This report details the research involved in developing the Emergency Response Guide of Highway Maintenance Managers. The Emergency Response Guide of Highway Maintenance Managers details WSDOT's emergency management procedures and describes how managers should respond to and handle emergencies resulting from natural or technological disasters that impact the transportation system and associated physical plants. The guide further describes WSDOT's emergency related organizational roles and responsibilities.
This report describes the information contained in each section of the guide, identifies the sources of the information, and outlines the procedures the authors used to obtain the information. This report also contains recommendations for improving WSDOT's emergency preparedness.