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May 14, 2021

Webinar recording available at Summit Series Webinar #3: Work Zones

Courses:

May 13, 2021

The following presentations are available at 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference:

  • Innovation Session – Laura Huizinga
  • Free Industry Training and Education Resources – Brad Sant
  • Pedestrian Accommodation in Work Zones – Tim Cox
  • Work Zone ITS Tool – Bastian Schroeder
  • Inter-session slides for the Tuesday session

May 11, 2021

Article: Indiana DOT Beefing up Work Zone Safety for 2021 Construction Season

Reports:

May 5, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration:
    • FMCSA Focused on Work Zone Crashes in Florida, Georgia and Texas
    • FMCSA Calls Drivers’ Attention to Work Zone Safety
    • Work Zone Awareness Week: Work zone Fatalities on Rise, USDOT Says
  • Alabama Department of Transportation:
    • ALDOT Employee Leo Fournier Jr. Killed in 2017 Remembered With National Work Zone Memorial
    • ALDOT Employee Killed on Duty, Remembered with National Work Zone Memorial
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Awareness is Needed at all Times
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation:
    Connecticut Department of Transportation Goes Orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week; Marks ‘Go Orange Day’ on April 28, Urges Support for all Roadway Workers
  • Florida Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    ISP, INDOT Pushing for Work Zone Safety as Construction Season Nears
  • Iowa Department of Transportation:
    • Two Remembered During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Audible Attenuators Increase Awareness of Short-Term Work Zones
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    Michigan Hosts National Work Zone Safety Event – One Advocate’s Motivation
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    The Missourian’s View: Caution is Needed in Construction Work Zones on Missouri Roadways
  • New York State:
    Governor Cuomo Announces State Police “Operation Hardhat” to Take Place Across New York as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    ODOT and Ohio State Highway Patrol Team up for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation:
    • Highway Workers Hoping for a Safe Construction Season
    • PennDOT Highlights Work Zone Safety During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Rhode Island Department of Transportation:
    Rhode Island Transportation Officials Urge Drivers to Watch out for Bob
  • Texas Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week in Texas
    • TxDOT Promoting Work Zone Safety Awareness
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    VDOT: Drive Safe in Area Work Zones
  • West Virginia:
    West Virginia Highways Officials Make Push for Increased Safety in Work Zones
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials:
    FHWA, State DOTs Work to Support Highway Worker Safety
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association:
    ARTBA Training Resources Aim to Improve Transportation Project Safety
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association:
    Images Capture NWZAW Efforts From Individuals to Public Officials Working to Save Lives

May 4, 2021

Article: UDOT Continuing to Fight Trespassers in the US 89 Reconstruction Work Zone

The following presentations are available at 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference:

  • Innovation Session – Katie Whitling (Hill and Smith)
  • Accelerate Cooperative Driving Automation (CDA) Deployment with Open Source Software for ITS (OSS4ITS)
  • Roundtable Discussion: Field Training Needs – Where are the gaps?

