Training Class
FHWA-NHI-380032A: Roadside Safety Design
Date/TimeNov 03 - Nov 05
Location/PhoneHilton Homewood Suites 101 W. 48th Ave Klondike/Glacier Bay Bay
Registration DeadlineFeb 18
Class Size30
StatusSeats available
Seat Availability
0 seats available for State (DOT)
3 seats available for FHWA
1 seats available for FLMA (NPS, FWS, FS, BLM, USACE)
0 seats available for State (non-DOT)
0 seats available for Local Government
0 seats available for Tribal Government
0 seats available for Other
0 seats available for Consultant
0 seats available for Contractor
InstructorsDon Gripne, P.E.
Elliott Moore, Safety Engineer, FHWA Resource Center, Safety and Design Team
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This course provides an overview of the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide. At the end of the course, you will be able to apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadways; recognize unsafe roadside design features and elements and make appropriate changes; identify the need for a traffic barrier; and apply other highway hardware core competencies.

This course is intended for experienced safety and design engineers.

Objectives / Topics

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

  • Apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadway 
  • Warrant roadside and median barriers 
  • Design roadside barriers 
  • Select the most appropriate end treatment 
  • Select the most appropriate safety hardware 
  • Correctly locate safety hardware 
  • Describe the elements of economic analysis
Target Audience

Experienced Federal, State, and local highway engineers involved in the formulation and/or application of policies and standards relating to the design of safe roadside hardware.



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