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SafetyZone Newsletter - November 2009

Safety Zone - the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse   Logo of the National Work Zone Safety Information ClearinghouseSUBSCRIBEFEATURE ARTICLES LAWS & REGULATIONS RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES ARTICLES & REPORTS OF INTEREST November 2009
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1219 28th St., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20007
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Lisa McCluskey
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FEATURE ARTICLES

National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse teams up with World of Asphalt to provide "Power Workshops" 

Chung EngMeet Chung Eng, Work Zone Team Leader for the Federal Highway Administration Office of Transportation Operations. Find out what he sees as the most pressing need for work zone training in 2010.

2010 TRB Meeting Work Zone Safety and Mobility session preview
Visit the Clearinghouse at TRB- booth 2103.

2008 & 2009 TRB white papers on our site


LAWS & REGULATIONS

The MUTCD Final Rule has been published in the Federal Register. FHWA has posted several resources online.  The effective date for this final rule is January 15, 2010. Stay tuned to www.workzonesafey.org for updates and for a webinar on this topic.

Updated links on the Clearinghouse site: Enhanced Fine Legislation in Work Zones.


RESOURCES & OPPORTUNITIES

Call for Expert Contact Information Update: Update or submit your information to the Clearinghouse expert database. This is a no-cost offer.

Get the latest information on 2010 Work Zone Awareness Week events and order materials now.

The 2008 Work Zone Crash Data pages have been updated on our site.

Taking Proper Care of Pedestrians in Work Zones Webinar now archived online.

Post a Safety Product: Post your work zone related products on our web site.


ARTICLES & REPORTS OF INTEREST

Construction Project Administration and Management for Mitigating Work Zone Crashes and Fatalities: An Integrated Risk Management Model

MoDOT worker walks to encourage work zone safety.

“Big Apple” to Host National Work Zone Awareness Week 2010 Kick-Off Event.

Our view: Road caution everyone’s responsibility.

Improving Work Zone Safety: Why you should consider new traffic control devices for effective safety, Water Barrier Manufactureres Association.

Articles and reports are added weekly to www.workzonesafety.org.


NEW PRODUCTS & PRESS RELEASES

ISP, IDOT, SOS, and Corporate Partners Join Efforts to Save Lives on Illinois Roadways.

Neuwaukum Industries Inc. Answers the Call for Safer Work Zones.

SynchroGUIDE receives accolades in Oklahoma as NEW MUTCD to adopt Sequential Warning Light Benefits.

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About The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse

The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse is dedicated to providing the transportation construction industry and the general public with comprehensive information to improve motorist, worker and pedestrian safety in roadway work zones. The Clearinghouse has the world’s largest online library of free information on work zone safety,
www.workzonesafety.org


The materials provided in this publication are based upon work supported by the Federal Highway Administration under cooperative agreement No. DTFH61-06-H-00015. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in any publication listed on this web site are those of the Author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Federal Highway Administration.

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Posted: 1/6/2010