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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

The U.S. Department of Transportation Hosts Solicitation Webinar on the Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Demonstration Grants – Background and Application Information for the WZDx Demonstration Grants (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

May 29, 2020

Optimizing Speed Limits Upstream of Freeway Reconstruction and Expansion Work Zones Based on Driver Characteristics

Coronavirus has Changed Construction Work in Texas

Arkansas Department of Transportation Adjusts Policies due to COVID-19

Gardiner Bridge Replacement Delayed due to Coronavirus Concerns

Decades in the Making, UDOT’s Reconstruction of U.S. 89 Begins in Earnest This Week

May 28, 2020

2020 Work Zone Management Conference Rescheduled

Iowa DOT – Open for Business

Less Traffic on Maine Roads Gives Crews More Flexibility for Repairs

Coronavirus Impact on Transportation Construction Unclear From Latest U.S. Jobs Report

Staying at Home is Helping CDOT Roadwork get Done

May 27, 2020

Recording and presentation available at U.S. DOT and AASHTO are Co-hosting a Virtual Event on Increasing Worker and Driver Safety through Access to Work Zone Data

May 26, 2020

Process Need Areas and Technology Adoption in Construction Site Management

Incorporating Worker Awareness in the Generation of Hazard Proximity Warnings

WYDOT, AGC of Wyoming Partner on Construction Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

Yes, This is the Ideal Time to be Fixing Roads

Transportation Department Continues Working During Coronavirus Pandemic

DOT Crews Try to Find Personal Protective Equipment to Continue Work

Lighter Traffic Allows ADOT to Expand Project Work Hours During Virus Outbreak

May 22, 2020

A Critical Review of Vision-Based Occupational Health and Safety Monitoring of Construction Site Workers

Wyoming DOT Collaborates on COVID-19 Safety Rules

May 21, 2020

New Auto-Social-Distancing Wearable Technology for Road Workers

TDOT Takes Advantage of Pandemic to Work on Roads

Minnesota Trialing Bluetooth ‘Tags’ to Warn Drivers About Highway Work Zones

Missouri DOT Launches Statewide Pothole Repair Effort

Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Begins in Pennsylvania

May 19, 2020

U.S. DOT and AASHTO are Co-hosting a Virtual Event on Increasing Worker and Driver Safety through Access to Work Zone Data (May 19, 2020)

Highway & Bridge Construction Employment Grew in March; General Construction Unemployment Hit Record 16.6 Percent in April

May 15, 2020

Let ARTBA Help Build Your COVID-19 Safety Toolbox

ARTBA Tracks Coronavirus Impacts on State Transportation Projects

Respiratory Protection During COVID-19 for Road Construction Workers

Quality Training is Essential for a Successful Road Project

CityStream Road Work Zones

May 13, 2020

National Safety Council: Work Zone Injury Facts available at Other Work Zone Crash Related Resources

Video: Avoiding Blind Spots

Video: Fall Rescue Safety

Urban Road Construction Traffic Safety Assessment Based on Equivalent Follow-up Distance FDE Evaluation

APD Enforcing Speed Limit Change on Alcoa Highway

DPS Data Shows how Often Arizona Drivers are Cited for Speeding in Construction Zones

Utilizing Probe-Vehicle Data for Work Zone Mobility Performance Measurement

May 11, 2020

Transportation Construction Continues in Most States; Industry Taking Steps to Ensure Worker Safety as Business Impacts Felt, National Survey Finds

Key Federal Agency Revises Guidance on Essential Infrastructure Workers

Whitmer Administration Clarifies “Essential” Construction Projects

May 6, 2020

New Page: Improving Large Truck Safety in Work Zones

Causes and Effects of Accident at Construction Site: A Study for the Construction Industry in Bangladesh

Urban Road Maintenance Management & Repairing Techniques

On the Road: Hart Bridge Ramp Work Begins as Contractors Exercise COVID-19 Awareness

Road Construction Season off to an Early Start in Vermont This Year

Recommended COVID-19 Response Plan for Construction Employers

April 30, 2020

New Hampshire DOT Decision Process and Scoring Criteria for Determining Work Zone ITS Needs available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

Construction Safety: Personal Protective Equipment

April 27, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials:
    Annual Work Zone Awareness Effort Emphasizes Motorist Safety
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Video: ADOTKids Chalk Art Contest
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    MDOT Video Pays Tribute to Michigan’s Critical Infrastructure Workers
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    Video: The Loop 04.24.20
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week – Advanced Warning Signs
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week: SHEP
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week: In memoriam
  • Wyoming Department of Transportation:
    Video: Work Zone Safety

