TRB Webinar: Assessing, Coding, and Marking of Highway Structures in Emergency Situations

June 15, 2017 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 0.00 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Thursday, June 15, 2017 from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that features research from the National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP)’s Report 833: Assessing, Coding, and Marking of Highway Structures in Emergency Situations.


This webinar will discuss the manual that resulted from this research, which provides a scalable approach for transportation agencies to assess the damage to their networks in order to help improve coordination with emergency response services.


Participants must register in advance of the webinar, and there is a fee for non-TRB Sponsor or non-TRB Sustaining Affiliate employees. A certificate for 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) will be provided to attendees who register and attend the webinar as an individual.

Webinar Presenters

  • Andre Barbosa, Oregon State University
  • Marc Veletzos, Merrimack College
  • Gene Roe, MPN Components
  • ZhiQiang Chen, University of Missouri

Moderated by:  Michael Olsen, Oregon State University

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of NCHRP Project
  2. Assessment process developed for highway structures in emergency situations
    1. Coding and marking procedures
    2. Usability of highway structures before, during, and after emergency events
  3. Question and answer session

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions. The Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP) categorizes this webinar activity as relating to health, safety, and welfare including core technical.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the primary documents and training resources in NCHRP Report 833 and understand how to utilize these materials
  • Understand the primary components of the assessment process and how to implement coding and marking guidelines
  • Describe the multi-entity communication and coordination process in emergency response operations and understand how to coordinate structural assessment, coding, and marking into this framework


Registration Information

There is no fee for employees of TRB Sponsors or TRB Sustaining Affiliates who register using their work email address. In addition to employees of TRB sponsor organizations, the following are eligible to receive complimentary webinar registration:

  • TRB and National Academies employees;
  • Chairs of TRB standing committees, sections, or groups;
  • CRP panel members who were involved with developing the report or project that is the subject of the webinar;
  • Members of the media;
  • Employees of tribal governments; and
  • Members of Congress or their staff.

Other sites must pay $95 per site. View our pricing page for details.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Professional Development Hour Information

A certificate for 1.5 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 no longer required to email TRB with your license number to report your attendance. Instead, please use your certificate that TRB provides through as verification of your attendance to the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

This webinar was developed in October 2016. 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, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, DC 20005. Website:


Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum at