Surveying, Road, and Bridge Maintenance

Surveying, Reading Plans, and Bridge Maintenance for Public Works Employees

In this combination classroom and hands-on training series, participants are introduced to the basics of standard practices used in various road and bridge maintenance tasks. By learning the fundamentals of surveying, reading blueprints, and bridge maintenance, participants are able to take the principles and techniques learned and apply them to practical scenarios on the job.

Training DETAILS


  • November 7, 8, 9


8am - 4:30pm


Harrison Campus, Technical Education Center

Space is limited to 16 trainees!

Register for all 3 training sessions for just $500 - a $100 discount!


  • Date | November 7
  • Cost | $200
  • Length | 8 hours

This training covers the fundamentals of surveying, including the usage of field instrumentation and the identification of survey boundaries.

  • Understand Basic Fundamentals of Surveying
  • Demonstrate Basic Math Skills
  • Understand Concepts of Construction Surveying
  • Master Use of Basic Instruments
  • Identify Survey Boundaries


  • Date | November 8
  • Cost | $200
  • Length| 8 hours

This training introduces participants to road and bridge plans used today, including the different elements that are contained in the plans, how to interpret them, calculate grades, and use that information to make decisions and implement them.

  • Read and Understand Road and Bridge Plans
  • Read Various Layouts
  • Calculate Quantity Take-Offs
  • Calculate Grades
  • Understand Plan Layouts
  • Learn Tables and Symbols


  • Date | November 9
  • Cost | $200
  • Length | 8 hours

This training teaches participants the fundamental aspects of bridge components, bridge types, and the effectiveness of a balanced bridge maintenance program.

  • Identify Bridge Parts
  • Provide Current and Preventative Maintenance Solutions
  • Review Common Bridge Issues
  • Recognize and Comprehend Bridge Design
  • Understand Functions of Bridge Units



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