This 3 day course provides an overview of plan reading as it pertains to road construction and is designed for the highway construction inspector. This course will cover how to utilize VDOT standards and specifications, identify plans and include sheets, terms, symbols, and use of a scale to determine distance and lengths on a set of plans by applying basic math concepts and computing earthwork quantities from cross section sheets.
This class will be offered virtually using the ZOOM video conferencing program and the software PlanGrid. Students are required to have an internet connected computer capable of video and a working copy of the PlanGrid software. (a free trial version is available online). Students will be mailed a book which will allow them to follow along with the presentation. The test is virtual and will require use of the Respondus Lockdown Browser, also available free online. Using a cell phone to participate in the class is not acceptable.