traffic Control

Understanding Traffic Control

Create the Right Plan

Summit understands how important it is to keep traffic moving smoothly, so we provide traffic control plans featuring detailed and comprehensive layouts that ensure the safe and efficient flow of traffic.

Our team of experts work with clients to create plans that specify the placement of cones, signs, flaggers, and other equipment to control traffic flow and enhance safety. Each plan is completely customized to meet the day-to-day needs of our clients. We train our team to identify potential hazards and develop plans that mitigate these risks, keeping both workers and the public safe. Whether it’s a road construction project, a special event, or an emergency, the Summit Traffic Control team can design a safe, efficient plan that keeps people moving.

Importance of Traffic Plans for Flaggers

Traffic control plans are essential for flaggers to ensure the safety of workers and the public. These plans outline the specific procedures and equipment flaggers must use to manage traffic in a given area. By following these plans, flaggers can effectively control traffic flow, prevent accidents, and ensure the safety of everyone involved.

 Perfect Placement

One key component of a traffic control plan is the placement of cones, signs, and other equipment. These items are strategically placed to guide traffic safely through the work zone and alert drivers to any hazards. Flaggers use these items to create a safe path for vehicles to follow, ensuring that traffic flows smoothly and without incident.

Trained Flaggers

Another important aspect of traffic control plans is the use of flaggers. Flaggers are trained professionals who direct traffic in work zones. They use hand signals, flags, and other signals to communicate with drivers and ensure traffic moves safely through the area. Flaggers are essential for maintaining the safety of workers and the public, and their presence can help prevent accidents and injuries.

Better Traffic Flow

In addition to guiding traffic, flaggers also play a crucial role in maintaining traffic flow. By controlling the movement of vehicles through a work zone, flaggers can prevent congestion and delays, ensuring that traffic moves efficiently and without interruption. 

This is especially important in high-traffic areas or during peak travel times when traffic volumes are high. These plans provide the guidance and tools that flaggers need to control traffic flow, prevent accidents, and ensure the safety of everyone on the road. By following these plans, flaggers can help keep traffic moving smoothly and safely, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries.