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  1. Highway 125 Night Work Making Work Zones Work Better Workshop Gerard Kennedy, P.Eng. Nova Scotia Department of Transportation & Public Works

  2. Night Work = Safety Concerns

  3. Hwy 125 Night Work • Project Background • Specification Development • Traffic Management

  4. Hwy 125 Night Work • Project Background • Specification Development • Traffic Management

  5. Province of Nova Scotia

  6. Highway 125

  7. Highway 125 EXIT 9 • 100 Series : 2 lane/ 2 way • Total Length :11.2 Km • Cold Planing : 110,000 m2 • Paving : 33,000 t • (including PMA) • Guardrail : 3500 m CB Regional Hospital EXIT 8 EXIT 7 EXIT 6

  8. Hwy 125 - Traffic Volumes • AADT = 21,000 veh/day • ADT (Summer) = 25,000 veh/day • Daytime Hourly = 1000 to 2200 veh/hr • Peak Flow > 2300 veh/hr

  9. Hwy 125 Night Work • Project Background • Specification Development • Traffic Management

  10. Information Gathering

  11. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  12. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  13. No Lane Closures 8.5 Hrs Work 750 5:30 AM 9:00 PM

  14. No Lane Closures 11 Hrs Work 7:00 PM 6:00 AM

  15. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  16. Nighttime Work Plan • Traffic control • Emergency vehicles • Temporary markings • Lighting design • PPE requirements • Training plans • Noise reduction

  17. Lighting Design Tower Layout

  18. Lighting Design Lamp Aiming

  19. Lighting Design TCP Lighting

  20. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  21. Night Work Training • Night work hazards • Vision • Visibility • Reflective Materials • PPE & site Req’mts

  22. Night Work Training – Site

  23. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  24. 1.5 m

  25. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  26. 12 M Max

  27. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  28. 5 m

  29. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance

  30. “Standard” Vest

  31. High-Visibility Vest

  32. High-Visibility Vest

  33. “Silver” Trim “Yellow” Trim

  34. Night Work Specification • Work periods • Planning • Training • Signing • Channelization Devices • Traffic Control Persons • Workers • Work Vehicles • Lighting • Site Maintenance