READING - Traffic Management Manual for Work on Roadways
The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has released the 2020 version of the Traffic Management Manual for Work on Roadways. This is essentially an 815 page textbook outlining fundamental principles and guidelines for traffic management and traffic control in work zones. The goal is to ensure the protection of workers and the safe and efficient movement of road users through the work zone.
The standards in the manual are the mandatory minimums for work conducted on provincial roadways in BC. It includes standards for designing, applying, positioning, installing, maintaining, and inspecting various types of temporary traffic control devices through work zones, including signs, channelizing devices, signals, barricades, markings, lighting, and others.