Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Traffic Control in Work Zones

Training (Listed by Provider)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target
Audience
Contact
Information
Other
Applicable
Categories
Temporary Traffic Control for Contractors

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(1) Covers the principles used in TTC safety and explains the liability associated with improper application of TTC; (2) provides an understanding of the temporary traffic control zone process; (3) acquaints project personnel with the provisions of the MUTCD; and (4) emphasizes the FHWA requirements for traffic control procedures for work zone traffic control. Classroom 6
hours
Alabama Technology Transfer Center $125 Contractors, their employees, safety representatives, and all those whose work involves street and highway operations. 800-446-0382 or
t2@eng.
auburn.edu
 
Alaska's Flaggers

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Follows MUTCD and the Alaska Supplement regulations that comprise the Alaska Traffic Manual (ATM) for work zone flaggers. Shows actual construction activities in Alaska during the 1996 construction season. Also covers the do's and don'ts of flagger operations, correct hand signals, and proper attire. VHS 22
minutes
Alaska
Transportation
Technology
Transfer
Unknown Alaska flaggers david_
waldo@
dot.state.
ak.us
 
Basic Work Zone Traffic Control/Flagger

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This course provides an introduction to Part 6 of the MUTCD with exposure to typical applications of various traffic control set-ups. Topics of discussion include work zone safety, signs and signing applications, work zone set up, types of work zones, and flagging procedures. Classroom 1
day
Arizona
LTAP
$35.00 -
Local
Government
non-Arizona
LTAP
Members,
$50.00 -
Private
Agencies
Arizona DOT, private industry, and local government employees (602)
712-3007
or email
TTraining@
azdot.gov
 
Basic Traffic Control for Utilities

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Covers all aspects of traffic control applicable to utility companies, such as introduction to utility operations, fundamentals of traffic control, component parts of a temporary traffic control zone, channelizing devices, applicable national standards, typical applications common to utility operations, and more. CD-ROM Self-
Study
ATSSA $79.00 - ATSSA Member, $99.00 - Non-member Individuals who perform utility operations involving temporary traffic control Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Emergency Traffic Control for Emergency Responders (ETCER)

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This course discusses major, intermediate and minor principles of incident management and considerations for traffic control enforcement in work zones. It covers principles and concepts of temporary traffic control presented in the MUTCD Section 6 I. Also discussed are principles of temporary traffic control and the requirements of the component parts of typical work zones, such as: taper lengths, flagging operations, typical applications, device requirements and others. Classroom 4 hours ATSSA $95 - ATSSA member Police and fire rescue personnel involved with traffic control, either by responding to an incident or enforcing traffic control in work zones Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Law Enforce-
ment
Flagger Instructor Training Course-Grant (FIT)

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This training is designed to prepare Traffic Control Supervisors to be able to present the 4-hour ATSSA Flagger Registration course to those wishing to become ATSSA-registered flaggers. Classroom 2
days
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Traffic Control Supervisors Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Florida "Advanced" Training

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The Florida Advanced (TCS) course is designed to train those who will be actively involved in designing temporary traffic control in a work zone. It moves from the concepts and techniques taught in the Florida Intermediate course to implementation of traffic control plans and techniques for installation and removal. Attendees are taught how to read and interpret plans and specifications and implement them in the field. Several workshops included in this course are designed to provide hands on experience in designing temporary traffic control for various real life situations and recognizing, analyzing and correcting deficiencies. Classroom 3
days
ATSSA $350.00 -
ATSSA
Member,
$445.00 -
Non-member
Advanced training required for personnel working on Florida state roads who have responsibility/authority to decide on maintenance of traffic requirements to be implemented, including engineer responsible for work zone traffic control plan development and work zone traffic control supervisor Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Florida "Intermediate" Training

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All personnel involved in construction work zone projects, particularly technicians and field personnel, must have a basic knowledge of temporary traffic control to ensure "safe passage" for workers, motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. ATSSA's in-depth Florida Intermediate Training will provide instruction in the proper safety standards to assist in monitoring and recognizing any deficiencies during the course of a temporary traffic control project. Classroom 2
days
ATSSA Call for pricing Authorization to train ATSSA Registered Flaggers requires successful completion of ATSSA Florida Intermediate Level course and ATSSA Flagger Instructor Training 1-877-642-4637  
Florida Restricted Activities

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This course is required for all persons working in Florida with direct responsibility for placement of work zone traffic control devices for minor work (normally utility operations) where the work activity utilizes only work zone setups covered in 2006 Design Standards Indexes 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 611, 612, 613, 615, 616, 635 and 660, in accordance with Index 600 requirements. For work zone setups other than those specifically covered in these indexes, Intermediate or Advance Training is required as applicable. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Persons working in Florida with direct responsibility for placement of work zone traffic control devices for certain minor work (normally utility operations) Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Online Flagger Training

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This is the ATSSA flagger training, modified for online delivery. In place of a live instructor, the training relies heavily on graphics, video, and interactive content with narration. Student comprehension is evaluated during the class using interactive quizzes, with instant feedback. The class includes "hands on" demonstration. Online Course 4
hours
ATSSA $45
(Not
available
for all states yet -
have 45
training
programs)
DOTs, barricade companies, pavement marking companies, department of public works, employment agencies, private individuals, contractors, city and county agencies 720-962-8815 Worker Safety
Traffic Control Design Specialist-Grant Course

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Topics covered in this course include work zone safety, applicable standards and guidelines, fundamental principles of temporary traffic control, human factors, the component parts of a traffic control zone, traffic control devices, constructability, and development of a transportation management plan (TMP). Students will breakout into small groups for hands-on exercises. A certification program is available for this course. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Engineers and others responsible for designing, evaluating, and implementing a traffic control plan. Previous work zone experience not required. Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Design for Work Zones
Traffic Control for Tree Crews

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Introductory training in the principles of temporary work zone traffic control applicable to tree care operations along roadways. Provides an introduction to temporary traffic control for arborists and others whose actions may affect safety. It teaches concepts, techniques and practices in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices in accordance with the MUTCD. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Individuals who perform utility operations involving temporary traffic control Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Traffic Control for Utilities - Grant (UTC)

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This executive summary presentation provides introductory training in the principles of temporary work zone traffic control applicable to utility work. Provides an introduction to temporary traffic control for utility workers and others whose actions may affect safety. It teaches concepts, techniques and practices in the installation and maintenance of traffic control devices in accordance with the MUTCD.. Presentation Self-
Study
ATSSA Free Individuals who perform utility operations involving temporary traffic control Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Traffic Control Supervisor-Grant (TCS)

