Outdoor Advertising Control (OAC) limits the location, size, spacing, and lighting of signs adjacent to the interstate, National Highway System, and other Federal-Aid primary routes. Regulators are responsible for enforcing these requirements. The material in this training applies to all States and will help participants interpret major legislation and make effective decisions in support of OAC.
There are two related OAC Web-based trainings (WBTs): one designed for Bonus States (23 states) and the other for the remaining non-Bonus States. 141048 Outdoor Advertising Control: Bonus States includes one additional lesson addressing unique requirements these States must follow. Please refer to 141049 for information on this companion course.
Comprised of eight distinct learning modules, this self-paced WBT addresses Federal laws and regulations regarding signs adjacent to the right-of-way; zoning and related programs; commercial advertising signs adjacent to the right-of-way; recognized Federal sign classifications; implementation; maintenance and illegal sign removal; acquisition of signs on highway projects under the Uniform Act, as amended; and bonus state requirements.
This training provides participants an overview on laws and requirements related to Outdoor Advertising Control.
State department of transportation employees; county, city town, and township staff involved with outdoor advertising; FHWA staff; and consultants assisting governmental entities with their Outdoor Advertising Control program.
If you have questions about this NHI training, please contact NHI at
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