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Improving Gravel Roads -
Understanding Design Criteria
Free Webinar - Watch from your computer
November 15, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM CST

Watch from your computer. This webinar will be recorded.

Registration Deadline: November 12, 2017

Gravel road designs are at times overlooked or not understood. This presentation will review the criteria to consider for gravel roadway designs. Participants will be challenged to think about the roadway section, it’s function, water issues, gravel loss methods and generally how to make gravel roadways last longer. Topics to be covered include:
  • Design tables
  • Soil strengths
  • Traffic counts
  • Vehicle impacts
  • Gravel base and surfacing specs – gravel quality
  • Gravel loss
  • Gravel placement
  • Maintenance
  • Soft spot repair options
  • Season and weather related variances

Who Should Attend: Anyone involved with gravel roads, from blade operator to design engineer. County, city and township leadership and maintenance personnel, consulting engineers, contractors and DOT local government staff members will benefit from this technology transfer opportunity.

Road Scholar Credits: 2

Steve Monlux ,   Civil and Materials Engineer at LVR Consultants, LLC in Missoula, Montana. Steve worked for the U.S. Forest Service for 30 years as a materials and geotechnical engineer on low volume roads in Montana, Idaho, and many other western states. Since retirement in 2000, he has provided consulting services for state LTAP's, tribal governments, the FHWA and the Forest Service. His specialties include gravel surfacing, dust abatement, road stabilization, construction fabrics, pavement management, quality assurance and contract administration.
He is a registered engineer in Washington.
Denise Brown
NDLTAP Training Coordinator
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