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Inspector’s Guide to Pavement Markings: Traffic Paint (TC270)
ATSSA (14 minutes)
Details steps and requirements of pavement marking with traffic paint. Covers materials and equipment, pavement preparation, road/air temperatures, layout and premarking, material preparation, marking quality and workmanship, material thickness, bead application, retroreflectivity, and documentation.
Suggested audience: highway, public works, and municipal officials, and engineers.

New Directions in Sign Management (TC120)
ATSSA (17 minutes)
The basics of sign system maintenance programs and principles for all-sized municipalities.
Suggested audience: highway, public works, and municipal officials.

Scheduled Lives, Stressful Drives (TC358)
FHWA (22 minutes)
Communicating current travel conditions lowers travelers’ stress and saves them time and money. This video illustrates how Advanced Traveler Information Systems return control to travelers by giving them choices in timing, the route taken, and mode of travel.
Suggested audience: highway, public works, and municipal officials in urban and suburban
areas, and engineers.

Sign Maintenance and Installation (TC295)
USDOT/FHWA (30 minutes)
Useful, general information about the MUTCD, explaining sign regulations and liability. It should be noted that New York State currently has its own version of the MUTCD that may differ from the one used in this video. In September 2007, New York State will begin using the National MUTCD along with a State Supplement.
Suggested audience: town, village highway, public works, and municipal officials and crews.

Signs, Signals & Markings - Understanding the Language (TC404)
AAA/Foundation for Traffic Safety (17 minutes)
The underlying rules and logic behind traffic control signs, signals and markings, and why they are important to drivers. Based on the national standards that govern most traffic situations.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, engineers, municipal officials, town and village boards, crews and private citizens.

Traffic Control Safety (TC391)
Iowa Department of Transportation (11 minutes)
See how to be safe by following some simple, logical procedures for setting up traffic controls. The most common kind of work zone accident, rear-end collision, is discussed.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, and crews.

Traffic Control Through Work Zones© (TC423)
The Training Network (21 minutes)
Basic requirements for establishing work zones, depicting one general work zone application - a single lane closure on a multilane urban roadway. Shows proper procedures prior to the establishment of the work zone as well as techniques and suggestion. It references the MUTCD and other documents.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, crews.

Traffic Control: What Works (TC253)
Minnesota LRRB (14 minutes)
Intended for those who would like to learn more about traffic control within a community. Describes the MUTCD, the engineer’s role in traffic control planning, where and when stop and yield signs should be used, and the importance of consistent speed limits. Shows many examples of “what if” situations on rural and residential streets and intersections.
Suggested audience: municipal officials and board members.

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Parking Lane Shoulder Work© (TC209)
TECS (12 minutes)

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Street Closures© (TC208)
TECS (14 minutes)

 

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