AASHTO TC3 Plan Reading: Self-paced Online

Date: 10/25/2021 - 3/31/2022

Location: Online


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Capacity:

11/100



Overview

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: After you register you will receive a confirmation email containing instructions on how to access the course modules on the AASHTO website, along with a promotional code. The instructions will also be available in your UMTC registration portal for future reference.

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Course Description

The ability to read plans is essential for anyone involved in highway or bridge construction. This FHWA sponsored training contains modules covering both basic plan reading instructions as well as providing a more in-depth level of instruction for anyone seeking more information and/or a review of plan reading. Select any of the modules or take all 8 through AASHTO’s Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3) library. 

Module 1: Highway Plan Reading Basics (TC3CN009-15-T1) - This module describes the foundational information needed to begin reading and understanding highway plans. This includes an overview of the title page and its components, station numbers, townships, and quantity estimates.

Module 2: Grading Plans (TC3CN010-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Grading Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 3: Traffic Control Plans (TC3CN011-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Traffic Control Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 4: Erosion and Sediment Control Plans (TC3CN012-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in the Erosion and Sediment Control Plans section of a highway plan.

Module 5: Right of Way Plans (TC3CN013-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in Right-of-Way Plans for a highway project.

Module 6: County Plans (TC3CN014-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a county plan.

Module 7: Bridge Plans (TC3CN015-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a bridge plan.

Module 8: Culvert Plans (TC3CN016-15-T1) - This module reviews the information found in a culvert plan.

Register for all 8 Modules with this course code: TC3CN008-15-T1

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
• Recognize plan sheets for highway, county, bridge, and culvert construction;
• Recognize station locations and calculate, cross-section, profile, and plan views as well as centerline location, point of intersection, and a variety of plan details;
• Recognize the plan sheet for all parts of both a bridge substructure and superstructure; and
• Comprehend the terminology and symbols used when reading plans.

Target Audience

This training is designed for those involved in the construction process and/or maintenance activities of highways and/or highway structures. It is applicable to anyone desiring a better understanding of plan reading.

Accommodations for Disabilities: UMTC endeavors to provide an inclusive learning environment for all. If you require special services or arrangements to fully participate in this workshop, please contact Stephanie Cottrell at scottrell@umass.edu or 413-800-2655 as soon as possible to discuss reasonable accommodations for your access needs.

Registration
Amount

No Cost
Register by 3/31/2022
Public Sector

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If you are having trouble registering, please email admin@umasstransportationcenter.org or call (413) 545-2604 for assistance.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Garrett Town of Mattapoisett
Mark Town of Peru
Nick Town of Kingston
John Town of Natick
Nancy Town of Rochester
Dennis Town of Orleans
Shane City of Newton
Jim City of Newton
John Town of Gill
Brian City of Worcester
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)