April 30, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    Work Zone Fatalities at Highest Level Since 2006, New Data Show
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration:
    • FMCSA Encourages Drivers to Practice Work Zone Safety
    • FMCSA Urges Caution for 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Alabama Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Encouraging Motorists to Pay Attention
    • ADOT Displaying Safety Messages This Week for Work Zone Awareness
    • ALDOT Highlights National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins April 26th
    • ALDOT Marks ‘National Work Zone Awareness Week’
    • It’s “Work Zone Awareness Week” and ADOT Wants you to Take Note
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    ADOT Recognizes ‘National Work Zone Awareness Week’ Through April 30
  • Yuma County Department of Public Works:
    ‘Drive Safe, Work Safe, Save Lives’ With National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Arkansas Department of Transportation:
    Arkansas Participates in National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Colorado Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Delaware Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week is This Week
    • DelDOT Truck Hit During Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Florida Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zone Awareness
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • FDOT Recognizes Safety During Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Working to Protect Roadside Workers and Drivers
    • Construction Projects Underway During Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Georgia Department of Transportation:
    • DOT Urges Caution During Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    • 2021 Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Idaho Transportation Department:
    Idaho Transportation Department Kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week: April 26-30
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    • Illinois Goes Orange for Work Zone Awareness Week
    • ‘National Work Zone Awareness Week’ Aims to Keep IDOT Workers Safe
    • Nation Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off in Ill., ISP Cracking Down on Road Work Safety
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    • INDOT Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Staying safe on the roads: It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Kansas Department of Transportation:
    • Go Orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week: Remembering Hays Teen Killed in Highway Accident
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week — Keep Drivers, Workers Safe; ‘Glow Orange’ on Wednesday
    • Marking National Work Zone Awareness Week, KYTC Urges Caution on the Road
    • 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • DOTD to Observe Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Observe ‘Work Zone Awareness Week’ by Slowing Down, Staying Alert
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Message from DOTD Secretary Wilson
  • Maryland State Highway Administration:
    See orange? Watch out: It’s Work Zone Awareness Month in Maryland
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
    • This Week Marks National Work Zone Awareness Week – Here’s What to Know
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation:
    • Transportation Worker Memorial
    • MnDOT to Honor Fallen Transportation Workers April 28 During Worker Memorial Day
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30
    • MDOT and DOTD Observe Work Zone Awareness Week April 26-30
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    • MoDOT Kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week on Monday, April 26
    • MoDOT Opens Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT Promotes Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Starts April 26
    • MoDOT Celebrates “Work Zone Awareness Week”
    • MoDOT Vehicle Struck During First Day of Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT Kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week
    • District Engineer Machelle Watkins – Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
  • Montana Department of Transportation:
    Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives: National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30
  • Nevada Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week: A Reminder to Drive Safely
  • New Mexico Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week Takes Place April 26-30
  • City of Las Cruces Public Works Department:
    Public Works Department to Observe National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • New York Department of Transportation:
    • ‘Operation Hardhat’ to Take Place Across NYS as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Operation Hardhat Enforces Work Zone Safety
    • NYS Police Launch Operation Hardhat Campaign as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • New York State Thruway Authority:
    Retired Thruway Maintenance Employee Shares Story of Dangerous Crash for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    • Ohio and Ky. Shine a Light on National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Take Care During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • ODOT Marks National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Ohio, PA Kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Reminds Drivers to be Extra Alert
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation:
    • Wolf Administration Highlights National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week, Plus Move Over Law Takes Effect
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
  • South Dakota Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021 Promotes Removing Distractions; Public Encouraged to Take Part in Go Orange Day
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign Kicks off on Monday
    • TDOT Announces Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Observed in Tennessee
    • Work Zone Awareness Week: How TDOT is advocating for safety on the roads
    • TDOT Promotes Safety Campaign During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • TDOT Marks Work Zone Awareness Week With Interstate Tribute in Knoxville
  • Texas Department of Transportation:
    • TxDOT Calls for Safer Driving as Work Zone Traffic Deaths Rise During Pandemic
    • Texas DOT Work Zone Awareness Week
    • TxDOT Raising Work Zone Awareness on Texas Roads
    • Texas DOT Work Zone Awareness week
  • Utah Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Safety Week
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off With a Plea for Drivers to Slow Down, Avoid Distractions
    • VDOT: National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts Monday
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Promotes Safety During Road Work Season
    • VDOT Go Orange Wednesday Part of Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
    • Gov. Evers Proclaims April 26-30 as Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    • Keeping the Roads Safe During Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Wisconsin DOT Reminds Drivers to Pay Attention in Work Zones
  • Puerto Rico Department of Transportation and Public Works / Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas de Puerto Rico:
    • Video: Dr. Benjamin Colucci, Director of the Puerto Rico LTAP / Dr. Benjamín Colucci, Directora del LTAP de Puerto Rico
    • Video: Eileen M Vélez Vega, Secretary DTOP / Eileen M. Vélez Vega, PE. Secretaria DTOP
  • Evergreen Safety Council:
    April 26-30, 2021, is National Work Zone Awareness Week.
  • Roads & Bridges:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021 Brings Attention to Worker Safety

April 28, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • Puerto Rico Department of Transportation and Public Works / Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas de Puerto Rico:
    • Video: Dr. Edwin Gonzalez, PE. Executive Director of the Puerto Rico Highway and Transportation Authority / Dr. Edwin González, PE. Director Ejecutivo Act
    • Video: Aida Merlin, Program Manager for Traffic and Operations of Metropistas / Aida Merlín, Gerente De Tráfico Y Vialidad

April 27, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • ALDOT Launches Work Zone Campaign: Move Over, Slow Down, Save Lives
  • Georgia Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zones
    • IDOT – T2 – National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Kickoff
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    • INDOT Emphasizes Work Zone Safety as Road Construction Season Begins
    • Connecting the DOTs: How Connected Vehicle Data Enables Work Zone Safety
    • INDOT Marks Start of 2021 Road Construction Season With Emphasis on Work Zone Safety
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:
    • DOTD Announces National Work Zone Awareness Week Dynamic Message Board Contest
  • The Office of Governor Gretchen Whitmer, Michigan
    • April 24-30, 2021: Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    • 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week Kick-off Event
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation:
    • MDOT: Roadside Workers Rely on Traveling Public for Safety
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    • Media Alert: Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT’s Plea to Drivers: ‘Work With us’ This Construction Season
    • MoDOT Workers Asking Drivers to ‘Just Pay Attention and Slow Down’
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins on Monday
    • Work Zone Awareness Week is April 26-30
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation:
    • This Week at NCDOT: Work Zone Awareness Week, Distracted Driving Month, Highway Dedication
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
  • South Dakota Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week With Jesse
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week With John
    • Blog Post: SDDOT Promotes National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021 Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
    • News Release: SDDOT Promotes National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021 Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
  • Texas Department of Transportation:
    • Construction on I-35 in TxDOT Waco District Reaches Halfway Point
    • What is National Work Zone Awareness Week?
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021
    • VDOT: Signs of Safety
  • Washington State Department of Transportation:
    • Construction Traffic Expected to be Light This Summer, WSDOT Reminds Drivers to Slow Down in Construction Zones
  • Office of the Governor, Wisconsin:
    • Proclamation
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zone Safety
  • Barron County, Wisconsin:
    • Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
  • Chippewa County, Wisconsin:
    • “Construction Season” Brings Safety Reminders
  • Rock County, Wisconsin:
    • Rock County Officials Remind Drivers to Stay Safe During This Construction Season
  • Walworth County, Wisconsin:
    • Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
  • Puerto Rico Department of Transportation and Public Works / Departamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas de Puerto Rico:
    • National Work Zone Safety Week / Semana Nacional de Seguridad en las Zonas de Construcción
  • AGC Georgia:
    • Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.
  • AGC Utah:
    • Work Zone Safety Awareness – St. George
  • ATSSA Blog:
    • FHWA’s Pollack Expresses Support for Roadway Safety at ATSSA Legislative Briefing & Fly-in
  • National Asphalt Pavement Association:
    • 2021 Work Zone Safety (WZS) Stand-Down Toolkit
  • National Safety Council:
    • Road Work Ahead
  • Occupational Health & Safety:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Roads & Bridges: More than Flipping a Paddle: Flagger Training is Crucial

