SC&RA urges members to attend WASHTO & MAASTO Permit Meetings

- SC&RA encourages its specialized transport members to attend two fall conferences of regional transportation officials—the Mid America Association of State Transportation Officials, Subcommittee on Highway Transport (MAASTO-SCOHT), Sept. 22-23, Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers, Chicago, Ill., and the Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, Committee on Highway Transport (WASHTO-COHT), Oct. 14-16, Grand Sierra Resort and Casino, Reno, Nev. Both conferences provide outstanding opportunities for industry to interact with state transportation officials. In addition to the topics below, SC&RA staff will present an industry update at both events.

MAASTO-SCOHT agenda items include:
  • State Representatives Roundtable on Utilities, Certified Contractors, Escorts and Requirements
  • Agricultural Permits/Commercial Motor Vehicle Weights
  • State Department of Transportation Engineers Roundtable on Bridge Ratings, Pavement Ratings and Superload Analysis Process
  • Challenges Moving Oversize/Overweight Loads
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) Update
  • Federal Highway Administration Project on Innovative Intersections
  • Partnerships in Moving Oversize/Overweight Loads
  • Coordination of Multiple Moves
  • State Reports
  • AASHTO Harmonization Update
  • Truck Routing Issues
  • Teleworking
WASHTO-COHT agenda items include:
  • State to State Corridors and Centralized Communication
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Level 8 Inspections
  • Nevada Department of Transportation Engineering Perspective
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials Summer Meeting Update, including Harmonization
  • CVSA Size and Weight Committee Update
  • Federal Highway Administration Update
  • Pilot Escort Training and Certification Project
  • Insurance and Bond Requirements
Click here for details about the MAASTO-SCOHT Conference and here for details about the WASHTO-COHT Conference.

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