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Advanced training in the principles of temporary work zone traffic control. Provides comprehensive training on work zone standards, guidelines, installation and removal procedures, inspection, documentation and supervisory skills. Classroom 2
days
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Supervisory personnel who are responsible for the installation, maintenance, or removal of traffic control devices Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Short Duration Work Zones
Traffic Control Technician-Grant (TCT)

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Provides an introduction to temporary traffic control in work zones for individuals who work in the field installing and removing traffic control devices. It teaches concepts, techniques and practices in the installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Individuals who perform duties in or around temporary traffic control work zones Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
Urban Work Zone Design-Grant Course

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This course covers the considerations necessary to address work zones in urban environments, which may involve restricted spaces, lack of buffer space, parking issues, limited sight distance, business access, and pedestrians and bicyclist considerations. The course covers instances when standards cannot be met and how to address these situations. Freeways are not covered. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25.00
Public
Officials,
$50.00
Other
Work zone designers and traffic control supervisors who may work in urban environments Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Design for Work Zones
Washington State Traffic Control Supervisors

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This certification course includes presentations, exercises, and references to Federal and Washington State highway construction and Traffic Control standards. Participants receive a comprehensive reference manual and other reference materials to assist with on-the-job practical issues and performance standards. The TCS certification is valid for 4 years. Classroom 3
days
ATSSA Member $385/Non-Member $475 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
 
What Everyone Should Know About Temporary Traffic Control Training - Grant (WESK)

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This executive summary presentation discusses the who, what, and why of temporary traffic control training: Who needs training? What type of training is needed? Why is training needed? What training avenues are there? Where do you go for comprehensive training? How can you ensure that workers and other decision-makers are working as safely and effectively as possible? Presentation Self-
Study
ATSSA Free Persons responsible for managing the work zone training function – safety officers, supervisors, or any other person whose decisions may impact traffic safety Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Short Duration Work Zones

Worker Safety
Work Zone Safety and Flagging Tutorial (New York)

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The purpose of this tutorial is to provide the fundamentals of work zone safety and to explain the basic concepts of flagging in a work zone. This includes reminders about proper flagging equipment, placement of flaggers, appropriate use of standard signaling devices, and methods of traffic control. Online Self-
Study
Cornell
Local
Roads
Program
Free Refresher training for New York State (NYS) rural town, county, and village public works crews, highway superintendents, and their seasonal laborers. May also be useful to NYS utility workers, law enforcement officers, and emergency response teams who need to redirect traffic. Online
resource
Worker Safety
Highway Work Zone Safety: The Basics

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This video program will help your employees understand and comply with MUTCD and learn what it takes to keep themselves, drivers and pedestrians safe in highway work zones. DVD 18
minutes
DuPont Training Solutions Purchase $495 Rental $115 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas info@
training.dupont.com
Worker Safety
Flagger Instructor Certification

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Instructor candidates participate in a training program and receive a specially designed kit of training materials. Instructors are guided through the materials and shown how to best train flaggers to performance standards set by the Washington State Department of Transportation and Traffic Control Oversight Committee. Once successfully completed, certification is valid for 3 years. Classroom 2
days
Evergreen
Safety
Council
$415.00
ESC member,
$455.00
nonmember
Applicant must have: 1. Current state flagging card and either (a) Prior flagging instruction experience including teaching at least 4 flagging classes in last calendar year; or (b) 1,000 hours of flagging experience; or (c) Have successfully completed an approved Traffic Control Supervisor Course. (206)
382-4090
esc@
esc.org
 
Traffic Control Supervisors - Idaho

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This certification course includes presentations, exercises, videos, and references to Federal and State highway construction and Traffic Control standards. Participants receive a comprehensive reference manual and other reference materials to assist with on-the-job practical issues and performance standards. Once successfully completed, certification is valid for 4 years. Classroom 2
days
Evergreen
Safety
Council
$380 To attend you must submit: A current state approved flagging card (or training record). Approved states are: Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Two signed letters (or one letter with two signatures) verifying minimum of 2,000 hours in traffic control work. (206)
382-4090
esc@
esc.org
 
Traffic Control Supervisors - Oregon

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This certification course includes presentations, exercises, videos, and references to Federal and State highway construction and Traffic Control standards. Participants receive a comprehensive reference manual and other reference materials to assist with on-the-job practical issues and performance standards. Once successfully completed, certification is valid for 3 years. Classroom 2.5
days
Evergreen
Safety
Council
$490 To attend you must submit: A current state approved flagging card (or training record). Approved states are: Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Two signed letters (or one letter with two signatures) verifying minimum of 2,000 hours in traffic control work. (206)
382-4090
esc@
esc.org
 
Traffic Control Supervisors - Washington State

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This certification course includes presentations, exercises, and references to Federal and State highway construction and Traffic Control standards. Participants receive a comprehensive reference manual and other reference materials to assist with on-the-job practical issues and performance standards. Once successfully completed, certification is valid for 4 years. Classroom 3
days
Evergreen
Safety
Council
$405.00
ESC
member,
$490.00
nonmember
To attend you must submit: A current state approved flagging card (or training record). Approved states are: Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Two signed letters (or one letter with two signatures) verifying minimum of 2,000 hours in traffic control work. (206)
382-4090
esc@
esc.org
 
Developing Transportation Management Plans for Work Zones

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This course provides guidance for developing effective transportation management plans (TMPs) for road projects. Topics discussed in this course include the purpose and content of a TMP, roles and responsibilities, work zone impacts assessment, selecting TMP strategies, and TMP implementation. This course is designed for self-paced learning. The training is modular and consists of slides with voiceover narration for guided, independent learning. The course includes exercises to apply the concepts learned throughout the course. Please have the Participant Workbook readily accessible while taking this course. Several of the modules refer to the Workbook for exercises and other information. Online Self-
study
FHWA Free Transportation agency staff, including technical staff, (planners, designers, traffic engineers, highway/safety engineers, etc); management and executive-level staff responsible for setting policy and program direction; field staff responsible for building projects and managing work zones; and staff responsible for assessing performance in these areas. WorkZoneFeedback@
dot.gov
Management of Work Zones
Basic Maintenance of Traffic

