December 2012

Happy Holidays from CFIRE

by Steve Wagner on December 24, 2012

We’d like to wish you Happy Holidays and a safe and prosperous New Year in 2013.

Perhaps we’ll see you at:

–The faculty, staff, and students of CFIRE.

Fall 2012 CFIRE News

by Steve Wagner on December 21, 2012

The Fall 2012 edition of the CFIRE News is now available.

In addition to a message from CFIRE Director Teresa Adams, this double issue contains articles and information about a number of completed research projects, the 2012 CFIRE Student of the Year, and several upcoming CFIRE-sponsored events:

The Fall 2012 CFIRE News is available as a print-friendly PDF.

Rapid Replacement and Construction of Bridges

December 17, 2012

Bridge construction and replacement, to a greater degree than highway repair, requires special planning, engineering, materials procurement, and longer periods of construction time. CFIRE affiliate researchers recently completed a study in which they surveyed rapid bridge replacement and construction techniques and synthesized a series of best practices for rapid bridge replacement and construction in the […]

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Save the Date: Summit on the Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials

December 7, 2012

CFIRE is hosting a Summit on the Beneficial Use of Dredged Materials, to be held on March 14-15, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky–in conjunction with the 2013 MAFC/ITTS/KYTC Joint Annual Freight Meeting. For the draft agenda and other information, visit the Summit event page.

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Freight Workforce Summit

December 6, 2012

CFIRE is sponsoring a Freight Workforce Summit on February 5-6, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee. This event is hosted by the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI) at the University of Memphis. The Freight Workforce Summit provides an opportunity for private industry, public sector and academic institutions to discuss the growing workforce challenges facing this industry.  We […]

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2012 Student of the Year

December 4, 2012

Dan Moser has been named the 2012 CFIRE Student of the Year in Transportation. Dan Moser is pursuing a master’s degree in the La Follette School of Public Affairs and a certificate in Transportation Management and Policy through the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies. He is a returning student and UW-Madison alumnus, having received an […]

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Student Freight Symposium

December 3, 2012

CFIRE is sponsoring a Student Freight Symposium on February 5-6, 2013 in Memphis, Tennessee. This symposium is hosted by the Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI) at the University of Memphis. Check out the video invitation: The Student Freight Symposium provides an opportunity for students to showcase their research, connect with industry experts, network with their […]

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