September 17, 2020: Free Webinar, Accelerated Steel Bridge Construction Showcase
The Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance, in cooperation with the American Iron and Steel Institute and American Galvanizers Association, is offering a free webinar on accelerated bridge construction.
The webinar is part of United for Infrastructure: A Week to Champion America’s Infrastructure (September 14-21). This week of advocacy brings together organizations and individuals from across America to host events, tour new and innovative projects, and talk about infrastructure with the press and on social media.
Free one-hour webinar titled: “Accelerated Steel Bridge Construction Showcase”
Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 11:00 am ET-12:00 pm ET
Steel bridges meet owners’ and the public’s desire for economy, aesthetics, performance and accelerated construction. Several bridge projects from traditional fabricators and manufacturers and prefabricated built bridge projects will be highlighted to demonstrate their merits.
Michael G. Barker, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Department of Civil & Architectural Engineering, University of Wyoming
Director of Education, Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance
This webinar is recommended for county engineers, federal and state Departments of Transportation employees, bridge owners, and anyone interested in cost-effective and time-saving short span steel bridge design and construction.
Continuing Education Units:
1 PDH or 1 LU
Register through the American Galvanizer Association’s website.
Does the SSSBA offer educational opportunities?
Yes! The SSSBA offers educational opportunities to students and professionals:
Professionals: The SSSBA provides complimentary half-day or full-day workshops on short span steel bridge design to states, counties, and design firms. Topics covered include practical and cost-effective steel bridge design and fabrication with eSPAN140, press-brake-formed steel tub girders, steel buried bridge design, galvanized coating solutions, and economical design with case studies, and more. The workshops can take place virtually or in-person, compliments of the steel industry. Learn more.
Students: The University of Wyoming and the Short Span Steel Bridge Alliance created a free 6-part live-lecture educational series to cover the many aspects of designing, fabricating, and constructing steel bridges. All students who successfully complete the education series will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Wyoming. Learn more.
Speakers: The SSSBA provides expert speakers to present topics of interest on the cost-effective design and construction of short span steel bridges. If you need a speaker for your next event, contact the SSSBA.
The SSSBA now offers free customized in-person or vitual workshops for bridge owners and designers.
Dr. Barth and Dr. Michaelson will provide a presentation on press brake tub girders at the 2020 International Bridge Conference.