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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

May 29, 2019

Guidelines for Work Zone Designers – Traffic Control Design Overview

Guidelines for Work Zone Designers – Designing for Incident Management

The following are available at Transportation Management Plan Tools: Manuals and Guidelines:

  • Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department Policy for Work Zone Safety and Mobility
  • Colorado Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan
  • Georgia Department of Transportation Work Zone Safety and Mobility Policy
  • Indiana Department of Transportation 2013 Design Manual, Chapter 81 Transportation Management Plans
  • Iowa Department of Transportation Project Development Process Manual
  • Kansas Work Zone Safety and Mobility Processes and Procedures: Transportation Management Plan (TMP)
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Policy and Procedures for the Safety and Mobility of Traffic Through Work Zones
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation Guidelines for Transportation Management Plan Development
  • Pennsylvania Work Zone Safety Implementation Plan
  • WSDOT Design Manual, Chapter 1010 Work Zone Safety and Mobility

May 23, 2019

Implementing Safe Work Zone Operations Strategies Course

The following are available at Transportation Management Plan Tools: Checklists:

  • State of California Transportation Management Plan Checklist
  • Illinois Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan – 55th Street Widening

The following are available at Transportation Management Plan Tools: Plans:

  • Arizona Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan: Interstate 10 Reconstruction: Ruthrauff Road to Prince Road
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation Norwalk Transportation Management Plan: State Project DOT01020336PE
  • Delaware Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan for I-95 / SR 1 Interchange Improvements
  • District Department of Transportation NoMA Neighborhood Access Study and Transportation Management Plan
  • Georgia Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan for I-85 Express Lanes Project
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan: T.H. 67 located 2.1 miles east of U.S. 75 at the Lac Qui Parle River, Yellow Medicine County, MN
  • Missouri Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan
  • Oregon Department of Transportation Transportation Management Plan (TMP): Outer Powell Transportation Safety Project: SE 122nd Avenue to SE 136th Avenue Segment
  • Rhode Island Department of Transportation Level 1 Transportation Management Plan: Route 146 Corridor Interchange Improvements
  • Vermont Agency of Transportation Middlebury Bridges/Tunnel Transportation Management Plan

May 21, 2019

Webinar: Transportation Management Plan Modification During Construction: Tracking and Evaluation

May 17, 2019

Smarter Work Zones: Alternative Funding for Work Zone ITS Fact Sheet

Giant, Orange Traffic Cone Shares Heartbreaking Story

RTC Using Technology to Navigate Las Vegas Construction Zones

May 16, 2019

Guidelines for Work Zone Designers – Positive Protection

May 15, 2019

Guidelines for Work Zone Designers – Illumination for Night Construction

May 13, 2019

More upcoming conferences available at Other Work Zone Related Conferences

May 10, 2019

Partnership a National Model for Work Zone Safety and Operation

VDOT to Begin Deploying Temporary Rumble Strips in Work Zones

May 8, 2019

Work Zone Safety Clearinghouse Website Sets Monthly Visitor Record

Video: Caltrans Launches Work Zone Speed Reduction Initiative

Caltrans Work Zone Speed Reduction Initiative

May 7, 2019

Webinar: Work Zone Performance Management

ARTBA Supports National Safety Stand-Down, May 6-10

May 2, 2019

A Signal Timing Optimization Model for the Intersection with the Island Work Zone

Modeling the Heterogeneous Traffic Flow of the Urban Signalized Intersection with the Straddling Work Zone

Modeling Drivers’ Travel Behavior Changes Caused by Highway Work Zones

A Macroscopic Traffic Flow Model for the Highway Work Zone

The Influence of Project Bundling on Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) Costs Across Highway Project Types

An Empirical Analysis on Temporal Stability of Factors in Work Zone Crashes in Florida: A Random Parameters Heterogeneity-in-Means Approach

