Class Schedule

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Description – A one day course to provide an understanding of ODOT's Special Acquisition Procedures and related forms. This course covers Donation of Real Estate, Owner Retention of Improvements, Encroachments, Boundary Surveys, Outdoor Advertising Devices, Leasing Vacant Buildings During the Acquisition Phase of a Project, Acquisition of Cemeteries, Offsetting the Price Paid for an Acquisition Parcel by the Value of Excess Land, Acquisition of Contaminated Property, Acquiring Property Subject to the Garage Law.  This course has been approved by the Ohio Department of Commerce, Division of Real Estate & Professional Licensing for five (5) of continuing education credit in Real Estate.

Prerequisites: Acquisition 102 A&B.

Who Should Attend? – This course offering through ODOT / LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township), and real estate consultants doing work for ODOT or local agencies in Ohio.

Instructors – Wayne E. Pace and Shawn Crawford, ODOT Office of Real Estate.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $50 per person for government employees and $125 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – A two-day course to provide the basic understanding of Right of Way plans and the impact to residue property.  Emphasis is on Plan Letter Development, proper Appraisal Analysis and explanation of plans to the landowner.

Prerequisite: Highway Plan Reading, must have taken the 3 day Highway Plan Reading Training class within the past year. Any exceptions must be approved by the Office of Real Estate.

Who Should Attend? – This course offering through ODOT / LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township), and real estate consultants doing work for ODOT or local agencies in Ohio. 

Instructors – Brett Shearer, ODOT Office of Real Estate and Shawn Hillman, ODOT Office of Real Estate 

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $100 per person for government employees and $250 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This course will give you general knowledge of what asbestos is, the history of asbestos, identifying asbestos, what to do when you encounter asbestos, what effects asbestos can have on your health and more. This course does meet OSHA’s and AHERA’s requirements for Custodial/Housekeeping personnel working in structures with asbestos and performing minor asbestos debris clean-up.

Who Should Attend? – This course offering through ODOT / LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township), and real estate consultants doing work for ODOT or local agencies in Ohio.

Instructor – Don Lamar, ODOT District 8, Lebanon

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $50 per person for government employees and $125 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged a full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e. mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This 1-day course is to refresh the skills of practicing bridge inspectors in fundamental visual inspection techniques by communicating issues of state and national significance, re-establish proper element, condition and appraisal rating practices and review the professional obligations of bridge inspectors.

This course qualifies as refresher training in accordance to Ohio and national policy and procedures.

There is no field exercise.

Who Should Attend? – This course is intended for practicing Bridge Program Managers and Inspectors in Ohio.

*Prerequisites – Comprehensive Bridge Inspection Training (NHI 2-week or Ohio DOT Level 1 and 2) & Practicing Bridge Inspectors or Reviewers.

Instructors – Jared Backs, E.I.T. and Mike Brokaw, P.E. from ODOT’s Office of Structural Engineering.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $60 per person for government employees and $150 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This workshop focuses on the proper design, installation, and inspection of concrete storm sewer and sanitary sewer pipe.  Topics include a history of concrete pipe, hydraulic and structural design procedures, pipe manufacturing, installation techniques, post-installation inspection and testing requirements, pipe specifications and the economics of concrete pipe.

Who Should Attend? – This workshop will be of interest to anyone who works with storm sewers and sanitary underground infrastructure – specifiers, designers, installers, inspectors, owners, engineers, laborers, and technicians who design and maintain storm water and sanitary sewer systems.

Instructors – The instructors will be Donald Lepley PE, Donald McNutt PE - Regional Engineer, Robin Denman, Brian Harman, and Richard Hill PE (American Concrete Pipe Association - Ohio).

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended for local agency officials and employees (county, city, village and township) and other interested persons.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – This course is intended to help state and local transportation engineering professionals address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions.

