The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Advanced Work Zone Design and Operations

When - Where

February 28, March 1, 2018

(8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Time)
Ellington Agricultural Center
UT Extension Office
5201 Marchant Dr.
Nashville, TN  37211-5112
Tel: 615-832-6550 for directions

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This course provides participants with information on the safest and most efficient work zone traffic controls, including the application of effective design and installation concepts; and using signs and markings for detours, construction zones, and maintenance sites. The legal, administrative, and operational aspects will also be discussed. Classroom presentations include lectures, case histories, and workshops.

Access to a copy of 2009 MUTCD or 2009 MUTCD Part 6 will be needed during the workshop.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:


This workshop is best suited for design, construction, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing, installing, and monitoring work zone traffic control.


Frank Brewer
Frank Brewer joined the TTAP staff in 1999. Frank is a graduate of The University of Tennessee with a BS and MS in Human Resources – Industrial Training. His duties with TTAP include: Training Coordinator for TTAP, Conducting Work Zone related workshops, and a number of research projects at the University of Tennessee Center for Transportation Research, with a focus on the areas of highway safety and traffic operations. He is also a Certified Instructor for the Federal Highway Administration National Highway Institute (NHI), conducting NHI work zone training courses nation-wide.


12 Professional Development Hours (PDHs) can be granted for this course.


The Tennessee Academy for Transportation Engineering (TATE) is an educational Program providing continuing education for engineers, planners, designers and technicians. The program focuses on the basic design of transportation facilities, the evaluation of traffic operations, and the collection of data to support various transportation studies. Successful completion of the required curricula of core and elective courses, confers TATE certification. For more information, contact Frank Brewer at 865-974-5255.


Day 1
8:00 am Registration
8:15 am Course Introduction
8:30 Chapter 2. Fundamental Principles, Chapter 3. TCD Standards
9:15 am Break
9:30 am Chapter 4. Human Factors, Chapter 5. Legal, Chapter 6. TCDs
11:30 am Lunch (On Your Own)
12:00 pm Chapter 8. Elements of TCP
1:00 pm Chapter 9. Design of WZTC
2:00 pm Workshop #1
3:00 pm Workshop #1 Presentations
4:00 pm Adjourn

Day 2
8:30 Chapter11. Mobile Operations
9:00 am Chapter 12. Flagging
9:30 am Workshop #2
10:30 am Workshop #2 Presentations
11:30 am Lunch (On Your Own)
12:00 pm Chapter 14. Install & Remove
1:00 pm Break
1:15 pm Chapter 15. TCP Management
2:15 pm Discussion
2:45 pm Evaluations - Wrap Up - Adjourn
3:00 pm *Written Exam

*For participants who want to receive credit for the course toward the Tennessee Academy Transportation Engineering certificate.


The registration fee is $275 per person. TDOT employees must register through their local TDOT Training Office. Please note your employment status on the registration form. The workshop fee includes ONLY materials and coffee breaks. NO LUNCH PROVIDED. A course may be canceled if there is low enrollment. Forty-eight hours notice will be given to registrants if a course is canceled. Register early! Limited enrollment!


Due to commitments to our instructors and facilities, the registration fee is not refundable if a registrant withdraws less than forty-eight hours before the workshop. You may substitute registrants; please notify us in advance if possible. Please register early as attendance to our workshops has increased. We may not accommodate walk-ins on the day of the workshop.

Register ONLINE here.


Register by fax or mail. Click here to download the brochure.

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