April 26, 2019

New Page – Transportation Management Plan Tools: Manuals and Guidelines

New Page – Transportation Management Plan Tools: Checklists

New Page – Transportation Management Plan Tools: Plans

April 12, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Texas A&M Transportation Institute: 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week–Drive Like You Work Here
  • ADOT: Work Zone Awareness Week
  • California Department of Transportation and California Office of Traffic Safety: Drivers Urged to Exercise Caution During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • CDOT Warns I-25 at Monument Hill and I-70 Could Close Wednesday
  • District Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Launches in the District of Columbia
  • Work Zone Safety Awareness Week Underway in Indiana
  • Iowa Department of Transportation: Work Zone Awareness Week: Give ‘em a Brake
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins: Go Orange for Safety
    • This Morning: Work Zone Awareness Week Calls Attention to Speed and Safety
    • ‘Drive Like You Work Here’ Michigan to Raise Awareness of Work Zone Safety After Injuries, Deaths
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off
  • MnDOT Urges Driver Safety as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    • 13 People Died Last Year in Missouri Work Zones, Work Zone Awareness Week Gets us Used to Projects
    • MoDOT Uses New Tool in Fight Against Work Zone Construction Traffic Crashes
    • Batman Kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week with Batmobile
  • Ohio Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Tries to Make Roads Safer for Road Workers
  • Drive Like You Work Here: RIDOT Encourages Work Zone Safety
  • VIDEO: RIDOT Honors Injured Worker During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • South Dakota Department of Transportation:
    • State Transportation Department Promoting New Work Zone Safety Message
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 8-12
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Texas Department of Transportation:
    • Police Reports: This week is National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • TxDOT Kicks off Work Zone Awareness Week with “Be Safe. Drive Smart” Campaign
    • TxDOT Promoting Safe Driving as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week- TxDOT Encouraging Motorists to Drive Slow and Pay Attention
  • Utah Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week (5 p.m.)
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    • VDOT Holds Annual Vigil During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Safety: VDOT Reminds you to Drive Like You Work Here
  • Washington State Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Starts Monday
    • ‘Work Zone Awareness Week:’ WisDOT Officials Offer Update on I-94 North-South Corridor Project

April 11, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration Calls for Safer Driving, Safer Work Zones
  • American Trucking Associations: Truck Drivers Share Safety Tips for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials: Kicking off National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • ATSSA Blog: National Go Orange Day to Mark Fourth Year
  • Occupational Health and Safety: DOT Kicks off 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Why MDOT Wants Media to Wear Orange Wednesday
  • Minnesota Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Safety Urged During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MnDOT Urges Driver Safety as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week (by Lakeland PBS)
    • MnDOT Urges Driver Safety as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week (by Flag Family Media)
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation: Safety Comes to Light During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    • Be Your Own Hero: BUPD (Including Work Zone Awareness 2019 PSA in both English and Spanish)
    • Work Zone Awareness Kickoff 2019
    • MoDOT Participating in National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Public Reminded to Look out for MoDOT, Other Workers During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT KC Gears up for Work Zone Awareness Week (April 8-12)
  • City of Charlotte, NC: Drivers Asked to Slow Down as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Nebraska State Patrol: Work Zone Safety Awareness Week, April 8-12
  • New York: Governor Cuomo Announces Increased Efforts to Support National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Cuyahoga County, OH: 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation:
    • Work Zone Awareness 2019
    • Safety is Coming as Work Zone Awareness in Oklahoma Targets the ‘Game of Cones’
  • South Carolina Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety – Fact Check
  • South Dakota Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation Kicks off National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • TxDOT Stressing Safety During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • TxDOT Asks Drivers to be Extra Careful During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • TxDOT Promotes National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • TxDOT Recognizes National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Virginia Department of Transportation:
    • Wednesday is ‘Go Orange Day’ for National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Begins in Staunton District
    • Virginia DOT Releases Video for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Washington Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Brings Attention to Injuries and Fatalities in Work Zones
  • Wisconsin DOT Calls for Driver Safety During Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off across Wisconsin
  • Rock County, WI: Rock County Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 10, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Alabama Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness – Week 1
    • Work Zone Fatalities up in Alabama
  • Mobile, AL: Work Zone Awareness Week Follows Recent Work Zone Death in Mobile
  • City of Troy, AL: National Work Zone Awareness Week Highlights Importance of Worker Safety
  • Arkansas Department of Transportation:
    • Arkansas Participates in National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Menlo Park, CA: Menlo Park Observes Annual Work Zone Awareness Week April 8-12
  • Connecticut Department of Transportation: April 8th Begins the 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Central Florida Expressway Authority: CFX Champions Work Zone Safety During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • State of Illinois: In Illinois work zones, “Drive Like You Work Here”
  • Illinois Department of Transportation:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Reminders Drivers of Construction Zone Dangers
  • Indiana Department of Transportation: This is National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • KDOT: Orange Lights in Special Places for Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week April 8-12, 2019
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: Pay Attention, Respect Flaggers, Slow Down in Active Work Zones
  • Louisiana Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins April 8
  • Michigan Department of Transportation:
    • One Step from Death
    • 2019 National Work Zone Awareness…
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: “Drive Like You Work Here”
  • MDOT Asks: “Go Orange” for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Law Enforcement, MDOT Bring Attention to National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 9, 2019

