The webinar discusses recommended practices in the installation and removal of temporary traffic control devices on multilane highways. It presents dos and don’ts for the safe installation and removal of devices thus enhancing the safety of both workers and the traveling public. The webinar also discusses the component parts of a lane closure and their requirements as per the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and FDOT Standard Plans (Index 600).

Upon completion of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Follow the proper sequence to install and remove temporary traffic control devices on lane closures on multilane highways.
  • Apply recommended safe practices in the installation and removal of temporary traffic control devices, including the application of truck-mounted attenuators.
  • Know the applicable temporary traffic control standards and guidelines.

Please note – space for this webinar is limited, and local Florida agencies are being given priority. This webinar is provided at no cost and will award a certificate of training listing the Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or a certificate of completion verifying your attendance. Certificates will be awarded only for fully attending and completing this webinar. A total of 2.0 PDHs can be earned.

Instructor Bio:

Juan M. Morales, P.E. is the president of J.M. Morales & Associates, P.C., a traffic engineering and traffic safety consulting firm located in Orlando, Florida. Prior to starting his transportation engineering consulting firm in 1995, Mr. Morales served as director of technical programs for the Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), including directing ITE’s Educational Foundation and serving as ITE’s liaison to the National Committee on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. Prior to joining ITE, Mr. Juan worked as a traffic and research engineer for the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) in McLean, VA, where he was actively involved in traffic control, highway safety, congestion management, and traffic simulation. Mr. Morales holds a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the Georgia Tech and a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico. He is a registered professional engineer in Florida, Virginia and Puerto Rico.  He is a member of ITE, ATSSA, and a certified instructor for both the National Highway Institute (NHI) and ATSSA.

Safe Practices for Placing and Removing Temporary Traffic Control Devices

DATE: Friday, June 3, 2022
TIME: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (ET)