Work Zone Field Manual

​2020 Wisconsin Work Zone Field Manual

This Field Manual contains general Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) standards for Wisconsin state highways. The user shall follow any TTC plans, specifications, and special provisions written for a specific project and then follow the Field Manual for all other layouts. Any work that affects road users (including vehicles, bicycles, and pedestrians) requires proper TTC ​plans.

Entire Work Zone Field Manual

​Revision Date
​Introduction / Glossary / Guidelines
July 15, 2020
Temporary Traffic Control Devices
July 15, 2020
Longitudinal Drop-off Guidelines
May 20, 2020
​Symbols Used in Typical Layouts
​May 20, 2020
​Components of a Temporary Traffic Control Zone
May 20, 2020
​Temporary Traffic Control Distance Charts​
​​June 24, 2020
​Low Volume Roads: Rural and Urban (Layouts 1-3)
​May20, 2020
Two-Lane, Two-Way Roads (Layouts 4-31)
​July 15, 2020
​Two-Way, Continuous Left-Turn Lane (Layouts 32-36)
​July 15, 2020
​Multi-Lane Undivided Roads (Layouts 37-44)
July 15, 2020
​Multi-Lane Divided Road (Layouts 45-75)​
​July 15, 2020
​Miscellaneous Layouts (Layouts 76-87)​
​July 15, 2020
Quality Standards
​May 20, 2020
WisDOT Work Zone ​Contacts
May 20​, 2020


Emily Silverson, Bureau of Traffic Operations​