Chevron TM | How does an Enhanced Mobile Carriageway Closure work?
Over the past few weeks, Chevron Traffic Management has been talking about Enhanced Mobile Carriageway Closures (EMCC), which the company believes is a game-changer for the traffic management industry.
EMCC is a new technique which removes the requirement for rolling roadblock support to planned road works and allows traffic management contractors to deploy an agile vehicle displaying an authorised sign to create a traffic-free environment for a short period of time. The van is equipped with an incursion warning system to alert workers of errant vehicles entering the work zone.
The EMCC can be deployed during operations including the installation, maintenance, switching, or removal of traffic management systems. This includes supporting works operations that require short periods of traffic-free time.
Ultimately, it provides an alternative to the use of rolling roadblocks when delivering planned roadworks projects.
EMCC has been accepted by National Highways as a method which is now available to traffic management providers for creating traffic-free environments on carriageways on their network.
Chevron TM has already delivered over 1500 EMCCs since August 2020, with only 5 incursions which were captured by the vehicle-mounted CCTVs and mitigated by HRS Intellicone® Incursion Prevention & Warning System.
To find out more about how an EMCC works and to hear first-hand case studies on recent EMCC activity, join them at Highways UK where their experts will be on hand to answer your questions.
You’ll find them on stand F13 & F14.