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Design and Operation of Work Zone Traffic Control (1-Day)

PROGRAM AREA: Design and Traffic Operations
Instructor-led Training (ILT)Instructor-led Training (ILT)
Calendar Year
Host Price
1 Days
0.6 Units
$275 Per Participant

TRAINING LEVEL: Intermediate

CLASS SIZE: Minimum: 20 Maximum: 30


This course provides participants with information on the safest and most efficient work zone traffic controls, including the application of effective design and installation concepts; and using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects also will be discussed. Classroom presentations include lectures, case histories, and workshops.


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

  • Describe each step involved in providing work zone traffic controls
  • Identify and apply workable concepts and techniques for designing, installing, and maintaining controls in construction, maintenance, and utility operations
  • Identify appropriate principles in the design of traffic control plans
  • Apply traffic control plans to site conditions, monitor traffic controls, and make changes indicated by traffic accidents and incidents
  • Discuss techniques and procedures used by different agencies
  • Assess the legal consequences of action and inaction relative to work zone traffic control and identify risk management procedures


Design, construction, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing, installing, and monitoring work zone traffic control.

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


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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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