Published under the authority of the WATCH Committee of Public Works Standards, Inc., the Work Area Traffic Control Handbook is the product of a dedicated team of leading experts in traffic control and safety. This valuable pocket-sized handbook has become the leading source of information for traffic control in low-speed/short-duration work areas.
It provides quick reference traffic control guidelines for work activities for contractors, cities, counties, utilities and other agencies responsible for such work. What's more, this Handbook is in full compliance with current editions of the MUTCD and the CA MUTCD. It features:
- Extensively revised FULL COLOR graphics showing typical work zone layouts for all types of temporary road, lane, and shoulder closures and detours.
- New graphics providing layouts for the type of traffic control situations typicially confronted by utilities, including a closure in the center of a multilane intersection.
- Work zone layouts for bike lane closures and intrusions.
- Illustrated flagger hand signal procedures.
- Fully illustrated details on the use of channelizers, barricades, and warning signs/devices, new barricade and striping graphics
- Up-to-date safety guidelines for working in high speed areas, in the vicinity of railroads, and for handling pedestrian and bicycle traffic
- Critical guidelines for maintaining worker safety within a temporary traffic control zone
Best of all, this wealth of information is all packed into a convenient, take-it-anywhere 4½" x 7½" booklet!