Surveying, Grade Checking & Staking - Park County (Shawnee)
Event Date: 10/10/2022
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Shawnee Community Center
57 County Road (CR) 64
**Hosted in partnership with Park County**
Surveying - determining relative positions of objects or points. These points may be highways bridges, culverts, or drainage inlets. Horizontal positions are calculated from distances and directions, and vertical positions from differences in elevations. Accuracy is important. The class will cover:
Basic Surveying Terminology:
Elevations and Leveling
Field Practice – Performing a “Peg Test” on a Level
Field Practice – Perform Leveling Associated with Drainage Systems
The class is intended for town, village, county and city highway officials, street foremen, construction supervisors, and others. The training provides employees with the knowledge of how to bank a curve, crown a road, check a grade, take elevations on each end of a culvert, and how to determine pipe length.
This course is an ELECTIVE in the Roads Scholar I course track. Click above for more RS I program details.
The registration fee for this class is $50 per person for employees of government agencies and $75 per person for non-government agencies. Fee includes class handout and lunch. Invoices will be sent upon receipt of registration form. Invoices can be paid by cash, check, money order, or credit card.
Please be considerate of those on the waiting list, cancel early if necessary. A full refund will be made if you cancel no later than 3 business days prior to the training day; otherwise, you will forfeit the registration fee.
Equipment List - the instructor has asked that – if possible – each agency bring at least one set of the following equipment that will be used for in-field practice during the class. *At the end of each item is a stock number (SN) in the Forestry Suppliers catalog at www.forestry-suppliers.com. This is NOT an endorsement of Forestry Suppliers or the product brands listed in their online catalog. This is only intended to give an example of the item needed, and it may be replaced with an equivalent product. It is important that the level rod, tapes, and rule be graduated in feet & decimal feet and not in feet & inches. Suggested Equipment per Agency Crew:
If there are any questions about the above equipment list, please feel free to contact Colorado LTAP at 970-204-8294
In order to receive credit for this class, attendees must stay until the end when it is dismissed by the instructor and class certificates are awarded.