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This training is required for individuals who will be working in the traffic control zone on Florida State highways and whose responsibilities include flagging traffic. Normally "in-house" training is performed by an employee who is qualified in Intermediate or Advanced Maintenance of Traffic. If not available, the Basic MOT class must be completed. Requalification is required every four years. Classroom 4
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center $105 public
agency,
$120 private
agency
Individuals who will be working in the traffic control zone on Florida State roadways and have responsibilities including flagging traffic David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
Management of Work Zones
Advanced Maintenance of Traffic

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Personnel who successfully complete this course will receive Florida DOT recognized qualification, valid for four (4) years, to perform work zone traffic control planning, design, implementation, inspection and/or supervising the selection, placement or maintenance of traffic control schemes or devices in work zones on the State Highway System in accordance with the Florida Department of Transportation Specifications 105-5.3 and 102-3.2. Classroom 2.5
days
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center $295 public
agency,
$395 private
agency
  Celio Ramos,
352-392-2371
Ext. 31670,
t2assist@
ce.ufl.edu
Management of Work Zones
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1A: Rural Road Operations

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for highway work zones where posted speeds are greater than 45 MPH. Legal liability and agency image are also discussed. Classroom and Video 4
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders, highway construction inspectors and engineers are the primary targets. Safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities may want to attend. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1B: Urban Streets

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for urban street work zones where posted speeds are 45 MPH or less. Legal liability and agency image are also discussed. Classroom and Video 4
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and highway construction inspectors and engineers are the primary targets. Safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments may want to attend. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1C: Combination of Rural Roads and Urban Streets

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for counties that work on both rural highways and urban streets. Legal liability and agency image are also discussed. Classroom and Video 4
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated basd on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders, highway construction inspectors and engineers are the primary targets. Safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities may want to attend. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1D: Detour

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for full road closures and detouring. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders, highway construction inspectors and engineers are the primary targets. Safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities may want to attend. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1E: Flagging

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This course covers the proper flagging devices and techniques for highway work zone flaggers. Classroom and Video 2.5
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance, construction and utility personnel. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1F: Intersection Work

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, and flagging techniques for highway work zones at intersections. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety –1G: Low Speed Streets

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for highway work zones that require lane closures. This course is for low speed streets and roads. Classroom and Video 3
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders, agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1H: Moving/Mobile Operations

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices and applications for moving or mobile operations work zones. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety   1I: Pedestrians

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices and applications for work zones that impact pedestrian traffic. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety   1J: Surveyors/Locators

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, and flagging techniques for survey and utility locating operations. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
Nighttime WZ Operations
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1K: Utility Work

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, flagging techniques for utility work on highways and streets. Classroom and Video 2.5
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Utility crew leaders and safety officers are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
Management of Work Zones

Worker Safety
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1L: Nighttime Operations

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, and flagging techniques for highway work zones where the work is performed at night. Classroom and Video 2.5
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685,
dkpage@ufl.edu
Nighttime WZ Operations
Work Zone Safety and Mobility

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This course is designed to provide awareness and guidance on understanding and implementing Title 23 CFR 630 Subparts J and K to personnel working in active highway work zones in Georgia. Online Self-
Study
Georgia DOT Free Personnel working in active highway work zones    
Safety and Traffic Control

No link
Traffic control for maintenance operations. Classroom 4
hours
Illinois
DOT
Free Maintenance staff James
Schoenherr,
(217)
782-3450
 
Safety and Traffic Control

No link
Traffic control standards and specifications. Classroom 6
hours
Illinois
DOT
Free Construction personnel James
Schoenherr,
(217)
782-3450
 
Train the Trainer

No link
Instruction course to train flagger trainers. Classroom Unknown Illinois
DOT
Free Trainers James
Schoenherr,
(217)
782-3450
 
Work Zone Safety

No link
Overview of work zones and traffic control. Classroom 1
day
Illinois
DOT
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Contact
Brad
Risinger
217-
782-0128
 
Flagger Training (for Local Agency Personnel Only)

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This class provides training to local agency personnel for their day labor and maintenance activities. It meets requirements established by the MUTCD and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Classroom 4
hours
Illinois
Technology
Transfer
Center
Free Local agency highway personnel holding a valid driver's license or an Illinois Identification Card from the Secretary of State Gwen
Montgomery,
Technology
Transfer
Program
Manager,
217-785-2350
or
gwen.
montgomery@
illinois.gov
Worker Safety
Basic Work Zone Safety

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This workshop teaches the basics of work zone traffic control. The course covers short-term operations (no longer than one work shift) and focuses on daytime activities. Classroom 1
day
Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University $99 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Tim
Baughman,
tbb@
ncsu.edu
or
919.
515.8654
 
Flagger Training

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This workshop is designed to train participants to be effective flaggers by teaching the basics of flagging operations and procedures. Classroom 0.5
day
Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University $69 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Tim
Baughman,
tbb@
ncsu.edu
or
919.
515.8654
 
Flagging Instructor Training

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This workshop teaches participants the basics of flagging operations and then instructs them how to teach their own personnel these concepts. Classroom 1.5
day
Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University $175 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Tim
Baughman,
tbb@
ncsu.edu
or
919.
515.8654
 
Intermediate Work Zone Safety

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This workshop builds on the information covered in the Basic Work Zone Safety course, with particular emphasis paid to multi-lane urban streets. Multi-lane intersection work zones, detours, and mobile operations are covered in detail. Classroom 1
day
Institute for Transportation Research and Education at North Carolina State University $125 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas. Basic Work Zone Safety Training is a prerequisite for this course. Tim
Baughman,
tbb@
ncsu.edu
or
919.
515.8654
 
Job Site Safety Series 1 of 3: Work Zone Safety Concepts

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This program covers the basic principles of work zone safety, traffic control zones, planning for traffic control, the function of traffic control devices and typical applications. DVD or CD-ROM 25
minutes
International Road Federation Entire Series
Member – $300
Non-member – $900
Individual
Modules
Member – $195
Non-member
– $495
Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 703-535-1001
info@irfnews.org
 
Job Site Safety Series 2 of 3: Developing Job Site Traffic Control Plans

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This course covers developing an effective traffic control plan, following the process from pre-planning, through design and writing, the implementation, evaluation, and revision. DVD or CD-ROM 21
minutes
International Road Federation Entire Series
Member – $300
Non-member – $900
Individual
Modules
Member – $195
Non-member
– $495
Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 703-535-1001
info@irfnews.org
 
