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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

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.

Environment Environment

Fundamentals of Environmental Justice (Web-based Training): This course presents participants with a variety of strategies and resources for considering environmental justice throughout the transportation decision-making process.

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

Speed Management (Instructor-led Training): In this transportation training, participants learn lifesaving countermeasures that shape speed management programs and how these can help communities combat speeding-related injuries and deaths.

Hydraulics Hydraulics

Hydraulic Toolbox (Web-based Training): This course serves as an introduction to most of the calculators in FHWA's Hydraulic Toolbox, through a combination of discussion, graphics, examples, and workshop problems.

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

Design and Evaluation of Bridges for Fatigue and Fracture (Instructor-led Training): This two-day training course presents relevant issues related to fatigue and fracture in steel bridges, including analysis, design, evaluation, repair, and retrofit. It is based on the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications, Eighth Edition, as well as the AASHTO Manual for Bridge Evaluation, Second Edition, with Interim Revisions through 2016.

Tunnel Safety Inspection Refresher Prerequisite (Web-based Training): This training introduces participants to basic concepts regarding tunnel inspection and safety. It is required prior to taking NHI's 130125 Tunnel Safety Inspection Refresher course.

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.

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

The Role of Data in Transportation Performance Management (Instructor-led Training): This course enables participants to manage, analyze, integrate, and use data from diverse sources to support an effective agency TPM function.

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.

Effective Target Setting for Transportation Performance Management (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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