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  • TUE
    3
    Drainage Workshop

    Tuesday Oct 3
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Crew leaders including foremen, equipment operators, superintendents of small highway departments, and others who want to gain knowledge of open drainage systems. The course is geared to practical day-to-day operations.
    Instructor

    Instructor:
    David P. Orr, P.E., is the Director for the Cornell Local Roads Program. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, David has nearly 30 years of road-related experience.

    Topics

    Extent of drainage problems
    Properties and effects of soil and subsurface water
    What subsurface drains do not do
    Purpose of cross section elements and maintenance techniques
    How to maintain, inspect, and install culverts
    Purpose and maintenance of ditches
    Types of erosion and ways to reduce erosion

  • WED
    4
    Drainage Workshop

    Wednesday Oct 4
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Crew leaders including foremen, equipment operators, superintendents of small highway departments, and others who want to gain knowledge of open drainage systems. The course is geared to practical day-to-day operations.
    Instructor

    Instructor:
    David P. Orr, P.E., is the Director for the Cornell Local Roads Program. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, David has nearly 30 years of road-related experience.

    Topics

    Extent of drainage problems
    Properties and effects of soil and subsurface water
    What subsurface drains do not do
    Purpose of cross section elements and maintenance techniques
    How to maintain, inspect, and install culverts
    Purpose and maintenance of ditches
    Types of erosion and ways to reduce erosion

  • THU
    5
    Drainage Workshop

    Thursday Oct 5
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Crew leaders including foremen, equipment operators, superintendents of small highway departments, and others who want to gain knowledge of open drainage systems. The course is geared to practical day-to-day operations.
    Instructor

    Instructor:
    David P. Orr, P.E., is the Director for the Cornell Local Roads Program. Formerly the Deputy Highway Superintendent for Yates County, David has nearly 30 years of road-related experience.

    Topics

    Extent of drainage problems
    Properties and effects of soil and subsurface water
    What subsurface drains do not do
    Purpose of cross section elements and maintenance techniques
    How to maintain, inspect, and install culverts
    Purpose and maintenance of ditches
    Types of erosion and ways to reduce erosion

  • MON
    9
    Columbus Day
  • TUE
    10
    Snow and Ice Control

    Tuesday Oct 10
    (All Day)

    Who should attend
    Established highway and public works officials who oversee and manage snow and ice control operations, and who have a basic understanding of these operations. Crew supervisors may also find this workshop valuable.
    Topics

    Policy and planning
    Snow and ice control materials
    Weather and pavement conditions
    Snow and ice control strategies
    Equipment
    Designing an ice control material treatment plan
    Personnel resources and training
    References and sources

    The bottom line

    Keep road users safe and protect yourself from legal issues by following best practices for snow and ice control.

    Instructor
    James “Jim” Craw has been on the forefront of snow and ice control innovation for over 36 years. His experiences include 20 years with the Town of Manlius and over 16 years with the Villages of Fayetteville and Manlius. He has helped many other highway agencies develop snow and ice control plans and has spoken at the Highway School in Ithaca and the NYCOM Public Works School many times on snow and ice control issue

  • TUE
    10
    Local Roads Done Right

    Tuesday Oct 10
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Town, county, city, and village highway officials, street foremen, construction supervisors, and others interested in learning about what makes a good road or street and how to keep it that way are encouraged to attend. Bring your mayor, town board, supervisor or highway committee to this session!

    Topics

    What makes a good local road or street

    Drainage including culverts and ditches

    Investigating and fixing highway problems

    Pavement management, maintenance, and preservation


    Instructor Willy Grimmke

  • WED
    11
    Snow and Ice Control

    Wednesday Oct 11
    (All Day)

    Who should attend
    Established highway and public works officials who oversee and manage snow and ice control operations, and who have a basic understanding of these operations. Crew supervisors may also find this workshop valuable.
    Topics

    Policy and planning
    Snow and ice control materials
    Weather and pavement conditions
    Snow and ice control strategies
    Equipment
    Designing an ice control material treatment plan
    Personnel resources and training
    References and sources

    The bottom line

    Keep road users safe and protect yourself from legal issues by following best practices for snow and ice control.

