PD-02 Construction Inspection of Traffic Signals
DescriptionTraffic 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.
- 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 LearnStudents 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 AttendThis 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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