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Special July Click, Listen & Learn | Free for Everyone

Make Federal-Aid Local Project Delivery Easier—Swap Federal Funds

Local Agency Federal-Aid Project implementation is a high risk for FHWA and state DOTs, due to complex federal requirements and local governments' lack of experience with them. Many local agencies forego federal funds due to the high risk, increased delivery time, and complexity involved. The Federal Fund Swap process can allow local governments to follow their normal project delivery processes and eliminate most of the risks involved with federal funds for all government agencies. 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. MT | 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT
When: July 27, 2023

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Special August Click, Listen & Learn | Free for Everyone

Public Works Perspective on Managing Microtrenching in the Right-of-Way

Microtrenching is being employed by the telecommunication and fiber optics industry, but it has impacts to the right-of-way. Public works professionals and right-of-way managers must better understand standard practices and policies related to microtrenching clearances, restoration, and permitting. This presentation will be a panel discussion from public works professionals with experience developing policy, permitting, and model codes. This session will also include lessons learned from past installations and coordination of microtrenching contractors in the right-of-way. 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. CT | 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. MT | 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. PT
When: August 10, 2023

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Government and public-sector entities are highly attractive targets for cyberattacks because many hold significant volumes of highly coveted data and they’re perceived to have virtually unlimited financial resources. These entities are often underinvested in cybersecurity, and are struggling to modernize legacy systems as well as attract and retain talented cyber professionals to their organizations. Public works professionals need to understand the potential threats and how to become resilient to cyberattacks. Webinar, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. CT | 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. MT | 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PT
When: June 22, 2023