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Construction Training

For a list of scheduled Sponsored Construction Training for Local Agencies, please visit the Highways & Local Programs course list.

The Construction Office offers training for WSDOT employees for the following subjects.

Core Inspection Courses (Instructor Led)

  • Aggregate Production & Testing
  • Bituminous Surface Treatment Inspection
  • Construction Inspection Documentation
  • Construction Materials, Approval and Acceptance
  • Drainage Inspection
  • Electrical-Illumination & Signals
  • Excavation & Embankments Inspection
  • Guardrail Installation for Inspectors
  • Hot Mix Asphalt Placement
  • Hot Mix Asphalt Production & Testing
  • Inspecting Bridge Construction
  • Introduction to Project Inspection
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety and Operation
  • Nuclear Gauge, Embankment/Surfacing/Pavement
  • PCC Field Testing Procedures
  • Sign Installation Inspection

Contact  Vicki Frucci  (ER), Tim Moomaw  (NCR),  Jeff Gubbe  (NWR), Mark Scheuffele  (OR), Phil Nugent (SCR), or Cecilia McNeil-Hardwick (SWR)

Core Inspection Courses (eLearning)

  • Composing an Inspector's Daily Report
  • Nuclear Gauge Safety & Operations
  • Guardrail Installation for Inspectors
  • Force Account Documentation & Payment
  • Hazmat Transportation of the Portable Nuclear Gauge
  • Monitoring Environmental Commitments

General Special Provisions (GSPs)

  • Apprenticeship Utilization
  • DBE Guidance

Contact  Greg Morehouse


  • PS&E Word (used to compile special provisions)

Contact the MatsLab HelpDesk 360-709-5454 .

Bridge Construction Training for Project Offices 

  • Post Tensioning
  • Shaft Inspection

Just-in-Time Training for Bridge & Structures Construction Inspection  

  • Bridge Painting
  • Bolt Installation and Welding
  • Pile Driving
  • Soil Nail Walls, Soldier Pile and Tieback Walls
  • Bridge Decks and Overlays Placement

Contact Mark Gaines 

AASHTO Transportation Curriculum Coordination Council (TC3)

  • 120+ web-based training courses available in the following subjects:
    construction, materials, maintenance, traffic, safety, and pavement preservation