Job Site Safety Series 3 of 3: Install, Inspect and Maintain Work Site Traffic Control Devices

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This video covers the installation, inspection and maintenance of traffic control devices at a basic work site based on a traffic control plan. DVD or CD-ROM 24
minutes
International Road Federation Entire Series
Member – $300
Non-member – $900
Individual
Modules
Member – $195
Non-member
– $495
Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 703-535-1001
info@irfnews.org
 
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) for Technicians

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This course provides an introductory overview of the latest edition of the MUTCD, with emphasis on applications related to work zones, school zones, pavement markings, and Stop vs Yield control, and traffic control for emergency situations. Classroom 1
day
Kansas
State
University
Kansas
Public
Employee
$5.00,
Non
Public
Employee
$100.00
Local traffic/highway technicians Robert W.
Stokes,
785-
532-1595 or
drbobb@
k-state.edu
Management of Work Zones
Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor Qualification (Kentucky)

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This course is intended for individuals who supervise traffic control technicians and other field personnel and who are responsible for implementing the Traffic Control Plan. The course expands on the concepts and techniques taught in the Traffic Control Technician Course, which is a prerequisite for the supervisor training. Supervisors must be qualified through training and testing every five years. Classroom 1
day
Kentucky Transportation Center $185 Work Zone Qualification courses are designed to provide governmental roadway maintenance workers the basic knowledge necessary to safely and efficiently maintain Kentucky's highways. These classes are open to local and state governmental employees, private industry, the general public and anyone regardless of job assignment with interest in learning more about maintaining roads and streets. 800-432-0719 or
859-257-7364
 
Basic Flagger Workshop

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Covers basic functions, equipment, positions, signals, and operations of flaggers. Classroom 2-3
hours
Louisiana
LTAP
1. YOU provide the participants (a minimum of 10 is preferred) and the meeting place (meeting room, maintenance barn, etc.).
2. WE provide the training at no cost to you.
Individuals who are responsible for flagging assignments, as well as new employees David
McFarland
dmcfar@
ltrc.lsu.edu

(225)
767-9118
 
Work Zone Safety Workshop

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Covers introduction (goals; class problem; MUTCD Part 6 review), traffic control devices, traffic control zones, typical applications (class problems using Quick Reference Guide), flagging, legal liability. Classroom 3-4
hours
Louisiana
LTAP
1. YOU provide the participants (a minimum of 10 is preferred) and the meeting place (meeting room, maintenance barn, etc.).
2. WE provide the training at no cost to you.
Road, street, traffic, and utility workers including supervisors, foreman, and crew personnel whose routine duties include work within right of ways David
McFarland
dmcfar@
ltrc.lsu.edu

(225)
767-9118
Worker Safety
Basic Temporary Traffic Control (BTTC)

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Introductory course on the design and layout of TTC devices and work zone typical applications. This is a self-guided course that can be downloaded and used by companies/agencies to train their staff. PDF Self-
Study
Maryland
SHA
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Mr. Clarence
Haskett
Maryland
State
Highway
Admini-
stration
www.
maryland
roads.com

410-
787-5876
 
Traffic Manager's (TM) Training

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Course covers the fundamentals of Temporary Traffic Control (TTC, SHA's TTC Standards and Specifications, and SHA's TTC Typical Applications. The course includes small group problem solving exercises and has a written examination at the end of the course. Classroom 1
day
Maryland
SHA
$20.00
(Government
employees),
$80.00
(Others)
Field supervisors and crew leaders Ms. Laurie
Baquol
(REGIS-
TRATION)
Maryland
Transpor-
tation
Builders and
Materials
Association
www.
mtbma.org

(410)
760-9505
Mr. Clarence
Haskett
(INSTRUC-
TOR)
Maryland
State
Highway
Admini-
stration
www.
maryland
roads.com

(410)
787-5876
 
Introduction to Temporary Traffic Control

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This course is designed to give participants a complete overview of traffic control in work zones, including applicable standards, devices used, component parts and their requirements, and installation/removal considerations. It will prepare participants to take the Maryland SHA Traffic Manager's course. The following topics will be covered: definition of temporary traffic control (TTC), quantification of the safety problem, manuals and standards applicable in the State of Maryland, fundamental principles of TTC, component parts of the TTC, introduction to traffic control devices, tapers and other transitions, and installation and removal considerations. Classroom 1
day
Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center Unknown Anyone whose actions affect safety on temporary traffic control work zones, including traffic managers, traffic technicians, inspectors and designers. Janette Price,
301-403-4623 or
janette@umd.edu
 
Introduction to Highway Work Zones in Urban Areas

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This course is designed to give participants a complete overview of temporary traffic control in urban work zones, including applicable standards, devices used, component parts and their requirements, and installation/removal considerations. Emphasis will be given to considerations and issues that affect urban work zones, such as restricted space, reduced visibility, signals, businesses, pedestrians, utility operations, and others, and potential adjustments. Classroom 2
days
Maryland Transportation Technology Transfer Center Unknown Unknown Janette Price,
301-403-4623 or
janette@umd.edu
 
Minnesota DOT Traffic Control Supervisor

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This training course is designed for Traffic Control Supervisors who will be working in Minnesota on state projects. Topics covered in the course will include principles and setup of temporary traffic controls, summary of traffic control special provisions for Minnesota DOT projects and will make use of actual traffic control plans. Other subjects covered are work zone speed limits, use of portable concrete barrier and the NCHRP 350 crash requirements. Classroom 3
days
Minnesota
DOT
$250 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Leigh
Kriewall,
(651)
366-4217,
leigh.
kriewall@
dot.state.
mn.us
 
Minnesota DOT Traffic Control Supervisor Recertification

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This course is designed for those who have been certified as Minnesota DOT Traffic Control Supervisors and need to renew their certification. Classroom lecture will focus on the latest changes in technology and specifications related to Traffic Control. Upon passing a written examination students will maintain their certification. Classroom 1
day
Minnesota
DOT
$125 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Leigh
Kriewall,
(651)
366-4217,
leigh.
kriewall@
dot.state.
mn.us
 
