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Flagger Certification March 2018 

Workshop Objective: To learn work zone and flagging procedures to become a certified flagger.

Workshop Description: This flagger workshop is a combination of lecture, manuals, video and hands-on problem solving with regards to flagging in a work zone. The five parts of a Traffic Control Work Zone will be discussed. Montana flagger certification will be issued to all participants who successful pass the course.

Who Should Attend: Those wanting to become a certified flagger. Road department employees from cities, counties, MDT, Forest Service, Park Service, BIA and Tribal employees will all benefit from attending this workshop.

Classroom Locations for March 2018 Classes

March 12 - Monday - Great Falls
Hamton Inn
2301 14th SW, Great Falls, MT
March 13 - Tuesday - Havre
Best Western Plus Great Northern
1345 1st St, Havre, MT
March 14 - Wednesday - Helena
Wingate Inn
2007 N Oakes St, Helena, MT

Flagger Certification March 2018 Registration Form


Asphalt Institute Conference - February 20, 2018 

Tentative AGENDA

8:30AM Welcome & Introduction, Dave Johnson, P.E., Asphalt Institute, Senior Regional Engineer
8:45AM Montana Perpetual Pavement Award Presentation,  Dave Johnson, P.E., Asphalt Institute, Senior Regional Engineer
9:15AM  Accelerated Testings, Chuck Paugh, Federal Highway Administration
10:00AM Break - Vendor Area
10:30AM Cold Weather Paving, Dave Johnson, P.E., Asphalt Institute
11:15AM Using Your Paver as it Was Intended, Todd Mansell, Caterpillar Global Paving Products
12:00PM Lunch Provided
1:00PM “Cracking Tests," Phil Blankenship, P.E., Blankenship Asphalt Tech & Training
1:45PM Full Depth Reclamation/In-Place Recycling, Chuck Valentine, CPV Consulting LLC
2:30PM Break - Vendor Area
3:15PM Performance Related Specifications for Asphalt and Concrete Pavement, Richard Duval, P.E., Federal Highway Administration - Turner Fairbanks
4:00PM Scrub Seals, Troy Kelsey, Interstate Engineering & Moe Henman, Western Emulsions
4:45PM Adjourn

Who Should Attend
This workshop will be of interest to city, county, highway districts, state, tribal, federal agencies, private contractors and consultants.

Workshop Objective
Participants will gain knowledge of asphalt techniques including interlayers, preventative maintenance, superpave asphalt, pavement management, recycled materials, recycled materials, software, and specification changes.

2018 Asphalt Institute Conference Registration Form


MSHA New Miner Training - February 2018

Workshop Description:
New Miner Training takes 24 hours to complete, but attendees can start working on site after 8 hours. New Miner certification requires a total of 24 hours of training. The MSHA New Miner training is designed for attendees to complete these hours in the most efficient way possible. This class will be a three day class, eight hours per day.

Topics covered will include:
• Introduction to Work Environments
• Recognition and Avoidance of Hazards
• Emergency Procedures
• Health and Safety Aspects
• Statutory Rights of Miners
• Authority and Responsibility of Supervisors and Miners
• Introduction to Rules for Reporting Hazards
• Respiratory Issues
• First Aid

Who Should Attend: Transportation employees, including any operator or supervisor, who work at a gravel pit and who are engaged in mining operations. This definition includes independent contractors and employees of independent contractors who are engaged in mining operations; and construction workers who are exposed to hazards of mining operations for frequent or extended periods.

February 13 - 15, 2018

Best Western Heritage Inn
1700 Fox Farm Road
Great Falls, Montana

MSHA New Miner Training Registration Form 



28th Annual Equipment Operator Training & Snow Rodeo, September 6 & 7, 2017 

Winners of the Following Competitions

1st Will Wertz, Broadwater County
2nd Andy Dean, Yellowstone County
3rd Garth Sorenson, Richland County
1st Calob Marquis, Lewis & Clark County
2nd Andy Dean, Yellowstone County
3rd Dean Molina, Big Horn County
Snow Plow
1st Steve Kurk, City of Manhattan
2nd Cody Lattin, City of Great Falls
3rd Andy Dean, Yellowstone County
1st Andy Dean, Yellowstone County
2nd Mark Shane, Stillwater County
3rd Bob Backman, City of Bozeman
All Around Winner
Andy Dean, Yellowstone County



Needs Assessment Survey: 2016-2017 Needs Assessment Survey:

  • Our goal here at Montana LTAP is to continue developing our training program to fit city, county and state requested needs. In order to accomplish this goal, we are asking our constituents to complete this new Needs Assessment Survey. This is a brief but easy-to-fill-out survey, click on the link above.
  • If you do not have web access capabilities, please contact us and we will send you the survey. If you need assistance, please call LTAP at 1-800-541-6671, 406-994-6100, or fax 406-994-5333 or e-mail LTAP Conference Coordinator Genevieve Houska.

Equipment Training (Motor Grader, Loader, Forklift, Culvert Design and Installation)


Winter Safety/Winter Survival/ Winter Maintenance


Work Zone Traffic Control