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Roads Scholar Program Optional Course

Construction of Concrete

This workshop explores the fundamentals of quality control, concrete materials and properties of freshly mixed and hardened concrete.  The participants will learn about testing fresh concrete and evaluating the results.  Other topics included are flowable fill, whitetopping, concrete repair techniques and full depth reclamation of low volume streets and roads.

Dates & Locations


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



  • Introduction
  • Concrete 101: Common Uses of Concrete
  • Concrete Dictionary: Terms Used in Concrete Construction Break
  • Concrete Repair
  • Lunch
  • Fresh Concrete Testing
  • Exterior Flatwork: Problems and Corrections
  • Sidewalk Construction Basics
  • Break
  • Concrete Construction for KYTC
  • What’s New in Concrete Construction?
  • Evaluations and Adjourn


Roads Scholar and Road Master Courses:

  • $95 for city and county employees;
  • $115 for all others.

NOTE: Payment is required in advance, except employees of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet