Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

Design, Construction and Maintenance of Sidewalks and Recreational Trails (Webinar)
Date
Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Location
Online
Registration Deadline
Thursday, September 17th, 2020
Event Description
 
Municipal urban sidewalks and recreational trails are intended to provide a safe and durable surface for the public.  The primary surface material for urban sidewalks has traditionally been concrete with recreational trails traditionally surfaced with hot mix asphalt.  However, there is significant pressure in urban areas to provide “enhanced” treatments including interlocking concrete, clay bricks, granite setts, stamped and coloured concrete and various recycled products. 
 
Municipalities are faced with challenges on how to evaluate, approve and maintain various products.  How can each be constructed and maintained in a cost effective manner?  How do I determine when I need to “fix” something?  What is involved?  What are the long-term costs to maintain this infrastructure?  How to do I build and maintain sidewalks and recreational trails to be compliant with disability codes?    
 
This webinar begins with an overview of the basic functions of sidewalks and recreational trails.  Various types of sidewalk surfacings including concrete, asphalt, rubber, recycled materials, natural stone, paving stones and bricks, etc.  Features and properties of each are discussed including design, construction, expected life, initial and maintenance costs and safety.  Methods of maintenance and asset preservation such as the installation of expansion joints, surface texture improvement, slab jacking and stabilization, etc. are discussed along with proper construction and maintenance techniques. 
 
Webinar Benefits           
 
  • Understand key components and factors necessary for the cost effective construction and maintenance of sidewalks and recreational trails.
  • Knowing what to concentrate on to ensure the maximum life of the assets.
  • Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of “new” preservation and maintenance treatments. 
  • Asset condition inspection and monitoring procedures to effectively management the assets and limit liability.
 
Instructor: David K. Hein, P.Eng.
 
David Hein is a consulting Civil Engineer with over 35 years of experience in the design, evaluation and management of pavement infrastructure.  He recently retired from Applied Research Associates, Inc. of Toronto, Ontario.  He is the past president of the American Society of Civil Engineers Transportation and Development Institute, long term member of the Transportation Association of Canada and has represented Canada on the World Road Association pavements and asset management committees since 2002.  He has been involved in numerous national and international projects including many of the public/private/ partnership highway construction projects across Canada and the United States.   Mr. Hein has completed numerous pavement design, evaluation and management projects throughout British Columbia including both design and management of the Sea to Sky Highway and is a regular instructor completing specialty design, construction and maintenance courses for the British Columbia Ministry of Transportation.
 
Webinar time: 11:30am - 1pm Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email info@trainingnetwork.ca or call 604-293-2339.

Pricing
All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Webinar
BC Road Builders Member $75.00
CITN Member $75.00
ICBA Member $75.00
Non-Member $100.00
Agenda
11:30am - 1:00pm
Webinar
Cancellation &
Refund Policy
COURSE REGISTRATION CANCELLATIONS, TRANSFERS & REFUNDS:
 
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
 
Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
 
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
 
COURSE CANCELLATION BY CITN:
 
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN's liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
 
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