Podcast 10: Lighting the Way to Safety: Warning Lights and Illumination for Vehicles, Traffic Control Devices, and the Work Area
This podcast serves as a companion resouruce to ATSSA’s Nighttime Lighting Guidelines for Work Zones: A Guide for Developing a Lighting Plan for Nighttime Work Zones. The primary focus of this podcast is nighttime warning lights and work zone illumination, although some guidance is also applicable to daytime work zone warning lights as well. The podcast is presented in three parts: warning lights for work vehicles, warning lights for traffic control devices, and work area lighting.
- Vehicle warning lights
- Lighting devices mounted on work vehicles
- Vehicle warning lighting requirements and practices
- Traffic control warning lights & devices for channelization
- Advance warning
- Work area lighting,
- Flagger station lighting,
- Task/access lighting and OSHA requirements.
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The audience for this podcast is State and local DOT staff charged with developing and maintaining an overall temporary traffic control plan, construction engineers, the owner-agencies and contractors who are responsible for setting up work zones, and field staff responsible for ensuring compliance with TTC plans.
Publication Date: 2015
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Record Types: Podcasts
Topics: Delineators; Lighting; Traffic Control Devices; Warning Lights