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Wednesday, Jan. 17

The University will open today at 10 a.m. Classes will begin at 10:30 a.m. Winterterm on-campus classes with start times prior to 10:30 a.m. will meet beginning at 10:30 a.m. while remaining on-campus and all online classes will meet at their scheduled times.

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Learn about Railroad Bridge Engineering Over Winter Break

Posted 12/08/2017
Submitted by Laura Eldredge
Category: Student Announcements

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Construction Institute at the University of Hartford are offering a two-day course for practicing engineers on the design and rating of steel railroad bridges.

Students interested in the subject of railroad bridges are encouraged to attend, as this two-day session takes place over winter break!


  • To cover the basics of the different types of railroad decks.
  • To cover the current AREMA code requirements regarding steel bridges.
  • Go through a detailed step-by-step design of a railroad bridge, as well as the rating of an existing bridge.
  • Although concentration will be on steel bridges, discussion of concrete and wood structures will also be included.



Students of the University of Hartford can attend this seminar for a discounted rate of $40, which includes lunch.  Select the STUDENT option when registering online.  University ID number is required at the time of registration. For questions, contact Laura Eldredge at


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