April 24, 2020

Recording and presentation available at Virtual National Stand Down to Prevent Struck by Injuries – Q&A Panel

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Stay off the phone
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Best teammate we had
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: He drove through our closure
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: A motorist hit me
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Slow down and share the road
  • Colorado Department of Transportation:
    CDOT Region 1 National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
    Video: Work Zone Education
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    “Safe Work Zones for All” Encouraged
    IDOT Encourages Drivers to Slow Down as Fewer Cars Take to Area Roadways
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:
    Video: Work Zone Safety Awareness Week in Louisiana
    Video: Work Zone Awareness – Michael Flowers
  • Maryland Department of Transportation:
    Video: Go Orange for Workzone Safety!
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    MDOT Reminds Drivers to Go Slow During Orange Barrel Season
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety Awareness Week Reminds Drivers to Stay Aware of Construction Zones
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020 – MDOT Chief Engineer Brian Ratliff, P.E.
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    MoDOT Seeing Fewer Drivers on Road but Higher Distractions and Speeding
  • Nebraska Department of Transportation:
    NDOT Shares Safety Message as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    Ohio Department of Transportation Honors Workers Killed in Crashes
    ODOT Recognizes “National Work Zone Awareness Week,” Urges Public to Drive Carefully
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    Video: A Voice From the Work Zone
  • Washington State Department of Transportation:
    State DOT Honors Highway Workers Killed by Drivers

April 23, 2020

Webinar: PennDOT’s Temporary Traffic Control Work Zone Regulatory Speed Limit Policy (May 4, 2020)

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    FHWA Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division employees wearing orange today …
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association:
    ATSSA Blog: National Work Zone Awareness Week Observed Across the Country
  • Roads & Bridges:
    States Encourage Safety by Observing National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    ADOT Blog: Video: ADOT crews give on-the-ground view of work zone safety
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: At no fault of his own
  • Colorado Department of Transportation:
    CDOT Honoring Fallen Employees on Remembrance Day
  • Florida Department of Transportation:
    FDOT Hits the Accelerator on Road Construction Projects During Pandemic
  • Georgia Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety: On the road and at home
    Georgia Department of Transportation Stresses Worker Safety Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    I-DOT Observes Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    MoDOT Encourages Drivers to be on the Lookout for Construction Workers
    MoDOT Launches Website to Help Teach Roadway Safety to Children
    MoDOT Kids!
  • Nevada Department of Transportation:
    Bright Orange Short Highlights National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada:
    RTC Goes Orange for Work Zone Safety
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    ODOT and Law Enforcement Express Importance of National Work Zone Awareness Week
    ODOT Encourages Safe Driving During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Oklahoma City:
    Wear Orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Rhode Island Department of Transportation:
    Slow Down in Work Zones – Save a Worker’s Life
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week
    TDOT Recognizes National Work Zone Awareness Week
    TDOT Workers Say Work Zones More Dangerous Than Ever
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    Haven’t heard of National Work Zone Awareness Week? …

April 22, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    FHWA 2020 National Work Zone Awareness Week Press Release
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association:
    Work Zone Awareness Week Begins with Online Stand-Down
  • Texas A&M Transportation Institute:
    2020 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Alabama Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Crashes up in Alabama: Support Work Zone Awareness Week April 20-24
  • Decatur Utilities, Alabama:
    Work Zone Awareness Week: Slow down and share the road
  • Alaska Department of Transportation:
    Alaska DOT&PF Recognizes Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    April 20-24 is Work Zone Awareness Week! …
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    In Work Zones, Orange is the new (Caution) Yellow
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Understanding the Move Over law
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week – What scares us
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: We want to go home to our families
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: We lost our friend
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Work with us for one day
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: “She would’ve taken out the whole crew.”
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week: Slow down
  • Arkansas Department of Transportation:
    Arkansas Participates in Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Colorado Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation:
    Connecticut DOT Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    IDOT, Tollway, ISP Team up to Encourage “Safe Work Zones for All”
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    Video: Will you slow down to help us make safer work zones for everyone?
  • Kansas Department of Transportation:
    KDOT: Close calls in highway work zones occur too often
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:
    Video: Work Zone Ken Roberts
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Gerald Mahaffey
    Video: Work Zone Bobbie Page
    National Work Zone Awareness Week is celebrating 20 years. …
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins April 20
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Las Vegas, Nevada:
    Cone Zone: Work Zone Awareness Week in the Las Vegas Valley
  • New York Department of Transportation:
    It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week …
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    This Week is National Work Zone Awareness Week
    Video: During National Work Zone Awareness Week …
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week Truck Mounted Attenuators
  • Washington State Department of Transportation:
    WSDOT Blog: National Work Zone Awareness Week Highlights Need to Keep Road Crews Safe
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation:
    WisDOT Observes National Work Zone Awareness Week …
    Video: Work Zone Awareness Week

