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Roadside Safety Design (3-Day)

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
3 Days
1.8 Units
$800 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Accomplished

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


This course provides an overview of the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide. At the end of the course, you will be able to apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadways; recognize unsafe roadside design features and elements and make appropriate changes; identify the need for a traffic barrier; and apply other highway hardware core competencies.

This course is intended for experienced safety and design engineers.


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

  • Apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadway
  • Warrant roadside and median barriers
  • Design roadside barriers
  • Select the most appropriate end treatment
  • Select the most appropriate safety hardware
  • Correctly locate safety hardware
  • Describe the elements of economic analysis


Experienced Federal, State, and local highway engineers involved in the formulation and/or application of policies and standards relating to the design of safe roadside hardware.

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


Start Date: 7/19/2016
End Date: 7/21/2016
Location: LUFKIN, TX
Local Coordinator: Audrey Zenon (512) 486-5448
5 Public Seats
$800 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats
Start Date: 11/01/2016
End Date: 11/03/2016
Location: COLUMBIA, SC
Local Coordinator: Conshelda Nelson (803) 737-4066
3 Public Seats
$800 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats

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The National Highway Institute (NHI) has been accredited as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, NHI has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Accredited Provider status, NHI is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.


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