TRB Webinar: Pavement Maintenance Programming Using 3D Laser Technology

March 26, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:30 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.5 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.0 hour(s)
AICP: 0.0 hour(s)
CLE: 0.0 hour(s)

TRB will conduct a webinar on Monday, March 26, 2018, from 2:00PM to 3:30PM ET that will present a systematic approach toward pavement maintenance and rehabilitation planning and programming using 3D laser technology and machine learning algorithms. The presenters will provide an overview of recent advances in automatic pavement distress detection. This webinar will also discuss case studies of automatic pavement condition assessment.

This webinar was organized by the TRB Standing Committee on Pavement Preservation, the Standing Committee on Pavement Maintenance, and Standing Committee on Sealants and Fillers for Joints and Cracks.

Some registrants will need to pay $95 to attend this webinarSign into to view registration information.

Webinar Presenters

  • Yichang (James) Tsai, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Zhaohua Wang, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Georgene Geary, Georgia Institute of Technology

Moderated by:  Hasan Ozer, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Webinar Outline

  1. Overview of automatic pavement distress detection using 3D laser technology and machine learning algorithms
  2. Case study: automatic pavement condition assessment on Georgia's interstate highways
  3. Using detailed distress characteristics for pavement maintenance and rehabilitation determination and performance modeling
  4. Maintenance and rehabilitation project selection
  5. 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 recent advances in automatic distress detection using 3D laser technology and machine learning algorithms
  • Discuss the application in pavement maintenance and rehabilitation planning and programming

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. Certificates of Completion will be issued only to individuals who register for and attend the entire webinar session.

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 2017. 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. 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