11.04.15.02

.02 Authorization, Site Qualification, and Operator Selection.

A. A local police department or State police department may not deploy any work zone speed control system without the permission of the State or local agency that maintains the highway on which the work zone is to be located.

B. The State or local agency that maintains the highway is responsible for ensuring that any segment of highway on which a work zone speed control system is deployed satisfies the requirements of Transportation Article, §21-810(b)(1), Annotated Code of Maryland.

C. The locations and times when work zone speed control systems are to be deployed within a work zone shall be jointly agreed upon by the agency that maintains the highway and the local police department or the State police department that deploys the work zone speed control system.

D. The deploying local police department or State police department shall determine whether the work zone speed control operator is a police officer, a representative of the police department, or a representative of a Maryland State Highway Administration contractor, for each location where a work zone speed control system is to be operated.