Software available for download at Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control Plan Software

April 8, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • National Work Zone Awareness Week Press Conference
  • American Road & Transportation Builders Association:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 8-12
    • ARTBA Newsline Podcast for April 4, 2019
    • ARTBA Challenges Transportation Professionals to “Put Safety First” in Work Zones
  • ATSSA Blog: NLGA Passes Resolution Recognizing National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • National Asphalt Pavement Association: WatchForUs Tells Stories to Highlight Work Zone Dangers
  • National Safety Council: Crash Risk Soars Among Distracted Drivers in Highway Work Zones: Study
  • Tucson, AZ: Regional Transportation Authority: Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 8-12, 2019
  • City of Menlo Park, CA: Menlo Park Observes Annual Work Zone Awareness Week
  • ITD Reminds Drivers to be Mindful in Work Zones
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Let’s Glow Orange for National Work Zone Safety Week April 8 – 12
  • Frederick County, MD: “Frederick at Its Best” – National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Michigan Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off: Drive Like You Work Here
  • Road Commission for Oakland County, MI: Drive Like You Work Here: Rcoc Recognizes National Work-Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri Department of Transportation: ‘Be Your Own Hero:’ MoDOT Reminds Motorists that Lives are at Stake in Work Zones
  • Missouri Department of Transportation, Missouri Department of Public Safety, and Missouri Highway Patrol:
    • Our Opinion: Motorists’ Attentiveness Could Save Lives
    • Three State Departments Urge Motorists to ‘Move Over’
  • Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada: Nexar’s Connected Vehicle Platform Detecting Las Vegas Construction Zones
  • New Mexico Department of Transportation: ‘Drive Like You Work Here’ National Work Zone Awareness Week April 8-12
  • Ohio Contractors Association: Road Contractors Remind Motorists: Stay Alert Driving Through Work Zones
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation & Oklahoma Turnpike Authority: National Work Zone Awareness: Safety Always Wins
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: Drive Safe in Work Zones
    • Drive Like You Work Here: “National Work Zone Safety Week”
    • State Cracking Down on Work Zone Speeders
    • Pennsylvania Transportation, Construction Groups Partner to Warn Drivers of Dangers of Distracted Work-Zone Driving
  • Luzerne County, Pennsylvania: National Work Zone Awareness Week: Drive Safe in Work Zones
  • Tennessee Highway Safety Office: Tennessee Highway Safety Office and Local Law Enforcement Pair up for Operation Incognito
  • Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Clarksville Police Department: Local Law Enforcement Agencies Join State for Operation Incognito Bus Tour
  • Texas Department of Transportation:
    • TxDOT Raises Awareness of Work Zone Safety
    • Open House, Giant T-Rex and Driving Tips Highlight National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • North Texas Tollway Authority: CAUTION: Work Zone Awareness Week Ahead
  • City of New Braunfels, TX: Work Zones: Drive Like You Work Here Week
  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Portage County Highway Department, WI: Portage County Officials Remind Drivers to “Drive Like You Work Here” in Work Zones this Construction Season
  • Barron County, WI: Barron County Officials Remind Drivers to Stay Safe This Construction Season
  • Vernon County, WI: Vernon County Officials Remind Drivers to Stay Safe This Construction Season
  • Waushara County, WI: County Highway Commissioner Reminds Drivers to Stay Safe This Construction Season

