The Structures Level I is a two day course
designed to give participants the skills and knowledge required to become a
competent bridge and culvert construction inspector. Topics include – Plan
Interpretation, Geotechnical Investigation, Bearing Piles, Structural
Excavation, Concrete Placement and Testing, Structural Steel, Bridge Decks,
Falsework, 3-Sided Structures, Reinforcement, Metal Arch Structures, Retaining
Walls, and Specification of Bridge and Culvert Construction. Level I
qualification will be required to be maintained for QC/QA inspectors on a KYTC
project involving Structures.
Prerequisites: Concrete ACI Level I
Who should attend:
State, Contractor, and Consultant personnel who are or will be responsible
for performing and/or inspecting work within the topics described above on KYTC
Grade & Drain I
The Grading Level I course is designed to give
participants the skills and knowledge required to become a competent grade and
drain inspector. Topics discussed include soil sampling, interpretation of soil
profile sheets, moisture and density testing by the nuclear method, developing
moisture density target values by the one-point proctor method, visual
identification of soil types, and specifications of grade and drain
construction. Each participant will perform a one-point proctor and a nuclear
To register, or to learn more, go to the KQTL website.
Grade & Drain II
Grading Level II is a two-day course that builds upon information that is
provided in the Grading Level I course. The purpose of the course is to provide
additional training to inspection personnel who are involved with grade and
drain construction of roadways. Topics discussed during the course include the
following: construction and design of cut slopes in rock, geotextiles, karst
topography (sinkholes), subgrade stabilization, structural backfill and pipe
installation. Each individual that successfully completes the course will be
awarded a Grading Level II qualification.
Who should attend this course?
State, contractor, and consultant personnel who
are qualified as a Grade Level I inspector and will be responsible for
performing and/or inspecting work within the topics described above. Contractor
and consultant personnel who are responsible for overseeing quality control on
KYTC grade and drain construction projects.
Note: Current or past Grading Level I
qualification is a prerequisite for this course. However, Level I qualification
does not have to be maintained current to be a Level II inspector, unless you
will also be serving as a Level I (soil & aggregate base QC/QA) inspector on
Field Engineer's Guardrail Workshops
Field Engineer's Guardrail Workshops cover the basics of roadside design and
proper installation of all NCHRP 350 approved devices used by KYTC. To
register, or to learn more, contact Mark
Who should attend:
State personnel who are or will be responsible for performing and/or
inspecting work within the topics described above on KYTC projects.