Participants will learn:

  • That pedestrians belong in geometric design, operations, and safety considerations.
  • The significance of land-use, street connectivity, and site design in helping to make a safer pedestrian environment.
  • To understand human behavior issues related to pedestrians and drivers interacting safely and common pedestrian crash types.
  • To understand the role that planning and street design play in pedestrian safety.
  • Effective solutions and best practices in design and operations for pedestrian safety.

Who Should Attend? – Persons who are involved in improving pedestrian safety at the state or local level, including: roadway safety personnel, State DOT staff, engineers, planners, and other traffic safety, enforcement and injury prevention professionals that improve safety for pedestrians.

Instructors – Peter Eun of the FHWA Resource Center’s Safety & Design Team; and Margaret Kubilins, PE, ENV SP, Traffic Engineering Manager with VHB.

Registration Information – LTAP is managing the registration process for ALL participants.  This workshop is being offered at no charge through the FHWA Safety Center.  No meals are provided.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommoda-tion during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrange-ments can be made.  Note:  Registrants unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a mini-mum of 5 days prior to the course start.  Failure to cancel prior to the 5-day cut-off will result in loss of registration privileges for grant-funded NHI or other grant-funded training offered by Ohio LTAP for a period of two years.

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Description – Trenching and excavation work presents serious hazards to all workers involved. Unfortunately, trench collapses (cave-ins) cause dozens of fatalities and hundreds of injuries each year. The objective of this 1-day course is to provide guidelines for establishing OSHA-approved protective systems for a variety of common trenching/excavating projects (pipe installation, ditching, etc.). This training is classroom-based.

Who Should Attend? – This course is applicable to local agency employees and agents involved in excavation and trenching operations, including safety officers, supervisors and field personnel.

Instructor – The instructor will be Jerry Garrison, P.E., P.S. of the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Local Programs. Mr. Garrison has 30 years of experience as a Construction Inspector, Consulting Engineer & Surveyor, and 10 years of experience as a Transportation Engineer at ODOT Central Office in Columbus.

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees, officials, and representatives. Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – Recently, ODOT's GIS Crash Analysis Tool (GCAT) transitioned into ODOT TIMS (Transportation Information Mapping System).  While the concept has remained the same in searching for crash data, the training will cover the new functionality.

GCAT is an easy-to-use tool that provides a convenient way for qualified agencies to search statewide crash data.  The training is portioned into two categories:

  1. GCAT – Search for crash data
  2. CAM Tool – Analyze the crash data received from GCAT

The tool is a web application and can be accessed from any computer online through the ODOT website. This workshop will show how to search for any crash data all the way from a statewide perspective down to a particular road or intersection.  Each session will be held in a computer training room to allow for hands-on use of the GCAT & CAM Tool software.

Who Should Attend?GCAT access is available to the following agencies: county, city, village, township, MPOs, ODOT, law enforcement and safety study consultants.

Instructor – The primary instructor will be Michael McNeill with ODOT’s Safety Program.

Registration InformationThis course offering is limited to employees of the agencies listed above.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  There is no fee to attend; however, participants must pre-register.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description- This 1.5-day course, which is part of the curriculum for ODOT’s Traffic Academy as administered by the Office of Roadway Engineering, is a prequalification requirement for consultants who want to prepare highway lighting plans.  The course is designed to assist in understanding the various aspects of highway lighting design.  It is intended to improve plan content and organization.  General familiarity with ODOT construction plans and a general knowledge of the design of highway lighting and plan preparation are prerequisites for attendance.

Course Testing – In order to receive full credit for attending this course, attendees must complete an online, multiple-choice test within two weeks after course completion.  A grade of 80% must be achieved in order to pass the test.

Who Should Attend? – This workshop is directed to State, local and consulting engineers and planners who are responsible for highway lighting for roadway plans, programs and projects.

Instructor – Kevin Duemmel, P.E., ODOT Lighting & Signals Engineer.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $87.50 per person for government employees and $218.75 for non-government employeesLunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – A three day program designed to train students to read construction and right-of-way plans.  At the conclusion of this program, each student should be able to clearly describe to the landowner and other interested parties the effect of a project on any parcel.  ODOT will award an attendance certificate to those needing continuing education that attend the entire session.