April 2, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign Materials
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration: U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • Connecticut Department of Labor’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health: CONN-OSHA Work Zone Safety Seminar Highlights National Awareness Week
  • Florida’s Turnpike: Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Georgia Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Missouri Department of Public Safety: Department of Public Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol, MoDOT Leaders Urge Motorists to Follow the Law and Use Caution Whenever Approaching Stopped Emergency Vehicles
  • North Carolina Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Tennessee Highway Safety Office Launches Operation Incognito: Fifth Statewide Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative Saturates Tennessee
  • Town of Collierville, Tennessee: Drive Like You Work Here: National Work Zone Awareness Week April 8-12
  • Marathon County, Wisconsin: April 8–12, 2019, Is “Work Zone Awareness Week” in Marathon County
  • ATSSA Blog: Gearing up for the 19th National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • National Lieutenant Governors Association: NLGA Passes Resolution Recognizing National Work Zone Awareness Week

March 27, 2019

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Federal Highway Administration:
    The 19th Annual National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off on April 8, 2019!
  • Indiana Department of Transportation:
    Gov. Holcomb, INDOT Kick off 2019 Next Level Roads Construction Season
  • Kansas Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone Safety
    2019 Work Zone PSA
  • State of Kansas: Gov. Laura Kelly Reminds Kansans to be Aware of Severe Weather; KDOT Work Zones
  • Butler County, Kansas: 2019 National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Kentucky Transportation Cabinet:
    National Work Zone Safety Week
    KYTC Asks Organizations to Shed Light on Work Zone Safety During National Work Zone Safety Week
  • Kansas Turnpike Authority:
    2019 National Work Zone Awareness Design Contest
  • Missouri Department of Transportation:
    Work Zone 5K, 1 Mile Fun Run Saturday, April 13, in Chesterfield
  • City of Portland, Oregon:
    Slow Down for National Work Zone Awareness Week (and all Year Round)
  • Ozaukee County, Wisconsin:
    Designation of “Workzone Awareness Week” in Ozaukee County for the Week of April 8 Through April 12, 2019
  • ATSSA Blog:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week Raises Awareness of Work Zone Safety
  • National STEPS Network:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week 2019
  • Fleet Owner:
    Stopping the Rise in Truck Fatalities is in Your Hands
  • AGC Georgia:
    National Work Zone Awareness Week: Safety Stand Down

March 26, 2019

Newfoundland and Labrador Legislature Addresses Oil Spills, Construction Zone Speeding

Roadway Construction Noise Model Version 2.0 Data Collection Program

Assessment of Work Accidents in Highway, Street and Bridge Construction

March 21, 2019

New Page: Transportation Management Plans

The following are available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

  • Texas DOT Design Guidelines for Deployment of Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS)
  • Texas DOT Decision Tool to Determine Smart Work Zone System Selection

March 19, 2019

Tips for Traveling Safely in Work Zones

Large Trucks and Buses by the Numbers

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • FHWA’s National Work Zone Awareness Week website
  • KYTC Announces National Work Zone Safety Week
  • Kent County Road Commission Blog: 2019 Work Zone Safety Poster Contest
  • Virginia Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Alabama AGC: Alabama Struck By Alliance
  • ATSSA Blog: Work zones: “Drive Like You Work Here”: National Work Zone Awareness Week and Go Orange Day promote work zone safety
  • CAWP Safety Bulletin #8-19: Work Zone Awareness Week – April 8-12

March 14, 2019

State Work Zone Laws

March 13, 2019

Active Work Zone Safety: Preventing Accidents Using Intrusion Sensing Technologies

Evaluation of Interstate Work Zone Mobility Using Probe Vehicle Data and Machine Learning Techniques

