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Temporary Traffic Control Training Programs

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Basic Temporary Traffic Control (BTTC) Training

This is a self-guided course that can be downloaded and used by companies/agencies to train their staff. It is an introductory course on the design and layout of TTC devices and work zone typical applications.

Flagger Training

  • ATSSA’s Flagger Training Course
  • Conducted by SHA for State and Local Municipalities Only
  • Conducted by Approved ATSSA Flagger Instructors (see below)
  • ATSSA training received in other states is valid for work on SHA roadways

Flagger Instructor Training

  • ATSSA's Flagger Instructor Training (FIT) Course
  • FIT Course Prerequisites
    • SHA's TM Training Course
    • ATSSA's Traffic Control Supervisor (TCS) Course
  • Course Fee:
    • FIT Course - $350.00
    • TM Course - See TTC Training Program Information
    • TCS Course – Varies depending on location
    • TCS Course Exam (recertification only) – No charge, if proctored by SHA
    • TCS Course Exam (recertification only) – $15.00 if taken with ATSSA

Flagger/Flagger Instructor Training

  • Contact Information:
    • Ms. Tammy Loving (ATSSA) (877)642-4637 ext.119
    • Mr. Clarence Haskett (SHA) (410)787-5876
  • More Information:
    • Approved flagger instructors, flaggers, and upcoming courses can be found at ATSSA’s website –
    • Flagger/Flagger Instructor training is valid for four (4) years from the date of successful completion of course

Traffic Manager's (TM) Training

  • Course Overview:
    • One-day, eight-hour training course
    • Provides Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) training for work zones
    • Designed for field supervisors and crew leaders
    • Course manual with instructional material is provided
  • Course Curriculum:
    • Fundamentals of Temporary Traffic Control (TTC)
    • SHA’s TTC Standards and Specifications
    • SHA’s TTC Typical Applications
    • Small group problem solving exercises
    • Written examination at the end of the course (NO VERBAL TESTING IS PERMITTED)
  • Course Registration/Fee:
    • Payment is due at the time of registration
    • $20.00 (Government employees)
    • $80.00 (MTBMA Members)
    • $95.00 (Non-Members, Others)
    • No cancellations or refunds
  • Results/Successful Completion
    • Successful completion requires a 70% score on written examination
    • Exam results will be available online ( within 10 business days from the date of the training course
    • Correspondence, including cards confirming the successful completion of the course will be mailed out to the company that registered each attendee
    • Traffic Manager's Training valid for four (4) years from date of successful course completion
  • Contact Information:
    • Ms. Amanda Mangum (REGISTRATION)
      Maryland Transportation Builders and Materials Association
      (410) 760-9505
    • Mr. Clarence Haskett (INSTRUCTOR)
      Maryland State Highway Administration
      (410) 787-5876

Work Zone Law Enforcement Training

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