Developing Traffic Control Strategies: Users Handbook

This is the Users Handbook for the course entitled Strategies for Work Zone Traffic Control. The course is for state and local personnel responsible for the development of work zone traffic control plans. It develops technical skills in work zone strategies, which is the science (or technical ability) to plan and develop large highway projects that optimize the relationship between project cost, societal cost (costs to the community), highway safety, and traffic management. The curriculum includes state-of-the-art traffic control and management strategies and discussion of the advantages and disadvantages of each concerning safety and traffic management. Potential operational problems associated with specific strategies when applied to common activities are identified along with suggested mitigations. Suggested specifications and/or special provisions to contract for innovative strategies are also included.


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 156p

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01766876
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-HI-97-029, NHI Course No. 13332
  • Created Date: Jan 19 2021 1:37PM