Understanding the Effect of Co-Worker Support on Construction Safety Performance from the Perspective of Risk Theory: An Agent-Based Modeling Approach

March 7, 2019

Minimizing Work Zone Mobility Impacts Using Project Coordination

Characterizing Perceived Aspects of Adverse Impact of Noise on Construction Managers on Construction Sites

Speed Preferences in Work Zones: The Combined Effect of Visible Roadwork Activity, Personality Traits, Attitudes, Risk Perception and Driving Style

March 6, 2019

Simulator and Field Study of Green Lights on Truck-Mounted Attenuators in Missouri During Mobile Operations

TXDOT Work Zone Injury Draws Attention to Safety, Driver Awareness

February 28, 2019

Integrated and Automated Systems for Safe Construction Sites

February 26, 2019

Influence of Work Zone Signage on Driver Speeding Behavior

A Study on the State of Knowledge of Managers of Construction Sites in the Field of Occupational Safety

Construction Site-Layout Optimization Considering Workers’ Behaviors Around Site Obstacles, Using Agent-Based Simulation

February 22, 2019

Road Sign Vision and Driver Behaviour in Work Zones

How 4D Visualization and Simulation Enhances Work Zone Safety and Traffic Mobility

Complementary Parametric Probit Regression and Nonparametric Classification Tree Modeling Approaches to Analyze Factors Affecting Severity of Work Zone Weather-Related Crashes

Factors Influencing Safety Performance at the Construction Site

February 19, 2019

U.S. DOT Work Zone Data Exchange Project Webinar – February 26, 2019

February 15, 2019

Practical Road-Resistance Functions for Expressway Work Zones in Occupied Lane Conditions

Discussion on Ways to Strengthen Construction Supervision of Road and Bridge

February 12, 2019

Work Zone Traffic Management in Rehabilitation of M-2

Risk Factors in Work Zone Safety Events: A Naturalistic Driving Study Analysis

Systems Analysis and Design of a Smart Traffic Service System for Predictive and Smarter Mobility and Safety in Roadway Work Zones

Real-Time Alarming, Monitoring, and Locating for Non-Hard-Hat Use in Construction

February 8, 2019

FMCSA Says Rate of Truck-Occupant Deaths and Fatal Crashes Continues to Climb

February 7, 2019

Certification information available at Training

ATSSA Foundation Highlights Scholarship Offerings

Estimating Uncertainty of Work Zone Capacity using Neural Network Models

February 4, 2019

Using Social Media to Inform the Public

LiDAR-Based Mobile Mapping System for Lane Width Estimation in Work Zones

February 1, 2019

Smart Arrow Boards Could Announce Short-Term Lane Closures on Minnesota Roads

GDOT Restricts Lane Closures for Super Bowl LIII

What’s that Flash near the Roadside Port-A-Potty? A Speed Camera

aFAS – How to Get a Driverless Prototype on the Road?

January 30, 2019

Video – Blind Spots: Safety Training for Project Professionals

January 29, 2019

Data for 2017 Work Zone Worker Fatalities available at Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

January 28, 2019

2019 Poster available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

January 25, 2019

Variable Speed Limit for Freeway Work Zone with Capacity Drop Using Discrete-Time Sliding Mode Control

The Impact of Integrating Occupational Safety and Health into the Pre-Construction Phase of Projects: A Literature Review

Effect of Drainage and Subgrade Compaction on Pavement Frosting Performance in Construction Zone

January 23, 2019

Enhancing Action Recognition of Construction Workers Using Data-Driven Scene Parsing

Exploring Factors Contributing to Injury Severity at Work Zones Considering Adverse Weather Conditions

The Sustainability of Health and Safety on Construction Sites in Zamfara State

January 18, 2019

VDOT Highway Advisory Radio Broadcast Goes off the Air

New Highway Maintenance Degree Aims to Help Build Transportation Workforce

Safety Awareness of Workers for Construction Sites in Nepal

January 15, 2019

Updated Participant Handout available at Work Zone Traffic Management Analysis Using Analytical Methods

