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Traffic Incident Operating Guidelines

Uploaded By: Erin Arva Reference Number: AA-00293 Views: 1918 Created: 2015-01-28 18:00 Last Updated: 2015-04-14 18:01 0 Rating/ Voters

The area covered by this document is generally associated with the limited access highways in Montgomery County, PA, along I-76, I-476, PA 309, and US 422. The purpose of this document is to provide incident responders with uniform operational guidelines for safe operations at the scene of a highway incident. These operational guidelines are the result of the solicitation of input from all stakeholders that may operate at one of these incidents. It is intended that this document serve as a guideline for decision-making and can be modified by the incident responders as necessary to address existing conditions. Managing a highway incident and any related problem is a team effort. Each responding agency has an important role to play in the management of an effective incident operation. It is not a question of "who is in charge" but "who is in charge of what". Each agency present has a part to play with the goals of: responder safety; safe, quick clearance; and, to restore the highway to its pre-incident condition. Publication No.: 08002.

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Agency/Organization (or Publication/Conference):Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission
State:Pennsylvania
Year:2007 or previous
Website:

http://www.dvrpc.org/asp/pubs/publicationabstract.asp?pub_id=08002

National Unifying Goal (NUG) Strategies:TIM Partnerships & Programs, Practices for Responder Safety, Multidisciplinary TIM Procedures
Industry Topics:ICS & NIMS, On Scene Management\Quick Clearance, Traffic Management
Resource Type:Guidance & Policy
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08002.pdf 7.3 Mb Download File
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