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Publication Number: FHWA-TS-89-035
Date: July 1989

Work Zone Traffic Management Synthesis: Work Zone Pedestrian Protection

 

 

ABSTRACT

This report is a synthesis of research findings and current practices in controlling and protecting pedestrian traffic in work zones. The information presented here is based on a review of research reports and work zone manuals of a selection of state and city highway agencies, discussions with highway officials, and field observation of projects involving road work and building construction and maintenance. The report presents an assessment of the state-of-the-practice and makes recommendations for future revisions of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

 

Work Zone Traffic Management Synthesis: Work Zone Pedestrian Protection

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TECHNICAL REPORT DOCUMENTATION PAGE

1. Report No.

FHWA–TS–89–035

2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.
4. Title and Subtitle

Work Zone Traffic Management Synthesis: Work Zone Pedestrian Protection

5. Report Date

July 1989

6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)

Errol C. Noel, Ziad A. Sabra, Conrad L. Dudek

8. Performing Organization Report No.
9. Performing Organization Name and Address

Contractor: Daniel Consultants, Inc.
Columbia, Maryland
Subcontractor: Dudek & Assoc.,
Bryan, Texas

10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)

NCP 3A9a 0073

11. Contract or Grant No.

DTFH61–88–X–00007

12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address

Federal Highway Administration
Turner–Fairbank Highway Research Center
6300 Georgetown Pike
McLean, Virginia 22101–2296

13. Type of Report and Period Covered

Final Report
May 1988 – May 1989

14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes

FHWA Contract Manager: Guenther Lerch, HRT–20

16. Abstract

This report is a synthesis of research findings and current practices in controlling and protecting pedestrian traffic in work zones. The information presented here is based on a review of research reports and work zone manuals of a selection of state and city highway agencies, discussions with highway officials, and field observation of projects involving road work and building construction and maintenance. The report presents an assessment of the state –of–the–practice and makes recommendations for future revisions of the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices.

17. Key Words

pedestrian safety, work zones, pedestrian protection, worker protection

18. Distribution Statement

No restrictions. This document is available to the public through the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161.

19. Security Classification (of this report)

Unclassified

20. Security Classification (of this page)

Unclassified

21. No. of Pages

59

22. Price
Form DOT F 1700.7 (8-72) Reproduction of completed page authorized

 

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