Corrosion and Protection of Concrete Bridge Elements - Virtual

October 5 – 6, 2020
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CST (7-hour course held over 2 days with breaks throughout)

This virtual event delivers seven hours of content over two days and focuses on corrosion mitigation and the use of cathodic protection in concrete bridges. Hear seven industry experts from Department of Transportation (DoT) agencies across the United States deliver insights and best practices into managing infrastructure. Learn the basics of reinforced steel corrosion and walk away with a better understanding of how cathodic protection and concrete restoration, combined with tried and true maintenance practices, can ensure greater longevity of infrastructure.

View this event from the comfort of home while engaging with fellow students. Then get answers from the speakers regarding what challenges you’re facing in the industry during the Q&A portion.

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Course highlights

  • Concrete corrosion basics
  • Concrete permeability and mix design durability
  • Concrete rehabilitation and repairs
  • Cathodic protection basics
  • Standards and specification criteria
  • ICCP vs GCP

Featured lecturers

  • Paul Vinik, Greenman Pedersen, Inc. (GPI)
  • Ivan Lasa, Greenman Pedersen, Inc. (GPI)
  • Andrew Blower, Oregon DOT
  • Jeffrey Milton, Virginia DOT
  • Johnnie Miller, Texas DOT
  • Patrick Upshaw, Florida DOT
  • Stephen Sharp, Virginia DOT

Learning objectives

  • Recite proper corrosion mitigation techniques used in concrete bridges
  • Describe how cathodic protection is used in concrete bridges
  • Summarize how corrosion impacts reinforced steel concrete
  • List the rehabilitation and repairs available when remediating a bridge
  • Identify maintenance best practices used to mitigate corrosion in concrete bridges
  • Recall the standards and specification criteria common to infrastructure and bridges
  • Explain the economic impact that corrosion has on infrastructure

Who should attend

Professionals from the following company types:

  • Bridge Maintenance Engineers 
  • Bridge Design Engineers
  • Bridge Inspectors
  • Bridge Preservation Professionals
  • Cathodic Protection Professionals within Highways and Bridge industries 
  • Department of Transportation professionals 

Course Completion

Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.

Department of Transportation employees, please contact Melissa Craig for registration.

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2 Day Course

Program pricing

  • NACE Member: $295
  • Non-Member: $349