Trail Construction Cost Realities

This webinar will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs. The methodology presented in the webinar applies to ALL trail construction projects, though the examples shown are all non-paved trails.

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Event Details

February 21, 2018

02:00 am (Pacific Standard Time)

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$19 for members
$39 for members

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Webinar Outline

One of the most challenging elements of trail planning is budgeting. Understanding the factors associated with trail construction cost estimates will help a wide spectrum of trail community members. This workshop will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs. Issues such as the true costs, risks, and opportunities of volunteer labor; overhead costs such as equipment maintenance; and comparisons of hand-built and machine-built construction methods will be covered.

This workshop is appropriate for recreation planners, land managers, trail advocates, policy makers, designers, and architects. Trail service providers are also welcome. 

PRESENTATION LEARNING OUTCOMES 

  • Understand the basic factors associated with trail construction cost estimates.
  • Identify the risks and uncertainties in cost estimating.
  • Learn one methodology for systematically categorizing trail construction cost elements.

Presenter

Margie Tatro, founder/co-owner, Reineke Construction

Margie Tatro is a degreed engineer and founder/co-owner of Reineke Construction. The firm, headquartered in central New Mexico, has been in the trail and outdoor construction business since 2006. Margie is has served as a member of the board of directors for the Professional Trail Builders Association. In addition to her trail industry experience with Reineke Construction, she has over 25 years of experience in leading research efforts and managing budgets of over $150 million annually. Mark Reineke (co-developer of the webinar material) is a registered professional engineer, has held contractor’s licenses continually for over 32 years, and has over 26 years of construction project management experience.

 

Closed Captioning

We are offering closed captioning for our webinars, thanks to a partnership with VZP Digital. If you are in need of this service, please email us prior to the webinar. An unedited transcript will be sent to all attendees following the webinar.

Learning Credits and CEUs

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

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

Learning credits are included in the registration fee. Free webinars require a $15 fee for learning credits.

Our webinars earn the following credits: AICP CM (1.5), LA CES (1.5), and NRPA CEU petition equivalency (0.10).