In a presentation given on June 18th
at the Rutgers Eco Complex, Dobiszewski, a Professional
Engineer and Professional Traffic Operations Engineer,
informed members about the benefits of implementing
a prudent preventative maintenance program in a nation
plagued by subpar traffic systems.
According to the 2007 National Traffic
Signal Report Card-a study used among other things to
assess traffic operations and provide benchmarks- the
nation received an overall C- for maintenance. Data
collected from 417 agencies suggests that there is a
basic yet limited level of knowledge pertaining to traffic
operations and liability exposure.
Dobiszewski presented a mixture of research
findings from the National Transportation Operations
Coalition and personal knowledge extracted from almost
20 years of public and private agency experience in
the traffic maintenance industry. The presentation includes
a preventative maintenance checklists, cost/benefit
ratios, current design standards and need- to-know revisions
to New Jersey’s “One Call” System.
Dobiszewski is an IMSA Level I, II,
III course administrator and a Work Zone Safety Specialist.
He is currently serving on the Project Approval Team
for the re-write of the IMSA Traffic Signal Technician
For more information or to request a
copy of the presentation, please call 973.467.4901 Ext.