Temporary traffic management

Cover of Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 8: Processes and Procedures
Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 8: Processes and Procedures
  • Publication no: AGTTM08-19
  • ISBN: 978-1-925854-64-0
  • Published: 10 December 2019
  • Edition: 1.0

Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 8: Processes and Procedures provides guidance to road authorities, road infrastructure managers, any party conducting works on, or near a road, and all persons involved in planning, designing, implementing, managing and completing temporary traffic management works. It details the processes and procedures relating to jurisdictional management of temporary traffic management at roadworks. The information included covers: categories of temporary traffic management; powers, roles and responsibilities; training; and standard forms and descriptions.

Watch the video below for an overview of Part 8.

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Purpose
    • 1.2 Structure of AGTTM
    • 1.3 Scope of Part 8
    • 1.4 Application of Part 8 to New Zealand
    • 1.5 Acronyms
    • 1.6 Definitions
  • 2. Road Categories for Temporary Traffic Management
    • 2.1 General
    • 2.2 Default TTM Road Categories
    • 2.3 Project Specific Amendments to TTM Road Categories
  • 3. Process for TGS Selection
    • 3.1 General
    • 3.2 Generic TGS
    • 3.3 Site Suitable TGS
    • 3.4 Site Specific TGS
    • 3.5 TGS Type Selection
  • 4. TTM Approval Activities
  • 5. Powers, Roles and Responsibilities
    • 5.1 Legislative Context
    • 5.2 Statutory Health and Safety Responsibilities – Duty of Care
    • 5.3 Application of the Parts of AGTTM
    • 5.4 Roles and Responsibilities
    • 5.5 Roles and Responsibilities for Special Applications
      • 5.5.1 Road safety barrier systems
  • 6. TTM Training Framework
    • 6.1 Application of TTM Training Framework
    • 6.2 Training Roles
    • 6.3 Training by Road Category
    • 6.4 Training – General
      • 6.4.1 Competencies
      • 6.4.2 Assessment
    • 6.5 Traffic Controller
      • 6.5.1 Training by road category
      • 6.5.2 Competencies
      • 6.5.3 Progression between categories
    • 6.6 Traffic Management Implementer
      • 6.6.1 Training by road category
      • 6.6.2 Competencies
      • 6.6.3 Progression between categories
    • 6.7 Traffic Management Designer
      • 6.7.1 Training by road category
      • 6.7.2 Competencies
      • 6.7.3 Progression between categories
    • 6.8 Practitioner and Non-Practitioner Status
    • 6.9 Maintenance of Qualification Currency
  • 7. Standard Forms
  • 8. Model Contract Specification
  • Appendix A TTM Roles – Additional Tasks and Activities
  • Appendix B Standard Forms – Examples
    • B.1 Form B.1 – TMP Suitability Checklist
    • B.2 Form B2 – Traffic Management for Roadworks Operational Check / Onsite Pre-opening Inspection -
    • B.3 Form B3 – Worksite Traffic Management – Hierarchy of Safety Controls – Checklists
      • B.3.1 Using the Checklist
      • B.3.2 Form B3 – CHECKLIST PART A – Traffic Controls Assessment
      • B.3.3 Form B3 – CHECKLIST PART B - Justification for Control Selection
      • B.3.4 Form B3 – CHECKLIST PART C – Additional Site-Specific Safety Hazard / Risk Factors
    • B.4 Form B4 – TMP Daily Traffic Management Diary
    • B.5 Form B.5 – Traffic Management Plan (TMP) – Long Form
    • B.6 Form B.6 – Design Exception
    • B.7 Form B.7 – Example of Site Condition Rating (SCR) Form – Compliance Inspection
    • B.8 Form B.8 – Example of Site Condition Rating (SCR) Form – Compliance Inspection – Short Form
      • B.8.1 Examples of ratings (short audit)
    • B.9 Form B.9 – Example of Notice of Non-Conformance
