In any type of construction situation that has a roadway nearby, it is important that traffic is routed appropriately. A certain degree of planning must go into the management of traffic around a worksite quickly, in the early planning stages of construction.
Effective traffic management of a work zone is necessary for a variety of reasons, including:
- Worker safety
- Motorist safety
- Minimize traffic delays
- Maintain access for homes and businesses
- Timely completion of road work
This involves assessing the impacts that a work zone would have on various aspects of an area, including the traffic as well as finding ways to mitigate those impacts and document them in a transportation management plan, or TMP. […]