The LHSFNA’s Coronavirus & COVID-19 Resources available at Combating COVID-19 in Work Zones

April 21, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    A Message from FHWA Executive Director Tom Everett on Work Zone Safety
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials:
    Video: Be Alert! It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 20-24, 2020
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Throughout National Work Zone Awareness…
  • Northwest Arkansas:
    Good Day NWA: National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Colorado Springs:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 20-24
  • Georgia Department of Transportation:
    Safe Work Zones for All. Don’t Cut Their Stories Short.
    Video: 2020 Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Illinois Tollway:
    Together, We can Make Work Zones Safer for Drivers and Workers
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    Indiana Recognizing National Work Zone Awareness Week
    INDOT Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week
    Special Week Promotes Safety in Work Zones
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation:
    Video: Dr. Shawn Wilson – National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Washington County, Minnesota
    National Work Zone Awareness Week begins…
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    MoDOT Encourages Driver Safety in Work Zones
    MoDOT St. Louis Work Zone Awareness Week video
    MoDOT Stresses Slow Down During Work Zone Awareness Week
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation:
    State Officials Hearing More Reports of Masks and Gloves on Roads
  • Ohio Department of Transportation:
    ODOT Reminding Motorists to Move Over, Slow Down for Road Crews
    ODOT Celebrates Work Zone Awareness Week
    2019 was Worst Year for Work Zone Crashes, Ohio Department of Transportation Says
    Transportation Department Reminding Drivers to Move Over for Workers
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation:
    Video: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation:
    TDOT Reminds Motorists to Work With us – Move Over and Slow Down in Work Zones
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    Video: This Week is National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Portage County Highway Department, Wisconsin:
    Drive Safe in Work Zones This Construction Season

April 20, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week Opens Monday with Online Stand-Down
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials:
    Speeding Concerns for National Work Zone Appreciation Week
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Awareness Week has Extra Significance This Year
  • Delaware Department of Transportation:
    Could a Coronavirus Lockdown Speed up Major I-95 Construction Work?
  • City of Peoria Public Works Department, Illinois:
    Peoria Observes National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Awareness Week 2020 PSA-2
    Work Zone Awareness Week 2020 PSA-3
    Drivers Urged to Slow Down, Pay Attention as Construction Ramps Up (LEES SUMMIT)
  • New Mexico Department of Transportation:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins April 20

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

  • Wyoming DOT Collaborates on COVID-19 Safety Rules
  • WYDOT, AGC of Wyoming Partner on Construction Coronavirus Safety Guidelines

April 17, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 20-24
  • AGC Michigan:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Alabama AGC:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week – April 20-24
  • American Traffic Safety Services Association:
    Video: ATSSA Supports NWZAW 2020
    ATSSA Blog: National Work Zone Awareness Week starts Monday
  • American Society of Safety Professionals: Virtual National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction
  • CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training:
    Work Zone Safety: Join Us for a Virtual National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction – April 20, 2020
  • Construction Safety & Health Network: National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction – April 20, 2020
  • National Asphalt Pavement Association: WatchForUs | National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign
  • National Demolition Association:
    Webinar: Virtual National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents – Q&A Panel
  • National Safety Council: Safer Work Zones
  • OSHA Training Institute Education Center: National Work Zone Awareness Week Promotes Roadway Work Zone Safety
  • Arizona Department of Transportation:
    Driving Safety Home: Safe work zones for all
  • Arizona Local Technical Assistance Program: National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation: CTDOT Highway Safety Office – Slow Down
  • Colorado Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Awareness Week Coloring Contest
    National Work Zone Awareness Week on the Central 70 Project
    Honoring Transportation Workers who Gave Their Lives
  • Delaware Department of Transportation: DelDOT keeps roadwork projects on track through pandemic
  • Florida Department of Transportation:
    Safety Week Promotes Safe Work Zones for all
  • Tampa Hillsborough Expressway Authority: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Georgia Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety
  • Indiana Department of Transportation: INDOT’s Tweet – “National Work Zone Awareness Week kicks off a week from today!”
  • Kansas Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:
    Vested in Work Zone Safety: Safe Drivers + Safe Workers = Safe Work Zones

