LIUNA Training and Education Fund | Evaluated Learning Experience
Traffic Control Supervisor HWHWZ.TCS
April 2011 – Present.
Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: describe the supervisor’s responsibilities to help employees improve work zone safety; determine vehicles’ blind areas by mapping them out on the ground; demonstrate necessary steps to develop and implement a structured Internal Traffic Control Plan (ITCP); describe the principles and application of traffic control devices in order to implement a road user-friendly temporary traffic control set-up; identify, name and describe the uses of six different channeling devices used on highway work zone construction projects; determine whether channeling devices illustrated on a plan are used correctly based upon the presented application of use; match the symbols found on a typical application diagram key to their correct terminology; identify, list and quantify symbols found on six typical application illustrations; develop the correct phrasing for a Portable Changeable Message Sign (PCMS) given specific highway work zone situations; list and describe the four parts of a typical traffic control zone; select the proper traffic control device to match the work zone environment; list and describe three key elements in protecting pedestrians moving through a traffic control zone.
Major topics include: helping supervisors create a safe roadway construction work zone for workers and travelers by applying guidelines and developing structured processes for implementing internal and external traffic control plans. The course provides students with an understanding of the types of traffic control devices and how they are used, set up and dismantled.
In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 1 semester hour in Construction Management (4/16) (4/21 revalidation).