Traffic Control Overview

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Students will be exposed to traffic control special provisions standard language and instructions for use when writing time and traffic for highway projects. Emphasis will be placed on projects such as bituminous mill and overlay, concrete rehabilitation, and others that are short term in nature. Other subjects covered will be work zone speed limits, use of portable concrete barrier, and drop off policy. Classroom 1
day
Minnesota
DOT
$100 Project level engineers, supervisors and traffic engineers from Minnesota DOT, local agencies and engineering consultants. Also valuable for contractor's superintendents responsible for traffic control. Leigh
Kriewall,
(651)
366-4217,
leigh.
kriewall@
dot.state.
mn.us
 
Advanced Work Zone Training Manual

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The course is the third part of a curriculum pertaining to work zones. Upon completion of the course, the participants will be certified as a "Work Zone Specialist" (WZS). Missouri DOT will have a WZS involved in every aspect of the traffic control plan from preliminary to postconstruction work. Classroom 1
day
Missouri
DOT
Unknown Missouri
DOT
1-888
275 6636
 
Flagger Training Booklet

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Course designed to provide uniformity and consistency of flagging within Missouri DOT and to train employees how to protect themselves and coworkers, along with the traveling public. Classroom 1
day
Missouri
DOT
Free Missouri
DOT
1-888
275 6636
 
Work Zone Technician Manual

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This course discusses the main purpose of temporary traffic control (to provide for the safe and efficient movement of motorized and non-motorized traffic through or around a temporary traffic control zone, and to provide protection for workers and equipment in the work space) and its importance in being implemented safely. Classroom 1
day

Missouri
DOT

Free Missouri
DOT
1-888
275 6636
Short Duration Work Zones
Flagger (Instructor)

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Teaches students how to teach work zone crews standard flagging procedures and how to provide safe passage in and around work areas. Topics covered include: how to get students involved in the course, how to use course materials, administrative responsibilities, adult learning needs, and developing effective teaching skills. Upon completion of the course you will be able to apply the resources and information learned to protect your own crew and the public. Classroom 2
days
National
Safety
Council
$395.00 -
Member,
$515.00 -
Nonmember
Individuals with safety and health responsibilities in highway and street construction; bridge, tunnel, water or sewer construction; concrete, utilities, or paving industries; state transportation, and county or municipal street/public works departments 1-800-621-7615
info@nsc.org
 
Flagger (Novice)

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The primary objectives of the program are to train flaggers to provide safe passage of traffic through and around work areas and to minimize confusion by bringing standard flagging procedures to our nation's highways. Classroom 4
hours
National
Safety
Council
Pricing varies
by location
Novice construction work zone flaggers in both one- and two-person flagging operations. Experienced flaggers can attend this course as a refresher. 1-800-621-7615
info@nsc.org
 
Temporary Traffic Control in Highway Work Zones - Design and Supervision

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Prepares work zone supervisors to interpret, adapt, and implement traffic control plans. It focuses on specific job responsibilities and covers information in parts 1, 5, and 6 of the MUTCD. Classroom 2
days
National
Safety
Council
Members
$390;
Nonmembers
$485
Anyone with at least one year of documented experience in work zone traffic control. Also useful for project engineers who want to understand requirements imposed on site supervisors and outside contractors. 1-800-621-7615
info@nsc.org
Design for Work Zones
Advanced Work Zone Management and Design

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This course provides participants with advanced levels of knowledge and competencies on technical and non-technical work zone traffic management practices including work zone planning and design, project management, traffic management, and contracting issues. The course has core, recommended, and optional lessons. Each participant receives a copy of the Advanced Work Zone Management and Design reference manual and a participant workbook that contains all lesson materials. Classroom 3
days
NHI $500 State, and Local Design Engineers, Traffic and Safety Engineers, Senior Work Zone Traffic Engineers, Transportation Planners, Employees of Metropolitan Planning Organizations, Regional Planners, Regional Construction Engineers, and Senior Engineering Technicians 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
Design for Work Zones
Basics of Work Zone Traffic Control

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Uses the MUTCD Part 6 to review fundamental concepts of setting up work zones, including proper signage, taper lengths, and flagging procedures. Participants are encouraged to compare their State's standards, if available, to the guidance established in the MUTCD and determine what additional requirements may need to be met to establish safe, compliant work zones. Online Self-
Study
NHI Free State, regional, and county personnel who manage operations programs and deal with oversight and quality assurance across broad geographic areas. 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
 
Design and Operation of Work Zone Traffic Control (1 day)

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This course provides participants with information on safe and efficient work zone traffic control, including the application of effective design and installation concepts, and using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects also will be discussed. Classroom presentations include lectures, case histories, and workshops. Classroom 1
day
NHI $300 Design, construction, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing, installing, and monitoring work zone traffic control 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
 
Design and Operation of Work Zone Traffic Control (3 day)

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This course provides participants with information on safe and efficient work zone traffic control, including the application of effective design and installation concepts; and using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects also will be discussed. Classroom presentations include lectures, case histories, and workshops. Classroom 3
days
NHI $500 Design, construction, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing, installing, and monitoring work zone traffic control 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
 
Maintenance of Traffic for Supervisors

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This web-based course presents information about the placement of, field maintenance required for, and inspection of traffic control devices. In addition, drafting work zone traffic control plans and flagging are discussed. The course also focuses on the design of a traffic control plan, and how and why one needs to operate and implement traffic control in the work zone. The course is broken into five modules: Fundamental Principles of Temporary Traffic Control Zones; Temporary Traffic Control Devices; Traffic Control Zones; Transportation Management Plans; and Flagger Operations. Online 5
hours
NHI Free Personnel with responsibility or authority to decide on the specific maintenance of traffic requirements to be implemented 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
 
Maintenance of Traffic for Technicians

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This web-based course presents information about the placement of, field maintenance required for, and inspection of traffic control devices. In addition, drafting work zone traffic control plans and flagging are discussed. The course is broken into five modules: General Terms and Procedures; Traffic Channelizing and Control Devices; Traffic Control Zones; Flagger Operations; and Traffic Control Zone Operations. Online 5
hours
NHI Free Personnel with duties that include any of the following: Direct responsibility for placement of work zone traffic control devices; Direct responsibility for field maintenance of work zone traffic control devices; Inspection of the placement or operational function of work zone traffic control devices; and Drafting or electronic generation of work zone traffic control plans 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
 