April 16, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week: Safe Work Zones for All: We can do it
  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration:
    Work Zones Safety Tips
    Work Zone Safety: Shareable Material

April 15, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • National Safety Council: Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-By Incidents Goes Virtual
  • Colorado Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020
  • Ottawa County Road Commission:
    Ottawa County Students to Share Artistic Talent in Road Commission’s Poster Contest
    Kids can Help Promote Work Zone Safety in Contest

New Videos Explain Safe & Healthy Work Zone Protocols

Preventing the Spread of Infectious Diseases on Highway Work Zones

COVID-19 Safety for the Asphalt Pavement Industry

California Aims to Avoid ‘Carmageddon’ Freeway Closure

PennDOT to Drivers in Construction Zones: Smile, You’re on Camera

April 13, 2020

Pro-active Warning System for the Crossroads at Construction sites Based on Computer Vision

Effect of Construction Work Zone on Traffic Stream Parameters Using Vehicular Trajectory Data Under Mixed Traffic Conditions

DPS to Increase Enforcement of ‘Move Over’ and Distracted Driving Laws After ADOT Worker Killed

April 9, 2020

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association: National Work Zone Awareness Week Responds to COVID-19 Crisis
  • April 20 National Stand-Down to Prevent Struck-by Incidents in Construction

Man Arrested for Allegedly Driving Pickup Through Construction Site, Causing $30K in Damages

Interstate 78 Drivers Beware: Automated Ticketing for Speeding in Work Zones Begins

Roadworks Hell Sees no Less Than 11 Work Sites on Main Roads into Burton

April 7, 2020

Construction Work can Continue Under COVID-19 Restrictions

Boston Shuts Down Construction Sites Amid Coronavirus Fears

COVID-19: Highway 4 Kennedy Hill Project Scaled Back

PennDOT Deploying Photo Speed Enforcement Across the Commonwealth

Cameras are Watching: Drivers who Speed Through Pa. Road Construction Will be Ticketed

April 3, 2020

Rapid City Launches Interactive Map of Road Construction

PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce the Start of Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement

Cameras are Watching: Drivers who Speed Through Pa. Road Construction Will be Ticketed

ADOT Mourns Highway Worker Struck and Killed Wednesday

April 2, 2020

New Page: Combating COVID-19 in Work Zones

April 1, 2020

Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement in Pennsylvania – Webinar (April 16, 2020)

March 30, 2020

Webinar: Controlling COVID-19 on Transportation Construction Projects (April 1, 2020)

National Work Zone Awareness Week Still on for April 20-24 available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

Sign Retroreflectivity

March 26, 2020

Virginia Lawmakers Approve Bill Allowing Speed Cameras Near Schools and Highway Work Zones

Distracted Driver Causes Work Zone Crash in Smyrna

March 23, 2020

DOT Workers Push for Automated Safety Devices in Work Zones

Driver Charged After 3 Workers Killed at NC Interstate Construction Site

March 20, 2020

Automated Flaggers to be Tested This Upcoming Summer

Police Enforcing Work Zone Traffic Safety in Eugene on Project Where Worker Died

What is the Zipper Merge? Illinois Law Brings Technique to Highways, Rulebook

‘Keep Them Safe’: NY Governor Announces Measure to Protect Highway Workers

March 19, 2020

Designing Work Space Access Points to Better Accommodate Large Trucks

Troopers Urge Caution in Work Zones After Recent Crashes

Calibration of Vissim Models for Rural Freeway Lane Closures: Novel Approach to the Modification of Key Parameters

Immersive Work Zone Inspection Training Using Virtual Reality

Safety Program Offers Information During Highway Safety Law Awareness Week

March 17, 2020

UPDATED: National Work Zone Awareness Week

New Page: Work Zone Safety and Mobility Policy by State

Industry Tackles Work Zone Safety Training with New Online Tool

Florida Highway Patrol Investigating Crash Involving State Trooper

March 16, 2020

Better Information Builds Safer Work Zones

Crew Safety: Work Zone Training

March 10, 2020

Robot Work Ahead

ODOT Renews Work Zone Warning to Motorists After Three Crews Hit in One Week

Real-Time Integration of Arrow Board Messages into Traveler Information System Evaluation

