Alabama
Training course requirements
  •  Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Per ALDOT, Contractor’s workers must be trained appropriate to their particular job responsibilities
  • Prior to beginning work, Contractor must provide a written statement that all workers have been properly trained
  • ALDOT may audit Contractor’s training records
  • See Section 740 in ALDOT’s specifications for training requirements
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

For specific language regarding training requirements visit: dot.state.al.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Alaska
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Flaggers and Traffic Control Supervisors

Additional Information

dot.alaska.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Arizona
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Flaggers and Traffic Control Supervisors

Additional Information

azdot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Arkansas
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Workers must provide proof of training
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

arkansashighways.com

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
California
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Technician training is required
  • Courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

dot.ca.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Colorado
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required
  • Flagger certification period is 2 years
Additional Information

codot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Connecticut
Training course requirements
  • Flagger Training is required
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training is only required for certain projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

ct.gov/dot

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Delaware
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • DelDOT employees: Traffic Engineering Safety Officers who are responsible for reviewing highway work zones is the only classification that is required to have Traffic Control Technician training
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Flaggers and Traffic Control Supervisors on certain projects

Additional Information

deldot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
District of Columbia (D.C.)
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Technician training is required
  • No response on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Flaggers

Additional Information

ddot.dc.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Florida
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Florida Intermediate (TCT) and Florida Advanced (TCS) training is required
  • Courses are state-specific
  • A 6-hour refresher course is required every 4 years for Intermediate and Advanced
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

FDOT website fdot.gov. For specific language regarding MOT training requirements, visit: motadmin.com

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, for the Florida Intermediate and Florida Advanced training courses
Georgia
Training course requirements
  •  Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Virtual training is not accepted
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

dot.ga.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Hawaii
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

hidot.hawaii.gov/

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Idaho
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Virtual training is not accepted
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required for Flaggers and Traffic Control Supervisors
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

itd.idaho.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Illinois
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required for contractor-provided flaggers
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training is required on selected projects
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training for traffic control courses, excludes flagger training – Read the memo
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

idot.illinois.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Indiana
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • A worksite traffic supervisor certified by ATSSA, or approved equal certifying organization, shall direct all field layout, placement, operation, maintenance and removal of temporary traffic control devices. The certified worksite traffic supervisor (CWTS) shall ensure that all traffic control devices, except temporary concrete barrier, meet acceptable standards as outlined in the plans, specifications and ATSSA’s “Quality Guidelines for Work Zone Traffic Control Devices” prior to installation.
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

in.gov/indot/

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Iowa
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required and all flaggers must be trained under Iowa DOT requirements
  • Traffic Control Technician training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is not required
  • Flagger certification period is 2 years; certifications expire on 12/31 of the year following training
Additional Information

iowadot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Kansas
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is not required
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

ksdot.org

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Kentucky
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Flaggers are only required to be trained on the MUTCD Flagging Standards
  • Flagger training is required every 2 years
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required (but is included for Flaggers and valid for 2 years with ATSSA training)

Additional Information

transportation.ky.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Louisiana
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

wwwsp.dotd.la.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Maine
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

maine.gov/mdot/

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Maryland
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Technician training is required
  • Flagger course is state-specific
  • Virtual training is not accepted
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Flaggers

Additional Information

mdot.maryland.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, of flagger training
Massachusetts
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Flagger course is state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Massachusetts-specific Online Flagger Certification Training is accepted. Students must provide verification of First Aid or CPR training as a prerequisite to taking the online flagger course. To take ATSSA’s MA-specific online flagger course, call 540-368-1701 or email customerservice@atssa.com and have your CPR/First Aid number/code ready. An ATSSA team member will verify your number at CPRVerify.org, then register you for the course.
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required for flaggers
  • Flagger certification period is 2 years
Additional Information

massdot.state.ma.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Michigan
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • Each person whose actions affect TTC zone safety, from the upper-level management through the field workers, should receive training appropriate to the job decisions each individual is required to make
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

MDOT website – michigan.gov/mdot;

Flaggers must read the MDOT Traffic Regulators Instruction Manual

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Minnesota
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • Flaggers working on MNDOT projects must attend a training session taught by a MnDOT-Qualified Flagger Trainer (special provision 2563)
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required, and can be obtained through the Minnesota DOT or the Minnesota LTAP

Additional Information

dot.state.mn.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, of Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training
Mississippi
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

mdot.ms.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Missouri
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required, however a certified work zone specialist must be available on all projects