Videos:

April 26, 2021

FMCSA’s Work Zone Safety: Shareable Material available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021

Courses:

April 21, 2021

Articles:

April 19, 2021

The following ARTBA Videos are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • Kevin Carnahan at the National Stand Down April 26 2021
  • Emmett Russell at the National Stand Down April 26 2021
  • Cranes and Lifting Panel at the National Stand Down April 26 2021

Work Zone Data Exchange Update Webinar (4/29/2021)

Article: A Traffic Manual ‘To Fall Asleep by’ Stirs Road Rage

April 15, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • FHWA Work Zone Facts and Statistics
  • NIOSH Science Blog: Preventing Struck-by Injuries in Construction: Lift Zone Safety
  • AASHTO Makes PSA for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • ARTBA: 2021 Virtual Work Zone Awareness Week
  • CPWR: Event Information: Preventing Struck-By Incidents: Learning by Experience
  • NSC: ‘Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.’: National Work Zone Awareness Week to take place April 26-30
  • Ottawa County Road Commission: Work Zone Awarness Week Begins April
  • NCDOT: Work Zone Memorial to be Displayed at NC Welcome Center
  • National Work Zone Memorial Travels to North Carolina
  • NC Governor’s Highway Safety Program: N.C. Work Zone Memorial Event
  • TxDOT: Work Zones
  • WSDOT Blog: Work Zone Awareness: This month, and every month, please help us keep our workers and our roadways safe

April 14, 2021

Page Update: State Work Zone Crash Data Links

April 13, 2021

Article: AASHTO, ITE, NCUTCD: Don’t Delay New MUTCD

Report: Analysis of Speed Profiles and Evaluation of Dynamic Signs in Kansas Work Zones

April 8, 2021

FHWA Work Zone Safery Grant Products:

508 compliant version available at Everyone is a Pedestrian: For a Safe Path Through Work Zones – “Don’t Miss Your Cues”

New Page: Work Zone Traffic Crash Trends and Statistics

ARTBA Video: Just in Time Electrical Safety

Spanish language materials available at Resources for CMV Fleet Operators and Drivers and Resources for Agencies and Contractors

April 7, 2021

FHWA Work Zone Safery Grant Product:

Articles:

April 6, 2021

Articles:

Report: Case Studies on Innovations in Temporary Traffic Control (TTC)

April 5, 2021

Webinars:

Manual: Manual for Public Transport Operators / Manual para Operadores de Transporte Público

Article: Update: Construction Worker Killed by Commercial Vehicle Near Columbus / Actualización: Trabajador de la Construcción Matado por Vehículo Comercial Cerca de Columbus

March 31, 2021

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • KSDOT: Work Zone Safety
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Vested in Work Zone Safety: Safe Drivers + Safe Workers = Safe Work Zones
  • Maryland Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • NVDOT: Work Zone Driving Safety
  • WSDOT: Work Zone Awareness Week – Go Orange!
  • Winnebago County Highway Department, Wisconsin: 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • AASHTO: Video PSA for National Work Zone Awareness Week — April 26-30, 2021
  • AGC Alabama:
    • Join Us as We Observe National Work Zone Awareness During April
    • Work Zone Awareness
  • Occupational Health & Safety: Struck-By Hazards

PA Campaign: Operation Orange Squeeze

March 30, 2021

Struck-by Accidents in Construction/Vehicle Back-Over / Golpes Causados por Accidentes en Construccion/Debido a Vehiculos Retrocediendo

Texas Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook / Estado de Texas Manual para Conductores de Vehiculos Comerciales

March 29, 2021

Motor Vehicle Safety / Seguridad al Usar Vehículos Motorizados

COEX Course on “MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT”, Topic 9 – Machinery for Road Maintenance Operations / Curso COEX sobre “GESTIÓN DEL MANTENIMIENTO”, Tema 9 – Maquinaria para Operaciones de Conservación de Carreteras

March 25, 2021

2019 data available at National Estimates of Total and Injury Work Zone Crashes

March 24, 2021

Conference PDH Form and session video recordings are available at 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference

March 23, 2021

Quick Card: Top Four Construction Hazards / Tarjeta Rápida: Los Cuatros Riesgos Principales de la Construcción

Rules of the Road / Normas de Tránsito

March 22, 2021

ARTBA Video: Just in Time Five Ways Soil Can Hurt or Kill You

Webinar: Effective Practices of Placing Work Zones in Innovative Intersection Types and in Signalized Intersections (3/25/2021)

Webinar: Safety and Operational Effectiveness of Traffic Signs (3/26/2021)

