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Presenter: Sidney May, P.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Part 1, Thursday, July 30, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)

Project Design Criteria

   Design speed
   Traffic volume
   Additional considerations

Designing Roadways

   Selecting design parameters and constraints
   Reviewing design guides and standards
   Interstates, freeways and other four-lane highways
   Arterials, collectors and locals
   Urban and rural
   Temporary Traffic Control

Design Process

   Preliminary survey
   Schematic design
   Determining right-of-way

Environmental Studies

   Project planning
   Public involvement
   Environmental controls, commitments and documents

Designing Typical Sections

   Plan and profiles
   Subsurface conditions and investigations

Part 2, Friday, July 31, 2020
11:00 am - 3:00pm CDT (incl. 30-min. break)

Horizontal and Vertical Alignment

   Sight distance
   Horizontal alignment
   Vertical alignment

Cross Sections and Earthwork

   Balanced Earthwork
   Suitable and unsuitable material


   Signalized vs. un-signalized
   Signal Warrants
   Turning movements

Hydraulic Design Considerations

   Drainage calculations
   Designing drainage structures

Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities

   Trails, Sidewalks and Cross-walks
   Complete Streets
   ADA Compliance

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers:
     7.0 PDHs

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed

Continuing Education Credit Information

Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885) International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland,
     New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i) (2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).


Sidney May, P.E.

Mrs. May is a licensed Civil Engineer with over 10 years of experience. Led by passion, she has secured traditional jobs and gained knowledge and experience in both the public and private sectors. Mrs. May has built her career within various aspects of Transportation including: Roadway Design, Temporary Traffic Control Design, Geotechnical Design and Review, Environmental Planning and Compliance and, Pavement and Drainage Design.

Mrs. May began her career as a co-op student analyzing lidar data and assisting in conducting aerial surveys. Upon receipt of her B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Alabama, she went on to pursue a career in Transportation where she has led subsurface investigations and pavement rehabilitation studies for recommendations on various pavement failure types such as: full depth reclamation, lime stabilization, soil-cement stabilization, historic preservation and restoration in flexible, rigid, and masonry materials. She has been intricately involved in project scope recommendations and media press releases while working in Construction Stormwater.Mrs. May continued her career in Environmental Planning and Compliance ensuring that all construction projects, both state and federal, adhered to the latest environmental laws and regulations. Consequently, she has cultivated relationships with state and federal agencies such as ADEM (Alabama Department of Environmental Management), USACE (US Army Corp of Engineers), SHPO/AHC (State Historic Preservation Office/Alabama Historic Commission), and US Fish and Wildlife. She has led training seminars on the importance of temporary traffic control and believes that successfully managed projects all start and end with competence, confidence, and communication amongst all individuals involved in project management and completion.

Mrs. May is currently an active member of ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) where she holds a branch leadership position. She is also working to help establish a coalition for the Alabama Dam Safety Program. Mrs. May is also active in her community, having served as an advisory board member to local Engineering Academies and by mentoring local high school students; motivating them to pursue careers in Engineering.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.