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Workshops and webinars


No current workshops at this time. See past workshops.

Webinars and e-learning

E-learning: CSS overview

MnDOT offers an interactive hour-long online learning module about CSS, including:

  • What CSS is and isn't
  • Why integration of CSS is important as a business model
  • What approaches and principles need to be integrated
  • What agency and customer benefits can be expected
  • What principles are most important for attaining specific benefits
  • How CSS can be integrated into your daily work
  • Options for how you can measure CSS effectiveness
  • A stop in each MnDOT district to learn about an award-winning CSS case study

Webinar: So You Want to Build a Cross Section

This webinar reviewed MnDOT criteria for cross-sectional elements, including their origins and flexibilities, and discussed their application in designing cross sections for safety and functionality.

Webinar: Design Speed and Beyond—Concepts, Principles, and Practices

This webinar explored various aspects of vehicular speed with an emphasis on design speed and the flexibilities available in its selection.

Webinar: Flexible and Performance-Based Design Overview

This webinar included an overview of performance-based road design as well as how it correlates to and complements flexible design. It also featured a deeper exploration of the concepts of design flexibility.

Webinar: MnDOT's Move to Greater Flexibility in Design

This webinar included an overview of MnDOT's initiative to apply greater flexibility in roadway design. The presentation highlighted how, through various means, MnDOT has opened up the range of flexibility available within its standards and is providing guidance for appropriate application of greater flexibility in design. 

Webinar: Integrating Construction, Operations, and Maintenance into Transportation Planning and Design

This webinar highlighted perspectives, day-to-day challenges, and opportunities faced when project development commitments are made during the planning and design phases. Presenters discussed how following the CSS process has changed communication practices between project planning and design staff and construction, operations, and maintenance staff to improve project work flow, constructability, and post-construction operations.

Webinar: Maintaining Pedestrian Access Through Construction & Maintenance Work Zones

Webinar: Integrating CSS in Construction, Operations & Maintenance: Lessons Learned and Opportunities to Pursue