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Work-Zone Traffic Control Seminar


This seminar provides 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.

  • March 3—City Center Hotel, 101 Main Street, Mankato
  • March 10—Holiday Inn, 20800 Kenrick Ave., Lakeville
  • March 11—Holiday Inn, 75 37th Ave. S., St. Cloud
  • March 27—DoubleTree Hotel, 2200 Freeway Blvd., Brooklyn Center
  • March 31—Radisson Hotel, 505 W Superior St., Duluth


Topics Covered

  • Review 2014 Minnesota Field Manual
  • Installation of traffic control devices
  • Liability issues and risk
  • New flagging and operations video

Who Should Attend

  • Road maintenance supervisors
  • Work-zone traffic control supervisors
  • Traffic control designers
  • City and county public works personnel
  • Local and regional utilities personnel
  • Construction contractors
  • Consultants

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