Courses


Road Design: Geometrics TM30

Oct 23, 2023 —
Oct 27, 2023

CHSI, Centre for Health and Safety Innovation, 5110 Creekbank Rd. Mississauga, ON L4W 0A1 Tel: (905) 219-0044


Provides you with the tools necessary to assist in the design of safe and efficient roads.

Course Content

• Vertical alignment

• Sight distances

• Highway safety

• Horizontal alignment

• Pavement drainage and frost action

• Pavement design

• Superelevation

• Automated design

Who Should Attend

Those who are entering or who have experience in the field of road design and wish to reinforce or broaden their knowledge of fundamental highway design principles.

Prerequisites

• Basic knowledge of design principles, standards and engineering procedures.

• The ability to manipulate equations such as:   L=  π/180   X ∆ X R  (to solve for all variables)

Participants will find it beneficial to review the following publications prior to the course:

• MTO Geometric Design Standards for Ontario Highways, Chapter C-Alignment

• MTO Roadside Safety Manual

• TAC Geometric Design Guide for Canadian Roads     (updated 2017)

Evaluation Process

Passing Grade:  60%. Quizzes, projects, and comprehensive final examination

Accreditation

This course is recognized by:

  • This course qualifies as an elective Tech/ Management course for the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors (AORS) Certified Road Supervisors – Senior level (CRS-S) certification program
  • OACETT=This course may be used for technical specialist, technician, and technologist programs. Point Value = 7
  • The Engineering Institute of Canada awards 3 Continuing Education Units to this course.

           Register online or send to register@ogra.org or fax to 289-291-6477.