Developed by the American Concrete Pavement Association (ACPA) and sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration, the courses are offered free of charge to participants in highway and heavy construction.

Public agency employees can earn 4.5 professional development hours (PDHs) upon successful completion of "Best Practices for Constructing Smooth Concrete Pavements" and 3.5 PDHs for "Best Practices for Handling Aggregates for Concrete Paving."

The courses provide illustrated presentations by civil engineers, field interviews with contractors and other experts, videos, photos, and animations that illustrate process steps or actions related to subject matter.

For more information and to register for the courses, go to After registering, use the coupon code “pavement1” to take the course at no cost.

The association's Wikipave website is open to anyone with access to the Internet, but content development and editing rights are limited to ACPA employees, members, and affiliates.