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Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Bridges and Boardwalks

Specifications, Design, Fabrication, and Installation

The webinar will address pertinent specifications ranging from ASTM to AASHTO as they relate to Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bridges and boardwalks.

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May 21, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM (Pacific Time) {more time zones}

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Mountain Time)
12:00 PM to 01:00 PM (Central Time)
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM (Eastern Time)


FREE for members
FREE for nonmembers

Learning Credit Cost:

  • CEUs are FREE for this webinar.
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    Webinar Outline

    The California Trails and Greenways webinar series is offered in coordination with California State Parks and the California Trails Conference Foundation, with content selected from the California Trails and Greenways 2020 program.

    The webinar series is offered FREE to the trails community THANKS TO the generous support of:

    About this webinar:

    The webinar will address pertinent specifications ranging from ASTM to AASHTO as they relate to Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bridges and boardwalks. In addition, the presenters will discuss the structural design process and the required information from the client. The webinar will conclude with an overview of the fabrication process and installation techniques relevant to the remoteness and terrain of the install site.

    CEUs are FREE for this webinar.

    Learning Objectives

    • Participants will learn how to properly specify an FRP Bridge.
    • Participants will learn how to determine if FRP structures make sense for their projects.
    • Participants will learn about the structural design process in relation to local codes and standards.


    Webinar Partners


    Dustin Troutman, Director of Marketing and Product Development, Creative Pultrusions, E.T. Techtonics

    Dustin Troutman received his B.S. in Civil Engineering Technology from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in 1993. Currently, he serves as Director of Marketing and Product Development at Creative Pultrusions, Inc. (CPI) in Alum Bank, PA. During his 24 years with CPI, Mr. Troutman has been instrumental in the market investigation and development of major pultrusion products and product lines associated with civil/structural applications – SUPERPILE™ pipe piles, SuperLoc™ sheet piles, and FRP transmission and distribution poles and cross arms, to name a few. He continues to be a key player in the development of codes and standards in support of the FRP pultrusion industry. Mr. Troutman is also a co-inventor, holding four patents related to pultruded systems.

    Additionally, Mr. Troutman oversees all marketing functions within the Creative Pultrusions Group of companies and heads up product development and sales of the groups’ utility, waterfront and bridge business units. Mr. Troutman is a member of numerous professional associations, including ASCE, ANSI, ASTM, the Pultrusion Industry Council, the Utility and Communication Structures Committee, and the Project Advisory Committee (PAC) charged with developing the ASCE/LRFD standard for pultruded structural profiles.


    Daniel E. Winey, P.E., Chief Structural Engineer, Creative Pultrusions, E.T. Techtonics

    Dan Winey, P.E. received is B.S. in Civil Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University at University Park in 1992. Currently, he serves as the Chief Structural Engineer at Creative Pultrusions, Inc. in Alum Bank, PA for the ET Techtonics bridge product line since 2019. Mr. Winey is licensed as a Professional Engineer in the states of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Mr. Winey has 19 years of structural engineering experience with design, permitting and plan preparation of bridge and building projects. His experience with AASHTO bridge codes and the International Building Code is essential to the design and permitting of the ET Techtonics bridge product line. He has extensive experience with projects related to truck live loading. Mr. Winey overseas design/fabrication plans and specifications for bridge and boardwalks. Mr. Winey is endeavored currently to design the longest truss FRP bridge in the world.


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    Learning Credits and CEUs

    American Trails is proud to be a certified provider of the following learning credits and continuing education opportunities:

    • American Institute of Certified Planners Continuing Maintenance (AICP CM)
    • Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System (LA CES PDH)
    • National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) CEU equivalency petition
    • CEU/PDH equivalency petition for other accepting organizations

    Learning credits are free for attendees for American Trails webinars and the International Trails Symposium, as well as for other conferences, webinars, and workshops we offer credits for. Learn more here.


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