Vermont Local Roads Announces Additional Spring Workshops

Vermont Local Roads is pleased to announce the dates and locations for two additional spring workshops.

The 2009 MUTCD workshop will provide novice and experienced transportation employees the most up-to-date 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices regulations and standards for traffic control sign management. The workshop will cover the most relevant changes in Sections 1 through 9 that affect municipal roads. The course will be jointly taught by Nancy Avery, VTrans Traffic Safety Section Supervisor and Steve Jerome, Vermont Local Roads Circuit Rider. Attendees are encouraged to bring a copy of the 2009 MUTCD to the workshop.

Dates are Locations are:

  • Wednesday, March, 23- Bennington
  • Thursday, March 24- Vergennes
  • Thursday, March 31- Springfield
  • Wednesday, April 6- St. Albans
  • Thursday, April 7- Lyndon
  • Wednesday, April 13- Berlin

At the All About Asphalt Pavements Workshop, attendees learn the basics of pavement design, when to pave a gravel road, various paving materials, what treatments work best, aggregates, and the principles and practices of hot and cold mix paving. Getting more value for your money is a key component of this workshop. The course instructor is Paul Brown, President of Road Tech Inc., a consulting company specializing in road management and pavement maintenance issues. He is also the Director of Snow and Ice Operations for the state of Massachusetts.

Dates and Locations:

  • Tuesday, April 26- Townshend
  • Wednesday, April 27- St. Albans

Registration is available online at our website- www.vermontlocalroads.org by clicking on Workshops:Registration and you will be directed to an online form to submit.

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About vtlocalroads

The Vermont Local Roads Program at Saint Michael’s College is part of the Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP), a nationwide effort financed jointly by the Federal Highway Administration and individual State Departments of Transportation. Its purpose is to provide road and bridge know-how to municipal people involved with highways. There are LTAP Centers in 50 states and Puerto Rico and six Native American locations. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations presented on this page are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of FHWA, VAOT or Saint Michael’s College. All references to proprietary items in this publication are not endorsements of any company or products. Sponsored by the Vermont Agency of Transportation, the Vermont Local Roads Program provides information, training and technical assistance to cities, towns and villages in Vermont. This is done by newsletters, seminars and workshops, distribution of publications and by response to requests.
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