FHWA-NHI-380032A Roadside Safety Design

This course provides an overview of the AASHTO Roadside Design Guide. At the end of the course, you will be able to apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadways; recognize unsafe roadside design features and elements and make appropriate changes; identify the need for a traffic barrier; and apply other highway hardware core competencies.

This course is intended for experienced safety and design engineers.

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

    Apply the clear zone concept to all classes of roadway
    Warrant roadside and median barriers
    Design roadside barriers
    Select the most appropriate end treatment
    Select the most appropriate safety hardware
    Correctly locate safety hardware
    Describe the elements of economic analysis


Who Should Attend
Experienced Federal, State, and local highway engineers involved in the formulation and/or application of policies and standards relating to the design of safe roadside hardware.

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Credit Hours

Road Scholar Hours

Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)


Road Scholar Credits

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