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Road Master Program Required Course
The concept of going about highway maintenance in a manner that is environmentally acceptable is of great importance to state and local agencies. This workshop explores how to perform our routine highway maintenance and achieve quality production while being environmentally responsible and compliant. Topics discussed include: pollution, why we should be concerned, general permits, ground water protection, surface water management, typical highway maintenance operations, work in and around streams, waste management, and spill prevention and response. This course is designed for supervisors and crew members performing maintenance work on the roadway with a desire to be environmental stewards.
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Barren River State Resort Park, Lucas
Lake Barkley State Resort Park, Cadiz
This session is from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm.
- Introduction/Class Overview – Pre-Knowledge Survey –What is Pollution? – Types of Pollution – Importance of Prevention - Key Pollutants in Highway Work – Regulations for Highway Work
- Typical Highway Maintenance Functions & Environmental Compliance – Scenario Break Out Sessions Typical Facility Based Operations & Environmental Compliance – Oil Water Separator Activity
- Typical Facility Based Operations & Environmental Compliance (continued)
- How to Manage Waste
- Facility Field Trip / Inspection
- How to Handle Spills and Emergencies – Spill Clean Up Activity Spill and Emergencies Scenarios
- Spill and Emergencies Scenarios (continued)
- Review – Questions – Post Knowledge Survey
- Evaluations – Certificates
Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:
- $95 local agency employees
- $115 all others
NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employess of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.