TRB Webinar: Chemical Treatments on Low-Volume Roads

March 03, 2021 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)

Chemical treatments are a cost-effective way of improving unpaved road performance. TRB will host a webinar on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 from 2:00-3:30 PM Eastern that will provide guidance for road agencies looking to use chemical treatments in their unpaved road management programs. The presenter will explain the benefits of using a chemical treatment program in an unpaved road management strategy. He will also demonstrate a web-based tool to select the most appropriate chemical treatment for a given set of circumstances, including materials, traffic, climate, and road geometry.

This webinar is sponsored by the TRB Standing Committee on Low-Volume Roads.

Some registrants will need to pay $55 to attend this webinar. Sign into to view registration information.

Webinar agenda and presenters

  1. Applying pavement preservation principles in unpaved road management, David Jones, University of California, Davis
    1. Specific reference to fines preservation and dust control
    2. Demonstration of web-based tool
  2. Question and answer session: Bethany Kunz, U.S. Geological Survey

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss benefits of chemical treatment program as an unpaved road management strategy
  2. Use web-based tool to select the most appropriate chemical treatment

Professional Development Hour Information

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

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

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

Registration questions? Contact Reggie Gillum.