Impact of Mobile Work Zone Barriers on Driving Behavior on Arterial Roads

Temporary Barrier Guidance Manual

Design and Implementation of Vision Based Safety Detection Algorithm for Personnel in Construction Site

January 11, 2019

Using Driver State Detection in Automated Vehicles

Safety Helmet Wearing Management System for Construction Workers Using Three-Axis Accelerometer Sensor

Detecting Work Zones in SHRP 2 NDS Videos Using Deep Learning Based Computer Vision

January 10, 2019

Event Information: Work Zone ITS Planning and Decision Support with the Work Zone ITS Implementation Tool

WisDOT Preparing for Highway 29 Construction

TxDOT Task Force to Make Construction Zones Along I-10 Safer

January 4, 2019

Using Smartphones to Detect and Identify Construction Workers’ Near-Miss Falls Based on ANN

Artificial Intelligence for Construction Safety: Mitigation of the Risk of Fall

January 3, 2019

Optimal Camera Placement for Monitoring Safety in Metro Station Construction Work

Optimizing Work-Zone Schedule with Floating Car Data Considering Traffic Diversion and Managed Lanes

Assessment of Stakeholders’ Awareness of the Construction Health and Safety Regulations on Construction Sites in South Africa

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety Certification Program

December 19, 2018

2003-2017 Fatal Occupational Injuries at Road Construction Sites

December 17, 2018

Research on the Relationship Between Dynamic Message Sign Control Strategies and Driving Safety in Freeway Work Zones

Development of a Travel-Time Reliability Measurement System

Body Cameras Introduced: ‘We’re not here to be Abused’

December 10, 2018

Predicting Freeway Work Zone Capacity Distribution Based on Logistic Speed-Density Models

Documenting Construction Worker Knowledge and Attitude Around Reversing Aids and Visibility Policies

Washington State TCS

Washington State TCS Refresher

Operation & Application of Truck-Mounted Attenuators Train-the-Trainer (TMAT)

Operation & Application of Truck-Mounted Attenuators (TMAs)

December 7, 2018

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

More Safety Measures Could be Coming to Protect Highway Construction Workers in Indiana

National Work Zone Memorial Seeks Submission of Names

December 4, 2018

Pedestrian Safety Group Demonstrates Accessible Sidewalk Work Zone in Atlanta

Construction Worker Hit and Killed by Flatbed Truck on S. Billings Blvd. Exit

Toronto Safe Work Zone Pilot Brings Highway Safety Concept to City

Caltrans Shares Video of Big Rig Tumbling Off NorCal Highway After Ignoring Road Signs

November 30, 2018

2016 update and 2017 data available at Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

November 29, 2018

Improvements in Safe Working on Roads

November 21, 2018

Presentations available at 2018 National Work Zone Management Conference

November 12, 2018

Fatal Injuries Among Hispanic Workers in the U.S. Construction Industry: Findings from FACE Investigation Reports

Accidents in Construction Sites: A Study on the Causes and Preventive Approaches to Mitigate Accident Rate

Virtual Learning for Workers in Robot Deployed Construction Sites

Technology Alternatives for Workplace Safety Risk Mitigation in Construction: Exploratory Study

Detecting Falls-from-Height with Wearable Sensors and Reducing Consequences of Occupational Fall Accidents Leveraging IoT

November 6, 2018

UPDATED – National Estimates of Total and Injury Work Zone Crashes (2016 data now available)

The training modules and instructor notes are available for download at Temporary Traffic Control Plan Development Workshop

Analysis of Work-Zone Crashes Using the Ordered Probit Model with Factor Analysis in Egypt

Inventory of Best Practices to Prevent Incursions into Work Zones – Literature Review

Spanish Language Topics Course with an Emphasis on Construction Safety

November 2, 2018

Predicting Work Zone Collision Probabilities via Clustering: Application in Optimal Deployment of Highway Response Teams

A Comparative Study of Machine Learning Classification for Color-based Safety Vest Detection on Construction-Site Images

