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MCC to Offer Pavement Management Engineering Courses

[Thursday, January 05, 2017]
     

McHenry County College is offering Pavement Management Engineering courses that are ideal for private landowners, motorists, municipal managers, and those considering or already working in the pavement construction industry.

Pavement Management Engineering Part One: Construction and Maintenance—The Journey from Start to Now will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays from Jan. 25 through Feb. 15, 2017 in Room E221 at MCC.

The course will cover the geography of the region to the road systems and their evolution into their current uses, as well as modern day practices for new construction of pavement. We’ll discuss pavement materials and pavement designs and methodologies. The fee for this individual workshop is $99. Course code is QPM C02 001.

We’ll cover more in depth green technologies and possibilities in Pavement Management Engineering Part Two, Maintenance and Preservation - Sustaining Pavement in a Future Green Society. This will take place from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesdays from Feb. 22 through March 15, 2017 in Room E221 at MCC.

Having become familiar with the pavement process and the history and evolution of the process in "Pavement Management Engineering Part One" (a prerequisite) you’ll explore, the future of maintaining and preserving paved surfaces, given the economic bid process and green movement that must be followed. This course will also include discussion of pavement construction concepts, green pavement, and pavement drainage system management. The fee for this individual workshop is $99. Course code is QPM C03 001.

To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 and use course ID: QPM C02 001 for Part One and QPM C03 001 for Part Two; or register online by accessing www.mchenry.edu/proed. For more information, contact Ruth Kormanak at (815) 479-7879 or rkormanak@mchenry.edu.

 

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