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Roads Scholar #4:
Temporary Traffic Control
for Local Agencies
About the Course
This course is intended for engineers, technicians, inspectors, and maintenance personnel whose duties require an intermediate understanding of traffic control in work zones, including design, setup, and management of traffic controls. Based on Part 6 of the 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, (MUTCD), key topic areas include:
- Fundamental Principles of Traffic Control
- Elements of Temporary Traffic Control Zones
- Worker and Road User Safety Considerations
- Temporary Traffic Control Devices
- Temporary Traffic Control Activities
- Typical Applications for Local Agency Work
- Traffic Control for Incident Management
- Practical Exercises
One year of field experience is recommended, but not required for this course; however, completion of the LTAP Mini-Workshop “Basics of Work Zone Traffic Control with Flagger” is recommended in order to understand the concepts presented in this course. This course does not qualify as a required certification for contractors under DOTD rules.
Registration/Check-in 7:00 a.m.
Class 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
BATON ROUGE — 08/16/2022
TTEC Building, Room 100
4099 Gourrier Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
ALEXANDRIA — 08/23/2022
AEX Conference Room, England Airpark
1100 Frank Andrews Boulevard
Alexandria, LA 71303
LAKE CHARLES — 08/31/2022 *CLASS IS FULL
White Oak Landing
5584 River Road
Lake Charles, LA 70615
COVINGTON — 09/13/2022
Bogue Falaya Hall
317 N. Jefferson Avenue
Covington, LA 70433
MINDEN — 09/20/2022
Wildlife & Fisheries Auditorium
9961 Hwy 80
Minden, LA 71055
WEST MONROE — 09/21/2022
Cheniere Lake Lodge
104 Cheniere Lake Lodge
West Monroe, LA 71292
NEW ORLEANS —10/27/2022 *RESCHEDULED DATE*
New Orleans Regional Transportation Management Center (NORTMC)
10 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70124
LAFAYETTE — 11/1/2022 *RESCHEDULED DATE*
Lafayette Utilities System (LUS)
1314 Walker Road
Lafayette, LA 70506
Steven C. Strength, PE, PTOE
Steven C. Strength, PE, PTOE: Steve serves as Director of the Local Technical Assistance Program at LSU, overseeing training, technical assistance, and outreach activities that benefit the local public agencies in Louisiana. Prior to joining LTAP in 2013, he spent 31 years with the Louisiana DOTD, District 02 in New Orleans, including 22 years as District Traffic Operations Engineer. During this time he managed or participated in a variety of programs and projects involving Traffic Engineering, Highway Safety, Roadway Maintenance, Work Zone Operations, Incident and Special Events Management, and Intelligent Transportation Systems.
Fees & Cancellations for RS#4
$25 for Public Agencies
$50 Private Agencies
Credit card payments are accepted through the online registration system. Checks or money orders are also accepted.
Make checks payable to:
LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY
Mail checks to:
4099 Gourrier Avenue, Baton Rouge,
ATTN: Courtney Dupre
Registration is required one week in advance of class. Failure to cancel at least 72 hours prior will result in a forfeit of the registration fee. Participant substitution is available.
Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
Professional Development Hour (PDH) credit will be awarded as follows: six (6) PDHs for RS#4. LTRC is a Louisiana State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, approved Sponsor/Provider of Continuing Professional Development.
Contact the LTAP Office via:
Phone: (225) 767-9717
Fax: (225) 767-9156
The Louisiana Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) is a cooperative effort between the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD), the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and Louisiana State University (LSU). LTAP serves the needs of local transportation agencies and is a part of the Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC).