Incident Management Task Forces (IMTF) in the DVRPC Region

Task Force LocationsTask Force Locations [0.9 MB pdf]

I-76 / I-476 Crossroads IMTF

Operating Guidelines
  • Established in January 1999 in Delaware and Montgomery Counties
  • Focuses on portions of I-76 & I-476
  • Stakeholders [0.5 MB pdf]

Successes

  • Mile Markers coordinate along I-476 and the PA Turnpikes Northeast Extension (I-476)
  • Ramp Designation Signage on I-76 / I-476 Interchange
  • Influenced location and design of Noise Walls
  • Developed Traffic Incident Operating Guidelines
  • Training Opportunities
  • Conducting Post Incident Reviews at meetings

NJ SAFR (Southern Area First Responders) IMTF
(formally named NJ 42/55, I-76/676/295 IMTF)

 
Operating Guidelines
  • Established in June 2002 in Camden and Gloucester Counties
  • Covers portions of I-76, I-676, I-295, NJ 42 and NJ 55
  • Stakeholders [0.1 MB pdf]

Successes

  • Policy & Procedures Manual
  • Established Response Boxes and standardized response plans
    • Designates a specific area of highway where each Fire/EMS station responds to, based on access to highway, not municipal boundaries
  • Implemented mile marker signage every tenth of a mile on ramps and mainline
  • Training Opportunities
  • Established Subcommittees
    • Policy & Procedures
    • Training
    • Response Boxes & Contracts
    • Feedback

Philadelphia IMTF

 
  • Established August 2007 in Philadelphia
  • Focuses on portions of I-95, I-76, and I-676
  • Stakeholders [0.5 MB pdf]

Successes

  • Operational Scenario Workshop
  • Construction Coordination on long term I-95 Reconstruction Project
    • Need for PennDOT consultants to coordinate with responders
    • Develop Traffic and Incident Management Plans

Delaware County IMTF

 
  • Established April 2008 in Delaware County
  • Focuses on portions of I-95 and I-476
  • Stakeholders [0.3 MB pdf]
  • Facilitated via a joint partnership with Delaware County Transportation Management Association

Successes

  • Post Incident Reviews

US 30 Chester County IMTF

 
  • Established November 2009 in Chester County
  • Focuses on US 30 Bypass
  • Stakeholders [0.3 MB pdf]
  • Facilitated via a joint partnership with Chester County Planning Commission

Successes

  • Operational Scenario Workshop to identify gaps in coordination and communication
  • Detour Route enhancements
  • Installation of 1/10 Mile Markers along corridor

Burlington County IMTF

 
  • Established April 2012 in Burlington County
  • Focuses on portions of I-295, NJ Turnpike and US 130
  • Stakeholders (list is still underdevelopment)

Current Effort

  • Task Force recently initiated
  • Corridor also focuses on arterial roadway with high crash locations

Bucks County IMTF

 
  • Established April 2012 in Bucks County
  • Focuses on portions of I-95 and US 1
  • Stakeholders (list is still underdevelopment)

Current Effort

  • Task Force recently initiated
  • Construction coordination for PA Turnpike / I-95 Interchange construction project
  • Enhancing coordination across state lines and river crossing

Other Established Incident Management Task Forces

Task Forces initiated under the guidance of DVRPC
  • PA 309 IMTF
    • Managed by Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association
    • Located in Montgomery County
  • US 422 IMTF
    • Managed by Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association
    • Located in Montgomery County and Chester County
  • US 202 Great Valley
    • Managed by PennDOT Greater Valley Forge Transportation Management Association
    • Located in Chester County
    • Effort is part of long term construction project