July 28 - August 1, 2014
The University of Rhode Island Transportation Center hosts a one-week Construction Academy for high school juniors, seniors and recent high school graduates.
The curriculum will include OSHA 10-Hour Certification, Flag Person Certification, Work Zone Safety, Hands on Activities at the Operating Engineers Center, Blue Print Reading, Estimating, Construction Math, Surveying and Layout and Starting your own Construction Business.
The session will take place from 8:30 am - 4:00 pm. Transportation from a central pick-up point in Providence is available. Supervision will be by the program director, program coordinator, interns and industry professionals.
All costs, including meals, field trips and supplies, will be covered by the Rhode Island Department of
Transportationís educational outreach programs and the Federal Highway Administration.