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Additional Upcoming Event Information

ATSSA is "Green" - Please review and print materials prior to meeting as needed.


Next IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting: Riverside Casino & Golf Resort, Riverside, IA

Jun 22 - 23, 2022

  • June 22 – Meet 'n' Greet
  • June 23 – Chapter meeting and Golf Event

Agenda: Pending


Previous Meeting Materials

Feb 22, 2022

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary


Oct 26, 2021

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary


Jun 17, 2021

IA-ATSSA Chapter Meeting Summary




Chapter News

Aug 23, 2021 - IowaDOT is requesting your valued feedback on proposed lanuage for a new ruling allowing the use of white lights on vehicles or equipment when used in work zones.  The following link is provided for your review and feedback:




Any questions or comments should be directed to Clayton Burke, P.E., Work Zone Traffic and Safety Engineer, IowaDOT.


Apr 27, 2021 - The IowaDOT is hosting a Zoom meeting discussing MASH sunset dates for work zone devices on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 10 a.m. CT / 11 a.m. ET.  


April 6, 2021 - IowaDOT is requesting your valued feedback on the previous alert as well as your input on a new standard affecting portable dynamic message signage.


Mar 17, 2021 - IowaDOT Requests your feedback on draft language for the IowaDOT MASH sunset dates for work zone devices.  Please send your comments to our Chapter President Vaugn Miller by Friday, next week March 26, 2021.


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Chapter Resources

ATSSA Virtual Event Code of Conduct (Oct. 2020)

Chapter Management Guide (July 2019)

IA-ATSSA Chapter Bylaws (June 21, 2018)

IowaDOT Need Answers - Telephone Listing Brochure (April 2018)

ATSSA Vendor Presentation Policy

Important Links:
Iowa DOT
Iowa DOT Need Answers - June 2018
Comprehensive Highway Safety Plan PPT

Information for FLAGGERS:

2528.10 FLAGGERS - The flaggers shall be trained about safe flagging operations that comply with IowaDOT Flaggers Handbook, Part VI of the MUTCD, and the Standard Specifications prior to flagging operations. Training of flaggers shall include the following:

  1. Issue and review the current Iowa DOT Flaggers Handbook
  2. Presentation of the current Iowa Professional Flagging Video
  3. Issue flagger training card, which shall include the following:
    • Employee name
    • Date of training
    • Name of Instructor
    • Expiration date of December 31 of the year following the training date.
    • The flaggers shall carry their flagger training card at all times and show it upon request.
  4. Contractor shall maintain a list of the flaggers trained and the date of the training.

Training shall not be required for short time, emergency, or relief assignment of employees to flagging operations. Payment will not be made in accordance with Article 2528.12, A, 7.

Flagger operations, equipment, and apparel shall confirm to the Iowa DOT Flagger's Handbook.

When nighttime flagging is required, auxiliary lighting shall be provided to illuminate the flagging stations according to the current Iowa DOT Flagger's Handbook. This lighting shall be set up in such a manner to minimize glare to motorists. The cost of furnishing nighttime flagging stations shall be included in the lump sum price bid for Traffic Control.

Complete requirements

April 2006 Flagger Handbook

High Visibility Garment Requirements