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Public Roads - November/December 2001

Training Update

The National Highway Institute (NHI) Training Update

901 N. Stuart Street, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22203
www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov

New NHI Courses Available in 2001

Fracture Critical Inspection Techniques for Steel Bridges (Course #130078) replaces course #13036, "Inspection of Fracture Critical Bridge Members." The curriculum material has been revised and upgraded to reflect current practices and to address new and emerging technologies available to bridge inspectors.

Pavement Preservation: Selecting Pavements for Preventive Maintenance Treatments (Course #131058) focuses on selecting the right pavement for preservation treatments by evaluating the merits of each treatment under various field conditions.

Design of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes (Course #132042) provides state-of-the-practice design tools and construction practices for continued implementation of mechanically stabilized earth technology and for the routine use of cost-effective earth retention structures.

Construction of Mechanically Stabilized Earth Walls and Reinforced Soil Slopes (Course #132043) provides the current construction practices for the implementation of mechanically stabilized earth technology and for the routine use of cost-effective earth retention structures.

Recommended Practices for Operations of Advanced Transportation Projects (Course #137025) addresses guidelines on recommended practices that can be used by ITS professionals to assess and further their own management and operations needs and practices.

Please consult the NHI Web site for the course location nearest you, or call the NHI course scheduler at (703) 235-0528.