Raising Awareness of Artificial Intelligence for Transportation Systems Management and Operations

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Michigan: 2020 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri: Go Orange Day 2020

March 6, 2020

Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement in Pennsylvania – Philadelphia Session (March 16, 2020)

OSHA Investigating Construction Site After Two Workers Die

Tractor Trailer Driver Convicted After NYSDOT Worker Killed in March 2019 Crash

March 5, 2020

Wilson: Paving the Road to Safer Louisiana Highways

New and Enhanced Training for Flagpersons, Supervisors Launching April 1

March 4, 2020

Seminole County Officials Warn Drivers to Adhere to New Cell Phone Law in School, Construction Zones

Orange County Deputies Crackdown on Drivers Using Phones in School, Construction Zones

March 3, 2020

NDDOT Receives Innovation Grant for Autonomous Vehicle

Signs Installed for I-44 Exits in Oklahoma City Work Zone

Highway 231 Shutdown Impacts Local Business

Protecting Pedestrians: Md. Lawmaker Wants to Stop Sidewalk Closures During Construction

February 24, 2020

Business Process Frameworks for Transportation System Management and Operations (TSMO) Program Areas: Case Studies and Lessons Learned from Users of Program Area Frameworks

Smart Work Zone (SWZ) Technical Concept Study: Phase No. 1: Final Draft Working Paper 1 – Nationwide Review of SWZ Technologies

February 21, 2020

Governor Cuomo Announces New Measure to Enhance Highway Worker Safety is Included in FY 2021 Executive Budget

SmartCone Technology an Adaptable Jobsite Safety Tool

February 20, 2020

2020-21 Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Opportunities Available

ODOT Explains Missing Signage in I-235 Construction Zone

Annual Fatality Data Shows Uneven Results for Construction Workers

Alarming Trench Survey Highlights Risks for Workers and Employers

February 19, 2020

Crowdsourcing for Operations

February 18, 2020

Seldom-Used Warning Signs Show Lack of Closure Policy on Trans-Canada Highway: Fire Chief

Behind the Scenes: How Traffic is Controlled During Construction, Crashes

Work-Zone Mapping Project Aims to Reduce Crashes Through Better Information

February 14, 2020

Analysis of SHRP2 Data to Understand Normal and Abnormal Driving Behavior in Work Zones

Road Infrastructure Construction Dynamics: Causes of Delays and Its Effects on Pedestrians’ Safety in Ghana

Examination of Causes and Effects of Accident on Construction Sites: (Case Study of Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria)

Improving Construction Work Zone Safety Using Technology: A Systematic Review of Applicable Technologies

February 11, 2020

UPDATED: National Work Zone Awareness Week

February 10, 2020

Comprehensive Work Zone Mobility Performance Management Across Project Stages

Targeted Work Zone Engagement Framework Guidance Document

Utilizing the Work Zone Capability Maturity Framework to Improve Work Zone Management Capabilities and Process Review Efforts

February 6, 2020

INDOT to Roll out New Work Zone Safety Measures Next Year

Phoenix-area Drivers Caught off Guard when ADOT Shuts Down Freeway

Work Zone Safety Performance on Illinois State Routes

February 4, 2020

ITS Minnesota Webinar on Citizens for Safe Work Zones (February 11, 2020)

Fallen Worker Decals for ITD Equipment Represent Next Step of Recognition and Remembrance

Tampa Police Grant Money to Help Protect Workers at Area Road Projects

January 30, 2020

Discussion of Active Safety Countermeasures of Motorway Work Zone

January 28, 2020

A Real-Time Computer Vision System for Workers’ PPE and Posture Detection in Actual Construction Site Environment

Work Zone Materials for Temporary Signs in High Wind Areas: Final Report

Machine Vision-Enabled Traffic Controller for Safer and Smoother Traffic Flow Around Construction Sites

Application of an Intelligent Safety Helmet to Construction Site Safety Management

2018 data for Work Zone Worker Fatalities available at Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

January 27, 2020

A Preliminary Study of Safety Management Practices on Pan-Borneo Highway Construction Sites in Kuching, Malaysia

Study on the Capacity of Urban Road Construction Section Under Mixed Traffic Environment

