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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 & Location

Not currently scheduled.

Topics Covered

  • Principles and devices
  • New 2014 Minnesota Field Manual
  • Working safely in work zones
  • Flagging procedures
  • Mobile operations
  • Signing and liability
  • Updated OSHA standards
  • Installation of traffic control devices

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