    • B.10 Form B.10 – Example of Notification of Road Closure/Lane Closure
    • B.11 Form B.11 – Report on Incident at Roadworks Site
    • B.12 Form B.12 – Newspaper Advertisement Standard
  • Appendix C Sample Temporary Traffic Management Specification Template Local Government Roads
    • C.1 Specification
    • C.1.1 Location and description of work
    • C.1.2 Extent of work
    • C.1.3 Setting out the works
    • C.1.4 Scope of work
    • C.1.5 Traffic guidance scheme (TGS)
    • C.1.6 Record keeping and audit requirements
    • C.1.7 Emergency and public transport vehicles
    • C.1.8 Numbers of traffic controllers
    • C.1.9 Traffic management plans
    • C.1.10 Arrangement of traffic control devices
    • C.1.11 Adequate traffic control devices
    • C.1.12 Opening completed work
    • C.1.13 Use of 40km/h speed zoning
    • C.1.14 Flashing arrow signs
    • C.1.15 Message boards
    • C.1.16 Water filled delineators and crash barriers
    • C.1.17 Barrier boards
    • C.1.18 Cones and bollards
    • C.1.19 Traffic signals
    • C.1.20 Devices to be safely supported
    • C.1.21 Permanent traffic signals
    • C.1.22 Alternative duties
    • C.1.23 Control of worksites
    • C.1.24 Compliance with standards, handbooks and guides
    • C.1.25 Safety
  • Appendix D Sample Temporary Traffic Management Specification Template State / Territory Government
    • D.1 Scope
      • D.1.1 General
      • D.1.2 Traffic management plan
    • D.2 Temporary Traffic Management (TTM) Personnel
      • D.2.1 Authority to direct traffic
      • D.2.2 Traffic management implementer
    • D.3 Planning and Design
      • D.3.1 General
      • D.3.2 Hazard identification, risk assessment and control
      • D.3.3 Objective and targets
      • D.3.4 Temporary speed zoning
      • D.3.5 Least possible disruption
      • D.3.6 Maintain access to adjoining properties and side roads
    • D.4 Road Occupancy Licence
      • D.4.1 Road occupancy licence application
      • D.4.2 Road occupancy fees
      • D.4.3 Licence conditions
    • D.5 Traffic Management Plan (TMP)
      • D.5.1 Plan submission
      • D.5.2 Required elements
      • D.5.3 Plan preparation
      • D.5.4 Contractor’s responsibility
    • D.6 Traffic Staging Plans
      • D.6.1 General
      • D.6.2 Required details
      • D.6.3 Safety barriers
    • D.7 Traffic Guidance Schemes
      • D.7.1 Plan submission
      • D.7.2 Generic traffic guidance schemes
      • D.7.3 Project specific traffic guidance schemes
      • D.7.4 Required details
    • D.8 Vehicle Movement Plans and Pedestrian Movement Plans
      • D.8.1 Vehicle movement plans
      • D.8.2 Pedestrian movement plans
    • D.9 Road Safety Audit of TMPs
    • D.10 Traffic Management Risk Assessment Workshop
      • D.10.1 General
      • D.10.2 Content of workshop
      • D.10.3 Participants
      • D.10.4 Close out identified risk issues
    • D.11 Temporary Roadways and Detours
      • D.11.1 Construction of temporary roadways and detours
      • D.11.2 Opening temporary roadways and detours to traffic
      • D.11.3 Road safety audit of temporary roadways or detours
      • D.11.4 Removal of temporary roadways and detours
    • D.12 Traffic Control Devices
      • D.12.1 Safety barriers
      • D.12.2 Pavement markings and signs
      • D.12.3 Portable variable message signs
      • D.12.4 Radar activated speed signs
      • D.12.5 Temporary traffic signals
    • D.13 Monitoring of Traffic Control Measures
      • D.13.1 Communication
      • D.13.2 Emergency preparedness and response
      • D.13.3 Incident investigation, corrective and preventative action
    • D.14 Side-Tracks and Detours
    • D.15 Opening to Traffic Upon Completion