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Roadway and Highway

Course Name Course Description Hours
Guide to Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones 101 The primary function of temporary traffic control is to provide for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians (including persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) through or around temporary traffic control zones while reasonably protecting workers and equipment. A concurrent objective of the temporary traffic control is the efficient construction and maintenance of highways. This one-hour course will cover how workers who interact with traffic regularly can develop a safe work zone that complies with federal regulations. 1
Guide to Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones 102 The primary function of temporary traffic control is to provide for the safe and efficient movement of vehicles, bicyclists, and pedestrians (including persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) through or around temporary traffic control zones while reasonably protecting workers and equipment. A concurrent objective of the temporary traffic control is the efficient construction and maintenance of highways. This Guide to Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones 102 one-hour course will continue to educate you (who regularly interact with traffic) on how to develop a safe work zone that complies with federal regulations. 1
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. 2
Inspection and Citation Guidance for Roadway and Highway Construction Work Zones Each year, more than 100 construction work zone crew members are killed, and over 20,000 are injured. A majority of the injuries and deaths were due to moving vehicles that struck workers on foot within a work zone. This one-hour course will cover a general enforcement policy and provide guidance for compliance personnel to safely inspect work sites where employees are engaged in construction work on and near roadways or highways. 1
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 guide lines for appropriate salt application. 0.5
The First 15 Minutes – Decision Making at Roadway Incidents This two-hour course will equip you with the information needed to properly facilitate at the scene of a traffic incident. 2
Traffic Incident Management Road congestion is defined as one of the single largest threats to the nation’s economic prosperity and way of life. In 2006, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced the national strategy to reduce congestion on America’s 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. 1
Understanding the MUTCD This course will provide learners an understanding of the basic MUTCD requirements, including which devices should be used to alert drivers to common roadway situations. Learners will also review the importance of proper traffic control device maintenance and inspection 0.5
Understanding the MUTCD for Nebraska This course will provide learners with a Nebraska-specific understanding of the basic MUTCD requirements, including which devices should be used to alert drivers to common roadway situations. Learners will also review the importance of proper traffic control device maintenance and inspection. 0.5
Work Zone Safety for Local Governments 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. 0.5
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. 1
Work Zone Traffic Control 201 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. 1