The University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Work Zone Traffic Control/Flagging

When - Where

March 22, 2018

(8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
NTRC (2nd floor meeting room)
2360 Cherahala Blvd.
Knoxville, TN  37932
Tel: 865-946-1500 for directions

Registration is CLOSED.


This course provides guidance and training for field personnel such as maintenance crews, survey crews and utility crews in the planning, selection, application, and operation of short-term work zones. The course material is developed around typical short-term maintenance and utility activities. The training covers the applicable standards for work zone protection as contained in Part 6 of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD),discusses the need for proper application of devices, addresses liability issues of highway agencies and individuals, and offers practical exercises to plan, set up, operate, and remove work zone safety devices. The course also includes training on appropriate flagging procedures for these operations.




This course is best suited for state, county, city, and utility personnel who are responsible for establishing traffic controls through short-term utility and maintenance work areas.


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.


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


8:00 a.m. Registration
8:30 a.m. Introduction
9:00 a.m. Traffic Control Devices
10:00 a.m. Break
10:15 a.m. Traffic Control Zones
12:00 p.m. Lunch (On your own)
1:00 p.m. Typical Applications
2:30 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m. Flagging
3:15 p.m. Liability
3:45 p.m. Summary
4:00 p.m. Adjourn


The registration fee is $120 per person. A city or county employee is eligible for a TTAP scholarship registration fee of $45. TDOT employees must register through their local TDOT Training Office. 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.

Registration is CLOSED.

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