Work Zones As Planned Traffic Incident Management Areas

This article explores challenges associated with traffic incident management (TIM) within highway work zones. Highlighted are issues related to the safety of drivers, construction crew and incident responders and matters of traffic congestion and traffic control. The author describes the tools comprising a traffic manager's operations toolkit designed to reduce congestion and improve safety. She also discusses important components of TIM, including the identification of appropriate roles and responsibilities of construction personnel and the effective sharing of information between potentially impacted parties.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures; Photos;
  • Pagination: pp 24-32
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01599895
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 19 2016 3:52PM