Section 14-472 Traffic control for street construction and maintenance operations.
Prior to the adoption of Ord. 21579 on 01/22/2013, Section 14-472 read as follows.
(a) Manual and specifications for devices at worksites. All traffic control
barricades and devices used at construction and maintenance worksites within city street rights-of-way
shall conform to the manual and specifications approved by the director of public works
and filed in the office of the city clerk. The manual shall serve as the instrument to govern the
necessity for and placement of traffic control devices at worksites.
(b) Responsibility of director of public works. The director of public
works or a designated
representative shall be responsible for providing all inspections required to determine that
construction and maintenance operations within the city street rights-of-way are conducted in
accordance with the provisions of the "TrafficControl Manual for Street Construction and
Maintenance Operations," and is hereby granted authority to make and adopt such rules and
regulations as deemed necessary to implement and carry out the purpose of the manual not
inconsistent therewith. Rules and regulations so made and adopted shall be in writing and shall
make reference to this section for their authority. They shall be
kept on file in the office of the
director of public works
filed in the office of the city clerk and shall be effective from such filing
(c) Stop work orders. The director of public works or an authorized agent
shall have authority
to stop work whenever any worksite within the city street rights-of-way is found in violation of
the provisions of the manual or the applicable regulations, plans or specifications approved
and/or adopted by the director of public works under the provisions of this section. Any person
directed to stop work and who shall not stop or who shall continue to work in violation of this
section shall be punished as set forth in section 1-8 of this Code. Whenever the director or
authorized agent directs work to be stopped, the permittee shall, as soon as possible, be advised
of the reasons for work stoppage and of the necessary revisions in the work site traffic control
which must be made prior to permitting work to continue.
(d) Appeals. Any provision of the "Traffic Control Manual for Street
Maintenance Operations," may be appealed in writing to the director of public
works stating the regulation appealed and the reasons therefor. The city traffic engineer will then
provide supporting evidence in favor of or against such appeal. Within three (3) working days of
the date the appeal is received, the director of public works shall advise the appealer, in writing,
of a decision. This decision shall be final.
(Code 1964, § 12.126; Ord. No. 9880, § 1, 7-18-83)