Trail Construction Cost Realities

Start Date
02/22/2018
End Date
02/21/2020
Description
American Trails will present this Webinar on February 22, 2018 with Margie Tatro, founder/co-owner of Reineke Construction. This webinar will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs.

One of the most challenging elements of trail planning is budgeting. Understanding the factors associated with trail construction cost estimates will help a wide spectrum of trail community members. This workshop will deliver a simple, cost estimating tool and provide a list of the key factors associated with trail construction costs. Issues such as the true costs, risks, and opportunities of volunteer labor; overhead costs such as equipment maintenance; and comparisons of hand-built and machine-built construction methods will be covered.

This workshop is appropriate for recreation planners, land managers, trail advocates, policy makers, designers, and architects. Trail service providers are also welcome.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.25
Learning Outcomes
- Understand the basic factors associated with trail construction cost estimates.

- Identify the risks and uncertainties in cost estimating.

- Learn one methodology for systematically categorizing trail construction cost elements.
Instructors
Margie Tatro with Reineke Construction
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Course Codes
Provider
American Trails


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