Maintenance Training Series

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11 self-paced courses that each take approximately 1 hour to complete. In addition to a course on the Basics of Work Zone Traffic Control, the course topics include: Pavement Preservation Programs, Shoulders and Shaping, Thin HMA Overlays and Leveling, Base and Subbase Stabilization and Repair, Drainage, Outdoor Advertising and Litter Control, Roadside Vegetation Management, Weather-related Operations, Underground Storage Tanks, and Cultural and Historic Preservation. The courses are designed for State, county, or regional agency personnel who manage transportation maintenance and operations programs and handle oversight, quality assurance, materials, scheduling, budgeting, or planning. Online Self-
Study
NHI Free State, county, or regional agency personnel who manage transportation maintenance and operations programs and handle oversight, quality assurance, materials, scheduling, budgeting, or planning. 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
Manage-
ment of Work Zones
Work Zone Traffic Control for Maintenance Operations

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This course provides guidance and training for field personnel working in the planning, selection, application, and operation of short-term work zones. The course addresses typical short-term maintenance activities occurring on two-lane rural highways and multilane urban streets and highways, applicable standards contained in the MUTCD, the need for proper application of devices, and liability issues of highway agencies and individuals. Classroom presentation includes practical exercises to plan, set up, operate, and remove work zone safety devices, including appropriate flagging procedures for these operations. Classroom 1
day
NHI $300 State, county, and utility personnel, such as maintenance crews, survey crews, and utility crews, who are responsible for establishing traffic controls through short-term, utility, and maintenance work areas 877-558-6873 or
nhicustomerservice@
dot.gov
Short Duration Work Zones
Traffic Control Supervisor

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This class covers the supervisory skills, duties and responsibilities necessary to successfully control traffic. The class deals with legal issues such as liabilities, emergencies, documentation, governing documents (i.e., MUTCD, specifically part IV; 2004 Std Specs.), contracts, and Washington State DOT or Oregon DOT guidelines (depending on the State). Classroom 3
days
Northwest
Laborers
Union -
Washington State DOT,
Oregon DOT
Unknown Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 360.297.3035 or
nwlabor@
nwlett.org
 
Traffic Control

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Traffic control course recognized in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The class uses written traffic scenarios for the hands-on training. Classroom 1
day
Northwest
Laborers
Union -
Washington State DOT,
Oregon DOT,
Idaho DOT
Unknown Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 360.297.3035 or
nwlabor@
nwlett.org
 
Abanderados en zonas de trabajo 

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Spanish–language course. Participants will learn the requirements to be a flagger–from skills and abilities to personal protective equipment. We will become familiar with flagging devices and their proper usage, and learn to set up flagger stations around a work zone. Classroom 4 hours Occupational Safety and Health Administration Unknown Spanish–speaking personnel responsible for setting up flagging operations in work zones, and individuals who will be flaggers in work zones. OSHA
Directorate
of Training
and Education,
847-759-7700
Worker Safety
Controlando el tráfico en zonas de trabajo

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Spanish–language course that discusses typical applications, traffic control plans, and complete simple exercises. The participant will learn about traffic control devices, flagging procedures, and pavement markings, based on the requirements of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Classroom 2
days
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Unknown Spanish–speaking personnel directly involved in developing and/or implementing work zone traffic control OSHA
Directorate
of Training
and Education,
847-759-7700
 
Traffic Control Coordinator Program

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New Jersey DOT and other agencies require a contractor to assign a supervisory-level employee with requisite onsite experience to act as the Traffic Control Coordinator (TCC) on roadway construction projects. Participants who successfully complete this course (and the prerequisites) will be eligible to serve as TCC with supervisory and coordinating roles. Classroom 4
day
Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation $435 Experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control Bethany
Allinder,
Program Coord.
and Registrar,
848-445-3112 or
bethall@
rci.rutgers.edu
 
Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher Workshop

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The course provides a review of the MUTCD and includes a brief overview of federal changes, worker safety considerations, sign placement, and special considerations for local and state roadways. The course covers new safety specifications required on New Jersey DOT roadways as well as other safety issues such as the proper set up of Jersey barriers and use of truck-mounted attenuators to prevent worker injuries. Classroom 5
hours
Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation $95 NJDOT requires Certified New Jersey Traffic Control Coordinators to take this class every 2 years if they wish to continue working on state-funded projects Registrar
732-445-3632,
Ext. 147
 
Police Work Zone Safety Train-the-Trainer

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This program is designed for experienced police personnel who seek to become trainers in work zone traffic control. The New Jersey DOT and other agencies require enforcement personnel to be trained when working on roadway construction projects. Those participants who successfully complete this series will be eligible to serve as Police Work Zone Safety instructors for their agency. This course is developed around typical long-term and short-term road work activities that occur on any state roadway, from two-lanes to interstates. The training covers the standards of work zone protection as specified in the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). Classroom 4
days
Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation Free for current New Jersey law enforcement personnel Law enforcement personnel only Bethany
Allinder,
848-445-3325 or
bethall@
rci.rutgers.edu
Law Enforcement
Work Zone Traffic Control

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This course provides necessary training in the basics of work zone traffic control. You will learn the importance of complying with the Texas MUTCD and all relative Texas DOT standards which apply to Texas DOT roadways including the Interstate System. Classroom 2
days
Texas
Engineering
Extension
Service
(TEEX)
$325 Contractor personnel directly involved in developing and/or implementing work zone traffic control on Texas DOT roadways, including the Interstate System 800-
824-7303
or 979-
458-2001,
and by
email at
eupwti@
teexmail.
tamu.edu
 
Work Zone Traffic Control

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This course provides the basics of work zone traffic control, including the importance of complying with the Texas MUTCD and all relative Texas DOT standards which apply to Texas DOT roadways including the Interstate System. Classroom 2
days
Texas
Engineering
Extension
Service
(TEEX)
Free for
city, county,
and state
employees
City and county personnel directly involved in developing and/or implementing work zone traffic control 800-
824-7303
or 979-
458-2001,
and by
email at
eupwti@
teexmail.
tamu.edu
 
Work Zone Traffic Control Refresher

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Personnel should be periodically updated on the most current work zone traffic control procedures. If it has been 3 years since your personnel last attended the Work Zone Traffic Control course, this refresher class is a must. This course introduces new devices and better ways of doing things and stresses a safety-first attitude. Classroom 1
day
Texas
Engineering
Extension
Service
(TEEX)
$200
full
participant
rate
Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 800-
824-7303
or 979-
458-2001,
and by
email at
eupwti@
teexmail.
tamu.edu
 
