2015 Interim Traffic Management for Work on Roadways
Updated! Appendix G in effect starting Feburary 2017.
In 2019, the 2015 Interim Traffic Management Manual for Work on Roadways will be used for all new work on ministry roadways. It is being phased in over a three year period (2016-2019).
This gives users time to update procedures, temporary traffic control equipment and resources. It gives time to develop training plans. Until 2019, it will be the governing requirement for ministry work only when called for within contract Special Provisions.For more information on current standards see Traffic Management for Work on Roadways.
The 2015 Interim Traffic Manual provides guidelines for improved worker safety on roadways.
This manual consolidates past manuals, guidelines, enhancements and technical circulars. It includes innovative methods and devices for traffic control. It draws from provincial, national and international resources. Individuals and organizations shared their technical expertise, experience, and applied innovations.
- 2015 Interim Traffic Management Manual for Work on Roadways (PDF, 31 MB, February 21, 2017)
The complete document is a large file and may take some time to download. Individual parts are available below.
- Overview of Changes from Previous Documents (PDF - February 23, 2016)
Download updates to maintain compliance with current requirements
- Technical Bulletins
Learn about new guidelines or instructions that are necessary prior to major updates to the manual.
- Local Area Specifications
Local area specifications outline the minimum acceptable standards of completed work unique to individual service areas.
Individual parts are provided for quicker download and to enable the replacement of individual parts of updated materials as required.
- Frontice (PDF, 1MB - February 15, 2016)
- Table of Contents
- Instructions on using the Interim Manual
- Section 1: Introduction
- Part A: Traffic Management (PDF, 2MB - February 15, 2016)
Part A outlines fundamentals of the Interim TMM and the steps and procedures for developing a Traffic Management Plan. Included are the Project Category Determination and the Traffic Management Sub-Plan components.
- Section 2: Fundamentals of Traffic Management and Traffic Control
- Section 3: Traffic Management Plans
- Part B: Traffic Control (PDF, 3MB - February 15, 2016)
Part B includes temporary traffic control devices, Traffic Control Persons, and appropriate use of the Layouts in Sections 6 through 19
- Section 4: Temporary Traffic Control Devices
- Section 5: Traffic Control Persons (TCPs)
- Traffic Control Layouts (PDF, 11 MB - February 15, 2017)
Sections 6 through 19 detail commonly used layouts depending on the type and location of the work. These layouts are used to develop site specific layouts for a Traffic Control Plan.
- Section 6: Traffic Control Layouts - General Instructions
- Section 7: Two Lane Two Way Roadways
- Section 8: Multilane Undivided Roadways
- Section 9: Multilane Divided Roadways
- Section 10: Mobile Work
- Section 11: Intersections
- Section 12: Roundabouts
- Section 13: Milling, Paving, Sealcoating
- Section 14: Pavement Marking
- Section 15: Surveying
- Section 16: Avalanche Control
- Section 17: Utility Work
- Section 18: Bicycle Lanes
- Section 19: Other Scenarios
- Appendices A-F (PDF, 14MB - April 11, 2016)
- Appendix A: Glossary
- Appendix B: Standard Construction Signs
- Appendix C: Templates for Traffic Management Plans (DOCX, 1MB)
- Appendix D: Traffic Management Plan Audit Forms
- Appendix E: Lane Closure Request Form
- Appendix F: Tables A to D
- Appendix G: Pilot Car Load Movement Guidelines (PDF, 2.6MB - February 17, 2017)