Statewide Conference on Local Bridge

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2016 Bridge Conference


Who should attend

This Conference is intended for county, city, town, and village highway officials in New York State who maintain and rehabilitate local bridges. Consultants, contractors, and suppliers are also welcome.

Registration fees*

Training Session

Bridge Conference

*Fee includes breaks, handouts, breakfasts, and a lunch on Wednesday (walk-ins please note that lunch may be on your own due to space constraints).

Need to cancel your registration? Please call us at (607) 255-8033. Refunds will be made only if cancellation is received on or before October 6.

Hotel reservations

Please make your reservation** at:

Holiday Inn North Syracuse
441 Electronics Parkway
Liverpool, NY 13088
(315) 457-1122

The Holiday Inn no longer has rooms available on October 25. Other hotel options in the area include:

Best Western Plus
Govt. Rate: $85

Homewood Suites by Hilton
Govt. Rate: $102

Hampton Inn Syracuse North
Govt Rate: $102

Professional Development Hours

Professional Development Hours (PDHs )are available for an additional fee. Attending a training session earns 4 PDHs. We expect at least 7 PDHs will be available at the conference. The final number of available PDHs will be determined in October and posted here.

We will be using scanners at the Bridge Conference for those earning PDHs. To earn PDHs for each eligible Session, participants needed to be scanned in and out for each Session. The PDHs are being given for each Session, not each talk. Participants needed to be scanned in prior to the first talk of each Session and scanned a second time on the way out at the end of the Session.

PDHs for the Training Session and the Conference will be mailed to you at the address you gave when you registered. Please note that this will NOT be done until payment is received.

2015 Bridge Conference

Thank you to all those who attended the 2015 Bridge conference

Presentations from the 2015 Bridge Conference
Notes from the Local Agency Forum

2014 Bridge Conference

Training materials

Bridge Conference materials


Since 1994 we have collaborated with the New York State Department of Transportation Structures Division to present a conference about bridge issues for local governments. It is held in the Syracuse area and runs for 1½ days.

A Steering Committee guides the Conference format and program, meeting two or three times annually. The Conference is intended to actively foster partnerships between local agencies with bridge responsibility and the NYSDOT. Conference participants include NYS county, city, town, and village highway officials; representatives of state and federal agencies; and private sector personnel.


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