Webinar: Rapid Response Techniques for Adverse Weather and Climate Events Affecting Work Zones (4/22/2021)

March 18, 2021

Webinar: Work Zone Driveway Assistance Devices (DADs): Past Research & Evaluation of Display Strategies (3/19/2021)

March 16, 2021

Safety Analysis of Coordinated Warning Information in Construction Area of Expressway

Single Camera Worker Detection, Tracking and Action Recognition in Construction Site

March 15, 2021

Work Zone Safety: Vehicle Operators

Work Zone Safety: Vehicle Operators / Seguridad en Zonas de Trabajo: Operadores de Vehículos

Work Zone Hazards Workbook

Work Zone Hazards Workbook / Cuaderno de Trabajo Sobre Peligros en la Zona de Trabajo

March 10, 2021

Excavation and Trenching Safety course registration available at 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference

A Generic Work Zone Evaluation Tool Driven by a Macroscopic Traffic Simulation Model

Estimation of Road User Costs for Work Zones in Data-Limited or Time-Constrained Environments

March 8, 2021

Evaluation of Orange Pavement Striping for Use in Work Zones

Early Biden Executive Orders Seek to Improve Worker Safety and Health

Real-Time Work Zone Traffic Management via Unmanned Air Vehicles

March 4, 2021

New Page: 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference

Driving in Work Zones Fact Sheet / Hoja Informativa Sobre el Manejo en las Zonas de Trabajo

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021:

  • ATSSA Blog: ATSSA’s President & CEO Featured on Transportation Podcast
  • CPWR: National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents – April 26, 2021
  • Kansas Turnpike Authority: 2021 Work Zone Awareness Week Design Contest

The following Toolbox Talks developed by CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training are available at Toolbox & Toolbox Talks:

  • Work Zone Safety: Vehicle Operators
  • Work Zone Safety: Working Around Vehicles
  • Equipment: Falling Objects

March 3, 2021

Research on Deceleration Behavior Characteristics of Highway Reconstruction and Extension Work Zone

Integrated Control Method for Freeway Work Zones Under Partially Connected Vehicle Environment

Design and Construction of Site Roads

March 1, 2021

Online Learning Management System (LMS) Developed by ARTBA Work Zone Safety Consortium updated

Poster available at National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021

February 26, 2020

Improvement of Highway Work Zone Performance by Traffic Management

Comparison of Modelling Tools in Assessing Safety Performance of Construction Site

Investigation of Scaffolding Accident in a Construction Site: A Case Study Analysis

February 25, 2020

MDOTs Final Report: Permission to Experiment – 6(09)-35 (E) – Driveway Assistance Device

February 23, 2020

North Carolina Department of Transportation Video: Under Construction: Trucking in the Work Zone

Change Monitoring at Expressway Infrastructure Construction Sites Using Drone

Traffic Organization Scheme Design of Freeway Work Zone

Implementation Challenges of COVID-19 Safety Measures at Construction Sites in South Africa

February 19, 2020

Webinar: Case Studies of Innovative Low-Cost Work Zone Strategies (2/26/2021)

New Data Shows Fatalities Among Construction Laborers Increased in 2019

Factors Causing Health and Safety Hazards at Construction Sites

IoT-Based Application for Construction Site Safety Monitoring

February 17, 2020

New Page: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2021

Traveler Information for the Commercial Vehicle Operations Community

February 15, 2020

2019 data added and 2018 data updated at Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

February 11, 2020

Utah DOT Traffic App Tops One Million Downloads

NZTA Personalising Road Messages on SH2

ADOT Testing Smart Work Zone Along I-40 to Make Work Zones Safer for Everyone: Agency looking to get real-time info to drivers, smooth merging

February 10, 2020

2018-2019 data added and 2016-2017 data updated at Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities by Year, Construction/Maintenance Zone and the Highest “Driver or Motorcycle Operator” BAC in the Crash

February 8, 2020

Webinar: WZITS Implementation Tool – Version 2.0 Release (2/24/2021)

ARTBA Course: Trenching & Excavation Protection

FHWA Extends Comment Period for MUTCD Revision

February 3, 2020

Webinar recording and presentation available at Toolbox of Low Cost Work Zone Management Strategies

February 2, 2020

COVID-19 Resources developed by OSHA’s Alliance Program available at Combating COVID-19 in Work Zones

February 1, 2020

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Toolbox Talks on Safety Awareness Among Highway Maintenance Crews

Deep Learning Detection of Personal Protective Equipment to Maintain Safety Compliance on Construction Sites

Wearable Tactile System for Improved Hazard Perception in Construction Sites

An Experimental Study of Intrusion Behaviors on Construction Site: The Role of Weather and Temperature

January 28, 2020

Colorado Department of Transportation: Lane Closure Strategy – 4th Edition

January 27, 2020

Deterministic and Stochastic Capacity in Work Zones: Findings From a Long-Term Work Zone

Modified Accident Causation Model for Highway Construction Accidents (ACM-HC)

Discovering Causality Patterns of Unsafe Behavior Leading to Fall Hazards on Construction Sites