January 23, 2020

Management of Delays Incurred by Contractors in Road Construction Projects in Sri Lanka

Work Zone Traffic Simulation Using Cellular Automata

Influence of Traffic Delay Produced During Maintenance Activities on the Life Cycle Assessment of a Road

Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) – v2.0

January 22, 2020

Presentations from the 2019 Commercial Vehicle Safety Summit: Best Practices for Industry & Law Enforcement Partnerships

January 21, 2020

New Page: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2020

More items available at Accommodating Pedestrians

January 15, 2020

18 Miles: Gap Operations Center Helps Keep Construction Zone Moving

Guide to Temporary Traffic Management: Set

January 13, 2020

NIOSH Seeks Insight to Prevent Work-Related Crashes

ARTBA & Others Urge Congress to Fund Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement

AASHTO Joins Effort to Get Federal Funding for Automated Work Zone Enforcement

PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce the Start of Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Pre-Enforcement Period

January 10, 2020

New Page: Accommodating Pedestrians

January 9, 2020

Freeway Work Zone Traffic State Estimation with Fault Diagnosis

Injury Severity Analysis of Nighttime Work Zone Crashes

Investigating Factors Contributing to Injury Severity in Work Zone Rear-End Crashes

January 6, 2020

2003-2018 Fatal Occupational Injuries at Road Construction Sites available at Worker Fatality Resources

January 3, 2020

Embedded Safety Communication System for Robust Hazard Perception of Individuals in Work Zones

Fast Safety Assessment and Correction Framework for Maintenance Work Zones

Driver Behavior Models for Heavy Vehicles and Passenger Cars at a Work Zone

Lane Width Estimation in Work Zones Using LiDAR-Based Mobile Mapping Systems

December 18, 2019

Webinar: Improving Pedestrian and Bicyclist Safety in Work Zones

Work Zone Mapping and Tag Deployment System

A Case Study on Economic Cost Increment in Urban Highway Work Zones

Highway Construction Work Zone Safety Performance and Improvement in Louisiana

December 16, 2019

Talking Michigan Transportation: Work Zone Safety

Tesla Updates Driving Visualization to Detect Traffic Cones

December 12, 2019

2018 data (except Work Zone Worker Fatalities) added and 2017 data updated at Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

December 10, 2019

Use of Smart Work Zone Technology to Improve Work Space Access Point Safety

November 13, 2019

UPDATED: State Work Zone Crash Data Links

November 12, 2019

Use of Blue Lights on Paving Equipment in Work Zones

Safety Measures and Safety Warning Signages of Road Construction Projects: An Assessment

Feasibility Study of Driverless Maintenance in Highway Construction Zones

November 6, 2019

Getting Ready for MUTCD Review Period

PennDOT, PA Turnpike Announce Implementation of Statewide Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement Pilot

Relationships Between Weather and Roadway Safety

Safer in the Zone

Developing Jobsite Traffic Control Plans

Work Zone Traffic Control Reviews

October 31, 2019

Designing an Interactive Visualization for Road Works Coordination Using Virtual Reality

Effects of Roadwork Characteristics and Drivers’ Individual Differences on Speed Preferences in a Rural Work Zone

October 30, 2019

Influence of Mobile Work Zone Barriers on Driver Behavior on Freeways: A Driving Simulator Study

Co-Presence in a Shared Virtual Environment (SVE): A Case Study of Highway Work Zone Construction

Upgrading the FHWA Work Zone Model Version 2.0 and Validating its Performance Along I-91 in Springfield, Massachusetts

Validating the Performance of the FHWA Work Zone Model Version 1.0: A Case Study Along I-91 in Springfield, Massachusetts

October 25, 2019

The Dynamic Merge: Using Traffic Volume Based Signing to Improve Workzone Throughput

An Optimization‐Based Traffic Diversion Model During Construction Closures

October 24, 2019

Save the Date: 2020 National Work Zone Management Conference

KanDrive Improvements will Help Motorists Receive Road Condition Information

Smart Speed Warnings Alert Drivers Nearing Freeway Work Zones

Design and Evaluation of a Connected Work Zone Hazard Detection and Communication System for Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs)

October 23, 2019

3rd State Showcase Webinar: Showcasing the Use of Technology in Achieving the Maintenance Mission

