Traffic Control for Work Zones (Ohio T&M)

Course Number: T-3021TM
Credit: 3 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Gregory J. Taylor, P.E.
Type: Timed and Monitored - designed for Ohio-licensed engineers.
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Overview
This course is specifically designed for Ohio-licensed engineers to qualify as a "timed and monitored" online course. The course contains an automatic timer that prevents the user from accessing the quiz and earning a certificate of completion until the minimum amount of study time has been met. This achieves the Ohio Board's intent that an online course should be "paced" by the provider. For more information, please see the Ohio state requirements. This course may also be accepted in other states (see the "Board Acceptance" tab above). However, if you are not licensed in Ohio, it is suggested that you purchase the self-paced version of the course.

In Traffic Control for Work Zones , you'll learn ...

  • Fundamental principles of temporary traffic control
  • Typical temporary traffic control zone components
  • Various types of signs (regulatory, warning, etc.) and their applications
  • Location and placement considerations for signs

Overview

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To meet the Ohio Board's intent that online courses be "paced" by the provider, a timer will be used to record your study time. You will be unable to access the quiz until the required study time of 150 minutes has been met.

Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 53 pages

In this course, you’ll learn how to effectively plan and design temporary traffic controls for work zone locations.

Traffic signs and pavement markings are the primary communication devices used for informing drivers of regulations, roadway conditions, etc. within work zones. Providing motorists with relevant information when they need it can make roads safer and more efficient while reducing risks. However, poor management and maintenance can greatly reduce traffic safety, contribute to roadway incidents, and increase liability exposure.

The objective of this course is to give engineers and designers an in-depth look at the principles to be considered when selecting and designing temporary traffic control for work zones. Upon course completion, you should be familiar with the general design guidelines for work zone traffic control.

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices for Streets and Highways (MUTCD) 2009 Edition will serve as a course reference for fundamental temporary traffic control design principles. The MUTCD is recognized as the national standard for all traffic control devices installed on any street, highway, bikeway, or private road open to public travel. Nationwide consistency is the goal of the MUTCD by requiring uniform, understandable, and effective devices.

The course is not a replacement for the MUTCD Part 6 – Temporary Traffic Control, but rather it is intended to help you use the MUTCD more effectively. To that end, the course is intended to serve as guidance and not as an absolute standard or rule. Should there be any discrepancies between the contents of this course and the MUTCD - always follow the MUTCD.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Pedestrian and worker safety
  • Flagger control for work zones
  • Temporary traffic control devices
  • Sign categories and usage
  • Different pavement marking functions and specifications
  • Design and application of delineators
  • Types of temporary traffic control activities
  • Mobile work operations

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 25 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

Board Acceptance
This course is applicable to professional engineers in:
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To meet the Ohio Board's intent that online courses be "paced" by the provider, a timer will be used to record your study time. You will be unable to access the quiz until the required study time of 150 minutes has been met.

Credit: 3 PDH

Length: 53 pages

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