EXPERIMENT IN EXTENSION PROGRAMS

HIGHWAY ENGINEERS OF THE 87 COUNTIES IN MINNESOTA ORGANIZED THE MINNESOTA COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEERS' ASSOCIATION IN 1932. SINCE 1945 THE ASSOCIATION HAS HELD ITS ANNUAL MEETINGS IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA'S EXTENSION DIVISION AND IS KNOWN AS THE 'MINNESOTA COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEER'S INSTITUTE.' THE 4-DAY PROGRAM IS FORMULATED BY THE INSTITUTE COMMITTEE, THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF THE COUNTY HIGHWAY ENGINEERS' ASSOCIATION, AND THE ENGINEER OF THE COUNTY DIVISION OF THE MINNESOTA HIGHWAY DEPARTMENT. SOME ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE INSTITUTE TO DATE HAVE BEEN: (1) ADOPTION OF A CODE OF ETHICS, (2) UNIFORM ACCOUNTING SYSTEM IN USE IN EVERY COUNTY OF THE STATE, (3) STANDARDIZED BRIDGE DESIGNS FOR VARIOUS TYPES OF SUPER-AND SUB-STRUCTURES, (4) A HIGH LEVEL OF UNIFORMITY BETWEEN COUNTIES ON DESIGN STANDARDS, AND (5) A BROADER USE OF HIGHWAY-PLANNING-SURVEY DATA AND OTHER CRITERIA RECOGNIZED AND USED BY THE STATES. /AUTHOR/

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  • Authors:
    • Ward, E S
  • Publication Date: 1953

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  • Created Date: May 5 1994 12:00AM