October 18, 2019

Penn State to Study Integration of Automated Driving Systems into Work Zones

Keeping Work Zones Safe in the Tech Age

WYDOT Updates Road Closure Definitions

Scottsdale Man Records Unmaintained ADOT Freeway Signs After Being Struck by One

Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop

Contractors Receive 2019 National Safety Awards

Dynamic Lane-Based Signal Merge Control for Freeway Work Zone Operations

October 11, 2019

Webinar recording available at Transportation Management Plan Modification During Construction: Tracking and Evaluation

More MASH related resources available at Crashworthy Work Zone Traffic Control Devices

October 7, 2019

SWZ: North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) Positive Protection Device Site Visit

October 3, 2019

Evaluation of Truck-Mounted Automated Flagger Assistance Devices in Missouri: Case Study

Developing a Framework for Deploying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to Improve Construction Safety Management

Crash Severity Analysis of Nighttime and Daytime Highway Work Zone Crashes

October 1, 2019

A Review of the Risk Perception of Construction Workers in Construction Safety

Barriers for the Adoption of Incorporating RFID with Mobile Technology for Improved Safety of Construction Professionals

State Police Ticket More Than 100 Drivers in Construction Zone Sting

September 23, 2019

Odds of Work Zone Crash Occurrence and Getting Involved in Advance Warning, Transition, and Activity Areas by Injury Severity

Random Finite Set-Based Anomaly Detection for Safety Monitoring in Construction Sites

Impact of Work Zone Signage on Driver Speeding Behavior: A Driving Simulator Study

PPEs Compliance Technology to Legalize the Automated Monitoring of Safety Standards

September 20, 2019

Comparative Analysis between Distracted Driving Texting Laws and Driver’s Behavior in Construction Work Zones

Analysis on Constructional Hazards, Risk Assessment Techniques and Safety Helmets in Construction Sites

Applications of BIM and UAV to Construction Safety

September 18, 2019

State Police, DOT Cracking Down on Work Zone Violations in Onondaga County

Automatic Detection of Hardhats Worn by Construction Personnel: A Deep Learning Approach and Benchmark Dataset

Traffic Control Device Analysis, Testing, and Evaluation Program: FY2018 Activities

September 16, 2019

Research on the Influence of Front Virtual Work Zone on Traffic Operation of Expressway Construction Sections

A Connected Work Zone Hazard Detection System for Highway Construction Work Zones

September 13, 2019

State Police, DOT Announce Results of Operation Hard Hat in Saratoga County

Degree of Implementation of Site Management Regulation (BNBC-93) in the Construction Site of Khulna City, Bangladesh

An Improved Cellular Automaton Model for Work Zone Traffic Simulation Considering Realistic Driving Behavior

Traffic Risk Assessment Model for Expressway Maintenance Work Zones Based on Risk Index

September 11, 2019

Operation Hardhat is an Effort to Keep Work Zones Safe

Most North Dakota Worker Deaths Happen on the Road, but the Feds Typically Don’t Investigate Them

September 6, 2019

Utilizing Probe-Vehicle Data for Work Zone Mobility Performance Management

Work Zone Activity Data (WZAD) – Needs and Opportunities

A Framework for Work Zone Activity Data Collection and Management (Version 3)

Work Zone Activity Data (WZAD) – Data Dictionary Report (Version 2)

WZDx v1.1 – Common Core Data Specification Reference Document

August 30, 2019

TRB Webinar: Emerging Technologies for Construction Delivery

WVDOT Unveils Interactive Online Map of all Road Projects Statewide

WATCH: State Police, DOT Plan Crackdown on Work Zone Violations in Rochester, Hornell

August 28, 2019

Very Short Duration Work Zone Safety for Maintenance and Other Activities: A synthesis of Highway Practice

Random Coefficient Models for Work Zone Headway Distribution

Technology Spurs Work Sites to Become Safer: Connected Technology Installed on Site and in Works Vehicles has the Promise of Reducing Harm for Personnel Maintaining the Highway

August 21, 2019

Training Toys for Flaggers Offers More Hands-On Learning

ARTBA’s Online Learning Center Promotes Safety

In Her Own Words: How One Incident Changed My Views on Safety

August 20, 2019

Webinar recording and presentation available at Webinar: Best Practices in Work Zone Performance Management

August 19, 2019

Emerging Technologies for Construction Delivery: A synthesis of Highway Practice

Live Cams, Speed Sensors Track Traffic in Merritt Parkway Work Zone

NDDOT Deploys New Traffic Warning System for Construction Season

Automated System Set to Catch Speeders in I-78 Work Zones

August 8, 2019

State/Agency MASH implementation related memos, policies, and information available at Crashworthy Work Zone Traffic Control Devices

