Description

Choose the way you want to learn!

This program will be presented simultaneously live, in-person and live online!
There is also the Self Study options. (see below)

* If you choose to attend the live in-person seminar, please note that the seminar manual will be provided as PDF document,
which will be emailed to you shortly before the seminar. If you wish to pay $20 to obtain a paper copy of the manual, please call HalfMoon customer service at 715-835-5900.

Agenda

Arlington, TX and Online | Monday, October 18, 2021
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT (incl. a 60-min break)

 

Presented by:
George Lueck P.E.

Agenda
Design Guidelines
Application of design guidelines
Highway functions
Selection of design controls and criteria

Traffic Characteristics
Volume, directional distribution, speed and composition of traffic
Projection of future traffic demands

Access Control, Management and Safety
Methods and benefits of controlling access
Key factors related to traffic crashes
Economic analysis

Preliminary Survey
Responsibilities of surveyor, type and order of surveys
Establishment of right-of-way and roadway alignment
Drainage areas and utility considerations

Schematic Design
Purpose, need and requirements for schematics
Data collection and route studies
Geometric layout

Project Planning, Public Involvement and Environmental Studies
Types of environmental studies
Project planning and topic outline

Determination of Right-of-Way
Roadway typical section, profile grades, public utility space and drainage easements

Typical Sections
Purpose, definitions and types
Pavement design

Horizontal Alignment
Maximum curvature
Stopping sight, passing sight and decision sight distance

Vertical Curve
Terrain, grades, and super-elevation
Combination of horizontal and vertical alignment

Cross Sections and Earthwork
Traveled way
Lane widths, shoulders, clear zones, curbs, and retaining walls

Basic Hydraulic Design Considerations
Hydrology
Channels, culverts, bridges and storm drains
Pedestrian and bicycle facilities

Intersections
Types and examples of intersections
Design considerations

Best Practices

Credits

Credits: Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

Certified Planners:
APA/AICP CM | 6.5

 

Roadway Design
This course is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs/continuing education hours to
professional engineers licensed in Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to
preapproval in Texas.

Engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim credit
earned at this program, in most cases. Please refer to specific state continuing education
rules to determine course eligibility.

This course is approved for CM | 6.5 by the American Planner Association–AICP for
Certified Planners (Course No. 9219918).

In-person attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available
after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance
certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen
business days.

Course completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete the webinar
online in its entirety, respond to all the prompts during the instruction, and earn a score
of 80% on the quiz that follows the instruction (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

George Lueck

George Lueck, P.E., has 17 years of experience with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). He started his career performing design and surveying for a variety of roadway projects ranging from farm-to-market roads, urban roadways and high design speed facilities in the Waco district. He later transferred to the construction division, where he provided oversight to statewide districts in the areas of construction project management, construction engineering, inspection and contract claims. After serving in this capacity for over 9 years, he transferred to the transportation planning division. As Assistant Director of Traffic Analysis, he oversaw transportation data collection and reporting, corridor-level plans, and travel demand modeling. He then served the City of Killeen for 11 years as Assistant City Engineer and Director of Transportation. He had oversight of all operation of the city’s transportation system. He was also charged with ensuring that the city’s transportation system was planned, constructed and maintained in a cost-effective manner to effectively address the region’s growing safety, mobility and reliability needs.