From Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction: "Flaggers shall have completed an approved instructional course in flagger procedures. … [Read more...] about Flagger training and certification requirements
Nevada DOT has used an overheight alarm system with very good results on several projects in the past couple of years. The early warning allowed the overheight vehicles to be stopped and redirected … [Read more...] about Devices and early warning methods used to reduce hits on low-clearance structures
Nevada DOT requires a minimum of 4 inspections per day. This includes once during non-working hours. There is no requirement for diary or submission of written reports. … [Read more...] about Work zone inspection requirements, frequency, documentation, etc.
Nevada requires contractors to have plan prior to beginning work. Contracts with all emergency agencies require contractors to provide emergency vehicle access. Plans must limit the number of lane … [Read more...] about Incident management techniques on major construction projects
Nevada uses the following: speed reductions prior to and through work zones, intrusion alarm systems, fluorescent orange sheeting for all construction signs for improved visibility, and night work … [Read more...] about Traffic management techniques (beyond the MUTCD) used to reduce accidents in work zones
Nevada DOT requires 20/30 minute specification, i.e. 20 minutes stop time for the first car with 30 minute total delay time (includes driving time) through a work zone. This limits work zone lengths … [Read more...] about Traffic management techniques (beyond the MUTCD) used to reduce delay in work zones