Basic Work Zone Traffic Control (virtual)

This course is currently not scheduled. Stay tuned for future sessions.

Improve worker and motorist safety with this 6-hour training!

In 2019, there were 842 fatalities in work zones across the United States. 135 of these were workers. This workshop aims to improve worker and motorist safety. Participants will learn the proper use of traffic control devices during road maintenance and construction operations; how to use specific types of traffic control devices; and how to plan, set up, and maintain a work zone.

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control covers the following items in detail with a fun combination of lecture and interactive activities:

  • Why temporary traffic Control (TTC) is needed
  • When TTC is needed and how much
  • Traffic control zones
  • Traffic control devices
  • Tapers
  • Set-up of traffic control zones
  • Flagging

This workshop will bring to light the hazards that field workers face every day in construction zones.

“It is one the best trainings I have ever had. It perfectly combines the theory, the MUTCD and practice exercises.” – Project Engineer from the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

Who Should Attend

Anyone involved with work zone traffic control can attend this class. This includes:

  • Maintenance supervisors and engineers.
  • Maintenance and construction crews.
  • Utility employees.

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control is a required course of the Road Scholar Program.


Todd Morrison, P.E. is a road safety advocate as a speaker, workshop instructor, and online trainer. For the past 12 years, he has worked for numerous contractors, Local Technical Assistance Programs, cities, counties, and DOTs. He has taught over 500 workshops and trained over 15,000 individuals. He retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after serving in the Divisions of Construction, Maintenance, and Traffic. At the Cabinet, he worked with environmental, work zone, construction and maintenance concerns as an Environmental Coordinator, Maintenance/Traffic Engineer, and as a Branch Manager for Operations. Recently, Todd served for 2 years as Kentucky’s Safety Circuit Rider helping local agencies identify low cost improvements to reduce crashes. Todd is an ATSSA certified Traffic Control Supervisor, Flagging Instructor, and Traffic Control Design Specialist.


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The non-refundable registration fee is $20 and is payable by check or credit card. Payment must be received prior to the first day of class.

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If paying by check, forward your enrollment email to whomever completes training purchases.  Checks should be sent with a copy of your registration reservation email to Applied Pavement Technology, Inc., Airport Plaza Office Building, 1755 E. Plumb Lane, Suite 264, Reno, Nevada 89502, Attn: Tracey Smith.

For questions, please call 217-693-3290 or email [email protected].

Basic Work Zone Traffic Control (virtual)