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This three-hour 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 and Locations

Not currently scheduled.

Topics Covered

  • Overview of the 2018 Minnesota Field Manual
  • Principles and installation of traffic control devices
  • Liability issues and risk
  • Working safely in work zones
  • Flagging

We encourage participants to bring their 2018 Minnesota Field Manual. The instructor will have copies available.

Who Should Attend

Supervisors, traffic control designers, engineers, local and regional utilities personnel, construction contractors, consultants, and public works personnel who conduct job duties in a work zone.

Course Instructors

Experts from Warning Lites, a work-zone, roadway, and event safety company, will be presenting the seminar.



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).