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Asphalt Pavement Maintenance (RS) - $125.00 per personThis workshop covers pavement evaluation, asphalt mix materials, hot plant mix production and pavement construction methods, routing pavement maintenance techniques, and pothole patching. Roads Scholar Credit for this class. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
5/12/2015 - Hendersonville
Asphalt Roller Operator Safety Training - $150.00 per personThis entry level workshop covers machine safety, walk-around and function identification, using the related unit operators manual, unit service and maintenance, and hands-on operation. This workshop is designed for those employees who are new hires or who have used an asphalt roller less than six months. Please wear work clothes; the afternoon will be spent in the field.Length - 1 day | Lunch providedRS
3/18/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Backhoe Operator Safety Training - $150.00 per personThis entry level workshop covers machine safety, walk-around and function identification, using the related unit operators manual, unit service and maintenance, and hands-on operation. This workshop is designed for those employees who are new hires or who have used a backhoe less than six months. Please wear work clothes; the afternoon will be spent in the field.
This class will be held "Weather Permitting". Length - 1 day | Lunch providedRS
3/17/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Basic Roadway Drainage Maintenance (RS) - $125.00 per personThere are three things you need to have a good road: drainage, drainage, and drainage. This program covers drainage principles, drainage policy, ditches, pipes, and other drainage features, including installation maintenance and construction of drainage components. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
5/14/2015 - Hendersonville
Basic Work Zone - Vang - $3750 per personBasic Work Zone Safety for Bong Vang in Charlotte, NC
March 25, 26, & 27 at 4411 Northpointe Industrial Blvd, Charlotte, NC 30 people @ $125/pp is $3750.Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
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Basic Work Zone Safety Training (RS) - $125.00 per personThis 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. This course must be completed before taking Intermediate Work Zone Safety Training. The Basic and Intermediate classes do NOT provide NCDOT work zone supervisor certification: participants will need to complete the three-day Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor Course. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
3/26/2015 - Charlotte3/27/2015 - Charlotte4/28/2015 - Kings Mountain12/15/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Concrete: What, When and How - $175.00 per personThis class features the basics of concrete installation from the composition of concrete to an actual student hands on session demonstrating placing and finishing techniques. This course is geared to anyone interested in improving concrete skills and will provide students with a general knowledge of concrete. Part of this workshop will be hands-on with real concrete so please dress appropriately for being outside for several hours and also working with concrete. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
3/27/2015 - Albemarle
Designing Pedestrian Facilities for Accessibility - $135.00 per personFacilities in the public right-of-way (including walkways, ramps, curb ramps and landings, crosswalks, and pedestrian overpasses and underpasses) must be designed, constructed and maintained to serve all users. To meet the needs of all users, those involved with designing, building and maintaining infrastructure need a clear understanding of the wide range of abilities that occur within the population and the challenges in the public right-of-way faced by persons with disabilities. This course will identify applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and standards pertaining to accessibility for persons with disabilities. Requirements for ensuring accessibility in existing facilities versus work in new construction and alternations will be discussed. Design elements necessary for achieving accessibility in the public right-of-way will be reviewed. Best practices will be identified. A detailed handout will be provided, including resources on accessibility.
Specific Topics to Be Covered Include:
• Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and Public Rights-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines: Laws and Regulations
• Legal Requirements
• Pedestrian Characteristics
• Pedestrian Access Route (PAR)
• Curb Ramps and Other Transitions
• Detectable Warnings
• Pedestrian Crossings
• Street Furniture and Parking
• Work Zones and Maintenance
• Accessible Pedestrian Signals
The target audience for this workshop is local, state and private sector personnel with responsibility for designing, constructing and maintaining facilities in the public right—of-way. These include engineers (municipal and consulting), MPO staff, technicians, public works directors, street supervisors, crew leaders, landscape architects and contractors. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 7 hoursARS
4/15/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
EDC Exchange- Road Diets - $0.00 per personAs part of the safety focus area of the Every Day Counts (EDC) initiative, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is promoting Road Diets. This EDC Exchange will highlight how local agencies are using this low cost safety countermeasure to improve safety, operations, and livability in their communities. This Exchange will be of interest to Safety Engineers, Transportation Planners, Pedestrian and Bicycle Coordinators, Safe Routes to School Coordinators, Local Public Agency Coordinators, and Transportation Alternatives Program Managers.
There is no charge for attending these webinars. You must be present at the session in Raleigh or Charlotte. When you register online - you must choose pay by check as the payment option - that will allow you to register without cost.
This webinar will be held in two locations in North Carolina- at ITRE on NC State Centennial Campus and at the Charlotte Street Maintenance Facility on Northpointe Industrial Blvd from 2-4pm.Length - 2 PDH - 2 hours
4/9/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)4/9/2015 - Charlotte
Flagger Training (RS) - $90.00 per personThis workshop is designed to train participants to be effective flaggers by teaching the basics of flagging operations and procedures.
