TS-11 Work Zone Traffic Safety Conference
Sorry, this course is inactive. Please contact our office to see if it will be reinstated, or if alternative classes are available.
Location: Caltrans District 11 Kearny Mesa (San Diego, CA)
Date and Time
This class begins on 11/07/2013 and ends on 11/07/2013. The class meets Th : 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 1 Session.
Category Description Amount Course Fee (Basic) FREE $ 0.00
DescriptionThe 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 AttendThis 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
For information about this class, please contact:
- Bernadette Tan Edwards