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Plan Reading: Right-of-Way Plans - WEB-BASED

PROGRAM AREA: Construction and Maintenance
Web-based Training (WBT)Web-based Training (WBT)
Calendar Year
1 Hours
0 Units
$25 Per Participant


CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 1 Maximum: 1


This training is provided by the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TCCC) in partnership with NHI to review the basics for highway plan reading. This course is recommended for the Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council levels II - IV. This course is primarily intended for inspectors and technicians.

The ability to read plans is essential for anyone involved in highway and/or bridge construction. This training reviews the information found in right-of-way plans for a highway project.

This training is part of the curriculum from the Plan Reading Series (FHWA-NHI-134108) which covers both basic plan reading instructions, as well as, providing a more in-depth level of instruction for anyone seeking more information and/or a review of plan reading. The other Web-based training modules include:

FHWA-NHI-134108A Highway Plan Reading Basics

FHWA-NHI-134108B Grading Plans

FHWA-NHI-134108C Traffic Control Plans

FHWA-NHI-134108D Erosion and Sediment Control Plans

FHWA-NHI-134108F County Plans

FHWA-NHI-134108G Bridge Plans

FHWA-NHI-134108H Culvert Plans


Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose of right-of-way plans
  • Explain when right-of-way is needed
  • Describe the information provided in right-of-way plans
  • Describe when land is acquired for easements
  • Explain how parcels are used in right-of-way plans
  • Describe how utilities will be handled for the project


This training is designed for FHWA, State, and local agencies and their industry counterparts involved in the construction process of highways and/or bridges. It is applicable to anyone desiring a better understanding of plan reading.

If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at or 877.558.6873.


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