June 9, 2020 - 9:00am to June 18, 2020 - 11:00am

Mark D. Shaffer of IDOT will explain current and future IDOT policy changes. This will include explanation of the background for the revisions, such as changes in AASHTO design requirements or safety considerations.  It also will include a brief overview of the calculations and detailing issues that led to the final policy.  Structural engineers who work frequently with IDOT are encouraged to attend. 

This Webinar will be broken into four sessions of two hours each from 9:00am to 11:00am:

  • Tuesday, June 9, 2020
  • Thursday, June 11, 2020
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020
  • Thursday, June 18, 2020
Learning objectives will be:
  • Understanding the objectives of recent IDOT policy updates
  • Learning the derivations of many standard details and formulas in the Bridge Manual
  • Preview of forthcoming design revisions and specification changes

Specific Topics Include:

  • Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH 2016)
  • Constant slope parapets
  • New steel railing crash testing
  • Other (temporary concrete barrier, barrier terminals, etc.)
  • Integral Abutment Research and Policy
  • Recent Prestressed Concrete Beam Detail and Policy Updates
  • Steel Analysis and Details
  • Steel Structure Coating Policy
  • Guide Specifications for Wind Loads for Bridges under Construction
  • Modular Joint Details
  • Accelerated Bridge Construction Scorecard
  • Noise Wall Design and Detail Policy
  • Alternate Jointed Abutment Details
  • Conversion of Jointed Abutments to Integral Abutments
  • Elastomeric Bearing Updates
  • IDOT Seismic Policy Update
  • National research update (new maps, performance-based design)
  • Displacement-based design
  • Prescriptive details
  • UIUC research on isolation characteristics of standard IDOT elastomeric bearings
  • Illinois earthquake response and recovery plan (brief overview)
  • Steel Structure Coating Policy
  • Steel Analysis and Details
  • Guide Specifications for Wind Loads for Bridges under Construction
  • Recent Prestressed Concrete Beam Detail and Policy Updates
  • Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH 2016)- Parapet and Railing Design and Testing
  • Integral Abutment Research and Policy
  • Conversion of Jointed Abutments to Integral Abutments and Alternate Abutment Details
  • Noise Wall Design and Detail Policy
  • Accelerated Bridge Construction Scorecard
  • Modular Joint Details
  • IDOT Seismic Policy Update
  • National research update (new maps, performance-based design)
  • Displacement-based design
  • Prescriptive details
  • UIUC research on isolation characteristics of standard IDOT elastomeric bearings

Registration

Registration is $225 for members and $390 for non-members. All sessions must be purchased.

Attendees will receive 8 hours of CE credit

About the Speaker


Mark D. Shaffer, P.E., S.E., Policy, Standards, and Final Plan Control Unit Chief
Bureau of Bridges and Structures
Illinois Department of Transportation

Mark Shaffer is the Bridge Design Policy Engineer for Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT).  He oversees the incorporation of AASHTO policy into IDOT standards and works with other engineers and researchers to determine innovative and cost-effective solutions to bridge engineering issues.  He also works with national institutions such as TRB and NCEES to help maintain the quality and innovation present in the bridge engineering community.

  • Steel Structure Coating Policy
  • Steel Analysis and Details
  • Guide Specifications for Wind Loads for Bridges under Construction
  • Recent Prestressed Concrete Beam Detail and Policy Updates
  • Manual for Assessing Safety Hardware (MASH 2016)- Parapet and Railing Design and Testing
  • Integral Abutment Research and Policy
  • Conversion of Jointed Abutments to Integral Abutments and Alternate Abutment Details
  • Noise Wall Design and Detail Policy
  • Accelerated Bridge Construction Scorecard
  • Modular Joint Details
  • IDOT Seismic Policy Update
  • National research update (new maps, performance-based design)
  • Displacement-based design
  • Prescriptive details
  • UIUC research on isolation characteristics of standard IDOT elastomeric bearings
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Participants

Sanket Dhatkar ( AECOM )
Tamera Depke ( Prairie Engineers )
Justin Mickens ( Parsons Corporation )
Chandani Bhagat ( RS&H )
Brenda Karhoff ( Garza Karhoff Engineering, LCC )
Alex Benz ( EFK Moen )
Angela Nemsky ( Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc. )
Kamlesh Kumar ( exp US Services, Inc. )
roger winkelmann ( STV Incorporated )
Dana McKane ( Orion Engineers )
Patrick Keenan ( HW Lochner )
Donald Stevens ( DONVEN Homes, Inc. )
Zaida Morillo ( Primera Engineers, LTD )
JOHN LEWIS ( John O. Lewis and Company )
Mohamad Faraj ( Illinois State Toll Highway Authority )
Michael Brink
Erik Larson ( Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. )
Ian Nilausen ( Willett, Hofmann & Associates, Inc. )
Satyam Mandloi ( Willett Hofmann & Associates )
Praaveenyan Vangara ( Willett Hofmann & Associates, Inc. )
Rebecca Maystead ( Nichols Crane Rental )
Lidija Scekic ( Atlas Engineering Group, Ltd. )
Brett Russell ( EXP )
Ryan Mumm ( Champaign County Highway Department )
Timothy Broyles ( Parsons )
James Jones
William Lueking ( Rhutasel & Associates )
Steven Megginson ( Hampton Lenzini & Renwick )
Jianqing Hong ( H.W. Lochner, Inc. )
Vinod Patel ( exp US Services, Inc. )
Joseph Klenck ( RS&H )
Nikola Scekic ( ARCADIS US )
Justin Brown ( Jacobs )
Eric Henkel ( ESCA Consultants, Inc. )
Joe Andrews ( Bloom Companies, LLC. )
Jason Dreyer ( Oates Associates )
Michael Cummins ( Cummins Engineering Corp. )
LISA Viker ( Vector Corrosion Technology )