Well-written highway construction specifications are thosethat can be interpreted accurately to minimize confusion and reduceowner-contractor disputes. Across the country, current practices, standards,and requirements for writing specifications are changing. Agencies also areusing effective specifications to manage risk and support alternativecontracting methods.
NHI 134001V - Principles of Writing Highway ConstructionSpecifications is now offered on-line as a virtual course. A virtualinstructor-led training provides 100% remote learning while ensuringparticipants have access to expert instructors, workshop activities, andengaging peer-to-peer discussions. Sessions are typically held as half-day events over four days.
It includes content that highlights the roleof specifications as contract documents and tools for assigning risk. Courseparticipants engage in lessons and practice sessions to identify types ofspecifications, select the most appropriate type for a given project, and generate an original, effective highway construction specification.
This is not a grammar course; however, adequate coursecontent emphasizes the use of basic grammar and writing style so that thelearners can generate specifications that are correct, consistent, clear,complete, and concise.
Register today to experience a highly engaging, online instructor-led training session from the convenience of your home and/or office anywhere in the country, remotely.
This course is designed primarily for individuals who write, review, and implement an agency's contract specifications. Participants might represent Federal, State, and local transportation agencies; other public agencies; contractors; and consultant firms.
Individuals who do not write specifications but may contribute to their development, as well as those who use specifications, could also benefit from this course and the interaction with their classmates. Such participants might include personnel from environmental, materials, or construction sections or units; legal departments; work zone and safety professionals; contractor personnel; and any others involved with the design and construction of transportation facilities.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at firstname.lastname@example.org or 877.558.6873.