Who Should Attend? – This course offering through ODOT / LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township), and real estate consultants doing work for ODOT or local agencies in Ohio. 

Instructors – Brett Shearer, ODOT Office of Real Estate.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $150 per person for government employees and $375 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

The Ohio Department of Transportation Division of Construction Administration will provide testing in the following four subject areas on the date listed above:

  • Flexible Pavements Test
  • Advanced Structures Test
  • Certification for Compaction Testing
  • Traffic Work Zone Test

Please select the subject you wish to test on from the options in the registration form on the next screen.  Make sure to write down what test you signed up to complete as this information will not be included in your confirmation email.  Only one test may be completed per testing period.  If you sign up to take more than one test per testing period, your second registration will be cancelled.

Bring with you:

  • a government issued ID card and a non-programmable calculator
  • 2013 ODOT Construction and Materials Specifications
  • 2013 ODOT Construction Adminsitration Manual of Procedures

A limited number of copies of the last two resources listed above will be available to borrow if necessary.  ODOT Supplement Specifications and Standard Drawings will be provided.  No calculators will be provided.

No cell phones, tablets or laptops will be allowed during testing.

Everyone registering to complete an exam MUST have applied for and obtained a MyODOT username and password and must bring both with them to the test in order to login to the online testing system at the ODOT Computer Training Room.  The instructions on how to obtain your MyODOT username and password are available at this link: Click Here to Download the MyODOT Account Request Instructions

Failure to have obtained your MyODOT username and password ahead of time may result in being rescheduled to take the exam another day.  Please obtain your MyODOT username and password at least four days before the testing date. 

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This 1-day course is designed to prepare employees to transport heavy equipment properly. Students will learn the federal and state standards regarding the proper securement of a piece of equipment.

This course is applicable to local agency maintenance workers and equipment operators. NOTE: All persons who attend LTAP training on ODOT property must wear appropriate work clothing, including closed toe shoes. This includes, at a minimum, full-length pants and a short-sleeve or long-sleeve shirt that covers the torso (i.e., no ‘open-sided’ shirts).

The primary instructor will be Thomas Hill, Training Officer with ODOT’s District 7 Office in Sidney, OH.

This course offering through LTAP is intended for local agency employees (county, city, village and township) and other interested persons. Course capacity is limited to 20 people at most of the training sites.  Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.  The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees.  Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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This training will assist planners and designers in learning how to apply the existing standards and how to deal with other technical issues involved.  The availability of Federal, State, and local transportation funding for bicycle facilities that serve transportation and recreational users is resulting in a dramatic increase in the number of bicycling (and shared use) facilities being planned and built.  Although there are no Federal design standards for bicycle facilities, the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities, or a modification thereof, serves as a design guide.  The training fee includes a copy of the AASHTO Guide for the Development of Bicycle Facilities.  NOTE: This course is one of two required courses for prequalification for Bicycle Facilities and Enhancement Design. The other required course is FHWA-NHI-380089: Designing for Pedestrian Safety.

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State, or local engineers with planning, design, construction, or maintenance responsibilities; bicycle specialists, transportation planners, landscape architects, as well as decision makers at the project planning level.

Instructors – To Be Announced (per NHI).

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $700 per person. The start time each day is 8:00am. No-shows and late cancellations (< 21 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

ODOT Employees Payment Information:   Please provide your District/Division _______  Cost Center _______  SAC _________  in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section (Q010) of the online registration form.

The $700 fee will be charged to your account. Forms submitted without payment information will not be processed

 

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Description – This course is intended to help state and local transportation engineering professionals address pedestrian safety issues through design and engineering solutions.

Participants will learn:

  • That pedestrians belong in geometric design, operations, and safety considerations.
  • The significance of land-use, street connectivity, and site design in helping to make a safer pedestrian environment.
  • To understand human behavior issues related to pedestrians and drivers interacting safely and common pedestrian crash types.
  •  To understand the role that planning and street design play in pedestrian safety.
  •  Effective solutions and best practices in design and operations for pedestrian safety.

