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Webinar No. 31: Recent Researches to Support Improvement to VDOT’s Bridge Load Rating Program

November 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

About this Webinar

This webinar is the 31st in FHWA Bridge Load Rating Webinar Series with the objective to provide awareness and share state of practice, lessons learned and available resources. In this webinar, we will highlight recent researches conducted by VDOT to better understand issues faced by Virginia and help improve VDOT’s bridge load rating program.

This webinar will include presentations and a Q/A:

  • Rodolfo Maruri, P.E. (FHWA), Welcome/Moderator
  • Carin Roberts-Wollmann, Ph.D., P.E. (Virginia Tech), Residual Capacity of Corrosion-Damaged Prestressed Concrete Bridge Girders
  • Bernard Kassner, Ph.D., P.E. (Virginia Transportation Research Council), Voided Slab Bridges in the Virginia Department of Transportation
  • Questions and Answers

Who Should Attend

The target audiences of this Webinar Series are bridge and structure engineers from local and State transportation agencies, FHWA Division Bridge Engineers and private consultants who want to acquire fundamental knowledge of bridge load rating, posting and overweight load permitting. Each webinar will focus on a specific topic that has been identified as most needed with common interests.


Federal DOT staff and DOT-badged contractors: Click the above link to register at the Web Conference Sharepoint Site. Non-USDOT users including State DOTs: If you have already had an account for the FHWA External Collaboration Sharepoint Portal, you can click the above registration link, sign in and make your registration.

If you don’t have an account for the FHWA External Collaboration Sharepoint Portal, you will have to request an account before using the above link to register for this webinar. Here is the link to request an account:

Step-by step instructions on how to request an account can be found here: https://connectdot.connectsolutions.com/espnon-dotstaff/

Participants will receive further instruction upon enrollment. Contact Lubin Gao, PhD, PE . for questions.


November 12
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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