January 26, 2020

Page Update: 2021 Transportation Construction Safety Events Calendar

January 25, 2020

Phase III: Smart Proximity Work Zone Safety Technology Deployment

Improved Road Safety at Work Zones Using Advanced Traveler Information Systems

Smart Sensor System in Enhancing Construction Site Safety Management

Signboards Sought for Traffic Management in Work Zones

January 20, 2020

Texas Transportation Institute Video: Automated Flagger Assistance Devices

Texas Department of Transportation Video: Automated Flagger Assistance Device (AFAD) and Rumble Strips

Maine Department of Transportation Video: Flagging Operations 1

January 15, 2020

Pilot/Escort Vehicle Operator Washington Online Certification

Pilot Car and Flagging Colorado Certification Online

Washington Pilot Car Online Recertification

Traffic Control Persons for Construction Awareness

January 12, 2020

Instructing the Implementing Safe Work Zone Operations Strategies Training Course

Quick Reference Guide for Work Zone Crash Modification Factors

January 11, 2020

Ohio State Highway Patrol Unveils New Work Zone Dashboard

GPFD Launches First Fire Truck-Mounted Attenuator Program in the United States

January 8, 2020

Construction Industry COVID-19 Stand Down Coming Jan. 11-15

Looking Into a New Year of Construction Laborer Injury Data

FHWA Seeks to Make MUTCD Updates

Work Zone Violations up During New York’s Operation Hardhat

January 7, 2020

Course materials available at Implementing Safe Work Zone Operations Strategies

The Root Cause of COVID-19 Outbreaks in Construction

December 22, 2020

Immersive Work Zone Inspection Training Using Virtual Reality

Work Site Management Plan in Construction Projects

Evaluation of Nonconformity to Pedestrian Safety Measure in Immediate Area of LRT Cawang-Dukuh Atas Construction Site

Automatic Recognition of Workers’ Motions in Highway Construction by Using Motion Sensors and Long Short-Term Memory (LSTM) Networks

December 21, 2020

Video: Work Zone Traffic Safety by OSHAcademy Occupational Safety and Health Training

Video: CDOT Work Zone Flagger Training 2020 by Colorado Department of Transportation

Video: Robo Flagger Rules of the Road by Washington State Department of Transportation

Video: Auto Flagger With Mac Lynde by Oregon Department of Transportation

Video: Automated Flagger Assistant Device by Missouri Department of Transportation

December 16, 2020

Videos produced by Tennessee Department of Transportation:

December 15, 2020

Video: When Luck Runs out – Professional Flagging Techniques by Iowa Department of Transportation

Video: To Warn, Guide, and Protect: An Introduction to Flagging by New Mexico State Highway and Transportation Department

Video: Flagger Safety: Work Zone Safety Depends on You by Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

Video: ODOT DBE Flagging Class Part 1

Video: ODOT DBE Flagging Class Part 2

December 14, 2020

DDOT TSMO Plan: Transportation Systems Management & Operations in Washington DC

Development of Breakdown Probability Models and Heavy Vehicle Passenger Car Equivalents for Rural Freeway Work Zones

The Potential of Implementing Smart Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Minimize Work Related Injuries in Construction Sites

December 10, 2020

Webinar: Effective Work Zone Traffic Control Practices at Signalized and Unsignalized Intersections (December 10)

Webinar: Toolbox of Low Cost Work Zone Management Strategies (December 17)

December 7, 2020

Using IoT Technology to Create Smart Work Zones

Simulation and Evaluation of Speed and Lane-Changing Advisory of CAVS at Work Zones in Heterogeneous Traffic Flow

New England Merge: A Novel Cooperative Merge Control Method for Improving Highway Work Zone Mobility and Safety

Causes of Delays in Road Construction Projects in Laos

December 4, 2020

Separating Large Trucks From Non-Truck Traffic in Work Zones

December 3, 2020

On-Site Personal Protective Equipment Signage and Use by Road Construction Workers in Ghana: A Comparative Study of Foreign- and Locally-Owned Companies

Modeling the Traffic Flow of the Urban Signalized Intersection With a Straddling Work Zone

December 2, 2020

Ohio, Texas, and Utah Firms Receive ARTBA National Contractor Safety Awards

What Makes a Strong COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard?

The National Performance Management Research Data Set (NPMRDS) and Application for Work Zone Performance Measurement

November 24, 2020

An Optimization Methodology to Improve Work Zone Safety Within a Limited Budget in a Roadway Network

The Role That Connected and Automated Vehicles Can Play in Re-Organizing Traffic Flow: Work Zones and Emergency Services

Work Zone Crash Prediction Model and Characteristics Analysis

Investigation into Road Construction Safety Management Techniques

November 19, 2020

Effectiveness Evaluation of Section Speed Control in Czech Motorway Work Zones

A Multistage Analytic Model of the Longitudinal and Lateral Acceleration During Lane Changing in Work Zone Areas With the Aid of a Driving Simulator Experiment

Severity of Worker-Involved Work Zone Crashes: A Study of Contributing Factors

Safety Analysis of Truck Mounted Attenuators in Mobile Work Zones Using Differential Analysis

November 18, 2020

Vehicle Intrusion Warning System in Work Zone Within Vehicle Infrastructure Integration Environment

Study on the Length of Median Opening in Expressway Reconstruction and Extension Work Zones

November 17, 2020

Link to FHWA’s State Specifications available at Standards, Specifications, and Standard Plans

