Model Curricula and Training Programs for Utility Relocation

The objectives of this project are to develop a training program and model curricula to equip agency, consultant, and utility professionals responsible for coordinating and/or designing utility relocation work on transportation projects with a better understanding of the technical challenges faced by all involved parties. It is expected that the model training curricula and training materials would, at a minimum include the following modules: (1) Legal - familiarity with federal and state laws and regulations, permitting and occupancy rights, etc. (2) Coordination - understanding the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in utility relocation work on transportation projects. (3) Planning - emphasizing the importance of early identification of utility impacts and development of mutual resolution strategies. (4) Design - understanding the basic principles of highway and utility design work, including how to interpret highway and utility plans, identify utility impacts, and develop mutual resolution strategies. (5) Construction - understanding how project sequencing and construction methods affect contractor and utilities activities. (6) Utility cost estimating and invoicing - understanding the necessity for and methods of developing accurate cost estimates for utility relocation work on transportation projects; and understanding the eligibility and invoicing requirements for reimbursement.


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  • Status: Proposed
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project R15(A)

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Strategic Highway Research Program 2

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC    20001
  • Project Managers:

    Bryant, James

  • Start Date: 20090201
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 0
  • Source Data: RiP Project 18488

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01459855
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project R15(A)
  • Files: TRB, RiP
  • Created Date: Jan 3 2013 1:13PM