Variety of Accident Causes in Construction Industry

Development of BIM-Based Safety Management Model Focusing on Safety Rule Violations

October 31, 2018

An Empirical Method of Ascertaining the Null Points from a Dedicated Short-Range Communication (DSRC) Roadside Unit (RSU) at a Highway On/Off-Ramp

Evaluation of Speeding and Behaviour of Drivers in Roadwork Zones

The Ubiquitous Orange Traffic Cone: An Observational Study

Peripheral Monitoring of Traffic in Conditionally Automated Driving

The Sooner the Better: Drivers’ Reactions to Two-Step Take-Over Requests in Highly Automated Driving

October 29, 2018

Directors Safety Message – August 2018

TRB Webinar: Highway Maintenance Goes to College

New PA Law Encourages Road Work Safety

ODOT to Impose Stiffer Fines on Contractors After Long Traffic Delay due to Construction on I-480

Work-zone Speeders Could Soon Get Tickets in the Mail Under Pennsylvania Law

‘Cone Zone’ Helps Track Street Projects

MDOT Highway Worker Accidents Lead Transportation Officials to Urge Safer Driving

IDOT Encourages Public to Send Highway Sign Safety Messages

Effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Construction Site

October 16, 2018

2016 final data and 2017 preliminary data are available at Motor Vehicle Traffic Fatalities by Year, Construction/Maintenance Zone and the Highest “Driver or Motorcycle Operator” BAC in the Crash

October 2, 2018

Data Driven Decision Making Tools for Transportation Work Zone Planning

A Study on the Effectiveness of Occupational Health and Safety Trainings of Construction Workers in Turkey

Innovative Measures to Reduce Road Construction Time – A case study: Dasna Hapur Road Project

September 26, 2018

Extension of Safety Assessment Tool for Construction Work Zone Phasing Plans

Qualitative and Quantitative Risk Analysis of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Flights over Construction Job Sites

Evaluation of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices

Lidar for Maintenance of Pavement Reflective Markings and Retroreflective Signs

September 21, 2018

Work Zone Management Conference Focuses on Safety & Innovation

DOT Blames Distracted Driving for High Number of Work Zone Fatalities

MASH 2016 Evaluation of a Non-Proprietary Type III Barricade

Developing a Pre-Task Safety Briefing Tool for Kentucky Maintenance Personnel

September 18, 2018

Webinar recording available at Accommodating Pedestrians in Work Zones Webinar

September 17, 2018

Looking Deep into the Eyes: Green Light on TMAs Could be Another Option for DOTs

ITD Shifts to Yellow

Mississippi Transportation Officials Warn Drivers to Stay off the I-269 Project

Continued Crashes, Injuries and a Fatality in I-75 Construction Zone Prompts Action

September 14, 2018

Fatal Hit-and-Run a Reminder of Work Zone Dangers on Erie’s…

ODOT Making Changes After Eighth Crashes off I-270

September 7, 2018

Presentation available at Accommodating Pedestrians in Work Zones Webinar

August 31, 2018

Compliance Crash Testing of the Type 60 Median Barrier

Automated Detection of Workers and Heavy Equipment on Construction Sites: A Convolutional Neural Network Approach

CAREC Road Safety Engineering Manual 2: Safer Road Works

Modeling and Predicting Stochastic Merging Behaviors at Freeway On-Ramp Bottlenecks

August 28, 2018

On the Impact of Connected Automated Vehicles in Freeway Work Zones: A Cooperative Cellular Automata Model Based Approach

Evaluation of Green Lights on TMAs

August 24, 2018

Oklahoma DOT Pilot Tests Dedicated Work Zone ‘Rescue Trucks’

NYSDOT Urge Caution After 2017 Saw Nearly 700 Work Zone Crashes

August 23, 2018

MD Drivers Finally Heed Work Zone Speed Cameras: AAA

Union Street Railroad Bridge Turns Orange, Reminds Travelers to Watch for Road Workers

