Basics of a Good Road - Manchester ***Session Full***
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Event Date: 6/6/2024

Event Overview

This session is full at this time. Please contact Bethe Greene at if you would like to be added to the waitlist.

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Course Description:

Roads in Connecticut are handling more and more traffic and road budgets are shrinking. To make the most of what we have, we need to understand what is necessary to keep roads in good shape and how to fix those roads that have seen better days. This workshop focuses on what Connecticut's road crews can do to maintain their road systems, identify distresses and keep their roads in the best shape possible.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this class, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the components of a well built road.
  • Understand how water affects roadways and the effects of poor drainage.
  • Recognize common distresses and discuss their causes and appropriate repair strategies.
  • Understand the importance of proper construction inspection.

Who Should Attend:

  • Highway Superintendents
  • Road Foremen
  • Crew Leaders
  • Directors of Public Works
  • Town Engineers


Paul Brown, is the President of RoadTech, Inc., a consulting company specializing in road management and pavement maintenance issues. Paul has been teaching road building and maintenance classes for LTAP centers around the country for several years and has been in the construction industry since 1979.


  • Please email any questions to Bethe Greene at
  • Cost: (Includes lunch and course materials)
    - $100 - State and Municipal participants
    - $200 - Private-sector participants
  • Cancellation/Refund Policy: The registration fee is refundable if notice of cancellation is received 48 hours prior to the start of the program. Registrants who are unable to attend and do not cancel in advance are subject to the registration fee. Substitutions may be made at anytime. Please notify us of changes.
  • If you require an accommodation to participate in this workshop, please contact Bethe Greene at
  • Video/Photographs may be taken for promotional and training purposes. Please notify us during registration if you do not wish to be photographed/filmed.