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Maintaining A Safer Roadway

  • Feb 18, 2020 (10:00 - 11:30 am CT; 9:00 - 10:30 am MT)
    Webinar (desktop or laptop access)


DEADLINE: Wednesday, February 13, 2020

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Local agency maintenance forces are in the best position to be the “eyes and ears” when it comes to identifying situations, that when addressed, could greatly improve safety for the traveling public. This webinar will address safety topics including:
  • Obstructions in Roadway
  • Shoulder Drop-Off
  • Signs and Pavement Markings
  • Work Zone Safety
  • Vegetation Control
  • Roadside Hazards - Clear Zone
  • Drainage
  • Winter Maintenance

The presenters will offer insight into how you and your agency can promote reporting and addressing these and other safety issues to improve safety on your roadway system.


Renae Kuehl has worked at SRF Consulting Group, Inc. as a traffic safety engineer for 19 years. Her experience covers a wide range of traffic engineering areas, providing a well-rounded understanding of traffic operations, impacts and safety. She has worked with all counties in Minnesota and North Dakota to develop county specific Local Road Safety Plans. Her areas of expertise include road safety plans and audits, crash analysis and safe routes to school/school related traffic studies. In addition, Renae regularly works with the Minnesota Local Road Research Board's (LRRB) Research Implementation Committee.

Jon Jackels, PE, PTOE, joined SRF’s growing ITS practice division in 2014, following a 40-year career with the Minnesota Department of Transportation. His areas of expertise include: ITS standards, guidelines, and policies; ITS architecture; Systems engineering for development and deployment of ITS systems; Intelligent work zone systems; Systems evaluation and assessment; Traffic operations and safety; Rural traffic safety / dynamic conflict warning systems; Work zone traffic control; Transportation Management Plans; Pavement marking standards and materials; Innovative contract administration and procurement processes safety.

Target Audience

Maintenance staff focused presentation. Designers and inspectors will also want to attend. County, city and DOT personnel.

NDSU Dept 2880P.O. Box 6050Fargo, ND 58108-6050