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Work-Zone Traffic Control Seminar


This seminar provided an overview of basic traffic control procedures for work zones. The latest in traffic control devices and safety devices are presented, including several unique approaches to traffic control and methods for reducing risk and liability.

Dates & Locations

The workshop is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon at the specified locations on the dates listed below.

  • February 18, 2016—City Center Hotel, 101 Main Street, Mankato, MN
  • February 23, 2016—Ramada Inn, 1517 16th St. SW, Rochester, MN
  • February 25, 2016—Holiday Inn, 75 S. 37th Ave., St. Cloud, MN
  • March 3, 2016—DoubleTree Hotel, 2200 Freeway Blvd., Brooklyn Center, MN
  • March 10, 2016—Holiday Inn, 20800 Kenrick Ave., Lakeville, MN
  • March 29, 2016—Radisson Hotel, 505 West Superior St., Duluth, MN


Topics Covered

  • Review 2014 Minnesota Field Manual
  • Installation of traffic control devices
  • Liability issues and risk
  • Building contractor work-zone site protection

Course Instructors

Mike Leaf, Warning Lites of Minnesota



This workshop is presented by Warning Lites, the Minnesota Department of Transportation, and the Minnesota Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at the Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota. Minnesota LTAP is sponsored by the Minnesota Local Road Research Board (LRRB) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

Minnesota LTAP | University of Minnesota | Minneapolis, MN 55455 | Location & Contact Information