The Institute of Highway Engineers Welcomes The Chongquing Transportation Delegation
Traffic Management in the UK <ul><li>Chris Bowley </li></ul><ul><li>IEng FIHE MICE MCIHT </li></ul><ul><li>Highway Managem...
Traffic Management is required for: <ul><li>Control of traffic in emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Roadworks </li></ul><ul><l...
This can be achieved by: <ul><li>Static management using: </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic cones </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary Safe...
Mobile Management
Emergencies are managed by: <ul><li>Traffic officers on Motorways </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by Incident Support Units (I...
Fatal Accidents <ul><li>In the event of a Fatal Accident, Police are called to undertake a detailed investigation in order...
Managed Motorways <ul><li>To improve traffic flow on heavily trafficked motorways Electronic Signing is used to manage tra...
VMSL Signing <ul><li>Controls Traffic Speed and Lane Discipline  </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemented by Speed Cameras to enforc...
Hard Shoulder Running (HSR) <ul><li>The hard shoulder increases the carriageway capacity (x 1 lane) </li></ul><ul><li>This...
The Highways Agency ‘Real Time’ Service <ul><li>Via website: </li></ul><ul><li>highways.gov.uk.traffic  </li></ul><ul><li>...
On the Highway <ul><li>Using Variable Message Signs (VMS’s) </li></ul><ul><li>In Motorway Service Areas (MSA’s) </li></ul>
The End <ul><li>Thank you for listening </li></ul>
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  1. 1. The Institute of Highway Engineers Welcomes The Chongquing Transportation Delegation
  2. 2. Traffic Management in the UK <ul><li>Chris Bowley </li></ul><ul><li>IEng FIHE MICE MCIHT </li></ul><ul><li>Highway Management Consultant </li></ul>
  3. 3. Traffic Management is required for: <ul><li>Control of traffic in emergencies </li></ul><ul><li>Roadworks </li></ul><ul><li>Improving traffic flow in heavily trafficked situations </li></ul>
  4. 4. This can be achieved by: <ul><li>Static management using: </li></ul><ul><li>Traffic cones </li></ul><ul><li>Temporary Safety Barrier (+ cones) </li></ul><ul><li>Together with warning signs </li></ul>
  5. 5. Mobile Management
  6. 6. Emergencies are managed by: <ul><li>Traffic officers on Motorways </li></ul><ul><li>Supported by Incident Support Units (ISU’s) </li></ul><ul><li>Ambulance Service </li></ul><ul><li>Air Ambulance </li></ul><ul><li>And Fire & Rescue Service as necessary </li></ul>
  7. 7. Fatal Accidents <ul><li>In the event of a Fatal Accident, Police are called to undertake a detailed investigation in order to comply with the terms of the Road Death Investigation Manual (RDIM) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Managed Motorways <ul><li>To improve traffic flow on heavily trafficked motorways Electronic Signing is used to manage traffic </li></ul><ul><li>Variable Message Speed Limits (VMSL’s) are used with OR without Hard Shoulder Running </li></ul>
  9. 9. VMSL Signing <ul><li>Controls Traffic Speed and Lane Discipline </li></ul><ul><li>Supplemented by Speed Cameras to enforce speed limit </li></ul>
  10. 10. Hard Shoulder Running (HSR) <ul><li>The hard shoulder increases the carriageway capacity (x 1 lane) </li></ul><ul><li>This can be implemented automatically to improve flow during peak periods </li></ul><ul><li>Broken down vehicles use lay-bys during operation </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Highways Agency ‘Real Time’ Service <ul><li>Via website: </li></ul><ul><li>highways.gov.uk.traffic </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Radio broadcast for </li></ul><ul><li>‘ in car’ listening </li></ul>
  12. 12. On the Highway <ul><li>Using Variable Message Signs (VMS’s) </li></ul><ul><li>In Motorway Service Areas (MSA’s) </li></ul>
  13. 13. The End <ul><li>Thank you for listening </li></ul>

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