It will start at 8:00AM and end at 12:00PM Length - 4 hours PDH - 4 hoursRS
2/27/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)5/1/2015 - Kings Mountain10/9/2015 - Concord
Flagger Training pm (RS) - $90.00 per personThis workshop is designed to train participants to be effective flaggers by teaching the basics of flagging operations and procedures. This class will begin at Noon and end at 4 PM.Length - 4 hours PDH - 4 hoursRS
5/11/2015 - Hendersonville
Flagging Instructor RECERTIFICATION (ARS) - $150.00 per personThis workshop is intended for people who have completed ITRE’s Flagging Instructor course and now need recertification. With NCDOT requiring recertification after 4 years, this course will address updates in flagging operations and procedures, review the Instructor agreement, and discuss training issues. The workshop will include inside and outside practice sessions to enhance the participant’s abilities to train their personnel to be competent and effective flaggers. Preregistration is required because a few participant assignments will be made before the class.Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 6 hoursARS
4/30/2015 - Kings Mountain10/6/2015 - Concord12/2/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Flagging Instructor Training (ARS) - $225.00 per personThis workshop teaches participants the basics of flagging operations and then instructs them how to teach their own personnel these concepts. Please dress accordingly and be prepared for outside weather conditions. Portions of this course are conducted outside in a 'walk thru' traffic setting. However, the instructor will NOT conduct class outside during precipitation, severe weather or lightning. Length - 1 1/2 days | Lunch provided - Lunch on day one onlyPDH - 12 hoursARS
10/7/2015 - Concord12/3/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
How to Keep Yourself and Your Agency Out of Court (ARS) - $125.00 per personThis class will provide an understanding of the importance and implications of tort liability risk for road agencies. The class will cover risk management principles, review risk management activities, and identify ways to reduce risk. Students will study examples that show the importance of considering human behavior when planning for their city or town. (Formerly Risk Management and Tort Liability) Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursARS
4/14/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Intermediate Work Zone Safety Training - $150.00 per personThis 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. Basic Work Zone Safety Training is a prerequisite for this course. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
4/29/2015 - Kings Mountain12/16/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Maintenance and Repair of Utility Cuts (RS) - $90.00 per personThis half day workshop expands on the discussion of utility cut repairs presented in the Asphalt Pavement Maintenance workshop and includes an in-depth review of soils, compaction of backfill and asphalt and the use of flowable fill concrete for utility cut maintenance and repair. Length - PDH - 4 hoursRS
5/15/2015 - Hendersonville
Motorgrader Operator Safety Training - $150.00 per personThe format is a morning session of lecture and the rest of the day with hands-on operations. The operations will consist of pulling ditches, moving windrows and shaping a crown into a roadway. The instructor will ride with each participant to help with training in these operations. This workshop is designed for those employees who are new hires or who have used a motorgrader less than six months. Please wear work clothes; the afternoon will be spent in the field.
Length - 1 day | Lunch providedRS
3/16/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Road Safety 365: A Safety Workshop for Local Governments (RS) - $125.00 per personA one-day workshop, that focuses on processes for incorporating safety into all aspects of local and rural road projects, and on making safety a priority through inclusion in the traditional decision-making process—365 days a year. The main goal of this workshop is to raise the safety awareness of practitioners on how to incorporate safety into project development and everyday work. It stresses the importance of road safety, and illustrates how it can be integrated into rural/local transportation project development at all stages: planning, design, construction, implementation, operations, and maintenance.
After completion of the workshop, participants should be able to:
• Explain the need for making roads safer
• Separate safety myths from reality
• Demonstrate how to “read the road”
• Describe practical and low-cost countermeasures to improve safety, both on existing roads and during the design stage
• Indentify ways to plan, implement and fund low-cost safety measures
• Access existing resources to find the answer and/or data to address a question or problem that comes up on the job
• Identify effective ways of encouraging communities to make their roads safer
• Create an action list for implementing at least one safety improvement at their local agency.
Who Should Attend:
This program is aimed at local and rural road supervisors and public works personnel. Others who would benefit from the training include elected officials; law enforcement personnel; local, regional and rural planning and development organizations; town safety committees and consultants.
Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
4/13/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)4/16/2015 - Durham
Soils Fundamentals (RS) - $125.00 per personThis workshop focuses on the important aspects of highway sub-grade preparation, including soil classifications, compaction of fills, soil compaction tests, proof rolling, and the importance of proper drainage. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursRS
5/13/2015 - Hendersonville
Trenching Competent Person (ARS) - $150.00 per person1989 OSHA Trenching and Excavation Safety Standard participants will learn to understand how the Standard works. This course covers definition of key terms, when the Standard does/does not apply, major components, soil classification tests and methods, and hazard recognition. Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 8 hoursARS
Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor (ARS) - $425.00 per personThis three-day course is designed for DOT, larger municipalities, and highway contractors that work on all highway systems, including two-lane roads, multi-lane roadways, and high-volume, high-speed, controlled access facilities. This course covers traffic control plan reading and development, positive protection, work zone capacity, night work, and inspection. Part 6 of the MUTCD and state DOT “Roadway Standard Drawings” are used as the text for this course. Additional handouts are used to supplement these materials. All work zone durations are covered in this course. Participants will be tested at the conclusion of the workshop for NCDOT Work Zone Supervisor certification. It is NOT a prerequisite to attend the Basic and Intermediate Work Zone Safety Course. This certification is valid for 4 years.Length - 3 days | Lunch providedPDH - 20 hoursARS
3/3/2015 - Durham - This class is full10/13/2015 - Concord12/9/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor RECERTIFICATION (ARS) - $150 per personThis workshop is intended for people who have completed ITRE’s ‘Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor’ course and now need recertification. With NCDOT requiring recertification every 4 years, this course will address updates in work zone safety, including any changes to NCDOT Roadway Standard Drawings and Part 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. All participants who successfully complete the course will be certified for another 4 years as a Work Zone Traffic Control Supervisor. Preregistration is required because a participant assignment will be made before the class.Length - 1 day | Lunch providedPDH - 7 hoursARS
3/6/2015 - Durham10/12/2015 - Concord12/8/2015 - Raleigh (909 Capability Drive)
Institute for Transportation Research and Education | North Carolina State University | Centennial Campus Box 8601 | Raleigh, NC 27695-8601
Tel: 919-515-8899 | Fax: 919-515-8898 | E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org