The Roads Scholar program consists of maintenance related training sessions offered by the Oregon T2 Center. Level 1 includes ten core classes, RS-1 through RS-10, and the Level 2 program includes eight core classes, RS-11 through RS-18, six hours each.
RS-1 Basics of a Good Road (Tony Jobanek, Oregon T2 Center / Darrell Randall, Retired)
This is a required class for those in the Roads Scholar Level 1 program. This session will provide an understanding of what goes into the construction and maintenance of a good road. We will cover traffic, road geometrics, drainage, materials, and pavements.
RS-12 Workspace Safety II (Sue Raynor, Oregon T2 Center)
This is a required class for the Roads Scholar Level 2 program. The class material covers workplace safety topics that include safety committees, safe lifting, ladder safety, confined space awareness, trenching, excavation and shoring awareness, and power hand tool safety.
RS-2 Drainage: Key to Roads that Last (Tony Jobanek, Oregon T2 Center / Darrell Randall, Retired)
This is a required class for those in the Roads Scholar level 1 program. Tony and Darrell will address the effects of water on roadways and how to deal with it. They will also cover culverts, troubleshooting, ditching, erosion, and safety.