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Additional Upcoming Event Information

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

Next IA-ATSSA Hybrid Chapter Meeting

June 17, 2021

Registration (pending) is required for this Zoom meeting. Once registered, a link to join the meeting will be sent to the email address provided.

Agenda: Pending.

Additional meeting and golf event details to come.

Previous Meeting Materials

Jan. 26, 2021

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary


Oct. 1, 2020

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary


June 18, 2020

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary

Chapter News

Apr 27, 2021 - The IowaDOT is hosting a Zoom meeting discussing MASH sunset dates for work zone devices on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10 a.m. CT / 11 a.m. ET.  

 

April 6, 2021 - IowaDOT is requesting your valued feedback on the previous alert as well as your input on a new standard affecting portable dynamic message signage.

 

Mar 17, 2021 - IowaDOT Requests your feedback on draft language for the IowaDOT MASH sunset dates for work zone devices.  Please send your comments to our Chapter President Vaugn Miller by Friday, next week March 26, 2021.

 

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, Oct. 16, 2020.

 

July 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 Aug. 21. Please feel free to contact Dan Sprengeler if you have any questions.

 

June 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. Burke can also be reached at 563-379-7734.

 


 

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Chapter Resources

ATSSA Virtual Event Code of Conduct (Oct. 2020)


Chapter Management Guide (July 2019)


IA-ATSSA Chapter Bylaws (June 21, 2018)


IowaDOT Need Answers - Telephone Listing Brochure (April 2018)


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 IowaDOT 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