Work Zone Traffic Control Resources

Positive Work Zone Protection (PWP):

Mitigation Measures:

  • Traffic Breaks (Rolling Roadblocks)
    See the Caltrans Maintenance Manual Ch 8, Sect. 8.19 Picking Up Litter and Debris
  • MAZEEP (Maintenance Zone Enhanced Enforcement Program)
    See the Caltrans Maintenance Manual, Ch 8, Sect. 8.12 MAZEEP (Maintenance Zone Enhanced Enforcement Program)
  • Maintenance Protective Vehicle Guidance (Shadow Vehicle)
    See the Caltrans Maintenance Manual, Ch 8, Sect. 8.11 Protective Vehicles

Work Zone Public Awareness:

Work Zone Transportation Management Plans (TMP):

Caltrans Encroachment Permits:

  • Caltrans Encroachment Permits - except Caltrans Construction and Maintenance, any work zone activity within Caltrans right of way require an encroachment permit.
    Also where you can find contact for your local Caltrans Encroachment Permits office.

Work Zone Traffic Controls:

Work Zone Safety:

Caltrans Maintenance Operations:

Caltrans Construction:

Other Resources and Links:


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