Training Class
380032V: Roadside Safety Design (Virtual Delivery)
Description

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: 

Day 1

  • 0900-0950 - Introduction
  • Break
  • 1000-1100 - Module 1: Providing Recovery Area
  • Break
  • 1110-1200 - Module 2: Drainage Features
  • 1200-1210 - Wrap-up &To-Dos
  • 1210-1300 - Office Hours (Optional)

Day2

  • 0900-0910 - Questions from first day
  • 0910-1010 - Module 3 Roadside Devices
  • Break
  • 1020-1110 - Module 4: Roadside Objects
  • Break
  • 1120-1210 - Module 5: Urban Enviroments
  • 1210-1220 - Wrap-up & To-Dos
  • 1220-1310 - Office Hours (Optional)

Day 3

  • 0900-0910 - Questions from second day
  • 0910-1010 - Module 6: Intro to Barriers
  • Break
  • 1020-1135 - Module 7: Barrier End Treatments/Crash Cushions
  • Break
  • 1150-1240 - Module 8: Bridge Rails & Transitions 
  • 1240-1250 - Wrap-up
  • 1250-1330 - Office Hours (Optional)
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.

Prerequisites

None

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