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Work Zone Safety for Local Agencies

  • Nov 9, 2021 (9:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    Ward County Hwy Department, 200 72nd St SE, Minot ND
  • Nov 10, 2021 (9:00 - 4:00 pm CT; 8:00 - 3:00 pm MT)
    Morton County Hwy Department, 2916 37th St NW, Mandan ND

Training Poster

Please print and post the Work Zone Safety for Local Agencies poster (PDF, 266K) at your location and encourage participation.


DEADLINE FOR MINOT: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

DEADLINE FOR MANDAN: Wednesday, November 3, 2021

There is a $50.00 registration fee (includes printed training material, instructor fee and lunch). Agencies will be invoiced by NDLTAP post-training.

The above resource and more can be accessed by visiting the TLN Learning Management System (LMS).


The Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Part Six provides the basic requirements for Work Zone Traffic Control. As a part of this Traffic Control the MUTCD suggests the development of a traffic control plan that provides for both the safety of the traveling public as well as the employee. This interactive full day program will:

  • Review Part Six of the MUTCD focusing on key considerations when developing a traffic control plan
    • The human factors of the traveling public
    • The key elements used to guide the traveling public
    • Elements used to protect the employee in the work zone
  • Development of an Internal Traffic Control Plan
    • What is Internal Traffic Control and how does it protect the public and the worker
    • New tools that can be used to protect the worker
  • Traffic Control portion
    • Students will use different roadway scenarios to develop traffic plans, discussing the effects of those plans on both the public as well as the employee

This program will assist those working in the roadway in understanding the key elements used to control the traveling public as well as the employee’s role in the development of a safe and effective work zone.


Bruce W. Drewes, LLC, SCTPP: Bruce is a safety certified transportation project professional and master instructor with American Road and Transportation Building Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA). Bruce has been a contractor with ARTBA for the past six years. As a part of his educational background, he is a certified OSHA Outreach Instructor, providing OSHA 10-Hour and 30- Hour courses.
Bruce currently provides educational courses to state, county and local agencies in topic areas ranging from OSHA-related courses, Local Road Safety programs and Gravel Road Maintenance and Design.

Target Audience

Motor-grader operators, road supervisors, signing personnel, maintenance personnel, contractor, consulting engineers, project managers and safety officers.

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