Winter School Resources

2015 PennDOT District 8 Winter School Agenda and Resources - January 14, 2015


Welcome – Randy Staudt, ADE-C, District 8-0
ECMS CDS version 3 overview – John Burnett/Mike Lentz, Central Office
PennDOT Project Collaboration Center (SharePoint) overview – Lou PirozziQuality Assurance:

  • Upcoming Changes for 2015
  • Findings and trends from 2014

Bituminous Issues – Doug Frank, DMM for District 8-0
Structures – District 8-0 Structures Control Unit


2015 District 8-0, ACEC/PA Winter School PowerPoint
ACEC/PA Winter School: Structures - by Heidi A. Mertz, P.E. 
Standard Special Provisions for Improved Bridge Deck Performance 
District 8-0 2014 Q/A Findings Summary
Specification Changes Pub 408/2011 Changes 7 & 8

Bridge Deck Ride Quality - by Matt McSweeney, E.I.T.
Bridge Ride Quality - by Jim Foringer, P.E.
FHWA Approval
SSP 508 - Bridge Deck Ride Quality Directions
SSP 508A - Evaluation and Payment of Ride Quality Incentive
SSP 508B - Evaluation of Ride Quality: Bridge Deck Approaches
Video: Snow Plow

PennDOT Project Collaboration Center (PPCC) Training


2014 PennDOT District 8 Winter School Resources - February 18, 2014

2013 PennDOT District 8 Winter School Resources

  • Drainage by Vaughn N. Schlachter, E.I.T., Senior Civil Engineer Supervisor. A basic overview of an inspector’s responsibility when assigned to a drainage operation. Includes various types of pipe, inspection criteria, specifications, and installation methods.


2012 PennDOT District 8 Winter School Resources

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