This one day introductory training course discusses proper procedures for underground pipe installation and inspection on Michigan Department of Transportation projects and projects with state or federal funding.
The following topics are presented in this training course as they apply to the installation of culverts, storm sewer, underdrain, and drainage structures:
•Site Safety and Personal Protection including Miss Dig Location System
•Culvert Pipe, Storm Sewer Pipe, Underdrain Pipe, Drainage Structures◦ Types, Sizes, Joints
•Storage, Delivery, Placement
•Qualified Products (QPL), Tested Stock, Approved Manufacturers
•Video Inspection, Mandrel Testing, Corrective Action
•Soil Types and Contaminated Soils
•Groundwater Conditions and Contaminated Groundwater
•Trench Excavation and Over-excavation (undercutting)
•Pipe Bedding Compaction Methods and Density Requirements
•Pipe Backfill Compaction Methods and Density Requirements
This training course is intended to familiarize inspectors, technicians, construction managers, superintendents, foreman, and pipe layers with the Michigan Department of Transportation requirements for the proper installation of culverts, storm sewer, underdrain, and drainage structures.
2017 Underground Pipe Installation and Inspection Class Schedule (all classes are scheduled from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm)
•PI 0124 – January 24 – MDOT Taylor TSC, Taylor - Cost $195
•PI 0125 – January 25 – MITA Training Room, Okemos – Cost $195
•PI 0131 – January 31 – MDOT Kalamazoo TSC, Kalamazoo - Cost $195
•PI 0202 – February 2 – MDOT Bay Region Office, Saginaw – Cost $195
•PI 0206 – February 6 – Ferris State Campus, Big Rapids – Cost $195
•PI 0209 – February 9 – MDOT Traverse City TSC, Traverse City – Cost $195
•PI 0309 – March 9 – Michigan Tech Campus, Houghton – Cost $195
Click here to register for one of the 2017 Underground Pipe Installation and Inspection Classes.