July 21 - 25, 2014
The University of Rhode Island Transportation Center will host a one-week Engineering Academy for high school freshmen, sophomores and juniors.
The curriculum will include instruction and activities such as Highway Design, Bridge Design, Traffic Engineering, Water Resources, Environmental Engineering, Geographic Information Systems, Geotechnical Engineering, Reading a Scale, Blue Print Reading, Surveying & Layout, Preparing an Estimate.
The session will take place from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Transportation from a central pick-up point in Providence is available. Supervision will be by the program director, program coordinator, interns and industry professionals.
All costs, including meals, field trips and supplies, will be covered by the Rhode Island Department of
Transportationís educational outreach programs and the Federal Highway Administration.