Traffic Control Design Specialist-Grant Course



Traffic Control Design Specialist-Grant Course

This course is for individuals charged with the evaluation, development, and implementation of a traffic control plan (TCP). The intended audiences are engineers and/or anyone responsible for designing a TCP. Previous work zone experience is not required. Topics include introduction to work zone safety, applicable standards and guidelines, fundamental principles of temporary traffic control, human factors, the component parts of a traffic control zone, traffic control devices, constructability, and development of a transportation management plan (TMP). Students will breakout into small groups for hands-on exercises. A certification program is available for this course.

Operations Area of Practice

  • Roadway Safety Services / Roadway Safety Patrol
  • Work Zone Management

Organizational Capability Element

  • Work Zone Management

Content Type

  • Case Studies & Lessons Learned

Role in Organization

  • Associate Engineer
  • CEO / GM / Commissioner
  • Director / Program Manager
  • Emergency Manager
  • Engineer
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Manager / First Line Supervisor
  • Media / PIO
  • Operator
  • Principal Engineer
  • Public
  • Public Safety Officer
  • Researcher/Academic
  • Senior Engineer
  • Senior Manager
  • Technician
  • Transit Professional
  • Transportation Planner

Publishing Organization

  • FHWA


  • Learning

Project Website

Traffic Control Design Specialist-Grant Course

Prime Contractor
Donna Clark (
Issue Date
February 1st, 2017
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