TS-11 Work Zone Traffic Safety Conference

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Class Information


  Location: Embassy Suites Santa Ana-Orange County   (Santa Ana, CA)


  Instructor: Dave Royer  

Date and Time

This class begins on 11/02/2012 and ends on 11/02/2012. The class meets F : 8:50 AM - 4:30 PM, 1 Session.

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Conference is FREE.

Attendees must register. Walk-ins will not be admitted. To enroll please click the "Register Yourself" or "Register Someone Else" button below.

For discounted sleeping room rates at Embassy Suites Santa Ana-Orange County Airport North:

Call reservations: 800-686-3778 or 714-241-3307

Deadline: October 24, 2012

Group Name: Flasher Barricade

Group Code: XFL

Class Fees

Course Fee (Basic)FREE$ 0.00


The annual Work Zone Traffic Safety Conference provides a forum for public agency staff to meet with Caltrans and traffic control industry representatives. This event will showcase new work zone products and ideas for improving work zone safety. The conference will also highlight the newest work zone innovations, including those currently under research and development.

New this year, we will have three workshops you can choose from for the afternoon session:


(Tentative agenda. Subject to change.)

8:00 to 8:30 am
Welcome and Introduction
Everett Townsend, Deputy Director D11, Caltrans
Christy Myers-King, President, FBA
Bernadette Tan Edwards, UCB Tech Transfer

8:30 to 9: 20 am
Caltrans Maintenance Safety Update
Theresa Drum, Safety Manager, Caltrans

9:20 to 9:30 am - Break

9:30 to 10:15 am
Maintenance Traffic Policy Update
Theresa Drum, Safety Manager, Caltrans

Standard Plans, Chapter 8, Flagging
Gordon Wang, Caltrans

Using Portable Rumble Strips
Tim Cox, PSS

10:15 - 11:00 am
New Technologies in Work Zone Safety FBA Members

11:00 am to 12:30 pm New Product Demonstrations and Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 am
Intelligent Transportation Systems in Work Zones
Gordon Wang, Caltrans

Queue Warning, Smart PCMS, Sequential Lights
Fred Abdipour, Caltrans

iCone, JamLogic, All Traffic Solutions, Pi-Lite
Joe Jeffrey, Road Tech Safety Services
Sandon Button, Ver
Mac, JamLogic
Heidi Traverso, All Traffic Solutions
Jim Selevan, Pi Variables

1:30 to 2:00 pm
UC Berkeley Tech Transfer Course Overview
Bernadette Tan Edwards, UC Berkeley

2:00 to 2:10 pm - Break

2:10 to 3:30 pm
California MUTCD Update Johnny Bhullar, Caltrans

3:30 pm - Announcement for next year's event and Adjourn

Who Should Attend

This conference is for road construction and maintenance crews and their supervisors who are expected to work in and around the public street right-of-way and are responsible for the implementation of traffic safety control plans in the field. This conference will also benefit traffic/civil engineers, public works inspectors who design, direct, and inspect construction and maintenance work done on public streets. Utility company workers and contractors, who frequently do maintenance work within the public street right-of-way, will also benefit from this conference   

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Please Note:
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Notify the Technology Transfer Program at least five (5) working days before the course is scheduled to begin. Notification must be made in writing, sent by e-mail to registrar or by fax to 510-643-4393.

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