Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Nighttime Work Zone Operations

Training (Listed by Provider)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target
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Design and Operation of Nighttime Temporary Traffic Control in Work Zones-GRANT (NTC)

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The course discusses factors affecting the feasibility of nighttime work zones and their considerations, such as worker and equipment visibility, illumination requirements, glare avoidance and nighttime enhancements. Classroom 1
day
ATSSA Free -
Federal
Employees,
$25 -
Public
Officials,
$50 -
Other
Work zone designers and work zone supervisors Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540) 368-1701
 
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1J: Surveyors/Locators

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, and flagging techniques for survey and utility locating operations. Classroom and Video 2
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685 or
dkpage@
ufl.edu
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Mobile Video Training Module 1: Work Zone Safety – 1L: Nighttime Operations

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This course covers the proper traffic control devices, applications, and flagging techniques for highway work zones where the work is performed at night. Classroom and Video 2.5
hours
Florida Transportation Technology Transfer Center 1. Agency qualifies for training scholarship or 2. Fees are calculated based on the number of round trip travel hours plus number of training hours per offering Highway and street maintenance supervisors, maintenance and utility crew leaders agency safety directors or safety inspectors working with street and road departments and utilities are the prime targets. David Page,
352-273-1685 or
dkpage@
ufl.edu
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Night Road Work

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Due to traffic volumes and other considerations, more and more work is being performed at night. This training is based on a training program created by the National Cooperative Highway Research Program and helps the students to understand when night work might be the best option through the use of a benefit/cost ratio, and what considerations must be taken to insure that night work is performed efficiently and safety. Classroom 2
days
University of Texas Arlington, Division for Enterprise Development Free for employees of cities and counties in Texas. Fee for others unknown. This class is designed for two groups: (1) the managers and decision makers who are responsible for determining how and when work is to be done; and (2) the personnel who perform or inspect the actual work. Angela Bailey,
281-506-8321 or
abailey@
uta.edu
Management of Work Zones
Night Time Work Zone Traffic Control

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Presentation of the important factors in developing a nighttime work zone traffic control plan. It emphasizes proper use of the various reflective and lighting devices. It further illustrates that visibility is difficult to achieve at night and provides the designer with useful guidelines. VHS 18
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-442-4615,
tic@epd.
engr.wisc.edu
 

Guides/Documents (Listed by Title)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target Audience
Guidelines for Design and Operation of Nighttime Traffic Control for Highway Maintenance and Construction

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This is TRB's National Highway Cooperative Research Project (NCHRP) Report 476 and includes guidelines to assist highway agencies in developing and implementing a plan for night road work and innovative procedures suggested by state DOTs to respond to special nighttime problems. NCHRP Report 131 pages TRB Free State DOTs
Nighttime Lighting Guidelines for Work Zones

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Provides a procedure for designing a nighttime lighting system in work zones where no formal lighting plan exists. Addresses questions related to selecting the most appropriate type, quantity, and configuration of lighting for nighttime work zones while not only meeting minimum industry-accepted lighting requirements for construction and maintenance work activities but also taking into account the need to minimize the negative impacts of glare on drivers. Online Online ATSSA Free Engineers, designers, and contractor personnel can use this process without the need to be an expert in illumination.
Traffic Control Handbook for Mobile Operations at Night

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Presents a synthesis of current practices for performing mobile highway operations at night. Covers deciding when to use mobile night operations, work zone traffic control fundamentals, traffic control devices and safety features for mobile night operations, worker safety concerns, references, and typical application diagrams. Online 54 pages FHWA Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas
Training Program for Night Road Work to Improve Safety and Operations

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Training CD that complements NCHRP Report 475: A Procedure for Assessing and Planning Nighttime Highway Construction and Maintenance, which presented a decision process to assist highway agencies in evaluating night work alternatives against other work schedules, and NCHRP Report 476: Guidelines for Design and Operation of Nighttime Traffic Control for Highway Maintenance and Construction, which provides guidelines for developing a plan for night work that will provide public and worker safety. CD-ROM CD-ROM TRB $10 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas

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