Establishing safe work zones per FDOT Indexes
Applies to Two-Lane, Two-Way and Multilane Roadways including Medians and divided roadways with work on shoulder. Signage should be mirrored when work zones on multi-lane, median roadways.
Applies to Two-Lane, Two-Way Roadways with work within the traveled way. TEMPORARY RUMBLE STRIPS TO BE USED WHEN EXISTING POSTED SPPED IS 55 MPH OR GREATER.
Applies to Two-Lane, Two-Way Roadways with work within or near the intersection. May need temporary signal phasing modifications with District Traffic Operations Engineer pre-approval. RUMBLE STRIPS MAY BE NEEDED FOR UNSIGNALIZED INTERSECTIONS.
Applies to Two-Lane, Lane closures (606) with temporary traffic signal with pre-approval from District Traffic Operations Engineer. Also applies to Multiline Roadway Lane Closures (613) and involves Arrow board.
Applies to Two-Lane, Two-Way Temporary Diversion Connections (608). Also Multilane Roadways with Temporary Diversions (620) - requires Crash Cushions.
Applies to Two-Lane, Two-Way and Multilane roadways EXCEPT limited access facilities with temporary daytime roadway closures of 5 minutes or less. Typically will require a Traffic Control Officer. Dual/Mirrored signs required for divided roadways only.
Traffic pacing requires proper planning and notice to the community utilizing "Portable Changeable Message Signs" (PCMS aka - "Message Boards"). Formulas are used to calculate length of pacing operation based on work zone speed, pacing speed (typically 20mph) and duration of "Clear Work Zone" needed.
Sidewalk closures typically require a "re-route" of traffic, utilizing proper, easy to follow signage and LCD's (Longitudinal Channeling Devices).
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