Who Should Attend? – Persons who are involved in improving pedestrian safety at the state or local level, including: roadway safety personnel, State DOT staff, engineers, planners, and other traffic safety, enforcement and injury prevention professionals that improve safety for pedestrians.

Instructors – Keith Sinclair, Peter Eun and David Petrucci, Safety Engineers with the FHWA Resource Center.

Registration Information – LTAP is managing the registration process for ALL participants.  This workshop is being offered at no charge, thanks to grant funding.  No meals are provided.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.  Note:  Registrants unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a minimum of 5 days  prior to the course start.  Failure to cancel prior to the 5-day cut-off will result in loss of registration privileges for grant-funded NHI or other grant-funded training offered by Ohio LTAP for a period of two years.

Description – This course provides instruction in the principles and practices of guardrail installation and performance.  Instruction focuses on features necessary to provide the best likelihood for good performance for metal guardrail standard systems and their end treatments, as well as sessions on the Length of Need of barriers (including a field expedient procedure) and on guardrail transitions. Participants will evaluate existing installations (via photos) for proper performance characteristics.

Who Should Attend? – Due to the amount of material in this one day course, the pace is best suited for the experienced guardrail installer or inspector. Others who may benefit from the course include construction and maintenance engineers.

Instructor – William Fitzgerald, P.E., consultant from PerformTech, Inc. (Alexandria, VA).  Mr. Fitzgerald was previously the Geometric and Roadside Design Engineer with FHWA’s Eastern Resource Center. He has been acknowledged as an NHI Instructor of Excellence in each of the last six years.

Registration Information – LTAP is managing the registration process for ALL participants.  This workshop is being offered at no charge, thanks to grant funding secured by LTAP in partnership with the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (ODPS) and FHWA / NHI.  Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. No meals are provided; lunch is on your own.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made. Note: Registrants who will be unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a minimum of 48 hours prior to the course start.  Failure to cancel prior to the 48 hour cut-off will result in loss of registration privileges for grant-funded NHI or other grant-funded training offered by Ohio LTAP for a period of two years.

Please note the early start time (8:00am) for this program – students should plan to arrive by 7:45am.

Description – This course provides an overview of the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide. At the end of the course, you will be able to apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadways; recognize safety risks associated with roadside features and elements and make appropriate changes; identify the need for a traffic barrier; and apply other highway hardware core competencies. This course is intended for experienced safety and design engineers.

Who Should Attend? – Experienced Federal, State, and local highway engineers involved in the formulation and/or application of policies and standards relating to the design of safe roadside hardware.

Instructors – Elliott Moore, Area Engineer with the FHWA Virginia Division Office; and Don Gripne, consultant instructor.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  This workshop is being offered at no charge, thanks to grant funding secured by LTAP in partnership with the Ohio Traffic Safety Office (ODPS) and the USDOT/National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).   Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – In accordance with the National Bridge Inspection Standards (NBIS), a Bridge Inspector must successfully complete an FHWA-approved comprehensive training to become a certified Bridge Inspection Team Leader, or Program Manager. This FHWA-approved course, intended for Professional Engineers (PEs), is based on the "Bridge Inspector's Reference Manual" (BIRM) and provides training on the safety inspection of in-service highway bridges. It has been streamlined to better suit experienced Professional Engineers, while retaining strong emphasis on bridge inspection, documentation, and coding requirements. The course is a 5-day adaptation of FHWA-NHI 130055 training course and includes one bridge inspection field trip; new instruction on critical findings, their identification and response; curriculum on the new AASHTO Element level evaluation; and updated activities that maximize participant engagement throughout the course. ODOT will provide transportation for course participants to attend the field trip portion of this course. 

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State and local highway agency employees and consultants involved in inspecting bridges, or in bridge inspection management and leadership positions. A background in bridge engineering is strongly recommended.

