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Staff Presentations


  • Presentation to the ND Legislative Transportation Committee on Sept. 28, 2016: Infrastructure Needs: North Dakota‚Äôs County, Township, & Tribal Roads & Bridges 2017-2036
  • Brad Wentz unveils the new Construction Planning layer to the GRIT Steering Committee for review, testing and feedback in the August 8th webinar. Once the Steering Committee has approved the new layer, it will be added to GRIT and released to all counties.
  • UGPTI County Asset Inventory Toolkit Webinar: GRIT Viewer Release (Mar. 21, 2016)
    Brad Wentz and Andrew Wrucke
    Brad Wentz and Andrew Wrucke, UGPTI, hosted a March 21, 2016 webinar on GRIT (Geographic Roadway Inventory Tool) to provide county leaders from across the state with information on new layer development, data entry pointers, and the first look at data output through the new Viewer. The webinar expands...
  • A webinar Wednesday, Dec. 9, invited county leaders from across North Dakota to learn more about UGPTI's new asset inventory tool, branded GRIT (Geographic Roadway Inventory Tool). UGPTI staff used the webinar to tell county engineers, road supervisors, consulting engineers and others what the tool is...
  • North Dakota Truck Weight Education (Dec. 8, 2015)
    Leanna Emmer
    NDLTAP truck weight expert Leanna Emmer described the new on-line Truck Weight Calculator Dec. 8 at the Associated General Contractors of North Dakota Annual Convention in Fargo. Emmer reviewed ND Legal Weight limits for trucks and introduced the web-based ND Truck Weight Calculator that was launched...
  • Gravel Roads (Dec. 2, 2015)
    Dale Heglund
    The Gravel Roads presentation helps local leaders understand aspects of gravel roads. A review of roadway shape, aggregate gradation, clay binder, roadway problems/solutions provides a solid foundation of knowledge for anyone wanting to understand how to improve gravel roadways. Clay binder is a focal...
  • UGPTI County Asset Inventory Toolkit Webinar: GRIT 1.0 (Nov. 18, 2015)
    Brad Wentz and Andrew Wrucke
  • Presentation to Interim Transportation Committee of the ND Legislature on November 12, 2015: Status of 2015-16 County and Township Road and Bridge Investment Needs Study
  • How-To Webinar: Needs Study Survey (Sept. 23, 2015)
    Dale Heglund, Alan Dybing, Brad Wentz, and Andrew Wrucke
    UGPTI staff provided an overview of the 2015-2017 local road infrastructure needs study for county roads staff across the state and then provided additional detail about the data collection survey, including a description of what is needed for each data field. They also provided an update on other data...
  • UGPTI County Asset Inventory Toolkit Webinar (Aug. 26, 2015)
    Dale Heglund, Brad Wentz, and Tim Horner
  • UGPTI County Asset Inventory Toolkit Webinar (Aug. 12, 2015)
    Dale Heglund, Brad Wentz, and Tim Horner
    Development of the Asset Inventory Toolkit is a team effort, led by UGPTI. A steering committee comprised of ten county transportation leaders, NDDOT representative, and NDACo representatives are providing guidance for the UGPTI's Inventory footprint development. The initial webinar, held August 12...
  • County and Local Transportation Needs (Oct. 27, 2014)
    Denver Tolliver
    UGPTI Director Denver Tolliver provided an update on the Institute's studies to the North Dakota Transportation Coalition. The update included an overview of several studies underway, a summary of results and remaining tasks and their timeline for completion.
  • Dust Control Update (Sep. 18, 2014)
    Dale Heglund
    The presentation provides an update on a UND study on dust's impacts to crops and livestock, an overview of the $3 million dust control study by the ND Infrastructure and Impact Office in Bowman, Dunn and Mountrail Counties, and outlines the potential of using oil production waste water to mitigate the...
  • Western North Dakota Dust Control (Feb. 4, 2014)
    William Anderson
    This presentation provides an overview of the recent dust control efforts that are being used in the western North Dakota oil producing counties. Additionally, product evaluations and roadway conditions are reviewed.
  • Traffic Sign Retroreflectivity (Apr. 5, 2012)
    Darcy Rosendahl
    This presentation gives an update of the current rules and compliance dates for sign retroreflectivity, the proposed changes to those rules and dates, and an overview of the methods an agency can implement to be compliant with the rules.
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