Traffic Sign Retro-Reflectivity Training Workshops FY16

Principal Investigator:

Jim Grothaus, Sr Dir, Tech Assist & Custom Trng, Center for Transportation Studies

Project Summary:

The FY16 Traffic Sign Retro-Reflectivity Training Workshops project is developing a four-hour interactive workshop to deliver 15 times to primarily city and county sign shop workers and MnDOT sign maintenance personnel. The workshop will include course materials, hands-on demonstrations, and classroom exercise teaching formats. Each of the workshops will be identical in style, format, and content.

Class curriculum may include but is not limited to:

  1. Introduction to sign assessment and management methods
  2. Good and bad sign examples
  3. Good sign installation
  4. Sign inventory best practices
  5. Retro-reflectivity tools
  6. Nighttime visual inspection


Project Details:

  • Start date: 08/2015
  • Project Status: Completed
  • Research Area: Transportation Safety and Traffic Flow
  • Topics: Training and Development