Geometric Design Training

Transportation Partners,

For the first time in three years, the Geometric Design for California (IDM-01) is being offered

When: November 19-21, 2013
Where: San Diego CA
Fee: $475.00 for CA public employees, $925.00 for all others
Instructors: Rob Himes and Adrian Engel from Mark Thomas & Company, Inc.

This 3-day course covers the principles and best practices of roadway geometric design for various functional classes of roadways, including local streets, arterials and freeways, intersections and interchanges. This course focuses on practical, real world applications of geometric design methods. Developed with professionals in California in mind, the course will use design standards and guidelines in the Caltrans Highway Design Manual, the AASHTO “Greenbook,” and other materials as appropriate. In addition to the geometric design focus, this course also addresses topics related to successful design and re-design practices in California, including stage construction, traffic handling, value analysis, context sensitive approach, owners to designers, etc. This fast-paced, hands-on course combines presentations, case-study examples, problem-solving and class exercises, with ample opportunity for networking and questions.

For more information or to register, visit the Technology Transfer Program’s website at:

*This class is hosted by the Technology Transportation Program at the University of California, Berkeley and is made possible by the Cooperative Training Assistance Program (CTAP) administered by the Caltrans Division of Local Assistance.

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