OPTIONS FOR SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC CONTROL

John ThomasTraffic Safety, Traffic Signals

When you think about short-term temporary traffic control, what solutions come to mind? Today there are several options are available, including flaggers, automated flagger assistance devices (AFADs) and portable traffic signals. Choosing the best option for your work zone depends on variables such project duration, location of work, road type, geometrics, intersections, road user volumes, travel speeds and other factors. … Read More

THE DANGER OF DRIVEWAY TRAFFIC

John ThomasTraffic Safety, Traffic Signals

Work zones are a complex maze of traffic control devices, equipment and changing travel paths.  It is complicated enough to safely control the traffic through a work zone when there is a temporary one-lane section of roadway, but when you add driveways and side streets into the mix, it can be even more challenging to avoid motorist confusion. It is … Read More

EMERGENCY TRAFFIC CONTROL DURING STORM SEASON

John ThomasThe CUBE

Severe storms and other natural disasters can result in power outages and signal knockdowns that can cause dangerous traffic situations and backups when permanent traffic signals are not functioning. JTI designed the CUBE temporary traffic signal to enable first responders to quickly restore traffic control and safety. The CUBE temporary traffic signal features a 4-way signal head assembly and is … Read More