Instructor – Gregory Roy, P.E. from the engineering consulting firm of Greenman-Pedersen, Inc. (GPI).

Registration Information – The fee for this course is $1150 per person, as established by NHI.

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District/Division _______ Cost Center _______SAC _________ in the Additional Information section (Q010) of the registration form and funds will be transferred when the class is completed.

Note: Registrants who will be unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a minimum of 3 weeks prior to the course start.  Failure to cancel prior to the 3 week cut-off will result in the participant being charged the full cost of the course. Failure to attend the entire course will result in the participant being charged the full cost of the course.

Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Participant Prerequisite Requirements

Per the National Highway Institute, ALL participants must be certified (licensed) Professional Engineers (P.E.) showing evidence of such certification upon arrival at the course; and,

ALL participants must have met one of the three pre-requisite requirements for participation in this course* and bring a course completion certificate bearing their name to the first day of the class. The passing score for all pre-requisites is 70% or better.

Individuals can choose from the following options in order to complete this prerequisite requirement:

1) 130054 Engineering Concepts for Bridge Inspectors, a 5-day Instructor-led course;

2) 130101 Introduction to Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges, a 14-hour Web-based training and assessment; and/or

3) 130101a Prerequisite Assessment for Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges, a Web-based assessment.

Please note: prerequisite must be completed within two years before the course start date. Additionally, it is recommended that prior to attending this course, participants spend some time in the field, at bridge inspection sites, but not required.

If you have not already completed one of the prerequisite options, please visit the NHI website to search by course number and register: http://www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/home.aspx.  You will need to complete the requirement before July 23, 2018.

Please be sure to bring your P.E. license card/documentation and bring your prerequisite completion certificate with you on the first day of the Safety Inspection of In-Service Bridges for Professional Engineers course (July 23, 2018).

Field Component: This course will include one or more field days for bridge inspection activities. Attendees should have weather-appropriate clothing and minimum PPE (ANSI II vest and Hard Hat). Additional information will be provided at the course.

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Description – This course provides a well-balanced mix of lessons, demonstrations and exercises for a comprehensive intro to two-dimensional modeling concepts, including background data necessary to support a model, hydraulic modeling parameters, mesh development, model simulation parameters, model calibration, hydraulic structures, and reviewing two dimensional model results. Extracting hydraulic parameters for use in bridge scour evaluation is also discussed. Each concept is demonstrated with hands-on exercises to apply it.  Upon completion, participants should recognize situations where two-dimensional modeling is preferred and use SMS to successfully compile, execute and review results for a SRH-2D model on a bridge or other hydraulic structure project. Prerequisite:  Course participants should have knowledge of the fundamentals of open channel flow hydraulics. The free web-based training, NHI 135091, “Basic Hydraulic Principles Review” is available as a refresher.

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State, and local hydraulics personnel or other consulting engineers with responsibility for or desire to work with hydraulic analysis and design of highway river crossings.

Instructors – Royd Nelson, P.E., Vice President with Aquaveo LLC and Todd Wood, Water Resources Consulting Engineer with Aquaveo LLC.

Registration InformationRegistrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available.  The registration fee is $850 per person, as established by NHI.  No meals are provided.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 21 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee.  Any registrant requiring reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to course date so appropriate arrangements can be made.

 

Description – This course considers how communication, cooperation, and coordination between transportation agencies and utility companies can mitigate or avoid common challenges. Participants first take a self-paced, Web-based training (details provided below) to learn about regulatory requirements for both public and private utilities, subsurface utility engineering (SUE), and their own State’s Utility Accommodation Policy.  During the 2-day classroom event, participants learn to identify risks and potential issues associated with utilities, and then work together to evaluate ways to avoid or mitigate those risks and issues; which can reduce potential negative impacts to timeline and budget.

*Prerequisite Requirement – This course is completed in two parts: an independent, Web-based training session, and the instructor-led, classroom session. The Web-based training must be completed before the first day of class.  It will take approximately 4 hours to complete.  There is no cost for the Web-based portion, and it does not need to be completed in one sitting.  Visit the NHI Web site (www.nhi.fhwa.dot.gov/home.aspx) to enroll in course 134006A, which is the Web-based training portion of the class.

