TRB conducted a webinar on March 7, 2014, from 1:00pm to 3:00pm ET that addressed challenges and possible solutions pertaining to large trucks and oversize/overweight trucks (OSOW) traversing roundabouts. A certificate for two Professional Development Hours (PDHs) was provided to attendees who registered and attended the webinar as an individual.
- Eugene R. (Gene) Russell Sr., Kansas State University
- Scott Ritchie, Roundabouts & Traffic Engineering
- Peter Lynch, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
- Rich Crossler-Laird, Oregon Department of Transportation
- Patrick Fleming, Wisconsin Department of Transportation
Moderated by: Jeffrey Shaw, Federal Highway Administration
- PART 1: Overview of the FHWA perspective
- PART 2: Collaboration to resolve trucking industry concerns about roundabouts in Oregon
- PART 3: Wisconsin DOT study
- Accommodating trucks at multi-lane roundabouts
- Evaluating roundabouts and OSOW vehicles on and off the OSOW freight network
- PART 4: Key conclusions from the study “Accommodating Oversize Overweight Vehicles (OSOW) Vehicles at Roundabouts”
- PART 5: Question and answer session
The first 90 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.
At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Discuss the importance of communication to trucking industry concerns and the need for continued roundabout growth;
- Explain Oregon DOT’s recent legislative changes dealing with roundabouts and its process to include the trucking industry when planning, designing, and constructing roundabouts;
- Summarize truck capabilities in modern roundabouts and how standard highway trucks can be accommodated at multi-lane roundabouts;
- Describe the value of developing a statewide truck route with designated segments to accommodate OSOW freight loads and how to overcome barriers in becoming a freight- friendly state;
- Recognize how Wisconsin is accommodating OSOW vehicles at roundabouts and other intersections; and
- Identify the major concerns of states and truckers regarding roundabouts, the tools to facilitate better intersection design for OSOW vehicles, and examples of design and operational concepts.
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- Employees of tribal governments; and
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Professional Development Hour Information
A certificate for two Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to Professional Engineers (PEs) who register and attend the webinar as an individual. For groups, only the person that registers and attends the session will receive a PDH certificate.
Individuals registered as Florida PEs are required to email Reggie Gillum, RGillum@nas.edu
, with their license number.
Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.
This webinar was developed in December 2013. TRB has met the standards and requirements of the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Credit earned on completion of this program will be reported to RCEP by TRB. Certificates of Completion will be issued to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session. Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, PO Box 1686, Clemson, SC, 29633. Website: www.RCEP.net
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for two Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log-in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session.
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This Summary Last Modified On: 5/15/2014