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Basics of a Good Road

When: Feb 15, 2024

8:30 to 12:30

Cost: $100


Randy Wahlen



USU Distance Campus
920 W Levoy Dr
Taylorsville, Utah 84123

16 spot(s) still available.

Course Description

All roads need the application of basic principles of road design, construction, and maintenance to preserve and increase the life of the road. This workshop will give the attendees an understanding of what goes into the construction and maintenance of a good road. There are certain common essentials to any good road, whether asphalt or gravel-surfaced.  Knowing these general concepts will help also help improve maintenance plans to get the most out of a road budget.

Topics covered include: traffic loads; drainage issues; protecting your investment; winter maintenance; and building on a firm foundation.

Who Should Attend

Professional CEUs

This course counts as 4 Utah DOPL-approved CEUs for licensed Contractors. (Additional fee applies.)

Registration Notes

Notification of cancellation must be received prior to registration deadline. Substitutions may be made at any time. Please notify us of any changes.

Road Scholar

This course fulfills a Level 1 requirement for the Road Scholar program.