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Iowa LTAP

2020 Culvert and Bridge Backwater Program Workshop – Cedar Rapids

Event Details
LOCATION

Cedar Rapids Iowa

VENUE

Linn County Extension Office
383 Collins Road
Suite 201
Cedar Rapids

 

DATES

March 26, 2020

TIME

Registration begins at 8:00 am
Workshop begins at 8:30 am

ROADS SCHOLAR CREDITS

6 Credit Hours

Event Contact
Paul Albritton
InTrans, Iowa LTAP
515-294-1231
palbritt@iastate.edu

Description

The workshop will cover the new USGS StreamStats program for estimating design discharges for sizing bridges and culverts.  We will also go over the use of the Iowa DOT AEPD spread sheet for calculating and comparing peak discharges using other methodologies.  In addition, we will review the Iowa DOT Culvert program and Bridge Backwater program with example problems.

 Why Attend?

This workshop will be beneficial for anyone working with the Iowa DOT Annual Exceedence-Probability Discharges (AEPD) Spreadsheet, the Iowa DOT Bridge Backwater Program, the Iowa DOT Culvert Program or the USGS Streamstats (Version 4) software

Attendance Limits and Deadline

This workshop is computer based and the number of seats available for this event is limited. In order to serve as many agencies as possible, registration is limited to 2 participants per agency.  The number of remaining spaces can be found on the registration page.  Registration is on a first-come/first-served basis and will close when the spaces indicated on the registration page are filled.  Registration is required no later than 7 days before the workshop date.

Typical Workshop Agenda

8:00 am
Registration

8:30 am – Noon
USGA Report
Streamstats
Iowa DOT AEPD
Iowa Runoff Chart
Iowa Culvert Program

Noon
Lunch

1:00pm – 4:00 pm
Intro to Bridge Backwater
Bridge Backwater
Iowa DOT Bridge Backwater Program
Streamstats
Example Problem

4:00 pm
Questions and Wrap Up

For More Information

If you have questions about workshop content, contact Paul Albritton, Technical Training Coordinator, 515-­294­-1231, palbritt@iastate.edu 

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