Web-based system used to track closures and restrictions on Wisconsin state highways Facilitate data sharing with WisDOT applications that require lane closure data, such as 511 Traveler Information and Oversize/Overweight (OSOW) permitting Improve the completeness, reliability, and timeliness of lane closure data on state highways LCS Objectives
What closures should be tracked? – All let projects – Any planned maintenance or permit / utility work closure or restriction When should closures be entered? – 14 days - Project start, full roadway closure, change in width restriction – 7 days - System ramp closure – 3 days - Lane and service ramp closure System Use
Data Accuracy & Completing Closures It is critical that all closure information entered in the LCS be accurate – The closure information entered in the LCS is used to: Provide traveler information through WI’s 511 phone system and website http://www.511wi.gov/Web/map.aspx?region=southwest Issue OSOW permits, which has a direct impact on the movement of commerce through WI
http://transportal.cee.wisc.edu/closures Web Address
Closure Walk Through Type of facility ( mainline, ramp, bridge or system interchange ) Duration type ( daily/nightly, weekly, continuous or long term ) Closure is either a closure or restriction What’s closed ( single lane, left shoulder, left lane, 2 left lanes etc.. ) Closure location If the closure location is not listed, find the closest point and give a direction and distance from OSOW Restrictions ( place any restrictions that OSOW will use when creating routes / issuing permits ) If a full closure is selected, a detour route will need to be entered Other useful information about the closure should be placed in the external facilities box If more than 1 facility will be needed, the add facility button will allow for multiple entries Enter lane width available or height available
Standard Specification 618.104.22.168.2 Furnish a sign mounting system from the departments approved products list. Signing contractor should order sign mounting brackets with plenty of lead time. Sign mounting hardware, including mounting brackets are incidental to signing bid item.
Approved Overhead Sign Support Mounting Bracket
Bid Items for Signs Most Common Types of Reflective Sheeting 637.1220 Signs Type 1 Reflective SH – Large Interstate / Freeway Signs mounted on steel I beams or overhead sign structure 637.2210 Signs Type 2 Reflective H – Regulatory and Directional Signs 637.2230 Signs Type 2 Reflective F – Warning and School Related Signs
Sign Manufacture Details in Plan See notes for sign type and sheeting type.
Special Sign Details – Shop Drawings are not Required Manufacturer shall use plan details. – Type 1 example
Special Sign Details – Shop Drawings are not Required Manufacturer shall use plan details. – Type 2 example
Signing and Marking Contact Information La Crosse Office – Iver Peterson – (608) 785-9060 – Eric Glindinning – (608) 795-9909 Madison Office – Erik Nilson – (608) 516-6571 – Jeff Holloway – (608) 516-6437
Joe Schneider Traffic – La Crosse Office 608 789-5959 Questions?