November 11, 2020

Webinar recording and presentation available at FGDC’s Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Specification: Version 3.0 Release Webinar

November 10, 2020

Providing Proximity Safety Alerts to Workers on Construction Sites Using Bluetooth Low Energy RTLS

Interagency Work Zone Traffic Data Modeling and Analysis for New York City

Marginal Effect of Road Construction on Traffic Speed: Evidence From New York City

Nested Network for Detecting PPE on Large Construction Sites Based on Frame Segmentation

November 6, 2020

Study of Work Zone Traffic Safety Under Adverse Driving Conditions With a Microscopic Traffic Simulation Approach

An Alternative Design for Traffic Intersections With Work Zones by Using Pre-signals

November 4, 2020

Comparison of Three Traffic Management Plans Showing Shadow and Police Vehicle Effects on Driver Behavior at Highway Single Lane Closures

Human-Object Interaction Recognition for Automatic Construction Site Safety Inspection

Exploring Instrumentation and Sensor Technologies for Highway Design and Construction Projects

Kentucky Testing Orange Striping to Improve Work Zone Safety

November 2, 2020

Warrants and Recommendations on Using Temporary Work Zone Signs in High Wind Areas

The Pattern of Adherence to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Jordanian Small and Medium Sized Construction Sites

A Real-Time Automated Approach for Ensuring Proper Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Construction Site

October 30, 2020

A Study of a Traffic Controlling Robot for Safer Work Zones

Machine Learning Approach to Forecast Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data

Fault-Tolerant Control of Variable Speed Limits for Freeway Work Zone Using Likelihood Estimation

October 28, 2020

Webinar: Introduction to Work Zone Crash Modification Factors (CMFs) (Nov. 18. 2020)

Quality Guidelines for Temporary Traffic Control Devices and Features

Poorly Installed Signs Played a Role in the Death of a Quebec Traffic Worker: CNESST

An Optimization Model to Determine an Appropriate Budget for Improving Work Zone Safety

October 26, 2020

Kentucky Tests Orange Striping for Work Zones

Ohio Work Zone Safety Effort to Include Aerial Enforcement

Stopping Trench Fatalities on Construction Jobsites

October 23, 2020

Transformation of the Roadway Maintenance Operations Workforce

Minnesota MNCrash Design and Training Research Development

Highways England Trials Inflatable Safety Barrier for Workzones

The following are available at Accommodating Pedestrians:

  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
    • Facilities Development Manual, Chapter 11 Design, Section 50 Traffic Control, FDM 11-50-31 Temporary Pedestrian Accommodations
    • Construction and Materials Manual, Chapter 1 General Provisions, Section 45 Traffic Control,
      145.13 Pedestrian Accommodation in Work Zones

October 21, 2020

The New OSHA Standards Needed to Protect Construction Laborers

Work Zone Crashes Climb During Pandemic, Even as Traffic Ebbs

KDOT Workers at Crashes: They’ve Seen the Toll, They’ve Felt the Toll

ARTBA’s ‘Fundamentals’ Course Provides Online Transportation Construction Safety Training

October 19, 2020

Flagger – Train the Trainer

Flagger – Train the Trainer (requalification)

October 15, 2020

Drone Scheduling for Construction Site Surveillance

Detecting Safety Helmet Wearing on Construction Sites With Bounding-Box Regression and Deep Transfer Learning

Utilizing Industry 4.0 on the Construction Site: Challenges and Opportunities

October 14, 2020

Addressing Work Zone Speed and Safety Webinar (November 6, 2020)

October 13, 2020

Interpretation Letter 6(09)-37(I) — Use of ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Interpretation Letter 6(09)-012(I) – Use of ANSI/ISEA 207-2011 High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Interpretation Letter 6(09)-004 (I) – Use of ANSI/ISEA 107-2010 High-Visibility Safety Apparel

Interpretation Letter 6(09)-002 (I) – High-Visibility Apparel for Delivery Personnel

Audi’s Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything Communications Tech Will Save Road Workers’ Lives

ODOT, State Troopers Increasing Air Enforcement to Make Safer Work Zones

GEWI and iCone Products Partner to Improve Safety With Real-Time Work Zone Information

October 9, 2020

2018 data added and 2016 and 2017 data updated at National Estimates of Total and Injury Work Zone Crashes

October 8, 2020

Page updated: Other Work Zone Related Conferences

October 7, 2020

Driving Simulator Validity of Driving Behavior in Work Zones

“Speed up to Hit the Worker”: Impact of Hacked Road Signs on Work Zone Safety

Unobserved Heterogeneity and Temporal Instability in the Analysis of Work-Zone Crash-Injury Severities

October 1, 2020

Video recording available at National Work Zone Traffic Management and Safety Conference – Virtual Event

National Work Zone Traffic Management Conference Goes Virtual

Evaluating Strategies for Work Zone Transportation Management Plans

September 30, 2020

Syntheses of Research Related to the Use and Implementation of Advanced Technology to Improve Work Zone Management

Characterization of Mobile Work Zone Safety in Missouri

September 29, 2020

Strategies for Work Zone Transportation Management Plans

A Managed Work Zone on Colorado’s I-25 Exemplifies Technology’s Life-Saving Value to Workers and Travelers Alike

