B2−9: Dissemination of Work Zone Information
Dissemination of work zone information through the Wyoming Trucking Association, use of low powered radio, and posting of notices at truck stops, ports−of entry, motels, and restaurants is made for projects involving possible lengthy closures. In addition, normal news media is used including newspaper, radio, and television.
REASON(S) FOR ADOPTING:
During the construction of a major project on I−80, the contractor was permitted to close the road for up to 1 hour at a time for blasting operations.
Motorists were able to plan their trips around the construction closure schedule. The contractor was required to determine the closure schedule 3 days in advance so proper notification could be made throughout Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado.
MOST APPLICABLE LOCATION(S)/PROJECT(S):
Highly visible projects involving complete road closures or major delays.
STATE(S) WHERE UTILIZED:
Mike Gostovich, Wyoming DOT
Telephone: (307) 777−4492