Documenting NEPA Activities on Local Agency Federal-aid Projects - Eric Costa; Mark Harrison, PE; Lynnette Firman, PE; Tracie Leix, PE
  18. Drone Demonstration - Peter Meingast
  19. FHWA Update - Kurt Zachary, PE
  20. MDEQ Update - Jim Watling, PE
  21. NACE Update - Wayne Schoonover, PE
  22. CRA of Michigan Update - Steve Puuri, PE
  23. LTAP Update - Pete Torola, PE