September 17, 2024


7:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Contact Hours



This hybrid online class will combine both live instruction and independent online work that you will complete during the day.  Independent work will include quizzes, readings, videos and short assignments.  Access to a computer with a webcam (either a camera that is built into your laptop or one that connects via USB), a reliable internet connection and a workspace that is free from distraction and noise will set you up for success.


Winter Road Maintenance operations are critical to the economic well-being and quality of life for Virginians all over the state. Instructor Tony DeCresie invites road supervisors, superintendents, public works and maintenance personnel, equipment operators, and city/town managers to a full-day workshop covering all aspects of winter road maintenance operations in Virginia.

This newly updated course covers a wide range of topics critical for anyone responsible for winter road maintenance and snow operations including, In addition to individual and group exercises and discussions, each attendee will receive valuable handouts and reference materials they can take home with them for future reference.



Module 1: VDOT Best Practices: Snow Fighting Strategies, Techniques and Procedures
Module 2: Off-Season Planning, Preparation & Maintenance
Module 3: Snow Equipment
Module 4: Winter Maintenance and Snow Operations Safety


Tony DeCresie

Tony DeCresie brings a very diverse and extensive background spanning numerous industries and businesses – working with both public and private entities. He is a nationally recognized and awarded training manager with several different organizations over the past 25 years.

Tony’s primary area of focus revolves around transportation, highway & road work site safety training and heavy equipment operations safety.
Summary of Qualifications:
Ex-DOT Certified Safety Manager
Previous minority owner of Long Haul Trucking Business
Previous Director of Dump Truck Fleet Operations in private sector
CDL & Highway Road Work Site Safety Operations
Heavy Equipment Operations Management
Well versed in broad spectrum of OSHA and DOT Safety Training Topics
Freight Brokerage Association – Director of Training
Development of In-House Safety Training Programs
Trailering and Load Securement
Roadside Inspections, DOT Compliance Audits and Fleet Safety.
Excavation & Trenching Safety (Competent Person Certification)
Asphalt and Paving Operations
Road and Bridge Maintenance Operations and Safety
Public Works Operations Safety

Who Should Attend

Municipal officials, road commissioners, supervisors, and superintendents; public works and maintenance personnel; equipment operators; and county, city and/or town managers.

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Student: $25.00
Local Government: $75.00
State/Federal: $125.00
Private Industry: $300.00

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.