Based upon customer feedback, NHI has summarized portions of FHWA-NHI-310109 Federal Aid 101 into this self-paced Web-based format. We encourage everyone to take advantage of the opportunity to attend the full, Instructor-led training. However, for those
of you constrained by time or travel money, this WBT provides a good short-term option.
The overall goal of this WBT is to provide an overview of the key elements of the Federal-Aid Highway Program. Specifically, this training focuses on the general requirements and laws that govern the Federal-Aid Highway Program; the processes and procedures
of project development, and the identification of inherent flexibility in the Federal-Aid Program. We've also prepared standard version. See FHWA-NHI-310115 for more information.
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
- Identify the key elements of the overall Highway Federal-Aid project development process
- Explain the FHWA civil rights programs (i.e., Title VI, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), EEO Contract Compliance, Title VII, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Indian Outreach) and their relationship to the Federal-Aid Highway Program and the
- Identify where environmental justice is included in all aspects of project planning, development, and construction
- Develop a flowchart of the project development process from the initial planning concept through the environmental and right-of-way processes, on to construction and opening to traffic
- Identify the roles of safety, intelligent transportation systems, operations, research, and development in the Federal-Aid process
- Identify timing and use of public involvement throughout the Highway Federal-Aid project development process
- Explain the similarities and relations among the Federal-Aid laws and regulations and other laws (i.e., NEPA, Uniform Act, the Davis Bacon Act, OMB Circular A-87, 49 CFR Part 18 (Common Rule))
New/mid career hires from all disciplines (i.e., planners, engineers, environmental specialists, financial specialists or managers) or FHWA employees who took the FHWA-NHI-310109 Federal Aid 101 Instructor-Led Training before 2005.
The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been approved as an Authorized Provider
by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET),
1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102. In obtaining this approval, NHI
has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standards which are widely
recognized as standards of good practice internationally. As a result of their Authorized
Provider membership status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs
that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standards.