August 1, 2019

Improved Support Vector Machine Models for Work Zone Crash Injury Severity Prediction and Analysis

Technologies Currently Available to Obtain the Occupancy Rate of Resources on a Construction Site

Proactive System for Real-Time Safety Management In Construction Site

Fault-Tolerant Variable Speed Limit Control for Freeway Work Zone

July 24, 2019

‘Lyndon’s Law’ Signed by Gov. Parson

Cumbria Highways Signs are Multilingual

Expansion of “Move Over” Law July 1 Extends Protections to Highway Workers and ITD Responders

Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management Part 9: Processes and Procedures

July 22, 2019

Nomination Deadlines Nearing for Women Leaders & Contractor Safety Awards

Iowa DOT Using Warning Sirens to Protect Road Crews

Cost Benefit: Wichita Eases Workzone Congestion

July 18, 2019

Human Dynamics in Near-Miss Accidents Resulting from Unsafe Behavior of Construction Workers

Safety, Stress and Work Zone Complexity: A Field Study on Police Officers Performing On-Foot Traffic Control

Perceptions of Safety Climate Across Construction Personnel: Associations with Injury Rates

July 12, 2019

Evaluation of the Smart Work Zone Speed Notification System

Work Zone Lighting’s Effect on Driver Visibility

Tools for Road Safety Audits and Road Safety Inspections at Work Zones

Guidance Document on Temporary Traffic Management

Evaluating the Impact of Mental Fatigue on Construction Equipment Operators’ Ability to Detect Hazards Using Wearable Eye-Tracking Technology

July 9, 2019

2017 National Work Zone Crashes & Injuries now available

Are Safety Helmets Coming for Your Hard Hat?

California Agencies Join Together for Highway Worker Protection Campaign

July 2, 2019

Method for Expressing and Displaying the Vehicle Behavior Distribution in Maintenance Work Zones

Identifying the Factors Contributing to Injury Severity in Work Zone Rear-End Crashes

Study on Traffic Organization and Work-Zone Optimization of Four-Lane Freeway Reconstruction and Expansion

Providing Traffic Control Device Information in a Connected and Automated Vehicle Environment

Using Combined Multi-criteria Decision-Making and Data Mining Methods for Work Zone Safety: A Case Analysis

Investigating the Safety Cognition of Construction Personnel Based on Safety Education

Underlying Causes for Risk Taking Behaviour Among Construction Workers

June 28, 2019

Preliminary Data Shows Traffic Fatalities Declined Last Year

Children of Caltrans Workers Implore Drivers: “Be Work Zone Alert”

Township of Scugog Now Using Traffic Watch Powered by Municipal 511 to Communicate Construction and Road Closures

County Maintenance Crew Recognized for Safety Record

UDOT: It’s Illegal to Trespass in Active Construction Zones

June 27, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • District Department of Transportation: 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week Kick off Press Conference
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation: Officials Launch ‘Game of Cones’ Work Zone Safety Campaign

June 24, 2019

Guidelines for Work Zone Designers – Pedestrian and Bicycle Accommodation

June 20, 2019

Assessing the Impact of Smartphone Usage while Driving in Work Zones

Barriers to Adoption of RPAs on Construction Projects: A Task–Technology Fit Perspective

Nighttime Visibility of Prototype Work Zone Markings Under Dry, Wet-Recovery, and Rain Conditions

June 11, 2019

Safely Implementing Rolling Roadblocks for Short-term Highway Construction, Maintenance, and Utility Work Zones

A Policy-Driven Approach for Work Zone Mobility Performance Management

Personal Warning Sensor for Road Construction Workers

Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management Part 10: Sample Layouts

Prevention of Backing Fatalities in Construction Work Zones: Final Report

June 6, 2019

Impacts of Work Zone Component Areas on Driver Injury Severity

Test and Evaluate a Bluetooth Based In-Vehicle Message System to Alert Motorists in Work Zones

ARTBA Foundation Awards 16 Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarships

Ohio, Pennsylvania Plan Interstate System for Managing Road Work

Caltrans Workers Memorial 2019

Paying Tribute to PennDOT Workers Killed in Line of Duty

Video: Caltrans Provides Behind-the-Scenes Look at Worker Memorial

June 4, 2019

Video recording and presentation available at U.S. DOT Work Zone Data Exchange Project Webinar