Improving Safety Features of Local Roads and Streets

Workshop Objectives
This workshop will provide assistance and road safety information for the best safety and maintenance practices in Oregon to people who work with local roads and streets. Common road hazards in Oregon are reviewed along with practical ways to improve road safety.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is designed for persons throughout Oregon with responsibilities related to traffic and safety of local roads and streets. This workshop will be of value to engineers, planners, maintenance personnel, technicians, street superintendents, elected officials, city councilors and traffic safety committee members. The workshop offers new ideas, introduces latest developments in the field and is an opportunity for local road officials to exchange up-to-date information.
General Topics
  • Introduction to local road and street safety
  • Proper use of traffic control devices and best practices in Oregon
  • Pedestrian safety, school crossings and speed management
  • Proper use of traffic calming and best practices in Oregon
  • Road surface, sight distance and vegetation control
  • Low cost road and street safety improvements and best practices in Oregon
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This workshop satisfies the Oregon State Board of Examiners continuing professional development requirements for registered civil engineers.