As carriers seek to enhance coverage, there is an increased need for the design, implementation, and maintenance of traffic control plans when providing wireless communications facilities in areas where vehicle and pedestrian traffic considerations must be addressed. To establish a safe work zone, this Planning Advisory Notice reviews the best practices for creating and implementing traffic control plans. It is intended for use when performing construction work on or close to public rights-of-way, sidewalks, bikeways, and private roads that are accessible to the general public. Additional considerations and governing bodies discussed are provided below:

  • Special Considerations
    • Night Work and Emergency Conditions
    • Oversized Vehicles
    • Nearby Work Zones
    • Drop Zones
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Uniform traffic Control Devices (MUTCD)
  • Federal Highway Administration (FHWA)
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association
  • OSHA
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