Traffic accommodation in work zones

Requirements for managing traffic in construction zones on Alberta highways.


The Traffic Accommodation in Work Zones Manual provides information and minimum requirements to the various parties involved in Alberta Transportation and Economic Corridors contracts, agreements, permits and authorizations to ensure traffic accommodation in work zones is handled in a consistent, safe and effective manner.

Drawings for minimum temporary signing requirements are included within the manual, as well as separately in .dgn format.

Other resources

The Traffic sign catalogue offers descriptions, characteristics and inventory numbers of signs used on Alberta's highway network.

The Transportation construction products list should be consulted when selecting some categories of work zone traffic control devices.

Recommended practices guidelines provides guidance on highway signs and other operational characteristics. They are referenced by several work zone standards.

Roadside Design Guide should be referred to when considering roadside design elements in a work zone.