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August 25, 2016

Handheld Devices to Become Illegal in Work Zones

70 mph Study

August 12, 2016

Protecting Workers with Smart E-Vests

August 10, 2016

Webinar: Improving Large Truck Safety through the Design and Operation of Work Zones

Webinar: Strategies to Enhance Large Truck Safety in Work Zones

August 9, 2016

Hundreds of Bikers Ride to Remind Drivers to Watch out for Workers in Construction Zones

August 8, 2016

Performance Measures of Smartphone Warning Messages in Work Zones and Intersections

August 4, 2016

Hazard and Risk of Highway Maintenance Works: Case Study of PLUS Expressways

August 2, 2016

Design and Operation of Work Zone Strategies to Improve Large Truck Safety

Development and Application of Work Zone Crash Modification Factors

Occupational Safety and Health Issues on Road Construction Sites in Sub-Saharan Africa: A Case Study from Uganda

July 27, 2016

Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control System for Freeway Work Zone Operations

July 26, 2016

Optimizing Scheduling of Long-Term Highway Work Zone Projects

July 25, 2016

The National Work Zone Management Conference

July 19, 2016

Presentations, transcripts, and recordings from Webinar #13: Implementing Work Zone ITS Applications: Procurement and Webinar #14: Leveraging Traffic Management Center (TMC) Resources for Work Zone Management available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

July 18, 2016

More Robust DOT Oversight of Guardrails and Other Roadside Hardware Could Further Enhance Safety

July 15, 2016

VIDEO: A Dangerous Game … Playing ‘Pokemon Go’ in Road Construction Sites

July 13, 2016

Missouri, Kansas Join Other States Pushing ‘Zipper Merge’

Review of Literature and Practices for Incident Management Programs

July 8, 2016

Evaluation of Merge Control Strategies at Interstate Work Zones Under Peak and Off-Peak Traffic Conditions

Drivers’ Reaction of Warning Messages in Work Zone Termination Areas with Left Turn

July 6, 2016

Work Zone Simulator Analysis: Driver Performance and Acceptance of Alternate Merge Sign Configurations

Comparative Study on Beijing and Singapore’s Work Zone Rear-End Crash Risks

Vehicle Speeds Variance Analysis in a Freeway Work Zone Based on the K-S Test

July 1, 2016

Work Zones Versus Nonwork Zones: Risk Factors Leading to Rear-End and Sideswipe Collisions

Safety Assessment Tool for Construction Zone Work Phasing Plans

Temporary Traffic Control – Layout Selection by Maintenance Activity

June 28, 2016

Cartoons Keep Order at Japanese Construction Sites

Towards a European Guideline for Speed Management Measures in Work Zones

Maryland Police, Highway Agency Deploy Speed Cameras in I-70 Work Zone

June 21, 2016

Moveable Barriers

June 20, 2016

Traffic Flow at a Freeway Work Zone with Reversible Median Lane

Capacity of Freeway Work Zones in Germany

Improving Traffic Flow at Long-term Roadworks

June 16, 2016

Concept of Operations for Using Variable Speed Limits in Construction Zones in Utah available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Types of Applications: Variable Speed Limit and SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

June 9, 2016

Evaluation of Temporary Traffic Signals in Conjunction with Pilot Car Operations at Two-Way Long Temporary Work Zones

Evaluating the Effectiveness of Traffic Diversion and Managed Lanes on Highway Work Zones

June 8, 2016

A Simulator-Based Approach for Modeling Longitudinal Driving Behavior in Construction Work Zones: Exploration and Assessment

Royal’s Autonomous TMA Truck (ATMA)

June 3, 2016

Registration link for Webinar #14: Leveraging Traffic Management Center (TMC) Resources for Work Zone Management available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

June 2, 2016

Guide to Project Coordination for Minimizing Work Zone Mobility Impacts available at SWZ: Project Coordination Outreach Materials

May 31, 2016

Concise Handbook for Temporary Traffic Control – Construction, Maintenance, and Utility Operations

Distracted Driver Speeds Around Work Zones

Impacts of Construction Work Zone Equipment and Operations on Vehicle Speeds

Evaluation of Photo Speed Enforcement (PSE) in California Work Zones

May 27, 2016

Videos Use Humor to Promote Work Zone Safety

May 25, 2016

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

Work Zone Worker Protection Field Guide

May 23, 2016

Reducing Worker Fatigue and Distraction Risks

TRB Webinar: Using Technology for Practical Purposes in Work Zones

May 20, 2016

Safety Effects of Portable End-of-Queue Warning System Deployments at Texas Work Zones

