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Roadway and Highway

Maintaining our roadways and highways is vital to the safety of our citizens. Roadway and Highway workers can enhance their skills with courses such as Roadway Maintenance, Snow and Ice Management, Work Zone Traffic Control 101, and Traffic Incident Management.

Course Name Course Description Length
Guide to Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones This one-hour course will focus on the basics of temporary traffic control and how to provide safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians (including persons with disabilities in accordance to the Americans with Disabilities Act) through or around temporary traffic control zones while protecting workers and equipment. 1h
Ice Control for Managers and Decision Makers Snow and ice control on the U.S. highway system consumes over $2 billion in direct costs each year. This course provides guidelines for selecting roadway snow and ice control strategies and tactics for a wide range of winter maintenance operating conditions. This two-hour course presents an overview of guidelines that will assist winter maintenance personnel in selecting the appropriate level-of-service (LOS)-driven roadway snow and ice control operations and will help effectively manage snow and ice control resources. 2h
Incident Command System for Transportation Professionals This one-hour course is an overview regarding the Introduction of the Incident Command System (ICS) to stakeholders who may be called upon to provide specific expertise, assistance, or material during highway incidents. These stakeholders include transportation agencies and companies involved in towing and recovery, as well as elected officials and government agency managers at all levels. Furthermore, it is for employees to understand and show proficiency in the dynamics of the Incident Command System for Transportation. 1h
Nighttime Work Zone Lighting This course provides guidelines for the lighting of nighttime highway work, work zone lighting design, and use of temporary lighting for construction and maintenance projects. 1h
Roadway Maintenance Throughout the life of a roadway, simple maintenance activities are necessary to extend the roads full-service life. The activities discussed in this course should be performed periodically to delay or reduce deterioration of roadways. In doing so, learners and their organization can maintain assets at the lowest cost over the life of the roads. This course also identifies repair activities that may be required in order to return a damaged road to serviceable condition. 1h
Safe and Effective Work Zone Inspections This one-hour course is intended to help Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs) inspect work zones and to issue consistent citations for violations. 1h
Snow and Ice Management This course will help winter road crews understand how different weather conditions require different types of road treatment, as well as reinforce the importance of proper calibration of equipment and finally, set out the guidelines for the appropriate salt application. 30m
Traffic Incident Management Road congestion is defined as one of the single largest threats to the nation’ss economic prosperity and way of life. In 2006, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the national strategy to reduce congestion on America’ss transportation network which is now implemented. This Traffic Incident Management one-hour course will discuss how to manage traffic incidents in ways that comply with federal regulations. 1h
Understanding the MUTCD Even the most experienced drivers, whether on or off duty, are subject to following rules of the road. Within these rules are following all traffic, workzone, and safety signs and signals. In this course, we will walk the learner through the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and specific requirements to be aware of. Additionally, we will also review the importance of proper traffic control device maintenance and inspection. 1 h
Work Zone Exposure Control Measures This one-hour course will focus on implementation and uses of exposure control measures in a highway work zone. The course will additionally cover techniques to employ during planning and constructions phases to create a safe work area. 1h
Work Zone Safety for Local Governments Work zone safety is a matter of public concern. Whether it’s the safety of the road worker or the driver, it’s everyone’s responsibility to ensure they drive safely through work zones and that work zones comply with state and federal standards. This course will provide learners with an understanding of the basic components of a work zone, as well as guidelines for work zone signage. Additionally, they will learn how work zone design elements can improve safety by reducing the number of decisions motorists are asked to make as they move through the area. 1h
Work Zone Traffic Control 101 This one-hour course will educate workers who interact with traffic regularly on developing a safe work zone that complies with federal regulations. 1h
Work Zone Traffic Control 102 This Work Zone Traffic Control 102 one-hour course will continue to educate workers (who regularly interact with traffic) on how to develop a safe work zone that complies with federal regulations. 1h

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