Minnesota Department of Transportation

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August Trainings

Geopack - Quantity Manager

Geopak Quantity Manager training is hosted in a computer learning lab. It offers interactive dialogue, skill-practice sessions, and a competency assessment. With training, a learner may use Geopak Quantity Manager software interface and feature library to organize graphical elements within a database and prepare proportion-biased reports (i.e. Cost Estimate, Statement of Estimated Quantities, and Inplace Utility).

Cost: $200

To register, complete registration form (PDF, 135 KB) and mail form and check payment to:

James Pontius
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 676
St. Paul, MN 55155

September Trainings

Microstation V8I

Microstation V8I, training is hosted in a computer learning lab. It offers interactive dialogue, skill-practice sessions, and a competency assessment. The software offers user-controlled concept illustration functions for civil design projects.

Cost: $600

To register, complete registration form (PDF, 130 KB) and mail form and check payment to:

James Pontius
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 676
St. Paul, MN 55155

Geopak - Geotechnical Tools

With Geopak - Geotechnical Tools, participant may diagram borehole information into project design files. At training, participant will: Discuss MnDOT’s Data Dictionary for field collection. Use MS Access and MnDOT Soils Database. Import borehole data. Use borehole data in 2D/3D DGN files. Draft elevation surfaces.

Cost: $300

To register, complete registration form (PDF, 135 KB) and mail form and check payment to:

James Pontius
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 676
St. Paul, MN 55155

Geopak V8I Coordinate Geometry (COGO)

Geopak V8I Coordinate Geometry (COGO) is the initial training session for MnDOT’s Geopak course series. With training, a learner may increase his or her functional ability using the Geopak V8I Coordinate Geometry (COGO) software Interface and key Dialog features to populate a coordinate geometric database and to model a road project.

Cost: $600

To register, complete registration form (PDF, 135 KB) and mail form and check payment to:

James Pontius
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 676
St. Paul, MN 55155

October Trainings

Geopak Earthwork

Geopak Earthwork training is hosted in a computer learning lab. It features earthwork diagraming, cut/fill, aggregates, generating reports, unsuitable materials and backfilling, match lines and earthwork quantities, quantities for staging, retaining walls and associated quantities, and troubleshooting and verifying quantities. With training, participants may use MnDOT standards.

Cost: $600

To register, complete registration form (PDF, 135 KB) and mail form and check payment to:

James Pontius
Minnesota Department of Transportation
395 John Ireland Blvd, MS 676
St. Paul, MN 55155