Additional Information

modot.org

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Montana
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Montana DOT does not require additional training, however, training is encouraged and provided in-house to field inspectors and field project managers
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

mdt.mt.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Nebraska
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required
  • Flagger certification period is 2 years
Additional Information

dot.nebraska.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Nevada
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for Traffic Control Technicians and Traffic Control Supervisors

Additional Information

nevadadot.com

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
New Hampshire
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician training is required for Traffic Control Coordinators
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training or PE degree is required for Contractor Traffic Control Plans
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

nh.gov/dot

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
New Jersey
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Training is available through Rutgers and Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT)
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

state.nj.us/transportation

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
New Mexico
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

dot.state.nm.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
New York
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training is required on certain projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required for flaggers

Additional Information

dot.ny.gov/index

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
North Carolina
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is accepted for recertification only
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

ncdot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
North Dakota
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

dot.nd.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, of Traffic Control Supervisor training
Ohio
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is not required; ODOT provides this training to internal employees
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training is required for Worksite Traffic Supervisors, as one of four accepted training options
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

dot.state.oh.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Oklahoma
Training course requirements
  • Training is required and provided in-house for all ODOT personnel involved with field temporary traffic control
  • There are no training requirements for non-ODOT employees, though training is often provided through Oklahoma Traffic Engineering Association (OTEA) or ATSSA
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required for non-ODOT employees

Additional Information

okladot.state.ok.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, for non-ODOT employees
Oregon
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Virtual training is not accepted
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required for agency positions that perform flagging or Traffic Control Supervisor duties on a regular basis
  • ATSSA flagger certification accepted via a reciprocal agreement with Idaho, Montana and Washington through the WSDOT card (not the ATSSA card, which is not accepted)
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

oregon.gov/odot

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
No
Pennsylvania
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required every 3 years
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is only required for larger projects
  • Accepts virtual training until June 30, 2024
Certification requirements

Certification is not required (but is included for Flaggers and valid for 3 years with ATSSA training)

Additional Information

penndot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Rhode Island
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician training is not required, however, adequate training is required for personnel who set-up, operate, maintain, inspect, move and/or breakdown TTC devices.
  • Traffic Control Supervisor training is not required, however, adequate training is required for managers and supervisors who oversee field personnel (including TMP Implementation Managers)
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

dot.ri.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes, for Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training
South Carolina
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Advanced course is state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Virtual training is not accepted
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

scdot.org

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
South Dakota
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

sddot.com

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
No
Tennessee
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Flagger training is done in-house for all DOT personnel
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger course is accepted – Read the memo
  • Accepts virtual training – Read the memo
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

tn.gov/tdot

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Texas
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • Traffic Control Technician and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required

Additional Information

txdot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Utah
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Technician training is required
  • Courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • Virtual training is not accepted (acceptance ended September 2023)
Certification requirements

Certification is required for flaggers

Additional Information

udot.utah.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Vermont
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required every 2 years

Additional Information

vtrans.vermont.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Virginia
Training course requirements
  • Flagger, Basic/TCT, Intermediate/TCS and Advanced/TCDS training is required
  • Courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Flagger Certification program is required starting Dec. 31, 2024
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is now accepted on state projects
  • Read the memo regarding ATSSA Flagger courses
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required for flaggers and Intermediate/TCS
  • Certification period is 2 years if trained through the VDOT flagger program (or video only), 4 years if trained through a VDOT course, and 4 years if trained through ATSSA.
Additional Information

virginiadot.org

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Washington
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training required
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor courses are state-specific
  • ATSSA’s Online Flagger Certification Training Course is not accepted on state projects
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

wsdot.wa.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
West Virginia
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required every 2 years
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is required (but is included for Flaggers and valid for 2 years with ATSSA training)

Additional Information

transportation.wv.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Wisconsin
Training course requirements
  • Flagger training is required
  • No response from state on acceptance of virtual training
Certification requirements

Certification is not required

Additional Information

wisconsindot.gov

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes
Wyoming
Training course requirements
  • Flagger and Traffic Control Supervisor training is required
  • Traffic Control Supervisors must also obtain a WYDOT certification card
  • Accepts virtual training
Certification requirements
  • Certification is required
  • Flagger certification period is 3 years
Additional Information

dot.state.wy.us

Is ATSSA a recognized provider?
Yes