Guidance for Training and Certification of Construction Inspectors for Transportation Infrastructure

The objective of this research is to develop a guidebook to help state DOTs and their partners in the transportation construction industry develop and maintain a CI training and certification program that is responsive to the changes affecting the CI workforce. The guidebook will address the following program components: (1) Core competencies; (2) Formal education; (3) Informal education; and (4) Certifications The guidebook will also address how a CI training and certification program can support geographic portability of CI certifications, career mobility within a level of responsibility, and paths to progressive responsibility.


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $450,000
  • Contract Numbers:

    Project 23-05

  • Sponsor Organizations:

    National Cooperative Highway Research Program

    Transportation Research Board
    500 Fifth Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001

    Federal Highway Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590

    American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO)

    444 North Capitol Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001
  • Project Managers:

    Hartell, Ann

  • Performing Organizations:

    Colorado State University, Fort Collins

    Fort Collins, CO  United States  80523
  • Principal Investigators:

    Harper, Christofer

  • Start Date: 20200722
  • Expected Completion Date: 20220721
  • Actual Completion Date: 0

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01707524
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Transportation Research Board
  • Contract Numbers: Project 23-05
  • Files: TRB, RIP
  • Created Date: Jun 5 2019 3:15AM