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NHI Training Program Areas

NHI offers courses in an extensive variety of Program Areas ranging from Highway Safety to Hydraulics to Financial Management. For more information on NHI Program Areas or courses associated with a Program Area, please browse the links below.

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  • Asset Management
    Courses to help agencies preserve assets, operate in a financially sustainable manner, and minimize whole-life cost.
  • Business, Public Administration, and Quality
    Offers training on writing skills, the Federal-Aid Highway Program, program financing, contract administration, and public private partnerships, to name a few.
  • Communications
    Communications courses address instructor development training, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Construction and Maintenance
    Offers courses in value engineering, managing highway contract claims, accelerating innovation implementation, risk management and much more.
  • Design and Traffic Operations
    Course offerings cover topics such as highway capacity and quality of flow, traffic signal design and operation, and freeway management and operations.
  • Environment
    Offers training in NEPA and transportation decisionmaking, environmental justice, water quality management of highway runoff, and much more.
  • Financial Management
    Offers information on funds management for FHWA employees.
  • Freight and Transportation Logistics
    Courses address topics such as integrating freight in the transportation planning process, linking freight to planning and the environment, principles of effective commercial motor vehicle (CMV) size, and weight enforcement.
  • Geotechnical
    Offers training on geosynthetics engineering, drilled shafts, driven pile foundations, soil slope and embankment design, and construction.
  • Highway Safety
    Course offerings cover roadside safety design, construction zone safety inspection, road safety audits, low-cost safety improvements, and much more.
  • Hydraulics
    Courses in this program area address river engineering for highway encroachments, urban drainage design, and stream stability and scour at highway bridges.
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
    Offers training on topic such as how to improve highway safety with intelligent transportation systems and the ITS deployment analysis system.
  • Pavement and Materials
    This program area includes trainings on hot-mix asphalt construction, Asphalt Pavement In-Place Recycling Technologies, Pavement preservation, and much more.
  • Real Estate
    Course offerings address basic relocation under the Uniform Act, real estate acquisition under the Uniform Act, and local public agency real estate acquisition.
  • Structures
    Offers courses on topics such as bridge inspection, fracture critical inspection techniques for steel bridges, highway bridge superstructures, and underwater bridge inspection.
  • Transportation Performance Management
    This program offers courses that introduce the definition and basic concepts of performance management.
  • Transportation Planning
    Training in this program area includes application of the FHWA Traffic Monitoring Guide, statewide transportation planning, and traffic monitoring and pavement design programs.

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