May 18, 2016

A WSN-based Intrusion Alarm System to Improve Safety in Road Work Zones

May 16, 2016

Virginia Department of Transportation Work Zone Pedestrian and Bicycle Guidance

May 13, 2016

2016 Work Zone and Guardrail Safety Training Grants — Request for Applications

May 10, 2016

Work Zone Safety Performance Measures for Virginia

Traffic Incident Management Quick Clearance Guidance and Implications

May 9, 2016

Investigation of Work Zone Crash Casualty Patterns Using Association Rules

May 5, 2016

Guidance: Developing Internal Traffic Control Plans (ITCPs) for Work Zones

Development of a Guideline for Work Zone Diversion Rate and Capacity Reduction

May 4, 2016

ARTBA Releases 13 Fact Sheets to Help Prevent Transportation Project Fall-Related Death & Injuries; Timing Coincides with “National Safety Stand-Down” Week

May 2, 2016

National Safety Stand-Down

April 29, 2016

Registration link for Webinar #13: Implementing Work Zone ITS Applications: Procurement available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

April 28, 2016

Recording from Webinar #10: Designing ITS Systems Based on Identified Needs (SWZ ITS Implementation Guide Steps 1-3) and presentation, transcript, recording, and materials from Webinar #12: Integrating Technology Applications – Massachusetts DOT available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

Fall Prevention Fact Sheets developed by ARTBA Work Zone Safety Consortium

April 27, 2016

Presentation, transcript, and recording from Webinar #11: SWZ Lane Closure and Permitting Systems available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

Save the Date – National Work Zone Safety Conference available at Work Zone Safety Conferences

April 19, 2016

Real-Time Work Zone Travel System Suitability Assessment Procedure from New Jersey available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

How Does Left Lane Width in Motorway Work Zones Affect Driver Behaviour and Perception?

April 18, 2016

State Work Zone Crash Data Links page updated

More resources available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 13, 2016

Smarter Work Zones: In-Person Workshops brochure available at SWZ: Project Coordination: Peer Exchanges and Workshops and SWZ: Technology Applications: Peer Exchanges and Workshops

April 11, 2016

Information from Public Works Department at the City of Palo Alto, California now available at SWZ: Project Coordination: Lead Agency Information

April 8, 2016

Clearinghouse Promotional Videos

April 6, 2016

Registration link for Integrating Technology Applications – Massachusetts DOT available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series

April 4, 2016

Applications Due April 8 for 2016 Highway Worker Memorial Scholarships

Smarter Work Zones: In-Person and Virtual Peer Exchanges available at SWZ: Project Coordination Peer Exchanges and Workshops and SWZ: Technology Applications Peer Exchanges and Workshops

On Duty with the CHP: Move over, slow down available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

March 30, 2016

FHWA’s Summary Report on National Symposium on Work Zones and Large Trucks available at National Symposium on Work Zones and Large Trucks

March 28, 2016

Work Zone Management in the District of Columbia: Deploying a Citywide Transportation Management Plan and Work Zone Project Management System

Capacity Modeling and Control Optimization for Two-lane Highway Lane Closure Work Zones

Development of a Decision Matrix and Specifications for Portable Temporary Rumble Strips for Short-Term Work Zones

March 24, 2016

Indiana Department of Transportation Use of Archived Work Zone Data to Adjust Project Schedules for Reduced Costs and Improved Mobility available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Outreach Materials

Development of Temporary Rumble Strip Specifications

March 23, 2016

Examining the Impact of ASE (Automated Speed Enforcement) in Work Zones on Driver Attention

Work Zone User Impact Reference Charts for Bridge Lane Closures

March 21, 2016

Information from District of Columbia, Michigan, Texas, and Washington now available at SWZ: Project Coordination: Lead State Information

March 15, 2016

New and updated standards and guidelines from MassDOT and Iowa DOT available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

More information available at SWZ: Technology Application: Lead State Information

March 14, 2016

Presentation and transcript from Webinar #10: Webinar #10: Designing ITS Systems Based on Identified Needs available at Smarter Work Zones Webinar Series