Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 - Part 2: Operations
provides guidance for those responsible for the planning and managing of, and participation in, operations to implement, maintain and remove temporary traffic management arrangements.
It contains advice relating to good working practice spanning all aspects of temporary traffic management operations from broad management issues to concerns involving the activities of individual operatives.
Chapter 8 is intended to provide a standard of good practice for the signing and marking of obstructions as well as for the temporary traffic control necessitated by such obstructions of the highway. The standard described is a minimum, which should always be achieved.Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 - Part 2: Operations
- Advice relating to traffic safety measures
- Guidance on planning, managing and participating in operations to implement, maintain and remove temporary traffic management arrangements
- Advice relating to good working practice spanning all aspects of temporary traffic management operations
- Sample plans relating to the operational guidance of particular temporary traffic management techniques.
All authorities, bodies and organisations responsible for all types of roads, to which the public have access, are advised to comply with the requirements of Chapter 8 (Parts 1 and 2), a condition of contract in the case of works carried out on their behalf.
This 2009 edition supersedes the previous, 2006 edition of the 'Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 - Part 2: Operations' (ISBN 9780115527395).
The Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8 (Parts 1 and 2)
is applicable in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.