Fundamentals of road maintenance using Graders
Workshop contents include:
- Principles of Soil Erosion and water flow control related to grading.
- BMP’s specifically related to road maintenance utilizing a Grader,
- Introduction to Road construction basics,
- Grader functions and terminology.
- Grader operation basics.
- Essential grading points.
- BMP planning and installation options related to road maintenance,
- Rapid Assessment methodology
- Develop grading plan based on in field Rapid Assessments
- Implement the grading plan.
- Onsite Grader demonstrations,
Workshop format – 2 Days.
Day 1: ½ day class room, ½ day Rapid Assessment and creation of a grading plan for day 2.
Day 2: Field day focused on grader operation basics, demonstration of a variety of techniques plus implementation of grading plan.
Prerequisites required – None