As Traffic Management Specialists the objective of GKTM is to provide to any party carrying out construction and maintenance works on a public road with a set of measures that will promote the safety of both the user and the worker. We maintain the highest levels of safety at all times while minimising the disruption of traffic flow and pedestrian routes.
Single/Multi Lane Closures
Mobile Lane Closures
Advance Warning Vehicles either in the hard shoulder or the near-side lane inform motorists of the approaching roadworks. In front of the Advance Warning Vehicle an IPV (Impact Protection Vehicle) protects the workers from vehicular traffic and the appropriate regulatory signs mounted on the IPV reinforce to motorists to drive carefully.
Stop and Go Systems
The basic components of a Temporary Traffic Management Plan are lane closure design and a method of controlling traffic movement past the works site.
The stop and go system of traffic control can be used on single carriageway roads where traffic is reduced to one single lane due to road works, at plant crossing points and at site entrances/exits.
Stop and Go battens can be manually or mechanically operated, This method allows traffic flows to move according to the actual demand, thereby reducing congestion, delay and driver frustration. STOP and GO battens are often specified and/or required during peak traffic flow periods on sites where remote control methods, such as temporary traffic signals, are used during the off-peak periods.
The image above shows a manually operated stop and go system with stop and go battens at either end of the roadworks. The operator at one end is not visible to the operator at the other end. Therefore they communicate over radio to ensure optimal traffic flow.
All of our operatives are trained to the highest safety standard
Crossovers and Contraflows
The choice of location of the crossover points is a critical factor affecting safe use and construction costs. This is only one consideration when planning contraflow systems. Luckily, GKTM have the experience and expertise to plan a crossover and conform to all the required regulations.
Road Closures and Diversions
GKTM will perform all the necessary prerequisites and install all signage and equipment necessary to ensure safety for all road users – pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists. drivers etc.