Work Zone

Temporary Traffic Control 16 hours

The Work Zone certificate is a prerequisite for many of the IMSA certifications.

WOrk Zone Certifications

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Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Technician

 This is an entry-level program to review basic and advanced methods of Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones. This course reviews principles for the design, installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices and identifies applicable standards for common urban, rural, and freeway situations. You will review traffic control theory and devices, hand signaling devices, typical situations for construction, and traffic terminology. Problems of traffic control may occur when traffic must be moved through or around road or street construction, maintenance operations, utility work, and incidents on or adjacent to the roadway.

 This program establishes principles to be observed in the design, installation, and maintenance of traffic control devices and identifies standards where applicable. The general principles outlined are applicable to both rural and urban situations. You will review the following: 

  •  Guidelines for using traffic control devices
  •  Typical situations for construction
  •  Traffic terminology
  •  Work zone temporary traffic control and safety review notes
  •  State and/or local design standards

Copyright 2012


Michigan Temporary Traffic Control

The MMTC certification program is designed for persons who will be assigned Traffic Regulator duties, lead workers, supervisors that will install and review traffic regulator operations and engineering staff;that will develop temporary traffic control. This program is designed to exceed the Michigan DOT requirements to be a Traffic Regulator. MTTC deals specifically with the requirements of the 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Part 6, the MMUTCD and the authority, obligation and training of Traffic Regulators. The MTTC program promotes the proper use of traffic control devices, traffic control procedures, MiOSHA requirements, safety apparel and general traffic safety. This program highlights requirements for signing, special Traffic Regulator operations, including single and intermediate Traffic Regulator, Haul Road operations and the use of police officers.

Copyright 2011

Prerequisites: None

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