PD-02 Construction Inspection of Traffic Signals

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CEUs:  CEUs: 0.80

This class is offered in partnership with the California Department of Transportation, Division of Local Assistance. Registration fees are subsidized with funding from the Cooperative Training Assistance Program. Reduced rates are available to employees of California's city, county, regional, and other public agencies only.

Description

Traffic signal projects must comply with specifications as required by the Caltrans Standard Plans and Specifications Manual. Inferior work on signals or inadequate traffic management during project construction can create potentially dangerous conditions with liability impacts for local agencies. This one-day course provides training on best practices for the management and construction inspection of these systems, including examinations of wires, cables, signal heads, and pedestrian/vehicle detectors.

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Topics Include

  • pre-construction activities
  • electrical service installation
  • standards for pedestals and posts, bonding and grounding
  • conduit, pull boxes, traffic signal heads and appurtenances, detectors
  • signal controller assemblies
  • maintenance and salvage

What You Will Learn

Students learn how to manage field construction inspections of traffic signals and components in accordance with Caltrans' Standards Plans and Specifications Manual. Students also learn how to avoid the consequences of inferior or inadequate project management or construction.

Who Should Attend

This class is intended for inspectors, designers, maintenance supervisors, electricians, and other public agency personnel with responsibilities related to construction or installation of traffic signals.

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellation fee is $75. There are no refunds for classes with registration fees of $75 or less. For all other classes, you may cancel your enrollment and receive a refund of your registration fee less $75, provided we receive your written request to cancel at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin.

In lieu of canceling your registration, you have three additional options, you may (1) transfer your registration to another class, (2) receive a tuition credit for the full amount, useable toward a future class, or (3) send a substitute in your place. Please contact us at least 5 full working days before the class is scheduled to begin so we may process your request.

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