Minnesota historic bridge project development sessions announced

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Sharing lessons from the Shakopee Bridge Rehabilitation

Are you ready for spring training? May 7 or 8 (One-day class) at Minnesota Department of Transportation Training and Conference Center in Shoreview, Minnesota.

We’re happy to collaborate with colleagues at MnDOT and ONE to help deliver this training.  This is the third year in a row that I’ve assisting in delivering the program.  Designed to educate attendees about the process for developing and implementing projects affecting historic bridges in Minnesota, the training includes applicable federal and state regulations, design and preservation standards, guidelines for project development, consultation and review requirements, best practices and case studies.

Learning objectives:

  • Development of project purpose and need
  • Development and evaluation of range of project alternatives
  • Creative approaches to and successful examples of bridge rehabilitation
  • Process review – relation to program delivery

Audience: Bridge Office and district project managers and other MnDOT project delivery staff; State Aid staff and local bridge project proposers.

For registration please contact Norm Plasch at MnDOT at norm.plasch@state.mn.us

The registration deadline is Friday, April 25, 2014.

Christina Slattery

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Christina Slattery specializes in historic preservation of transportation and engineering structures. She evaluates the significance of properties ranging from missile defense systems to road corridors, and develops creative mitigation strategies for projects.

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