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21 - TTC - Transportation and Traffic Control

TTC 115 - Road Engineering Orientation Programme

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TTC 115 06 November 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TTC 115 18 December 2023 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

This is a customized program for Ashghal technical staff members (fresh engineers) to be conducted in Istanbul in colloaboration with relevant authorities and administrations. 

With the rapid increase in the number of vehicles carrying goods and passengers on roads daily, the planning, construction and improvement of roads has its impacts on the condition of trades, tourism, and the daily life of citizens. This 5-day course is designed to provide delegates with an opportunity to learn contemporary theories in road engineering supervision. It covers topics such as rout selection, road safety, road maintenance, traffic engineering and other topics related to road projects management. 

The program will be interactive involving activities, site visits and workshops by instructors who have long experience in the field. Participants in this program will have the opportunity get an overview of the field. Topics will be covered at high level and rather than in depth. Tentative course structure is given below, but based on further input by Ashghal, topics are subject to change.

Course Objectives

  • Familirize with fundamental concepts of road engineer
  • Understanding various issues with road design, construction, operation and maintenance 
  • Learning project management and contract management issues in road engineering
  • Understanding quality control in road construction projects

Who Should Attend?

  • Fresh Engineers

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • Road engineering design
  • Alignment overview
  • Route selection & surface types
  • Earthworks & drainage dystems
  • Infrastructure, sub-structure design
  • Bridges, tunnels and intersections

Day 2

  • Types of road projects (internal, highway, external)
  • Material management
  • Labor management
  • Dealing with local authorities
  • Cost management 
  • Quality management
  • Working drawings 

Day 3

  • Roads Engineering Support Services
  • Constructability reviews
  • Contract administration
  • Due diligence studies
  • Project scheduling
  • Feasibility assessments
  • Commissioning

Day 4

  • Roads maintenance
  • Safety & traffic control
  • Signage
  • Street lighting
  • Project management office

Day 5

  • Field technical visits to appropriate sites related to road engineering operations and maintenance