Exploring the Effects of the Location of the Lane-End Sign and Traffic Volume on Multistage Lane-Changing Behaviors in Work Zone Areas: A Driving Simulator-Based Study

August 21, 2018

Work Zones and Temporary Traffic Organization at Roundabout – Review of Selected Solutions

A Study of Differences in Severity Among Crash Types in Work Zones and Between Work Zone and Non-Work Zone Crashes in Alabama

Effectiveness of Stationary Police Vehicles with Blue Lights in Freeway Work Zones

August 15, 2018

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2019

ODOT to Keep Traffic on the ‘GO’ in I-235 Work Zone with New Program

Fatality Inspection Data: Work-related fatalities for cases inspected by federal or state OSHA available at Other Work Zone Crash Related Resources

August 14, 2018

Improving Work Zones Every Day, in Every Way

Development of an IoT-Based Construction Site Safety Management System

Modeling Framework to Identify an Affected Area for Developing Traffic Management Strategies

Effect of Road Construction Projects on Travel Time Reliability

August 10, 2018

Fatal Injuries at Road Construction Sites Among Construction Workers

Using Drones to Monitor Construction Safety

2017 Wisconsin Highway Maintenance Workforce Survey

Transportation Maintenance Operations Workforce Development: Challenges, Opportunities, and Solutions

August 8, 2018

Rise in DOT Work Zone Injuries Triggers New Safety Campaign

Investigation of Flashing and Intensity Characteristics for Vehicle-Mounted Warning Beacons

August 3, 2018

Accommodating Pedestrians in Work Zones Webinar – September 5, 2018

Fuel Consumption and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from On-Road Vehicles on Highway Construction Work Zones

Driving Risk Assessment in Work Zones Using Cloud Model

August 2, 2018

Review of Literature and Maintenance Practices at State Transportation Agencies

Causes and Effects of Accidents on Construction Site

Connected Vehicle Data-Based Tools for Work Zone Active Traffic Management

July 27, 2018

An Analysis of Highway Work Zone Safety Practices in Pakistan

Study on the Day-Based Work Zone Scheduling Problem in Urban Road Networks Based on the Day-to-Day Traffic Assignment Model

INDOT Adjusts Traffic Lights to Ease Gridlock in Downtown Indy Because of I-65 Construction

July 26, 2018

NC Vision Zero Initiative

July 25, 2018

508 compliant version of the presentation along with instructor notes available at Work Zone Crash Data Collection, Reporting, and Analysis Webinar

Merging Vehicles and Lane Speed-Flow Relationship in a Work Zone

Modeling Highway Performance Under Various Short-Term Work Zone Configurations

Minnesota Flagging Handbook

July 19, 2018

Highway Workers Have Dangerous Jobs Fixing Roads

Part of I-40 Named in Honor of Late TDOT Worker

New Jersey Store Owner Writes Snarky Sign in Response to Ongoing Road Construction

Practices in One-Lane Traffic Control on a Two-Lane Rural Highway: A Synthesis of Highway Practice

Iowa Work Zones are Getting Smarter

July 18, 2018

Analytical Methods for Work Zone Travel Time Reliability

Managing Public Communication Strategies in Accelerated Highway Construction Projects

July 11, 2018

Model and Simulation of the Heterogeneous Traffic Flow of the Urban Signalized Intersection With an Island Work Zone

CDOT Offers Travelers New Tool to Avoid Delays by Searching for Road Work on their Routes

Over Half of Highway Contractors Experience Work Zone Crashes, AGC Survey Finds

Time-varying Mixed Logit Model for Vehicle Merging Behavior in Work Zone Merging Areas

July 6, 2018

Traffic Flow Modeling of Diverse Work Zone Activities

Predicting Stress among Pedestrian Traffic Workers Using Physiological and Situational Measures

Predicting Traffic Dynamics with Driver Response Model for Proactive Variable Speed Limit Control Algorithm

July 5, 2018

NTSB’s Highway Accident Reports and a canned query for work zone related Highway Accident Reports available at Other Work Zone Crash Related Resources

July 2, 2018

Texas – I-35 Connected Work Zone Workshop