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See the latest transportation trainings from the National Highway Institute.

The National Highway Institute offers new and updated transportation trainings based on the latest technologies, best practices and industry advancements. Select the link for any course to learn more about it, submit a host request, or view scheduled sessions to attend.

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Asset Management Asset Management

Introduction to Financial Planning for Transportation Asset Management (Web-based Training): This training explores common terms, background information, and the context of financial plans for Transportation Asset Management.

Risk Management (Instructor-led Training): In this 2-day class, participants are exposed to the principles, tools, and techniques used to identify, prioritize, respond to, and monitor risk. They learn to apply these risk management tools and techniques at any level of an organization (enterprise, program, project, or activity).

Communications Communications

Instructor Development Course (Web-conference Training): This new course combines live sessions with self-paced, Web-based training in a blended-learning format. This Instructor Development Course (IDC) teaches instructors who have taken the Instructor-led version of the IDC to effectively deliver interactive training using NHI software. Read more.

Construction and Maintenance Construction and Maintenance

Full Depth Reclamation (FDR) (Web-based Training): This training provides a broad overview of Full Depth Reclamation, or FDR. FDR is a rehabilitation technique in which the full thickness of the asphalt pavement and a predetermined portion of the underlying materials is uniformly pulverized and blended to provide an upgraded, homogeneous material.

Rockfall Stabilization (Web-based Training): This course introduces key concepts in rockfall stabilization, including tools and methods used in stabilization and reinforcement. The purpose of this course is to familiarize the construction inspector with current techniques utilized in stabilizing rock slopes with respect to rockfall.

Freight and Transportation Logistics Freight and Transportation Logistics

Fundamentals of Freight Data Workshop (Instructor-led Training): This new workshop will provide participants with a broad knowledge of freight data sources, as well as the ability to utilize freight data for transportation planning program or project development, and policy analysis.

Geotechnical Geotechnical

Ground Modification Methods (Full Version) (Instructor-led Training): This 4-day training provides participants the knowledge and ability to effectively implement the latest ground modification methods and procedures used in connection with transportation related construction. This course is also offered as two separate abridged courses: Ground Modification Methods (Abridged Version 1:Lightweight Fills, Deep Compaction, Soil Mixing, and Grouting) and Ground Modification Methods (Abridged Version 2: Vertical Drains, Aggregate Columns, Column Supported Embankments, Pavement Support Stabilization, and Reinforced Soil Structures).

Highway Safety Highway Safety

Introducing Human Factors in Roadway Design and Operations (Instructor-led Training): Addressing human factors in roadway planning and design can help make roadways safer and reduce the likelihood of these factors contributing to an injury or fatality. To help engineers, planners, and other transportation professionals increase roadway safety, NHI created this new course as a thorough introduction to the Human Factor Guidelines (HFG) for Road Systems. Read more..

Hydraulics Hydraulics

Culvert Hydraulic Analysis and Design Program (HY-8) (Web-based Training): This new course provides training on the use of the FHWA's HY-8 computer program to complete culvert analysis and design calculations commonly performed by Civil Engineers and others involved in roadway design.

Intelligent Transportation Systems Intelligent Transportation Systems

ITS Procurement (Web-based Training): This course was developed to help transportation professionals successfully acquire effective goods, services, and work to meet emerging ITS needs on time and on budget. Read more.

Structures Structures

LRFD Design of Common Bridge Elements: Decks and Bearings (Web-based Training): Training to explain the design considerations for decks and bearings.

LRFD Steel I-Girder Details Design (Web-based Training): Training to apply the key LRFD limit state verifications for specific details associated with steel girders.

Prestressed Concrete Girder Topics (Web-based Training): Training to apply the key LRFD limit state verifications for prestressed concrete girders made continuous.

Introduction to FRP Materials and Applications for Concrete Structures (Web-based Training): This new course teaches State Department of Transportation construction and maintenance operation staff about the types of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composite material, form, and properties used in the repair and retrofit of concrete structures, as well as versatility in applications of FRP in the repair of concrete structures.

Construction Procedures and Specifications for Bonded Repair and Retrofit of Concrete Structures (Web-based Training): This new course helps State Department of Transportation construction and maintenance operation staff understand project requirements of FRP repairs, substrate surface preparation methods, and procedures and steps for installation of FRP systems.

Quality Control of Repair and Retrofit of Concrete Structures Using FRP Composites (Web-based Training): This new course helps State Department of Transportation construction and maintenance operation staff understand the requirements of quality assurance and quality control during construction. It equips participants with the necessary means to control the application of the repair system and the adequacy of the construction process.

Fundamentals of Bridge Maintenance (Web-based Training): Teaches the participant the fundamental aspects of an effective bridge maintenance program.

Bridge Maintenance (Instructor-led Training): Replacing the original Bridge Maintenance course (course number 134029), this course will teach participants common deficiencies that occur in bridges, common defects in bridge elements, preventive maintenance techniques, and protective systems intended to prevent deterioration and deficiencies in bridges.

Transportation Performance Management Transportation Performance Management

MAP-21 Transportation Performance Management Overview (Including FAST Act Updates) (Instructor-led Training): This updated course presents an overview of the Transportation Performance Management (TPM) provisions of The Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) and describes the responsibilities that agencies at several levels have in delivering these requirements. It also highlights the importance of data in meeting the performance management provisions and captures noteworthy practices in use today that may help agencies get started on meeting these requirements. This course includes the latest updates to the FAST Act.

Transportation Performance Management (TPM) for Safety (Instructor-led Training): A two-day course that explains the safety performance measures and noteworthy practices for States to adopt to comply with the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21) and Fixing America's Surface Transportation (FAST) Act requirements.

Steps to Effective Target Setting for TPM (Instructor-led Training): Explains the elements of target setting for Transportation performance management (TPM) and focuses on how to set reasonable, attainable targets.

Transportation Planning Transportation Planning

Basics of Transportation Planning (Web-based Training): Introduces participants to the basics of the complex process of transportation planning.

Transportation Planning Process (Instructor-led Training): Expands participants knowledge and understanding of planning practice fundamentals through the use of small group discussions and engaging activities, jeopardy-like games, and interactive peer exercises.

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