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2 NW Traffic Alliance Sharing Experience and Ideas Bringing Traffic Professionals Together Rick Butner Pierce County Public Works & Utilities November 15, 2012 Washington State Association of County Engineers

3 In the Beginning – First meeting held March of 2011 Name was decided In Attendance – Pierce, Kitsap and King County – WSDOT Discussed Sign Retro & Asset Management WASP contacts to initiate first meeting. NW Traffic Alliance Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

4 First Core Group Meeting, April 2011 Great Turn out Decision made to Continue Meetings Workshops? Invite Cities? NW Traffic Alliance Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

5 NW Traffic Alliance – Workshops Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Workshops – Personal Growth – Sharing Ideas – Networking – Fulfilling a need

6 NW Traffic Alliance - March Workshop Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

7 NW Traffic Alliance - March Workshop Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 "This was one of the most beneficial meetings that I have been to. Looking forward to many more“ – Cody Romero with the City of Port Angeles "That was a great workshop, both my techs made the same comment - that was the best workshop/conference that they have been to" Thanks again – Jeff Thomas with Whatcom County

8 Multi Agency buying power – Vendors receptive to Alliance buying power Materials that work for us – Discuss at Alliance meetings – State Contract? Benefits to hosting agency – Rebates? NW Traffic Alliance - Inter-locals Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

9 Pierce County Traffic Bids – Traffic Striping/Markings Paint – Traffic Signs – Wood posts for signs – Steel posts for signs – Pavement Markings Benefits – Control of products used – Standardization – Best product at best cost NW Traffic Alliance - Inter-locals Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

10 NW Traffic Alliance - Web Site Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

11 2009 WSACE meeting in Bremerton Evolution of Program Value of Sharing Interest in Program National Attention National Webinar Asset Management Sign Retroreflectivity – Update Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

12 Sign Retroreflectivity – Basically Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Measured Retroreflectivity Not Tested Monitor Control Sample and schedule sign replacement based on data models Monitor age of signs with Inventory Signs within warranty Signs within warranty Add to Control Sample Group to Measured Retroreflectivity Testing Signs outside warranty Signs outside warranty

13 Sign Retroreflectivity – Progress Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Signs managed through Retroreflectivity Program Age of signs in years Quantity of signs in inventory

14 Sign Retroreflectivity – Black/Yellow Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Ten Year warranty Expected Life Begin testing 2 years prior to end Expected Life Control Sample Minimum Level 50 Age of sign in years Retroreflectivity Readings

15 Sign Retroreflectivity – Stop Signs Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Retroreflectivity Readings Age of sign in years Minimum Required Red Minimum Required White Averages of control sample by year

16 Sign Retroreflectivity – Stop Signs Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12 Ten Year Warranty Expected Life Begin testing 2 years prior to end Expected Life Control Sample Minimum 3:1 Contrast Ratio 5:1 6:15:1 6:18:1 Average Contrast Ratio

17 Pride in sharing – Sharing a program that makes you proud Learning from the experience of colleagues – Why reinvent the wheel Employee Moral – Being involved is exciting Cost Benefit – Agency hosted meetings and workshops – Inter local purchasing power NW Traffic Alliance Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

18 NW Traffic Alliance Washington State Association of County Engineers11/15/12

19 QUESTIONS? Rick Butner (253) or November 15, 2012 Washington State Association of County Engineers


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