Iowa Chapter


Upcoming Chapter Meeting
ATSSA is "Green" - Please review and print materials prior to meeting as needed.

Date Item
Jun 2021

IA-ATSSA Hybrid Chapter Meeting - Date pending.

Registration is required for this Zoom meeting.

Once registered, a link to join the meeting will be sent to the email address provided.


IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Agenda Pending


Meeting Details and Golf Event Pending


Previous Chapter Meeting Materials
Date Item
Jan 26, 2021 IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary
Oct 1, 2020 IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary
Jun 18, 2020 IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary 


Chapter News
Date Item
Oct 13, 2020  IowaDOT Requests your feedback - The change is intended to clarify the traffic control technician's requirement to be on-site, while the devices or signs are installed or removed.  Please review Specification Change.  Please respond to Clayton Burke, P.E., IowaDOT, by close-of-business, this Friday, October 16, 2020.
Jul 27, 2020 The IowaDOT is requesting your input with the Worker Presence Survey:  The Work Zone Data Initiative is requesting your participation in a survey.  The IowaDOT has been very involved with this FHWA initiative.  Our goal is to make use of current and emerging technologies to help improve safety and mobility in work zones.  The survey submission deadline has been extended to August 21.  Please feel free to contact Dan Sprengeler if you have any questions.
Jun 23, 2020 IowaDOT is requesting chapter feedback on a proposed Pavement Markings Inspection Guide.  All responses and inquiries should be directed to Clayton Burke, P.E. by Friday July 3, 2020.  He can also be reached at 563-379-7734.
May 5, 2020 IowaDOT Request for Feedback - Due Tuesday, May 12: IowaDOT initial implementation of Smart Arrow Boards, scheduled for the October 2020 lettings


Chapter Resources
Date Item
Oct 2020 ATSSA Virtual Event Code of Conduct
Jul 2019 Chapter Management Guide
Jun 21, 2018 IA-ATSSA Chapter Bylaws
Apr 2018 IowaDOT Need Answers - Telephone Listing Brochure
  ATSSA Vendor Presentation Policy
  Important Links:
Iowa DOT
Iowa DOT Need Answers - June 2018
Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan PPT

Information for FLAGGERS:


2528.10 FLAGGERS
The flaggers shall be trained about safe flagging operations that comply with Iowa DOT Flaggers Handbook, Part VI of the MUTCD, and the Standard Specifications prior to flagging operations. Training of flaggers shall include the following:

1. Issue and review the current Iowa DOT Flaggers Handbook
2. Presentation of the current Iowa Professional Flagging Video
3. Issue flagger training card, which shall include the following:

  • Employee name
  • Date of training
  • Name of Instructor
  • Expiration date of December 31 of the year following the training date.
  • The flaggers shall carry their flagger training card at all times and show it upon request.

4. Contractor shall maintain a list of the flaggers trained and the date of the training.


Training shall not be required for short time, emergency, or relief assignment of employees to flagging operations. Payment will not be made in accordance with Article 2528.12, A, 7.

Flagger operations, equipment, and apparel shall confirm to the Iowa DOT Flagger's Handbook.

When nighttime flagging is required, auxiliary lighting shall be provided to illuminate the flagging stations according to the current Iowa DOT Flagger's Handbook. This lighting shall be set up in such a manner to minimize glare to motorists. The cost of furnishing nighttime flagging stations shall be included in the lump sum price bid for Traffic Control.

Complete requirements
April 2006 Flagger Handbook

High Visibility Garment Requirements