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Learning Units (Hours)
Debra A. Kennaugh, P.E.
This course is designed to provide the necessary information to provide an understanding of Maintenance of Traffic Plans. The fundamental principles of work zone traffic control are discussed. The requirements of traffic control devices and human factor principles for work zones are also discussed. The components of maintenance of traffic plans are listed. Work zone device requirements are defined in detail. Traffic control planning is defined as a set of plans describing how traffic will be controlled during each construction phase. The components of traffic control zones, tapers types and lengths, lane closure and detours are included. Transportation management plan development is described as a method for minimizing activity-related traffic delay and accident by the effective application of traditional traffic handling practice and innovative combination of community and motorist collaboration. The engineer/planner should have a good understanding of how maintenance of traffic plays a role in roadway design.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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