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A comparative study of Malaysian expressway traffic management with selected countries

Mahmood @ Mohd. Zawawi, Aidil (2019) A comparative study of Malaysian expressway traffic management with selected countries. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Engineering - School of Civil Engineering.


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Traffic Management Plan (TMP) in road construction is implemented along the work zone area in order to isolate construction workers and machinery and also road users passing through the work zone area. The aim of this study is to overview the current practices of Expressway Traffic Management based on the guideline system in Malaysia in comparison with the selected countries. This study focuses on TMP guidelines implementation at Malaysia PLUS highway and comparison of guidelines with two other countries which are Australia and United States. The methodology of this study will be divided into two stages which are primary data and secondary data. Secondary data will be collected by literature review by focusing on writing-related materials and primary data will be collected through documents search within company undertaking traffic management projects. Data and related information guidelines standard such as catalog and literature review details can be obtained online. The collected data was analyzed using narrative and content analysis method. Based on the objectives of the study, the current practices of Malaysian Highway Traffic Management Plan has used Malaysian Traffic Management Plan Guidelines 2008 which indicate plenty room of improvement to be at par with the developed nation based on the comparison of the contents from the guidelines of other two countries. Missing important term in the TMP objective, establish work process for emergency and unplanned works, increase the numbers of warning signages at work site and put first warning signage as far as possible from work site are among important improvement on the Malaysian Traffic Management Plan guidelines document that can be adopted.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana (Pengurusan Projek)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2019; Supervisor : Abdul Rahim Abdul Hamid
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:80869
Deposited By: Fazli Masari
Deposited On:24 Jul 2019 00:08
Last Modified:24 Jul 2019 00:08

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