Jun 23
Jun 25

Virtual Event: Local Agency Bridge Innovation and Demonstration Days

Event Details





June 23, 2020 — June 25, 2020


Join from 9:50 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. (Central Time) each day
Presentations are from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Central Time) each day

Event Contact
Keith Knapp
InTrans, Iowa LTAP


The Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), Bridge Engineering Center, and Buchanan County Secondary Roads Department, with funding from the Iowa DOT and FHWA will be hosting a free virtual Local Agency Bridge Innovation Days event June 23–25, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Central Time) each day.

Local agency representatives and others from throughout the United States are invited to register for this event and attend. The tentative agenda (subject to change) is below, but currently includes national, state, and local perspectives on various bridge related subjects and Iowa LTAP is working to virtualize a tour of the bridge innovations that have been applied in Buchanan County, Iowa.

Attendance certificates will be provided for each day for those that register and attend the entire two hours.

Tentative Agenda

Day 1 – June 23, 2020

10:00 a.m.Welcome
10:20 a.m.NACE Perspective on County Funding Needs
10:35 a.m.Stretch Break
10:45 a.m.Every Day Counts: National Project Bundling Initiative Overview and Objectives
11:15 a.m.AASHTO Press Brake Formed Tub Girder Bridges
11:50 a.m.Adjourn Day 1
Day 1 Recorded Postings:


Day 2 – June 24, 2020

10:00 a.m.Welcome
10:05 a.m.Galvanizing/Metalizing for Bridge Preservation with Current Case Studies
10:35 a.m.Galvanized Substructure Accelerates Construction: Buffalo Creek Bridge Case Study
11:05 a.m.Stretch Break
11:15 a.m.Galvanized Piling for Local Bridges Research
11:30 a.m.Iowa Box Beam Bridge Standards and Applications
12:00 p.m.Adjourn Day 2
Day 2 Recorded Postings:


Day 3 – June 25, 2020

10:00 a.m.Welcome
10:05 a.m.Using Structural Bridge Planking for New and Existing Bridges
10:35 a.m.Self-Cleaning Box Culverts
11:05 a.m.Stretch Break
11:15 a.m.2D Hydraulic Analysis
11:45 a.m.Closing Discussion
12:00 p.m.Adjourn Day 3
Day 3 Recorded Postings: