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An Evaluation of Flagging Techniques and Devices on Two-Lane Highway Construction Zones

Description:

Various methods of controlling traffic through construction zones are examined. The accident statistics concerning construction flagging are summarized, indicating the need for improvements in construction flagging techniques. A research methodology is presented for implementing and evaluating several flagging techniques.

 

  • Date Published: June, 1988
  • Publication Number: WA-RD 160.1
  • Last Modified: September 13, 2007
  • Authors: Anthony Ifie, Jimmie Hinze.
  • Originator: Washington State Transportation Center (TRAC)
  • # of Pages: 131 p., 2 040 KB (PDF)
  • Subject: Accidents, Construction sites, Evaluation, Flaggers, Highways, Road construction workers, Statistics, Two lane highways, Work zone traffic control.
  • Keywords: Construction flagging, traffic control, flagging techniques.
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This abstract was last modified April 29, 2008