Probabilistic Speed–Flow Models in Highway Construction Work Zones

A Psychological Perspective of Drivers’ Speed Preferences in Work Zones and its Implications for Policy and Practice

September 25, 2020

FGDC’s Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Specification: Version 3.0 Release Webinar (September 28, 2020)

Webinar recording and presentation available at U.S. DOT Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDX) Demonstration Grants Webinar

September 24, 2020

IoT-Based Detecting, Locating and Alarming of Unauthorized Intrusion on Construction Sites

Mobile Application Development and Testing for Work Zone Activity Real-Time Data Collection

The Analysis of Struck-By Accidents at Construction Sites in Johor

Modeling the Effect of a Freeway Road Construction Project on Link-Level Travel Times

September 23, 2020

Webinar presentation available at Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data – Tool Explanation

Webinar recording available at Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data

September 22, 2020

New Work Zone Safety Initiative Not in Place at Deadly Crash Site in Dekalb County

Safety Analysis of Work Zone Complexity With Respect to Driver Characteristics — A Simulator Study Employing Performance and Gaze Measures

September 18, 2020

MoDOT Concerned Over Alarming Rise in Work Zone and TMA Crashes

Missouri DOT Experiencing Surge in Work Zone Crashes

Work Zone Intrusion Countermeasure Identification, Assessment, and Implementation Guidelines

September 17, 2020

Connecticut DOT Smart Work Zones Guide available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

September 16, 2020

Oregon Transportation Agency Can Do More to Make Work Zones Safer, Audit Finds

Public & Private Sectors Working Together to Improve Texas Highway Project Safety, ARTBA Chairman Says

Flagging Operations and Procedures 2014

Flagging Operations and Procedures

September 15, 2020

ROADWAY SAFETY+ Trainee Booklet: Fall Hazards and Prevention for Road Building available at ROADWAY SAFETY+: A Road Construction Industry Consortium Program

September 11, 2020

Webinar: Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data – Tool Explanation (September 24, 2020)

Traffic Control Coordinator Refresher (Webinar)

Traffic Control Coordinator Program (Webinar)

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop (Webinar)

September 9, 2020

Technical Brief: Leveraging Augmented Reality for Highway Construction

September 8, 2020

Registration for the Sept. 17 virtual event available at National Work Zone Traffic Management and Safety Conference

September 3, 2020

Webinar presentation available at Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data

Guide: Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data

Development of Intelligent Road Maintenance System Mobile Apps for a Highway

Technology Transfer Case Study: Improving Work Zone Safety Technologies in Arizona and Kentucky

September 2, 2020

Map Sticker Alerts Out-of-State Drivers to Safety Law Protecting ITD Workers

Movement of Autonomous Vehicles in Work Zone Using New Pavement Marking: A New Approach

Arrangement and Safe Operation of Auto-Roads on a Construction Site

August 31, 2020

National Work Zone Traffic Management and Safety Conference – Virtual Event (September 17, 2020)

Highway Construction Employment Increased in June as Work Continues

June Value of Highway & Pavement Construction Work up 8%

August 28, 2020

Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction Awards available at Scholarships & Awards

August 27, 2020

Webinar: Auditing Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data (Sep. 3, 2020)

Silica Protection Training for Roadway Construction

August 12, 2020

Analysis of Injury Severity of Rear-End Crashes in Work Zones: A random parameters approach With heterogeneity in means and variances

A Comparison of Capacity Estimation Methods for Two-Way Four-Lane Freeway Work Zone Capacity Using Field Data

Measurement of Degree of Safety Implementation at Various Construction Sites in a Developing Country Like Bangladesh

August 10, 2020

Case Study to Evaluate Work-Zone Safety Technologies in Highway Construction

Evaluating the Effects of Connected Vehicle Weather and Work Zone Warnings on Truck Drivers’ Workload and Distraction Using Eye Glance Behavior

Impact Assessment of Long-Term Work Zones in Arterial Roads on Commercial Activities in Dammam Metropolitan Area, Saudi Arabia

Road User Costs for Highway Construction Projects Involving a Lane Closure

August 6, 2020

Are Construction Workers at Higher Risk for COVID-19 Complications?

Analysis of Driver’s Decision Distance and Merging Distance in Work Zone Area Based on Parametric Survival Models: With the Aid of a Driving Simulator Experiment

Strategies for Communicating Health and Safety Information on Construction Sites in Nigeria

August 5, 2020

Safety Assessment in Road Construction Work System Based on Group AHP-PCA

Does Time of Day Matter at Highway Work Zone Crashes?

