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Road Master Program Required Course

Environmental Awareness

This workshop explores highway maintenance in and around streams, general permits, working in streambeds, waste management, surface water management, and ground water protection.

Dates & Locations


This session is from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Registration begins at 8:00 am.



  • Introduction/Class Overview – Pre-Knowledge Survey –What is Pollution? – Types of Pollution – Importance of Prevention - Key Pollutants in Highway Work – Regulations for Highway Work
  • Break
  • Typical Highway Maintenance Functions & Environmental Compliance – Scenario Break Out Sessions Typical Facility Based Operations & Environmental Compliance – Oil Water Separator Activity
  • Lunch
  • 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
  • Break
  • Spill and Emergencies Scenarios (continued)
  • Review – Questions – Post Knowledge Survey
  • Evaluations – Certificates
  • Adjourn


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.