FHWA Overview - Chicago HS for Agricultural Sciences Shadow Day 02-08-12

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On February 8, 2012 FHWA hosted 8 students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences (CHSAS) http://www.chicagoagr.org/ visit our office as part of the National Groundhog Job Shadowing day; a national campaign that gives young people a new perspective on their studies through hands-on learning and a one-day mentoring experience http://www.americaspromise.org/News-and-Events/Partner-Events/Groundhog-Job-Shadow-Day.aspx

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  • FHWA Overview - Chicago HS for Agricultural Sciences Shadow Day 02-08-12

    1. 1. Bringing tomorrow’s solutions to today’s transportation needs Federal Highway Administration National Groundhog Job Shadowing Day FHWA Office of Technical Services – Resource Center February 8, 2012
    2. 2. <ul><li>U.S. Department of Transportation </li></ul><ul><li>Federal Highway Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Office of Technical Services The Resource Center </li></ul>http://www.slideshare.net/raymurphy9533
    3. 3. US DOT www.dot.gov/ Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center http://www.tfhrc.gov/ FHWA HQ http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/ R esource C enter http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/resourcecenter/ 51 Federal-Aid State Divisions http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/field.html National Highway Institute http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/ Office of Technical Services Technology Partnership Programs http://www.fhwa.dot.gov/hfl/tech.cfm RITA Research & Innovative Technology Administration http://www.rita.dot.gov/
    4. 4. <ul><li>Improve Mobility on our Nation’s Highways </li></ul><ul><li>through National Leadership, Innovation </li></ul><ul><li>and Program Delivery </li></ul><ul><li> … and Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leaders for National Mobility </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Stewards for National Highway Programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Innovators for a Better Future </li></ul></ul></ul>FHWA Mission
    5. 5. Organizational Location of FHWA Employees
    6. 6. Occupation Demographics
    7. 7. Office of Technical Services Resource Center Atlanta, GA Georgia Matteson, IL Illinois Technical Assistance – Technology Deployment – Training Lakewood, CO Colorado Baltimore, MD Maryland One Resource Center Five Locations San Francisco, CA California
    8. 8. FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Technical Service Team Groupings </li></ul>February 5, 2012 San Francisco/ Lakewood Atlanta Baltimore Matteson Air Quality Environment Planning Geotech & Hydraulics Finance Structures Pavement & Materials Construction & Project Mgmt Finance Civil Rights Operations Safety & Design
    9. 9. <ul><li>Construction & Project Management </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative contracting expertise </li></ul><ul><li>Incentive Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Design-Build </li></ul><ul><li>A+B bidding </li></ul>February 5, 2012 <ul><li>Accelerated construction methods </li></ul><ul><li>Construction inspection & quality control </li></ul><ul><li>Contract administration </li></ul>FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Financial management initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>Audit & internal control best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting & auditing systems management </li></ul><ul><li>Cash flow management </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage federal funds </li></ul><ul><li>Debt management </li></ul><ul><li>Financial risk management </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative revenue sources </li></ul>
    10. 10. <ul><li>Pavement & Materials </li></ul><ul><li>SUPERPAVE </li></ul><ul><li>Portland Cement Concrete </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Testing & Specifications </li></ul><ul><li>QC/QA </li></ul>February 5, 2012 <ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Preventive maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Research </li></ul><ul><li>Life cycle costs analysis </li></ul><ul><li>LTPP </li></ul><ul><li>AASHTO Design Guide Issues </li></ul>FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Civil Rights </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental justice impacts and solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Complex complaint investigation assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Civil rights strategic and business planning </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantage business enterprises training and technical assistance </li></ul><ul><li>Americans with Disabilities Act accessibility awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Contract Compliance technical training and demonstrations </li></ul>
    11. 11. FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Structures </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge Management & Rehabilitation </li></ul><ul><li>High performance materials </li></ul><ul><li>Load and Resistance Factor Design </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge Safety, Reliability & Security </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerated construction and Prefabricated bridge elements </li></ul>February 5, 2012 <ul><li>Structural design </li></ul><ul><li>Complex structures </li></ul><ul><li>Seismic analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge construction </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced structural analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Structural software </li></ul><ul><li>Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Freeway management </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic signals </li></ul><ul><li>Work zones </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic Incident management </li></ul><ul><li>Road Weather management </li></ul><ul><li>Traveler information </li></ul><ul><li>Freight operations </li></ul><ul><li>Models/simulations </li></ul><ul><li>Urban/rural applications </li></ul><ul><li>Weather related operations </li></ul><ul><li>ITS architecture & standards </li></ul><ul><li>Systems integration </li></ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul><ul><li>Hardware/software in transportation </li></ul>
    12. 12. <ul><li>Geotech & Hydraulics </li></ul><ul><li>Geotechnical </li></ul><ul><li>Soil slopes & embankments </li></ul><ul><li>Ground improvements </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations </li></ul><ul><li>Reinforced soil structures </li></ul><ul><li>Geosynthetics </li></ul><ul><li>Subsurface investigations </li></ul><ul><li>Earthquake engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Instrumentation </li></ul>February 5, 2012 <ul><li>Hydraulics </li></ul><ul><li>Bridge scour </li></ul><ul><li>Culvert analysis/design </li></ul><ul><li>Hydraulics & hydrology </li></ul><ul><li>Urban drainage </li></ul><ul><li>Pump stations </li></ul><ul><li>Stream stability and scour </li></ul><ul><li>River mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Numeric modeling </li></ul>FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Air Quality </li></ul><ul><li>Air quality </li></ul><ul><li>Air quality policy issues </li></ul><ul><li>Conformity </li></ul><ul><li>CMAQ program </li></ul><ul><li>AQ modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Clean Air Act provisions </li></ul>
    13. 13. <ul><li>Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental program review </li></ul><ul><li>Biology/water quality </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental streamlining </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Justice </li></ul>February 5, 2012 <ul><li>NEPA/404 coordination </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible mitigation techniques </li></ul><ul><li>Endangered species – Section 7 </li></ul><ul><li>Context sensitive solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Public involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Interagency coordination </li></ul>FHWA Resource Center <ul><li>Planning </li></ul><ul><li>Metro/statewide planning </li></ul><ul><li>Travel demand modeling </li></ul><ul><li>Freight planning </li></ul><ul><li>Border planning </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and operations </li></ul><ul><li>Congestion management systems </li></ul><ul><li>GIS and transportation management </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and land use </li></ul><ul><li>Planning and transportation data </li></ul><ul><li>Linking planning and environment </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Justice/Title IX </li></ul><ul><li>Tribal planning </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>responsive to Division Office needs – our primary customers. </li></ul><ul><li>linked with HQ goals & initiatives. </li></ul><ul><li>specialists have a broad view – across a program spectrum. </li></ul><ul><li>strives to contribute to policy development. </li></ul>Linking national objectives Resource Center…
    15. 15. <ul><ul><li>Ray Murphy, US DOT - FHWA ray.murphy@dot.gov 708-215-0979 </li></ul></ul>Welcome students of the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences! Thank you for your time and attention - best wishes on all future endeavors! On behalf of the US DOT/FHWA… http://www.slideshare.net/raymurphy9533 9:20 10:00 Larry O'Donnell, Bridge Management Engineer 10:05 10:45 Glenn Harris, Attorney 10:45 11:00 Break 11:00 11:40 Ray Murphy, ITS Specialist/Electrical Engineer 11:45 12:25 Thomas Saad, Structural Design Engineer 12:30 1:00 Group Lunch in Conference Room 1:05 1:45 Dave Platz, Construction & Project Management Engineer

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