Earlier this week, we sent you a short video introducing you to LoTrans™ 2012, the Local Transportation Asset Management Virtual Conference & Innovation Showcase featuring “Best Practices in Work Zone Safety.”  In case you missed it, watch it now.

Scheduled for September 18-20 at your desktop or laptop computer, this educational and professional development event is aimed primarily at state, county and city government officials who annually manage $50 billion in transportation infrastructure capital investments, maintenance, engineering and traffic services, and snow removal.

There is no charge to attend this virtual conference.  No travel expenses.  No time away from the office or family.  Just 30+ presentations by national industry leaders, and exhibitors with products and services that will help make your agency more efficient.

Among the content sessions:

Work Zone Safety

  • Speed management in work zones
  • Avoid runovers and backovers
  • The art of making workers and traffic control devices visible
  • Towards zero deaths—from concept to reality: an overview of efforts from around the world
  • Work zone access and egress strategies
  • Using technology to make work zones safer
  • Safety strategies for local and rural roads
  • Best safety practices from leading U.S. contractors

Asset Management

  • Bridge preservation
  • Tort liability & risk management
  • FHWA’s “Every Day Counts”
  • Negotiating contracts with A/E firms
  • Environmental legal issues overview
  • Utility re-location
  • Maximizing local resources for successful federal-aid projects
  • Crisis communications preparation

Register today at www.lotransvirtualconference.org!

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