Work Zone Positive Protection ToolboxAbstract:
This brochure highlights five positive protection countermeasures, including Portable Concrete Barriers, Movable Concrete Barriers, Ballast Filled Barriers, Shadow Vehicles, and Vehicle Arresting Systems. The toolbox describes how to use each countermeasure and provides guidance for their use. It also describes the various types of positive protection countermeasures currently in use and provides guidance on where and how each is typically used. This toolbox is intended to be a reference for designers, policy makers, specification writers, and field personnel.
– What are the five positive protection countermeasures?
– How do they work? How is each countermeasure used?
– When is it most appropriate to use each countermeasure?
– Where is each countermeasure typically used?
The guide is intended for use by traffic control supervisors and other contractor field staff and provides easy access to information from multiple sources. It is also intended for use by highway agency staff to develop procedures and standards for shadow vehicle use.
4×9 pocket guide on sturdy card stock
Publication Date: 2009
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For a hard copy, contact ATSSA, 540-368-1701, [email protected].
Topics: Countermeasures; Crash Cushions; Median Barriers; Shadow Vehicles; Temporary Barriers; Truck-Mounted Attenuators; Worker Safety