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Road Traffic Sign Manual Chapter 13 Revision – Pretoria, South Africa

The recent increase in the scale of road construction projects in the country creates the opportunity to focus attention on the issue of road safety through roadworks. Roadworks present higher casualty risk than conventional roads.

 

Overview

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, in association with Aurecon and Alta Swanepoel Associates, was appointed to revise and update the South African Road Traffic Signs Manual Volume 2, Chapter 13, Road Works Signing.

The South African Road Traffic Signs Manual Volume 2, Chapter 13, sets the standards for the planning, design and implementation of temporary road works and traffic interventions. 

Challenges

Our client required assistance in revising an outdated document. There were major errors within the document that could have led to incorrect construction works’ design layouts.

Our Approach / Services

Services provided include:

  • Compiling a searchable, electronic version of the manual for stakeholders, and an editable electronic version of the manual for the client
  • Literature review report
  • Stakeholder consultation report
  • Recommendations on proposed revisions to other sections identified during the project
  • PowerPoint presentations with project team
  • Recording project meeting minutes
  • Presentation at three workshops in Gauteng (Pretoria), KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape

Outcomes

The updated Chapter ensures the reduction of major errors in terms of incorrect construction works’ design layouts. It further increases the awareness around road safety through roadworks.

Facts and Figures

Client: National Department of Transport

Project Date: January 2015 - May 2015

Project Fee: ZAR 500,000