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Guardrail Installation Training

PROGRAM AREA: Highway Safety
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
1 Days
0.6 Units
$300 Per Participant
1 Days
0.6 Units
$300 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Accomplished

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


This course provides instruction in the principles and practices of guardrail installation and performance. Instruction focuses on features necessary to provide the best likelihood for good performance for metal guardrail standard systems and their end treatments, as well as sessions on the Length of Need of barriers (including a field expedient procedure) and on guardrail transitions. Participants will evaluate existing installations (via photos) for proper performance characteristics.


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

  • Explain the "Roadside Safety" problem and the warrants for barrier.
  • Explain how barrier systems operate.
  • Describe the installation principles necessary for proper barrier operation.
  • Describe the installation principles necessary for proper terminal operation.
  • Inspect barrier systems for proper installation and operation.


Due to the amount of material in this one day course, the pace is best suited for the experienced guardrail installer or inspector. Others that may benefit from the course include construction and maintenance engineers.

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


Start Date: 3/28/2017
End Date: 3/28/2017
Local Coordinator: James P. (651) 366-4647
5 Public Seats
$300 Per Participant
3 FHWA Seats
Start Date: 3/29/2017
End Date: 3/29/2017
Local Coordinator: James P. (651) 366-4647
5 Public Seats
$300 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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