TRAFFIC CONTROLS FOR CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE WORKSITES: A RESEARCH REFERENCE REPORT VOLUMI I, PROJECT REPORT

This study provides information that may be useful to governmental jurisdictions and other agencies in implementing uniform control and safety measures at construction and maintenance worksites. Its application is directed toward both urban and rural worksites. Special attention is devoted to urban operations. Suggested traffic control procedures are presented for general and specific traffic conditions. The necessary traffic control devices are described. Twenty-one typical worksite setups depicting common conditions are illustrated. Information on such areas as advance planning, public information needs, project management , training, and record keeping are covered. This volume details the research process followed and the resulting data. The data sources included a literature search, a comprehensive questionnaire sent to state and local agencies, field investigations, and use of a technical advisory committee. The project report also contains a traffic control manual listing and provides details for categorizing worksites. /Author/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Sponsored by the Office of Research and Development, Federal Highway Administration, FHWA Traffic Systems Division Contract Manager: Justin True (HRS-33).
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Public Works Association

    1313 East 60th Street
    Chicago, IL  USA  60637
  • Authors:
    • Chipps, J A
    • Doyle, R R
    • Franklin, J D
    • Kuykendall, C R
  • Publication Date: 1976-10

Media Info

  • Features: Appendices; Figures; Tables;
  • Pagination: 84 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00163653
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: FHWA-RD-76-169 Final Rpt., FCP 31A2-504
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-FH-11-8293
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 13 1978 12:00AM