2012 Work Area Traffic Control Handbook (WATCH) 12th Edition is a pocket-sized handbook that contains information for traffic control in construction work areas on local and county roads. The WATCH book features:
- Completely revised and updated full-color graphicscovering all types of temporary road, lane and shoulder closures and flagger stations.
- Fully illustrated details on the use of channelizers, barricades and warning signs/devices, plus new barricade and striping graphics.
- Up-to-date safety guidelines for working in high speed areas, in the vicinity of railroads and for handling pedestrian and bicycle traffic.
- Critical guidelines for maintaining worker safety within a temporary traffic control zone.
This book is published under the authority of the Southern California Chapter of the American Public Works Association and is is the product of a dedicated, 10-member committee comprised of leading experts in traffic control and safety.