Road Traffic Management

Greenlight Highways offers a comprehensive range of services designed to address the diverse needs of our community.

From traffic signal optimisation to road closures and diversions. We pride ourselves on delivering tailored solutions that minimise disruptions and maximise efficiency.

The specific traffic management solutions suitable for your project will depend on factors such as the scale of the project, budget, existing infrastructure, and local regulations.

Consulting with traffic management professionals like us and CAD planners can provide valuable guidance in selecting the most effective solutions for your specific needs.

Times When You Need Road Traffic Management..

Temporary road closures can be needed for a variety of reasons such as special events, emergency situations, road maintenance, and nearby construction activities. Here are some common reasons why a road might need to be closed and where Greenlight Highways can help:

Construction or Maintenance

Roads may be closed to facilitate construction projects, such as road expansions, bridge repairs, repaving, or utility work. These closures ensure the safety of workers and the public while allowing necessary improvements to be made.

Special Events

Roads might be closed temporarily to accommodate parades, marathons, festivals, concerts, or other large-scale events. Closing roads during such events helps manage pedestrian and vehicle traffic and ensures participant and spectator safety.

Traffic Accidents or Incidents

In the case of a major accident, hazardous spill, or other emergency incident, a road may be closed to allow emergency responders to access the scene, provide assistance, and conduct investigations.

Severe Weather or Natural Disasters

Roads could be closed due to severe weather conditions like heavy snow, flooding, landslides, or hurricanes. These closures help protect drivers from dangerous conditions and allow time for road clearing and repairs.

Road Repairs and Rehabilitation

Roads may be closed for routine maintenance, such as filling potholes, repairing damaged infrastructure, or upgrading road features like signage and lighting.

Public Safety

Roads might be closed to ensure public safety during demonstrations, protests, or large gatherings that have the potential to disrupt traffic or escalate into unsafe situations.

Utility Work

Road closures may be necessary to allow utility companies to perform repairs or upgrades to underground utilities, such as water, gas, fibre or electrical lines.

Infrastructure Inspections

Roads could be closed temporarily for infrastructure inspections, including bridge assessments, tunnel inspections, or other evaluations of critical transportation elements.

Environmental Concerns

Temporary road closures might be initiated to protect sensitive ecological areas, wildlife habitats, or nesting sites during specific times of the year.

Traffic Calming Measures

Roads may be closed or restricted in certain areas as part of traffic calming initiatives to reduce vehicle speed and enhance pedestrian safety.

Security Reasons

Roads could be closed due to security concerns related to government buildings, embassies, or other sensitive locations.

Planned Road Improvements

Some closures are implemented to allow for long-term road improvements, such as new interchanges, realignments, or the creation of new intersections.

Law Enforcement Operations

Law enforcement agencies might close roads during specific operations, such as vehicle pursuits, crime scene investigations, or checkpoints.

Utility Emergencies

Roads could be closed in the event of utility emergencies, such as gas leaks or water main breaks, to ensure the safety of the public and responders.

Road closures are typically communicated through advanced notice, signage, and alternative routes to minimise inconvenience and ensure that drivers are aware of the changes in traffic patterns.

Temporary Traffic-lights in road from Greenlight Highways

Our Road Traffic Management Services Include:

  • UTC Multiphase System
  • 2-way, 3-way, 4-way and up to 32-headed traffic light system
  • Pedestrian lights and systems
  • VMS Signs
  • Stop & Go operatives
  • Traffic marshalls
  • Lane closures for dual carriageways
  • Road closures and diversions
  • Convoy working
  • Event traffic management
  • Full site maintenance
Greenlight Highways truck in action with man collecting road sign

Road Traffic Control Units

SRL Portable Temporary Traffic Light Units

SRL Radiolight® Compact Traffic Light

  • Radio link, guaranteed 500m operating distance
  • 750kg total weight including trailer
  • No requirement for BE towing license
  • Multiphase, Double Head and Pedestrian capabilities
  • 2 x 12v batteries per signal providing up to 7 days running time
  • LEDs R.A.G.
  • Galvanised metalwork
  • Detachable signal posts
  • T-bar security locks
  • 32 channel radios
  • Vehicle detection
  • Red light monitoring
  • Single or multiphase trailers complete available with electrics
  • Remote control optional

The Radiolight® Compact traffic light adheres to, and is approved to, the following specifications when used entirely or as part of systems:

  • Highways agency approval TR 2502 (Equivalent)
  • Highways agency approval TR 2503
  • Highways agency approval TR 2504
  • Highways agency approval TR 2537
  • Highways agency approval TR 2538

Road Traffic Design & Planning

We provide a full scheme design, consultancy and planning service.

Using the latest CONE 11 software we create Computer Aided Design (CAD) layouts to provide the most effective and efficient methods of managing traffic, while adhering to current legislation.

This ensures we can implement schemes in a safe and cost effective manner by eliminating inaccuracies and building more efficient workflows.

All of our planners are trained to deliver accurate and site-specific schemes that meet all Local Authority and Highways Authority requirements, including:

  • Site surveys
  • Notices
  • Scheme planning and design
  • CAD drawings and plans
  • Method statements
  • Risk assessments