August 3, 2020

Data Driven Approach to Characterize and Forecast the Impact of Freeway Work Zones on Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data

Smart Glasses-Based Personnel Proximity Warning System for Improving Pedestrian Safety in Construction and Mining Sites

A Framework for Testing Independence Between Lane Change and Cooperative Intelligent Transportation System

July 28, 2020

Highway Construction Employment Holds Steady as Work Continues

Survey Aims to Improve Highway Work Zone Safety

Transportation Construction Workers Need Protection, ARTBA Reminds Safety Summit

ARTBA Offers Online COVID-19 Safety Short Course

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to Slow Down in Work Zones as New York Continues Reopening

July 27, 2020

TRB Webinar: Managing Construction Through Electronic Ticketing (August 5, 2020)

Safe Roads by Design™: Making roads safe for all users

July 22, 2020

Fundamentals of U. S. Transportation Construction Safety

ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course

Texas Highway Man Spends Hours Tracking, Detailing Highway Construction on his Website

Road Construction Season is Underway; 65 Projects in Wyoming

Working Safely Around Heavy Equipment

July 17, 2020

The Battle for an Emergency Temporary Standard to Address COVID-19

Speed Cameras in Pennsylvania Work Zones: 30,000 violations issued so far

Probabilistic Methodology to Quantify User Delay Costs for Urban Arterial Work Zones

Wyoming DOT Highlights Highway Work Zone Safety

ARTBA Foundation Provides Scholarships to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

ODOT Pleads With Public After 12th Work Zone Crash Since February

Construction Workers Could be in More Danger on the Road During the Pandemic

Slow Down and Move Over: ODOT’s Message to Drivers as Work Zone Crashes Increase

July 14, 2020

Concerns Grow Over Highway Work Zone Safety

Toyota Provides Easy-to-Use Map Showing Real-Time Traffic Information and Road Closures in Japan

Connected Tech Warns Drivers to Watch out for Work Zones

U.S. Department of Transportation Makes $2.4 Million Available for Work Zone Data Exchange Grants in Preparation for Automated Vehicles

Ohio DOT, Nexar Launch Work Zone Safety Pilot Project

July 13, 2020

Choose Barriers Not Barrels available at Posters

July 9, 2020

TRB Webinar: Enhance Work Zone Safety With New Technologies

July 6, 2020

Systems for Notifying the Public of Local Road Closures Using Smartphone Map Applications

OSHA Offers New Temporary Guidelines on ‘Work-Related’ Coronavirus Exposures

Designing Temporary Traffic Control Zones for Pedestrian Accessibility

Work Zone Data Collection (WZDC)

With Drivers Back on the Road, ITD Kicks off Another Work Zone Awareness Week

Idaho Transportation Department Recognizes Work Zone Awareness Week

INDOT Closes all Lanes on Portion of I-70 EB for 30 Days

July 1, 2020

TRB Webinar: Construction Project Staffing Strategies for Transportation Agencies

The following is available at Combating COVID-19 in Work Zones:

  • What Construction Workers Need to Know about COVID-19

The following are available at Toolbox & Toolbox Talks:

  • Flagger Safety Toolbox Talk
  • Spotter Safety Toolbox Talk

June 29, 2020

Driveohio Pilots Nexar’s Citystream Technology to Detect Construction Zones in Real Time

Slow Down: Five ODOT Road Crews Struck in Eight-Day Period

Guide Specifications for Highway Construction, 10th Edition

Personal Protective Equipment Training: What Employees Need to Know

Introduction to the MUTCD

Operation and Application of Truck-Mounted Attenuators

South Carolina Advanced Training

PennDOT Resumes Work on Construction Projects

Campaign Reminds Drivers That Road Workers are “Sitting Ducks”

June 22, 2020

U.S. DOT Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDX) Demonstration Grants Webinar (6/22/2020)

Acute Respiratory Pandemics Training: Prevention & Response

Life or Death Illinois: IDOT Campaign Spotlights Those Left Behind After Crashes

June 18, 2020

First Work Zone Awards Honor Traffic Control Partners

Oklahoma Transportation Commission Discusses Work Zone Safety Awareness & COVID-19 Impact on Travel

Oregon Highlights Work Zone Safety Month

June 17, 2020

New ARTBA Safety Video Highlights Fall Rescue Techniques on Construction Sites

Trimble and Purdue University Collaborate to Improve Highway Work Zone Safety

Caltrans Honors 189 Fallen Highway Workers at 30th Annual Memorial

MnDOT Honors Fallen Transportation Workers During Worker Memorial Day

May is Work Zone Safety Month in Oregon

June 16, 2020

Cooperative Highway Work Zone Merge Control based on Reinforcement Learning in a Connected and Automated Environment

June 12, 2020

Assessment of the Effectiveness of Connected Vehicle Weather and Work Zone Warnings in Improving Truck Driver Safety

Safer Work Zones: Education and innovation may help move the needle

June 10, 2020

Leveraging Technology to Improve Roadway and Work Zone Safety in Nevada

I-70 in Indianapolis to Close in April for Construction Work as Traffic Drops

ALDOT Continuing Essential Services Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

COVID-19 or no, Widening of Interstate 35 Continues Through Waco

ODOT Projects Continue Amid Coronavirus Crisis

June 4, 2020

TRB Webinar: Enhance Work Zone Safety With New Technologies (July 19, 2020)

NSC Work Zone Technician Course

June 2, 2020

Everyone is a Pedestrian: For a Safe Path Through Work Zones – “Don’t Miss Your Cues”

2020 Transportation Construction Safety Events Calendar

Michigan Deal Pushes Transportation Projects, Extends Schedules for Shuttered Jobs

Decreased Traffic Could Speed up Spring Road Construction Projects

‘Critical’ Highway and Bridge Projects Activated During Coronavirus Outbreak: PennDOT

June 1, 2020

The Development of a Versatile Movable Barrier Solution

NCUTCD Approved Changes to the4Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices

Lane-Based Vehicular Speed Characteristics Analysis for Freeway Work Zones Using Aerial Videos