Who Should Attend? – Federal, State, and local personnel who are responsible for planning, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining transportation facilities that involve the accommodation or relocation of utilities. It is most effectively delivered with participation from representatives of public and private utility companies, DOT contractors, risk managers, right-of-way staff, mid-to-senior level managers, and engineering consultants.

Instructors – Kenny Franklin (Crawford, Murphy & Tilly), and Roy Siegel (FHWA, Construction & Project Management Team).  Mr. Franklin is a nationally recognized subject matter expert and trainer in the field of utility coordination.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $425 per person. The start time each day is 8:00am. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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District/Division _______ Cost Center _______         SAC _________  in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION section (Q010) of the registration form.

The $425 fee will be charged to your account. Forms submitted without payment information will not be processed

Welcome to the Inaugural ODOT Real Estate Summit. Our mission is to connect people and information to make a stronger Right of Way community to serve the needs of the traveling public in Ohio. This year we are focusing on education across all of the right of way disciplines, from appraisal and acquisition to Relocation and property management. Additionally we are creating opportunities to build networking across District lines and with Right of way consultants.  

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Description – This workshop describes the process used by the Ohio Department of Transportation for pavement condition rating (PCR). This process can be used or adapted by local agencies to identify pavement distresses and condition levels. In addition, this workshop includes an outdoor field exercise, weather permitting, for the opportunity to apply the procedure presented as well as discussion of pavement management uses for the data.

Who Should Attend? – This course is applicable to local agency employees and others who are responsible for evaluation or management of local roads and streets. Please plan to bring a safety vest for the outdoor field exercise.

Instructors – The primary instructor will be Patrick Bierl, P.E., with ODOT’s Office of Pavement Engineering.  Additional PCR staff from ODOT will also assist with the field exercises for these sessions.

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township). Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $30 per person for government employees and $75 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

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Description – This 1-day course, which is part of the curriculum for ODOT’s Traffic Academy as administered by the Office of Roadway Engineering, is a prequalification requirement for consultants who want to prepare complex roadway plans. The course is designed to assist in understanding the various aspects of signing and markings design. It is intended to improve plan content and organization. General familiarity with ODOT construction plans and a general knowledge of the design of highway signing and marking and plan preparation are prerequisites for attendance.

Course Testing – In order to receive full credit for attending this course, attendees must complete an online, multiple-choice test within two weeks after course completion. The test is made up of two parts: one for Signing and one for Markings. A grade of 80% on each part must be achieved in order to pass the test.

Who Should Attend? – This workshop is directed to State, local and consulting engineers and planners who are responsible for signing and markings for roadway plans, programs and projects.

 

Instructor – Jim Roth, P.E., ODOT Signing Engineer.

Registration Information – Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $70.00 per person for government employees and $175.00 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Paying by check afterwards? Use promo code PAYBYCHECK.

Attention! All ODOT Employees: You must use promo code ODOTEMPL when registering.

Description – National standards require agencies to establish and implement a sign assessment or management method, or combination of methods, to maintain retroreflectivity of their traffic signs. This half-day course discusses the assessment methods (Visual Nighttime Inspection, and Measured Sign Retro-reflectivity) identified by the Federal Highway Administration.  The presentation references the national and Ohio MUTCD standards, and FHWA resource materials.

Who Should Attend? – Local agency employees and others responsible for evaluating and maintaining retroreflectivity of traffic signs.

Instructors – Jim Roth, P.E. (Signing Engineer, ODOT Office of Traffic Operations); and Mike Fitch, P.E. (Program Manager, ODOT Local Technical Assistance Program).

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency officials and employees (county, city, village and township). Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $30 per person for government employees and $75 for non-government employees. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 business days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Paying by check afterwards? Use promo code PAYBYCHECK.

Attention! All ODOT Employees: You must use promo code ODOTEMPL when registering.

