Maintenance Operations and Safety Training encompasses three levels of general Work Zone Safety and flagger specific training. These workshops have been taught in North Carolina, South Carolina, and New Jersey and are offered throughout the year in Raleigh and across the state. These courses are offered in partnership with ITRE-based North Carolina Local Technical Assistance Program (NC LTAP). Work Zone Safety Training for South Carolina is also available.

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VISSIM

ITRE offers intensive workshops on VISSIM, the microsimulation tool used to perform simulation analysis for intersections, corridors, and networks. The first two days offer an introduction to VISSIM. An optional third day focuses on roundabouts.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Thomas Chase

VISSIM Advanced I: Signalized Intersections

The course expands on the fundamentals of the VISSIM software, and provides more in-depth information on the modeling of signalized traffic control in VISSIM, including ring-barrier control, dynamic routing, and transit preemption.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Thomas Chase

VISSIM Introduction

ITRE offers intensive workshops on VISSIM, the microsimulation tool used to perform simulation analysis for intersections, corridors, and networks.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Thomas Chase

VISTRO Traffic Analysis

VISTRO allows you to compute intersection level of service, optimize traffic signal timing, forecast new development impacts, evaluate mitigation options, manage multiple scenarios, and create comprehensive reports. In the VISTRO Traffic Analysis course, you will learn how to conduct traffic studies, evaluate development impacts, and optimize signals all with a single package.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Thomas Chase

VISSIM + VISTRO

Registration for this combination course provides an opportunity to receive a 10% discount. The

course descriptions are provided in the previous course offerings above.

Registration: Walt Thomas   |   Class Information: Thomas Chase

Signals

Traffic Signal Fundamentals

This two-day workshop is designed to provide participants with an introduction to the fundamentals of individual traffic signals and traffic signal systems

Registration: Walt Thomas    |   Class Information: Chris Cunningham

Traffic Signal Inspection

This two-day workshop covers traffic signal inspector responsibilities related NCDOT’s Standard Specifications for Roads and Structures. This course is meant for NCDOT signal inspectors, residents, etc. and those in the private industry that regularly work with signal and ITS infrastructure.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |   Class Information: Chris Cunningham

Access Management

Introduction to Site Development and Highway Access Concepts

This one-day class is meant to be a comprehensive introduction to highway access principles discussed in the NCDOT Driveway Access Manual and associated manuals.  It is a precursor to the more advanced SDHA workshop and is meant to familiarize engineers, planners, developers, and local authorities with basic and complex highway access principles, traffic analyses, traffic mitigation recommendations, and the driveway permitting processes.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Chris Cunningham

Site Development and Highway Access – What You Need to Know

This two-day class is intended for TIA preparers; NCDOT district and traffic engineering staff; local government planning, transportation and traffic staff; and site developers.

Day 1

  • overview of NCDOT driveway policy and other access policies
  • ITE Trip Generation and Distribution process/procedures
  • state authority
  • local authority
  • developer involvement/interaction in the process and review of simple traffic impact study case examples

Day 2

  • builds on day one knowledge of process/procedures/involvement and looks at more complex case examples with discussions on government/developer involvement/interaction

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Chris Cunningham

HCM

2015 Highway Capacity Manual Update

This one-day workshop will provide an overview of changes in the HCM2015 with an emphasis on new methodologies and differences from the 2010 manual.

Registration: Walt Thomas    |    Class Information: Behzad Aghdashi

General

Unconventional Intersections

This two-day workshop provides an overview of the various alternative intersection and interchange designs that an engineer or planner may consider during the planning or design stages of a project. The class provides a fundamental understanding of how the various designs function under an array of conditions, the trade-offs of each design alternative, and other pertinent information. This class covers material relevant to any staff member looking to learn more about this area.

Registration: Walt Thomas

When a Crash Becomes a Case – Studies in Transportation Litigation

This one day workshop is designed to provide participants with an introduction to forensic engineering, particularly as it pertains to transportation matters. Students will be presented actual case histories involving such topics as highway design, drainage, maintenance and operation. There will also be a discussion of what might happen if a lawsuit is filed as a result of a crash,

Registration: Walt Thomas

September 29, 2016
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    Introduction to Site Development & Highway Access

    8:00 am5:00 pm
    Conference room at NCDOT Buncombe Maintenance Complex, at the Fuel Pumps, 11 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803

    Highway Systems