    Instructor
    James “Jim” Craw has been on the forefront of snow and ice control innovation for over 36 years. His experiences include 20 years with the Town of Manlius and over 16 years with the Villages of Fayetteville and Manlius. He has helped many other highway agencies develop snow and ice control plans and has spoken at the Highway School in Ithaca and the NYCOM Public Works School many times on snow and ice control issue

  • WED
    11
    Local Roads Done Right

    Wednesday Oct 11
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Town, county, city, and village highway officials, street foremen, construction supervisors, and others interested in learning about what makes a good road or street and how to keep it that way are encouraged to attend. Bring your mayor, town board, supervisor or highway committee to this session!

    Topics

    What makes a good local road or street

    Drainage including culverts and ditches

    Investigating and fixing highway problems

    Pavement management, maintenance, and preservation


    Instructor Willy Grimmke

  • THU
    12
    Local Roads Done Right Workshop

    Thursday Oct 12
    (All Day)

    Who Should Attend

    Town, county, city, and village highway officials, street foremen, construction supervisors, and others interested in learning about what makes a good road or street and how to keep it that way are encouraged to attend. Bring your mayor, town board, supervisor or highway committee to this session!

    Topics

    What makes a good local road or street

    Drainage including culverts and ditches

    Investigating and fixing highway problems

    Pavement management, maintenance, and preservation


    Instructor Willy Grimmke

  • SUN
    15
    Annual New York Highway Safety Symposium

    Sunday Oct 15
    (All Day)

    https://www.itsmr.org/events-5/

  • MON
    16
    Annual New York Highway Safety Symposium

    Monday Oct 16
    (All Day)

    https://www.itsmr.org/events-5/

  • TUE
    17
    Annual New York Highway Safety Symposium

    Tuesday Oct 17
    (All Day)

    https://www.itsmr.org/events-5/

  • WED
    18
    Annual New York Highway Safety Symposium

    Wednesday Oct 18
    (All Day)

    https://www.itsmr.org/events-5/

  • WED
    18
    Signs Workshop

    Wednesday Oct 18
    (All Day)

    Topics

    MUTCD
    Sign hardware
    Sign program administration
    Layout
    Maintenance

    Who Should Attend

    Superintendents of highway and public works departments, supervisors, crew leaders and others who are involved with the ordering, installation and maintenance of signs.
    The bottom line

    Maintaining a uniform system of traffic control devices in accordance with MUTCD will keep road users safe, and can protect your municipality from litigation.
    Instructors

    Al Bachner, P.E., is retired from the New York State Department of Transportation. His work has focused on traffic safety issues. He is currently an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College.

  • THU
    19
    Signs Workshop

    Thursday Oct 19
    (All Day)

    Topics

    MUTCD
    Sign hardware
    Sign program administration
    Layout
    Maintenance

    Who Should Attend

    Superintendents of highway and public works departments, supervisors, crew leaders and others who are involved with the ordering, installation and maintenance of signs.
    The bottom line

    Maintaining a uniform system of traffic control devices in accordance with MUTCD will keep road users safe, and can protect your municipality from litigation.
    Instructors

    Al Bachner, P.E., is retired from the New York State Department of Transportation. His work has focused on traffic safety issues. He is currently an adjunct professor at Nassau Community College.

  • SAT
    21
    Sweetest Day
  • TUE
    24
    Bridge Conference

    Tuesday Oct 24
    (All Day)

    441 Electronic Parkway
    Liverpoool, NY

  • WED
    25
    Bridge Conference

    Wednesday Oct 25
    (All Day)

    441 Electronics Parkway
    Liverpool, NY

  • THU
    26
    Bridge Conference

    Thursday Oct 26
    (All Day)

    441 Electronic Parkway
    Liverpool, NY

  • TUE
    31
    Halloween
 
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