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Transportation and Safety Congress

Event Information 

The 2022 Transportation & Safety Congress has passed. 

Information on the 2023 conference will be posted in January. 

 

 

 

Event Details  

Local Project Administration Certification 

All Day Event (8:00 to 5:00)

Beginning with the fiscal year 2012, WYDOT requires that federally funded local projects be overseen by a certified representative of the local agency. Certification will be valid for three years, after which recertification will be required. Federal requirements can be overwhelming to local agencies, especially if federal funds are infrequently used. The goal is to assist local agencies in bringing projects to successful completion.

Work Zone Safety 

Morning Session (8:00 to 12:00)

This training is useful for any person dealing with work zones. It will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Work Zones and Safety
  • Work Zone Planning and Principles
  • Driver Characteristics
  • Traffic Control Devices
  • Elements of the Work Zone
  • Work Zone Set Up and Take Down
  • Mobile and Short Duration Operations
  • Urban Work Zones and Utility Work
  • Pedestrians, Bicycles, and ADA. 

ATSSA Flagger Certification 

Afternoon Session (1:00 to 5:00)

Participants Must attend the Work Zone Session.

This certification is normally required for those dealing with work zones. In order to get this national certification, the participants must attend the morning work zone session and then take a test at the end of the certification. The following topics will be covered:

  • Flaggers’ Role, Safety, and Equipment
  • Basic Procedures: Slow, Stop, and Release
  • Unusual Flagging Situations
  • Handling Emergencies and Hostile Drivers
  • Testing: Written and Demonstration 

Transportation Track 

Morning Session (8:00 to 12:00)

The following topics will be addressed:

  • Introduction by Brian Edwards
  • FHWA, WYDOT, WACERS, and LTAP updates
  • Local Government Funding and the new Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act 
  • Funding Opportunities for local Government, WYDOT Local Government Office 
  • Management of Local Paved Roads 

Afternoon Session (1:00 to 5:00)

Attending the morning session is not required to attend the afternoon session.  The following topics will be covered in the afternoon session:

  • Unmanned Aerial Systems (Drones) for Wyoming Roads 
  • Latest Technology in Highway Signs 
  • How to Establish Passing Zones on 2-Lane Local Roadways
  • Establishing Speed Limits on Local Roads 
  • Local Road Safety

WACERS Meeting (Optional)

Dinner Meeting (5:00 to 7:00)

The Semi-annual Wyoming Association of County Engineers and Road Supervisors Meeting.  The meeting will cover a wide range of topics related to local governments in the state.  The agenda will be distributed prior to the meeting.

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