News and Updates

New Service! CTC Sign Management System


Historically, highway signs have been required to be manufactured with a certain level of nighttime visibility, or “Retroreflectivity.”  The 2009 MUTCD now requires all signs to be maintained at a certain level of retroreflectivity, based upon the colors of the materials used.  The first deadline is January 22, 2012.

With the most Up to date courses!CTC's Online Institute


CTC is always striving to find the most innovative ways for our clients to stay in compliance.  Our new Online Institute offers Web-based DOT and OSHA training designed to enhance your skills, increase your performance, and meet the current DOT and DOL training requirement.

A Fallen American HeroSGT Brandon E. Maggart Memorial and
Blake Maggart Educational Fund

Honoring the memory of Army SGT Brandon E. Maggart who served in Iraq and was killed during Operation Iraq Freedom.

Blake Maggart remembers his father on Memorial Day and Veteran's Day in 2011


Richard, BSME, CEOThe experience you need for your transportation issues.

Richard Baade possesses a Bachelors of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in mechanical engineering. He began his engineering career designing and building optics for both the military and civilian arenas. He has to his credit a number of patents for microscope and binocular lenses and lens housings. He moved on to manufacturing management and process engineering.

Later, Mr. Baade went into self-employment in retail sales with construction engineering materials. After 40 years, he entered the field of fluid mechanics and waste water treatment.


Mr. Baade has received training in Crash Data Retrieval from the Collision Safety Institute. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Transportation Consultants, primarily serving the business needs of the firm, providing engineering analysis, and as a field operative collecting evidence and documenting incident scenes.


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