Flagging Traffic

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This video highlights the importance of flagging traffic through work zones, along with the dangers that your employees can encounter in the process. Geared towards traffic control through roadway work zones, this video will train your employees on how to protect themselves and the general public by following effective traffic control procedures. Also available in Spanish. VHS or DVD 9
minutes
The
Training
Network,
Inc.
$199.95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 1-800-
397-5125
Worker Safety
Traffic Control Thru Work Zones

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This program is targeted towards traffic control when performing utility maintenance operations in manholes or near busy roadways. It emphasizes worker safety, shows the proper set up, and details safe work practices for traffic control on a short-term job. Also available in Spanish. VHS or DVD 21
minutes
The
Training
Network,
Inc.
$199.95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 1-800-
397-5125
Short Duration Work Zones
Work Zone Traffic Control and Flagger Safety

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This video covers topics such as personal protective equipment, proper equipment and flagging position, flagging procedures, proper conduct, importance of flagger safety, identification of hazards. Also available in Spanish. DVD 16
minutes
The Training Network, Inc., $299.95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 1-800-
397-5125
Worker Safety
Work Zone Traffic Control and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach

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This course addresses highway and roadway construction work zones in addition to disaster site cleanup and/or recovery work zones, followed by delivery of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach training for those who do not already possess this essential wallet card. As a result of this training, participants will learn the essentials of work zone safety and traffic control, earning both a university certificate of completion and OSHA wallet card. Classroom 3.5
days
The
University
of Texas
at Arlington
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Bessie
Harris
(817)
272-0403
(phone)
bharris@
uta.edu
Worker Safety
Flagging at Work Zones

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Learn how to set up and operate flagging stations that are both safe and effective. This training emphasizes safety through effective communications between flaggers and road users and combines lectures, demonstrations, video presentations, and hands-on skill practice. It covers flagger equipment and flagger clothing; flagging guidelines from Caltrans and CAL-OSHA requirements; how to use hand signals; and how to conduct flagging under different roadway and traffic conditions, using a single flagger, two flaggers, or a pilot car. This training meets the CAL-OSHA requirement. Classroom 4
hours
University
of California
at Berkeley:
Institution of Transportation
Studies, Technology
Transfer Program
$2,695
for
stand
alone
delivery
(for up
to 40
attendees)
Maintenance superintendents or supervisors, engineers, work zone crews, anyone with responsibility for flagging in work zones. 510-642-3585 or
workzones@
techtransfer.
berkeley.
edu
Worker Safety
Traffic Control for Safe Work Zones

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Covers the basics of work zone traffic control, development of traffic control plans for various types of roadway situations, proper flagging procedures, and work zone tort liability . There are four course options for different road volume situations: rural, urban, or rural/urban combined. Classroom 8
hours
University
of California
at Berkeley:
Institution of Transportation
Studies, Technology
Transfer Program
$3495 (for up to 40 attendees) Maintenance superintendents or supervisors, engineers, work zone crews, anyone with responsibility for flagging in work zones. Call 510-
665-3410
or email:
roadshow
@techtransfer.
berkeley.
edu
Worker Safety
Arrow Panels and Barrier Delineation in Work Zones

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Two-part production deals with signing and work zones. "Arrow Panels" focuses on advance warning (flashing arrow panels: design standards, application, operation and maintenance (25 minutes). "Barrier Delineation in Work Zones" examines the use of concrete safety shaped barriers (24 minutes). VHS 49
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Basic Traffic Control for Pavement Structure Repair Techniques

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This video presents recommended minimum requirements for proper signing of the short-term work zone. It discusses both the applications for stationary and moving work zones and the various adaptations that have to be employed to provide effective traffic control. VHS 11
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Flagging Operations and Procedures

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Demonstrates the proper equipment and procedures in the Wisconsin Flaggers Handbook for single flagger, two flagger, pilot car, night flagging, one-direction flagging, and emergency flagging operations. It is recommended for flaggers and their supervisors. VHS 24
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Highway Work Zone Safety: (01 of 11) Traffic Control Safety

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Examples of good practice in setting up traffic control on highway construction and maintenance zones. Basic ideas and sound safety procedures for highway workers and supervisors. VHS 11
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Highway Work Zone Safety: (02 of 11) Professional Flagging

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This video covers basic principles, procedures and applications for effective and safe flagging in highway work zones. Typical situations in rural construction and maintenance zones are covered. Stresses a professional approach and sound safety practices. VHS 47
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Control Series 1 of 3: Work Zone Safety Concepts

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This program covers the basic principles of work zone safety, traffic control zones, planning for traffic control, the function of traffic control devices and typical applications. VHS 25
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Control Series 2 of 3: Developing Job Site Traffic Control Plans

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This course covers developing an effective traffic control plan, following the process from pre-planning, through design and writing, the implementation, evaluation, and revision. VHS 21
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Control Series 3 of 3: Install, Inspect and Maintain Work Site Traffic Control Devices

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This video covers the installation, inspection and maintenance of traffic control devices at a basic work site based on a traffic control plan. VHS 24
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 01 of 13: City Maintenance Operations

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 02 of 13: Devices

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 03 of 13: Flagging

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 04 of 13: Intersection Work

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 05 of 13: Introduction to Low Speed Traffic Control

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 06 of 13: Low Speed Lane Closures

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 07 of 13: Moving and Mobile Operations

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 08 of 13: Parking Lane/Shoulder Work

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 09 of 13: Pedestrians

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 10 of 13: Protection of Locators and Surveyors

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 11 of 13: Street Closures

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 12 of 13: Traffic Control Procedures

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Traffic Plan to Live By - 13 of 13: Unattended Work Sites

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This is a resource for in-house work zone traffic control training programs, designed especially for low speed, urban street locations. You can use these to train maintenance crews and inspectors. Each training module focuses on a particular traffic control application or problem and includes a training leader's guide, a master copy of a participant handout, and a video that shows real-life examples of proper traffic control procedures. VHS 45
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Warn, Guide, and Protect: An Introduction to Flagging

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A basic presentation of flagging in work zone and emergency situations as recommended in the standards. VHS 22
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
What's Wrong with this Work Zone?

