Minnesota Department of Transportation

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Traffic Signals Courses


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Course descriptions

Signal and Lighting Certification

Virtual class - February 15-16, 2022, 8:00a.m.- 4:30p.m.
In person class - April 26-27, 2022, 8:00a.m.- 4:30p.m.


$350.00 certification per person


This two-day course includes review of contract documents, Gopher State One Call procedures, staking traffic signals, installation of traffic signal and lighting components above and underground, final inspection of electrical systems, activating traffic signals and roadway lighting systems, as-built plans. This course is designed to educate participants on MnDOT standard procedures for traffic signal and lighting system inspection and construction. This class comes with 12 PDH (Professional Development Hours), 16 IMSA (International Municipal Signal Association) credits and 8 MnDLI Electrical/Elevator continuing education credits.


State, county, city, contractors, and consultants involved with the construction and inspection of MnDOT Traffic Signals and Lighting systems.


February 15-16, 2022
Virtual class

April 26-27, 2022
Shoreview Training and Conference Center
1900 County Road I West
Shoreview, MN 55126

Signal and Lighting Recertification

2022 recertification class details to be announced.


$250.00 recertification per person


This one-day course includes the latest changes in technology, signal and lighting hardware, specifications and procedures.


State, county, city, contractors and consultants whose signal and lighting certification is due for renewal.


Classes will be held virtually.


Registration information to be announced in January 2022.


Contact Kelly Franco