This guideline covers various types of positive protection devices that can be easily placed and moved for short duration and short term work operations, especially compared with traditional portable concrete barrier. It provides guidelines on the use of steel barriers, protective vehicles such as advance warning, shadow, and barrier vehicles, and barrier trailers. The document also includes suggestions for planning for use of portable positive protection along with a related typical application.
– Barrier vehicles
– Shadow vehicles
– Advance warning vehicles
– Truck/Trailer Mounted Attenuators
– Steel Barrier
– Barrier Trailers
Design, Construction, and Maintenance
This guideline is intended for work zone safety supervisors, designers, and construction and maintenance personnel.
Publication Date: 2015
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Publication Types: Manuals, Policies, Guidelines, and Handbooks, etc.
Topics: Portable Steel Barriers; Shadow Vehicles; Short Duration; Short-term Stationary; Temporary Barriers; Temporary Traffic Control; Truck-Mounted Attenuators; Work Zones; Worker Safety