Description – This workshop will address the basics of design, installation and maintenance of traffic signs and pavement markings, and the correlation of these activities to driver needs and responses. The current edition of the Ohio Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (OMUTCD) and the ODOT Sign Designs and Markings Manual (SDMM) will be used as references. In addition to common installations, Traffic Control Devices (TCDs) for use at specialty locations such as school areas and highway-rail grade crossings will be discussed.

Who Should Attend? – This workshop will be of interest to persons responsible for selection, installation, maintenance and management of traffic signs and pavement markings on local roadways.

Instructor – The instructor will be Jim Roth, P.E., of the Ohio Department of Transportation, Office of Traffic Engineering.  Mr. Roth has 31 years of experience as the Signing Engineer at ODOT Central Office in Columbus.

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township). Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $50 per person for government employees and $125 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate 

Description – In 2017, ODOT’s Division of Planning rolled out updates to the award-winning Transportation Information Mapping System (TIMS) application including a new and improved Create a Map page and the addition of a Crash Analysis tool.  The TIMS application provides transportation employees, transportation stakeholders, and the general public a central access point for viewing, distributing, and analyzing Ohio’s transportation data through web mapping tools.  Easily accessible via desktop or mobile browsers, this application is an “outside the box” webmapping solution that includes such features as emailing, sharing and bookmarking, analysis tools, custom printing, and upload and download capabilities to name a few.  This application allows the casual user who is not a GIS expert to produce high-quality maps quickly with access to numerous data sets.

This short training class will show attendees how to access the TIMS program, turn on various GIS layers, and render and communicate results/maps.  Each session will be held in a computer training room to allow for hands-on use of the TIMS application.

Who Should Attend? – Local agency employees (county, city, village, township), MPO personnel, consultants, and FHWA and ODOT staff.

Instructors – Each class will typically be taught by one or more of the following ODOT employees (depending on the class date and location): Ian Kidner, Stephen Hale.

Registration Information – Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. There is no fee to attend; however, participants must pre-register.  Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made. Note: this abbreviated training class does not qualify as an elective or other course credit under the LTAP Roads Scholar training recognition program (however, Roads Scholar participants are still welcome to attend).

Paying by check afterwards? Use promo code PAYBYCHECK.

Attention! All ODOT Employees: You must use promo code ODOTEMPL when registering.

Description – This class provides an overview of the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) Construction and Material Specifications Item 514 – Painting of Structural Steel, and other contract requirements for painting structural steel in the fabricators’ facilities and in the field.

Who Should Attend? – Bridge painting contractors, including all officers of the companies, superintendents, and quality control specialists, to be qualified for WT 26, quality control specialists for steel fabricators to be qualified for shop painting per Supplement 1078, and consultant inspectors to be qualified to inspect the painting of structural steel, have to take this class every 4 years.

Instructor – The instructor will be David Flood, P.E., with ODOT’s Office of Construction Administration in the Division of Construction Management.

Registration Information – ODOT’s LTAP office is managing the registration process for these sessions. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”.  No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 business days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (mobility/access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Paying by check afterwards? Use promo code PAYBYCHECK.

Attention! All ODOT Employees: You must use promo code ODOTEMPL when registering.

Description – This class is about the sealing of concrete surfaces. Included is information on the best application practices to achieve optimum performance of the sealers. This training goes beyond the recommendations given in sealer technical data sheets by giving explanations as to what will result when technical data sheet recommendations are not followed.

Case studies will be cited and visuals will clarify definitions of what application processes are acceptable.

Who Should Attend? – Anyone who will be at the job site to oversee the sealer application processes.

Instructor – The instructor will be Maria Kerestly, Chemical Section Supervisor with ODOT’s Office of Materials Management.

