Maintenance of Traffic

Maintenance of Traffic involves providing a safe environment in areas where workers and transportation modes may compete for the same or adjacent space. This work zone traffic control is an important function within transportation safety.
Traffic Barrels

Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) is also known as Maintenance and Protection of Traffic (MPT),Temporary Traffic Control (TTC), and Traffic Control Plan (TCP).

Areas of Maintenance of Traffic include:

  • Appropriate flagging techniques
  • Flagger control
  • Hand signaling control
  • Installation and removal of traffic control devices
  • Layouts for traffic control zones
  • Operation and maintenance of traffic control zones
  • Types of traffic control devices
  • Work zone safety