March 11, 2020
Sterling Eastern Federal Lands – FHWA
21400 Ridgetop Circle
Sterling, VA 20166
This course is intended to delve into topics beyond basics of roadway geometric design. After a brief review of design actors and establishment of horizontal and vertical alignments, topics addressed include roadside design, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and safety implications of intersection design decisions.
8:00 am: Registration
8:15 am: Review of basic concepts of roadway geometric design
9:00 am: Cross-section elements
10:30 am: Roadside design
12 Noon: Lunch (provided)
1:00 pm: Bicycle and pedestrian facilities
2:00 pm: Intersections
3:00 pm: Advanced topics
4:00 pm: Adjourn
Rod E. Turochy
Dr. Rod E. Turochy, P.E. is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Auburn University, where he has been teaching since 2001. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in civil engineering at Virginia Tech and his Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. Dr. Turochy teaches courses in transportation engineering, traffic engineering, roadway design, and intelligent transportation systems. His current research activities are in the areas of traffic engineering and data analysis, highway safety, and engineering education. Dr. Turochy also has four years of work experience with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT). In his last position with VDOT, he was responsible for traffic design and work zone safety for the Salem District.
Who Should Attend
This course is designed for anyone with an interest in learning about roadway design concepts beyond the basics of developing an alignment. Some prior knowledge of the basics of geometric design is assumed; it is recommended that course attendees have completed the Roadway Geometric Design I (basic) course or have some experience in roadway design. Roadway design engineers at all levels may benefit from the course.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $75.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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