Registration Information – ODOT’s LTAP office is managing the registration process for these sessions. Registrations are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. For each of the course dates listed, there are two options for participating: (1) by attending In-person at the ODOT Office of Materials Management in Columbus, or (2) by attending a live Webcast of the training at the ODOT District 8 Office (Lebanon), or District 12 Office (Garfield Heights). The registration fee is $15 per person for government employees and $37.50 for non-government employees. No-shows and late cancellations (< 7 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – This workshop will address: (a) basic performance characteristics of Portland cement concrete (PCC) pavements; (b) evaluation of common distress types and their causes; and (c) available maintenance and rehabilitation treatments, including preventive maintenance. Corrective techniques such as joint re-sealing, partial-depth repair, full-depth repair, slab stabilization, dowel bar retrofit, and diamond grinding will be discussed.

Who Should Attend? – Road/street maintenance personnel, supervisors, managers, engineers and others responsible for maintaining and preserving concrete pavements.

Instructors – Aric Morse, P.E. (ODOT Office of Pavement Engineering), and Mike Fitch, P.E. (ODOT / LTAP).

Registration Information – This course offering through LTAP is intended primarily for local agency employees (county, city, village and township). Registrations are processed in the order they are submitted online, while seats are still available. The registration fee is $40 per person for government employees and $100 for non-government employees. Lunch is “on your own”. No-shows and late cancellations (< 5 calendar days) will be charged the full registration fee. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.

Description – The new Highway Safety Manual is the state of the art “toolbox” for the “science of safety” for the analysis and prediction of crash frequency for highways and streets.  The HSM reflects the evolution in safety analysis from descriptive methods to quantitative, predictive analyses.

The Highway Safety Manual (HSM) provides analytical tools and techniques for quantifying the potential effects on crashes as a result of decisions made in planning, design, operations, and maintenance.  A universal objective is to reduce the number and severity of crashes within the limits of available resources, science, and technology, while meeting legislatively mandated priorities.  The information in the HSM is provided to assist agencies in their effort to integrate safety into their decision-making processes.  The HSM is intended to be a resource document that is used nationwide to help transportation professionals conduct safety analyses in a technically sound and consistent manner thereby improving decisions made based on safety performance.  This course introduces new techniques and knowledge in the HSM.

Who Should Attend? – Practitioners at the state, county, metropolitan planning organization (MPO), or local level.

Instructor – The instructor will be Timothy Taylor with the FHWA Resource Center.

Registration Information – LTAP is managing the registration process for ALL participants.  This workshop is being offered at no charge, thanks to grant funding.  No meals are provided. Any registrant requiring a reasonable accommodation during training (i.e., mobility or access) should contact Ohio LTAP prior to the course date so the appropriate arrangements can be made.  Note: Registrants unable to attend the training after registering are required to cancel a minimum of 5 days prior to the course start.  Failure to cancel prior to the 5-day cut-off will result in loss of registration privileges for grant-funded NHI or other grant-funded training offered by Ohio LTAP for a period of two years.

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Promo Code Information

The promo codes below apply to specific groups of class participants.  Please ONLY use a code if it applies to you.  If you are not certain if it applies, please contact the Ohio LTAP Center at ltap@dot.ohio.gov or 614-387-7359 or 1-877-800-0031.  Do not randomly select a promo code and use it.  Your registration will be reviewed by the center registrar and cancelled if you have used a code which did not apply to you.

FHWAOHDIV - Code to be used by Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Ohio Division Staff only when registering for LTAP courses.  Provides the FHWA LTAP discount on the course price.

ODOTEMPL - Code that must be used by ALL ODOT employees when registering for a course. Do not enter payment information or request an invoice.  If you are an ODOT employee, you MUST use this code unless the class is a NHI self-pay course.  See below.

PAYBYCHECK - ODOT EMPLOYEE ATTENDING A NHI-SELF-PAY COURSE - Use code PAYBYCHECK if you are an ODOT employee.  Then enter your Divison, Cost Center and SAC number in the designated field on the registration form.

PAYBYCHECK - This code should be entered when you want the Ohio LTAP Center to bill you for the course fee instead of paying immediately online via credit card.  Once your registration is completed with this code, an invoice for the amount due will be sent to you, due upon receipt.