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Video shows an urban four-lane road with a lane closure and a two-lane rural road with a flagger operation. Each work site has many errors and the video explains what is wrong and how to correct the problems. The video refers to Virginia DOT policy and is a very good review of practical work zone safety issues. Useful for construction and maintenance crew personnel. VHS 22
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
Worker Safety
Work Zone and Flagger Safety

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Topics covered in this training include traffic control zones, planning traffic control, encroaching into traffic, flagging, mobile operations, pedestrian safety, worker safety, and liability. Workshop 1
day
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
$80 Supervisors, foremen, crew leaders, safety personnel, managers and engineers responsible for design, layout, inspection, and/or maintenance of work zone traffic control 800-
442-4615,
tic@
epd.engr.
wisc.edu
 
Work Zone Safety for Rural/Local Agencies

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Video discusses traffic control devices, traffic control zones, typical applications, flagging, legal liability and a typical day in the work zone. Developed by University of North Carolina, Institute for Transportation Research and Education and Federal Highway Administration. Online 1
hour
42
minutes
Utah LTAP Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Online resource Short Duration Work Zones

Worker Safety
Utility Work Zone Traffic Control

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Provides an introduction to utility work zone operations and presents recommendations for several important aspects of safety related utility work, including the establishment of a safety culture in the organization, the use of uniform and consistent traffic control devices and systems, and the development of a set of typical temporary traffic control plans (TTCP) that are appropriate for specific types of work sites. Online Self-
Study
Wayne State University Free Decision makers of the utility companies, utility contractors and road agency maintenance departments including management and safety officials. Online resource Short Duration Work Zones

Guides/Documents (Listed by Title)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target Audience
Flagger Handbook

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The handbook outlines the procedures to be followed and identifies responsibilities to achieve the desired end result - safer work zones with minimal impact on the traveling public. Online Handbook 22 pages Utah DOT Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas
Flagger Safety Training

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Covers proper equipment, safety pointers, special situations - pilot car procedure, multi-lane flagging, emergency vehicle procedure, mobile operations, and dealing with impatient, rude or angry drivers. Includes version in English and Spanish. Online Guidebook
and Video
Online Kansas DOT Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas
Flagging Handbook

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Pocket-sized book is intended to assist the flagger in understanding his or her duties and to be available for ready reference on the job. It has color illustrations showing equipment, positioning of flaggers and devices, correct procedures, and rules of conduct, as well as new section on emergency situations. In addition, there is special information to assist supervisors in selecting and training flaggers. Book Unknown ATSSA $4.95 for
Members,
$6.95 for
Non-members
Flaggers
Guidance for the Use of Dynamic Lane Merging Strategies

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Summarizes the available findings on implementation of dynamic merging strategies. The guide focuses on identifying when dynamic merging strategies are appropriate in addition to tips for successful implementation. It covers signing and switching recommendations for two-to-one lane closures and three-to-two lane closures. To assist in the planning and design stages, the appendix contains sample layouts and signing from previous implementations across the United States. Online Online ATSSA Free Agency/Owner, Engineers, Contractors
Guidelines on Ensuring Positive Guidance in Work Zones

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Describes the importance of ensuring good positive guidance when implementing a work zone traffic control plan. Four key concepts are emphasized: ensuring that all driver information needs are met to allow them to navigate safely through the work zone, standardizing the information provided to drivers to meet their expectations, ensuring that information is spread out through the approach and work area to avoid driver overload, and ensuring that all work zone hazards are identifiable and visible to the motorist. Online 21 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owners, Engineers, Contractors
Guidance on the Use of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices

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Outlines the use of Automated Flagging Assistance Devices (AFAD), mechanically operated temporary traffic control devices used to assist flaggers, and provides information on scenarios for determining when to use AFADs; selecting an AFAD, which may include determining the cost/benefit of using such devices; addressing safety concerns or limitations; and making necessary adjustments when using AFADs. Online Online ATSSA Free Contractors, field personnel, state DOT construction engineers, inspectors, policy-makers, temporary traffic control designers, field level staff who set up work zones.
Guidelines on Payment for Temporary Traffic Control

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Describes good practices regarding payment methods for work zone traffic control. The document is intended to assist agencies in understanding the current regulation regarding temporary traffic control payment procedures, and in establishing policies and procedures that comply with these regulations. Online 10 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owners, Engineers, Contractors
Guidelines on Use of Exposure Control Measures

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Summarizes the various types of exposure control measures and discusses how each can improve the safety of workers and motorists in work zones. The document addresses full road closures, full or partial detours or diversions, median crossovers, ramp closures, rolling roadblocks for traffic control set-up and takedown activities, working during nighttime hours, and accelerated contracting techniques. Online 15 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owners, Engineers, Contractors
Guidelines on Work Zone Access and Egress

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Describes concerns associated with work zone access and egress. The document offers recommended practices and describes effective strategies and techniques that can be employed during the planning, design and construction phases to help mitigate concerns. The document addresses work zone access and egress problems, when to consider access and egress, acceleration and deceleration of construction vehicles, maintaining access and egress points, controlling traffic inside the work zone, and innovative ideas and best practices. Online 13 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owners, Engineers, Contractors
MUTCD

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Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, which contains standards for traffic control devices that regulate, warn, and guide road users along the highways and byways in all 50 States. Online Manual Online FHWA (Hardcopy version is sold by others) Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas, and those who design temporary traffic control plans
Safe and Effective Work Zone Inspections

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Examines program elements, operational improvements, and the value of documentation behind the development of a comprehensive work zone traffic control inspection program. Intended for use as a gauge of completeness for agencies with programs in place or as a roadmap for establishing a program if one does not presently exist. Online Online ATSSA Free State and local DOT leadership, engineers, policymakers, lead district engineers, and staff charged with developing or maintaining a work zone inspection program.
Strategies on Improving Worker Safety in Work Zones

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Describes traffic control measures that can be appropriate in work zones to further improve the safety of highway workers. The document addresses enhanced flagger station set-ups, intrusion alarms, pace or pilot vehicles, and temporary traffic signals. Online 12 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owner, Engineers, Contractors
Work Zone Positive Protection Toolbox

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Describes the various types of positive protection devices currently in use and provides guidance on where and how each device is typically used. Online 20
pages
ATSSA Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas, and those who design temporary traffic control plans
Work Zone Speed Limit Guidelines

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Guidebook to improve use of speed limits to control vehicle speeds through street and highway work zones. Proper and uniform application of these speed limits should improve the safety of the highway worker and the traveling public. Online Guidebook 25
pages
Minnesota DOT Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas

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