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April 2020

Training

*Postponed* NJLTAP - Compliance to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  • April 9
  • 8:30 am–12:30 pm

This workshop is designed to assist local governments with an understanding of the basic minimum requirements for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act to ensure our roadways’ pedestrian network is accessible to all pedestrians.

Federal-aid Requirements and LPA Stewardship Day 3 of 3 (Webinar)

  • April 9
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This program will review the cradle to grave process of federal-aid programs, from planning and project concept, plans, specifications, estimates and bidding, and construction. The intent of this course is to assist local agencies with proper federal-aid compliance.

Training

*Postponed* NJDHTS - Police Work Zone Safety Train-The-Trainer (Passaic)

  • April 14April 17
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This four-day program is designed for experienced police personnel who seek to become trainers in work zone traffic control.

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training Day 1 of 3 (Webinar)

  • April 14
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

Training

NJLTAP - Federal-aid Responsible Charge Training Day 2 of 3 (Webinar)

  • April 15
  • 10:00 am–11:30 am

This Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

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Training

*Postponed* NJDHTS - Crash Analysis Tool Demonstration

  • April 22
  • 8:00 am–11:00 am

This demonstration is to provide an overview on the Crash Analysis Tool and how to use it. The 3-hour window will provide for a brief demonstration of the tool, as well as one-on-one assistance to create and save queries for future use.

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Training

NJLTAP - Common Sense Solutions for Intersection Problems (Webinar)

  • April 22April 24
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

This course provides participants with (1) a basic understanding of intersection safety issues, (2) “how to” information for common safety tasks and low cost safety improvements that do not require an engineered design, and (3) background information on safety tasks that do not require an engineer.

Training

*Postponed* UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Middlesex)

  • April 23
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Register today to find out howe how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

Training

*Postponed* NJLTAP - Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training

  • April 23
  • 8:30 am–4:00 pm

This day long Federal-Aid Responsible Charge Training for Directors, Program Managers,  Financial Officers, and Persons of Responsible Charge is required for the person in Responsible Charge of Federally Funded Local Aid projects. This course will provide information and expectations for the first time Federal-aid recipient

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Training

*Postponed* NJLTAP - Principles of Paving

  • April 27
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course is for municipal or county employees and those that work with them who are involved in the planning, inspecting and placing of asphalt pavements. The course will provide the information needed to properly plan and monitor a hot mix asphalt paving project.

Training

*Postponed* Traffic Control Coordinator Program

  • April 28May 1
  • 8:00 am–4:00 pm

This four-day program is designed for experienced highway work zone personnel who seek training in work zone traffic control.

Training

*Postponed* NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Passaic)

  • April 28
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

The course reviews common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle crashes and offers methods to improve the quality of data that safety colleagues rely on.

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Training

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher Day 2 of 2 (Webinar)

  • April 30
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

If you want to work on NJDOT-funded infrastructure projects and haven't taken a refresher in two years, better sign up now. Course covers MUTCD, info on keeping workers safe, new NJDOT safety specs, and other federal and state regulations/changes.

May 2020

Training

* Postponed* NJLTAP - Traffic Incident Management Training for Emergency Responders

  • May 5
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

The training covers topics including TIM guidelines, fundamentals, and terminology; notifications and scene size up; scene safety and risk management; traffic management; special circumstances; clearance; and termination.

Training

NJLTAP - Traffic Calming (Webinar)

  • May 5May 7
  • 1:00 pm–3:00 pm

Do you need to know when, where, and how to place things such as speed bumps or signage to slow down traffic on your local roadways? Traffic calming uses physical design and other measures to improve safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists.

Training

*Postponed* NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Mercer)

  • May 8
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

The course reviews common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle crashes and offers methods to improve the quality of data that safety colleagues rely on.

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Training

*Postponed* NJLTAP - Roadside Vegetation Control

  • May 8
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

Get out the weed whacker to reduce crashes and injuries. Keeping roadsides groomed is more than cosmetic. Untrimmed grass, weeds, brush, or tree limbs limit visibility and safety by obscuring signs, traffic signals, other vehicles, pedestrians, cyclists, and unpredictable wildlife.

Roadway being paved with High Friction Surface Treatment
Training

*Postponed* NJLTAP - Pavement Management

  • May 12
  • 8:30 am–3:30 pm

This course provides the basics for developing a road surface management program to help local governments manage their pavements by providing an understanding of the concept and importance of road surface inventories and condition surveys. A review of the basic components of flexible and rigid pavements is discussed.

Training

*Postponed* UAS Applications for Traffic Safety (Middlesex)

  • May 13
  • 8:00 am–12:00 pm

Register today to find out howe how law enforcement may respond to UAS incidents, what lawful authority exists to engage a UAS operator, and how to determine if UAS operation is legal or in violation of regulations. Finally, UAS case studies will be explored with emphasis place upon personal safety and awareness.

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Training

NJLTAP - Roadway and Traffic Safety Improvement Program (Webinar)

  • May 13May 14
  • 10:00 am–12:00 pm

This course covers how to establish and maintain a roadway and traffic safety improvement programs. Participants learn how to implement safety improvements targeted at areas that have a history of crashes or exhibit conditions associated with high-crash areas.

Training

*Postponed* NJDHTS - NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Ocean)

  • May 15
  • 8:00 am–1:00 pm

The course reviews common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle crashes and offers methods to improve the quality of data that safety colleagues rely on.

NJTR-1 Crash Form Refresher (Webinar)

  • May 20May 21
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.

Training

NJLTAP - Basic Math and Plan Reading (Webinar)

  • May 20
  • 9:00 am–1:00 pm

This course provides a refresher on basic math skills related to construction inspection and road maintenance, as well as how to locate information within a set of plans. Topics will includes reading notes, determining quantities and understanding topography, basic Geometry, area and volume. Road Foreman, Inspectors and Cre

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Training

NJDHTS - Work Zone Safety Awareness for Local Police (Webinar)

  • May 27May 28
  • 8:00 am–10:00 am

This course, similar to our Work Zone Safety Awareness Program, is specifically being offered to current New Jersey law enforcement officers who require an overview of working safely in the roadway.

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Training

NJLTAP - Construction and Project Cost Estimating for Public Works Projects (Webinar)

  • May 27
  • 9:00 am–3:30 pm

This course provides an understanding of practical applications for performing estimates on typical construction and maintenance projects. Various mathematical rules necessary to perform basic computations and formulas to perform cost and quantity calculations are reviewed.

This course is intended to provide instruction to entry level participants and a refresher for experienced participants on a variety of construction industry safety and health standards. This training effort is aimed at promoting workplace safety and health.
This course covers common NJTR-1 errors for both passenger and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) crashes and offers methods to improve crash data quality. Crash analysis software functions and the role of data in crash analysis will be discussed.
The course material reviews the importance of preventive maintenance to the life of an asphalt pavement. The material will help the student identify common asphalt distress, the cause of the distress, and the appropriate treat

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