Traffic Design Section

Traffic Design Engineer (Vacant)

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Group Description
Traffic Signal  
 The Traffic Signal Design group is responsible for providing traffic engineering services as needed by the Roadway Design Section, Region Offices, and the Construction Bureau. This group's scope includes the aspects of traffic signal design; review of project plans; providing cost estimates; composing specifications for the required materials of a proposed traffic signal installation; reviewing electrical materials proposed for use on traffic signal installations; manage the traffic signal design services contracts and coordinates with consultant's design and payment; and coordinating Statewide standardization.
Intelligent Transportation System (ITS)
 The Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) group is responsible for projects that typically include fiber optic communications networks, traffic surveillance CCTV, and machine vision vehicle tracking, detection and classification systems. The ITS group provides statewide oversight of designs and plan reviews for these projects. This group is also responsible for the development and review of specifications for projects, development of ITS Regional Architecture, and statewide implementation of projects. When ITS projects are designed outside the department, this group coordinates and reviews the plans and ensures the implementation of projects is in accordance to the approved State & Regional Architectures.
Roadway Lighting  
 The Roadway Lighting System group is responsible for providing electrical engineering services as needed by the Roadway Design Section, the Utility Section, the Maintenance Bureau, the Bridge Bureau, the Equipment Bureau, the Construction Bureau, consultants, and the regions. This group's scope includes all aspects of the electrical portion of a project, including analyzing street lighting warrants for FHWA participation, laying out of lighting and power systems to meet current design standards, using computerized methods to predict characteristics of a proposed lighting system, composing specifications for the required materials and installation techniques used on a project. When lighting projects are designed outside the department, this group coordinates, reviews and approves the plans and all lighting permits.
Signing, Striping and TCP  
 The Signing, Striping, Pavement Marking and Traffic Control Plans (TCP) group is responsible for reviewing signing, pavement marking and delineation, striping, and traffic control in roadway plans involving Federal and/or State funding. These reviews are typically conducted at the Plan-In-Hand Inspection, PS&E Inspection, and Final Back Check plan development phases prior to plans being let to contract. The TCP Group is also responsible for establishing, reviewing and revising many of the Standard and Special drawings for signing, striping, pavement marking and delineation. In addition, they also establish, review and revise corresponding pay items for Traffic Control, signing, striping, pavement marking and delineation. During the Construction phase, they are responsible for reviewing and approving proposed construction traffic control changes submitted through the Construction Bureau for active projects.


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