Traffic Control

Area Wide Protective - Traffic Control | Traffic Control Solutions, Temporary Traffic Control & Flagging

Traffic Control

The safe passage of people and vehicles around work areas is critical to the safety of the work crew and motoring public, compliance with all laws and ordinances and consideration of the customer's desire to complete a project on time and under budget. AWP's team of engineers and compliance managers are able to handle all of the behind the scenes efforts to ensure that your work zone meets these requirements.

Our professional associates have years of experience in developing and maintaining the proper work zone perspective to effectively coordinate safety, compliance and productivity.

24/7 Emergency Response
Temporary Traffic Control & Flagging
Railway Temporary Traffic Control
Special Events
Aerial Line Crossings
Permit Acquisition Assistance
Procurement of Police Services

24/7 Emergency Response

AWP responds to emergencies within 2 hours or less, anywhere within our 17 state service territory. Our system-wide dispatch operates around the clock 365 days a year. With fully-equipped central offices strategically located throughout our service territory, AWP’s highly trained workforce is on call and ready for any job any time. Experienced in:

  • Storm Restoration and Cleanup
  • Site Security
  • Snow and Ice Storms
  • Water Main Breaks
  • Gas Leaks
  • Power Outages
  • Flooding
  • Traffic Accidents

In AWP’s history we have responded to hundreds of emergency call outs for our customers, from localized utility issues, to major weather events. We have the experience, equipment, and expertise to handle any emergency!

Temporary Traffic Control & Flagging

AWP provides a full range of temporary traffic control services. Our services range from simple one lane flagging operations, to multi-lane road closures with detours. AWP’s highly trained traffic control personnel arrive at the work site fully equipped with all knowledge and traffic control devices required for the safest, most efficient work zone. All AWP traffic control personnel are trained or certified in the following:

  • ATSSA Flagger Certification
  • AWP “Injury Free” Safety Training
  • Drug-Free Workplace Training
  • Defensive Driving Training
  • Maneuverability Training
  • Trailer Safety Training
  • Basics of Temporary Traffic Control
  • CPR, AED & Basic First Aid Certification

Through this training all AWP personnel are taught how to communicate with other team members, our clients, and the general public to ensure highly effective work zones are set up and maintained throughout the work day. AWP’s goal is to set up “Injury Free” work zones that are compliant, safe, self-sufficient, and facilitate optimal traffic flow for motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians.

Railway Temporary Traffic Control

In addition to controlling traffic on the road, AWP also provides temporary traffic control for railway traffic, including freight, commuter, and transit rail networks. AWP has traffic control specialists who are trained and certified in accordance with the appropriate Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) standards. Our team also receives safety training as required by the railway owner prior to any job.

Special Events

Don't let the challenges of traffic control restrict or put a damper on your important day. Just call AWP and we will take the entire traffic control burden from you. We will erect any necessary signage, develop an efficient plan for ingress and egress to the event, deploy the proper number of trained professionals to safely control traffic, and coordinate the entire effort with police and government authorities. AWP also provides temporary traffic management services and equipment for larger events that affect miles of roadway for the duration of the event. AWP provides temporary traffic control services and equipment for:

  • Parades
  • Sporting events
  • High-traffic school events
  • Street festivals
  • Races (pedestrian or other)
  • And many other noble causes that affect the regular flow of traffic!

Aerial Line Crossings

AWP will coordinate with all parties involved, assist with the planning, and provide vehicles, drivers, and any other professional traffic control needed to perform an aerial line crossing.

Permit Acquisition Assistance

AWP's team will work with municipalities and other agencies to facilitate the permit acquisition process for our clients.

Procurement of Police Services

As part of AWP’s comprehensive traffic management services, we coordinate with local and state law enforcement agencies to provide police services for:

  • Traffic Control
  • Directing Traffic
  • Controlling traffic at signalized intersections
  • Using police cruiser as a traffic control device
  • Mobile operation escorts
  • Line crossings and rolling roadblocks on major highways
  • Work Zone speed patrols
  • Security at job sites for protection and safety of work crews

AWP requires 72 hours advance notice in order to properly coordinate between the local law enforcement and the client needs.


To request AWP traffic control service request a quote or find an AWP facility near you.