TRB Webinar: Impacts, Lessons, and Insights from Recent Roadway Structure Failures

This webinar was posted on 06/17/2024

July 16, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:00 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: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Assessing critical infrastructure failures bolsters resilience against disruptive events, strengthens public safety, and maintains essential services vital for economic stability and societal functioning. TRB hosted a webinar on Tuesday, July 16, 2024 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern that deepened the understanding of critical road infrastructure failures’ transportation and social implications, including human casualties, infrastructure damage costs, traffic operations, business disruptions, and community impacts. Presenters shared a methodology and process for evaluating statewide crash data, analysis of resulting truck travel pattern shifts, and flood impacts on vital roadway infrastructure.
This webinar was sponsored by the TRB Standing Technical Committees on Disaster Response, Emergency Evacuations, and Business Continuity, Critical Infrastructure Protection, and Trucking Industry Research.
The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.
Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Methodology and process of assessing the statewide crash data – Zizhao He, New York State Department of Transportation
  • Analyzing truck travel pattern changes after critical infrastructure failure – Dan Murray, American Transportation Research Institute
  • Assessing flood impacts on critical infrastructure using field evidence to inform guidelines for network risk assessment – Marianna Loli, Grid Engineers
  • Question and answer session moderated by Rahil Saeedi, CPCS

The first 60 minutes of the webinar were for presentations and the final 30 minutes were reserved for audience questions.
Learning Objectives
At the end of this webinar, participants can:

  • Analyze challenges associated with handing critical infrastructure failure from different stakeholders’ perspectives
  • Reduce the risk or mitigate the negative impacts of hazards on critical infrastructure using the latest technology or organizational procedures

Professional Development Hours
This webinar was delivered as a scheduled – e-learning live event and is categorized within RCEP as Technical, Health and Safety.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.
American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits
This webinar was approved by the American Planning Association (APA) for 1.5 Certification Maintenance (CM) Credits. CM credits provide continuing education opportunities for AICP Certified Planners to continue their professional skills and knowledge. To receive CM credits, Certified Planners should visit the TRB event webpage on American Planning Association and register their participation. If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA.