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Ingrid Hunt - Traffic control device approval

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Originally presented at the AITPM – SA Branch Back to Basics Tech Forum – 19 October 2018

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Ingrid Hunt - Traffic control device approval

  1. 1. Use and Approval of Non-standard Traffic Control Devices Presented by: AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018 dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass Traffic Operations Section, Safety and Service Division Ingrid Hunt Senior Engineer, Traffic Engineering Standards email: ingrid.hunt@sa.gov.au ph: 08 8226 8258
  2. 2. The Instruments (Road Traffic Act Section 17) AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  3. 3. The Instruments • Conformity with the Road Traffic Act • Conformity with Australian Standards and the Code of Technical Requirements • The Code calls up other documents – Austroads guides, Operational Instructions, DPTI Publications dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  4. 4. Can’t meet these conditions? • Consider alternative standard devices • Seek approval for non-standard devices • Discuss with Traffic Engineering Standards team • Traffic Impact Statement • Plans dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  5. 5. Non-standard approvals • Why standard devices are not suitable • Factors such as: • Conformity with Road Rules • Safety • Is it intuitive to all road users? • Has it been done before? dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  6. 6. Traffic Control Devices and road design • Powers under the Road Traffic Act are specific to Traffic Control Devices • Road design • Streetscapes • Artwork dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  7. 7. Traffic Control Devices and road design dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  8. 8. Example – Road hump on side road Intersection of Hindley and Morphett Streets dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  9. 9. Example – Zebra Crossing Charles Walk, Unley dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  10. 10. Example – Driveway Link Gibson Street, Bowden dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  11. 11. Example – Driveway Link dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  12. 12. Example – Motorcycle Parking Adelaide dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  13. 13. Example – Motorcycle Parking dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  14. 14. Example – LOOK Pavement Marking Adelaide - various wombat and zebra crossings dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  15. 15. Example – LOOK Pavement Marking dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  16. 16. Approval of excluded devices • Same requirements as non-standard devices • Traffic Impact Statement • Plans • Demonstrate compliance with Australian Standards, Code of Technical Requirements, other DPTI publications eg Speed Limit Guidelines dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  17. 17. Approval of Speed Limits • Refer to the Speed Limit Guidelines for South Australia • Provide as much supporting information as possible, for example: • Traffic data, including cyclists and pedestrians • Speed data, road environment, alignment • Council resolution, consultation dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  18. 18. Approval of Speed Limits dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018
  19. 19. Thank you dpti.sa.gov.au/standards/tass AITPM Technical Seminar 2018 – Transport and Local Government – 19 October 2018

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