Field Guide for the Use and Placement of Shadow Vehicles in Work ZonesAbstract:
This 4×6 inch, easy-to-carry field guide provides guidelines on the use of shadow vehicles in highway work zones. It summarizes information from various sources into an easy-to-use, compact format for use when considering placement of shadow vehicles in advance of workers, equipment, or work vehicles. The guide is designed for use by traffic control supervisors and other contractor field staff and provides easy access to information from multiple sources. It will also be helpful for highway agency staff in developing procedures and standards for shadow vehicle use.
– What is the most effective use of shadow vehicles in highway work zones?
– How should shadow vehicles be placed in advance of workers? Equipment? work vehicles?
Traffic control supervisors and other contractor field staff. It is also intended for use by highway agency staff to develop procedures and standards for shadow vehicle use.
4×6 pocket guide on sturdy card stock
Publication Date: 2008
Full Text URL: Link to URL
Spanish version is also available.
For a hard copy, contact ATSSA, 540-368-1701, [email protected].
Topics: Shadow Vehicles; Temporary Traffic Control