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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

June 25, 2018

Theory of Safety Surrogates Using Vehicle Trajectories in Macroscopic and Microscopic Settings: Application to Dynamic Message Signs Controlled Traffic at Work Zones

Work Zone Intrusion Report Interface Design

Application of LiDAR and Connected Vehicle Data to Evaluate the Impact of Work Zone Geometry on Freeway Traffic Operations

June 21, 2018

Statewide Data Management Best Practices for Work Zone Information

Capacity Models for Long-Term and Short-Term Freeway Work Zones in Germany

Variations in Driver Behavior: An Analysis of Car-Following Behavior Heterogeneity as a Function of Road Type and Traffic Condition

Effective Post Construction Evaluation Practices for Work Zone Management Strategies

Risk Factors Affecting Crash Injury Severity by Work Zone Area

Effects of Mounting Height, Offset Distance, and Number of Light Towers on Drivers’ Visual Performance and Discomfort Glare in Work Zones

June 18, 2018

Reducing Highway Construction Fatalities Through Improved Adoption of Safety Technologies

Semantic Enrichment of Spatio-temporal Trajectories for Worker Safety on Construction Sites

1657c Reliable Risk Perception for Promoting Prevention at Construction Sites

June 15, 2018

Towards Improving Safety Performance of Transportation Maintenance Workers Through a Pre-Task Safety Talk Program

June 8, 2018

Illumination and Visibility of Workers in Nighttime Highway Work Zones

Temporary Construction Signage: Driver Preferences for Work Zone Safety

The Last Mile: Safety Management Implementation in Construction Sites

Development of a Predictive Safety Control Algorithm Using Laser Scanners for Excavators on Construction Sites

Work Zone Intrusion: Technology to Reduce Injuries and Fatalities

June 6, 2018

Surrogate Safety Assessment of Work Zone Rear-End Collisions in a Connected Vehicle Environment: Agent-Based Modeling Framework

County Calls for Protection of Highway Workers

Drivers Caught Going Wrong Way, Ignoring Signs in Construction Zone

June 5, 2018

Trench Safety Stand Down Breakfast – June 20, 2018

Struck-by Toolbox Talk #3: Work Zone Driving available at Toolbox & Toolbox Talks

May 29, 2018

Speeding in Highway Work Zone: An Evaluation of Methods of Speed Control

Work Zone Free Flow Speed Calculation Issues in HCM 2016

Micro-Level Analysis on Traffic Flow Parameters at Work-Zone Road Section Using Vehicular Trajectory Data

May 25, 2018

OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Courses Changed to Meet Safety Objectives

New TDOT Flagger Signs Hope To Improve Work Zone Safety

Orange Work Zone Pavement Marking Midwest Field Test

May 23, 2018

Impact on Traffic flow Due to Construction on Roadside: A Case Study of Thaltej Gam to Vijay Cross Road

Impact Assessment of Short-Term Work Zones on Intersection Capacity in New York City

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

May 17, 2018

Orange Work Zone Pavement Marking Midwest Field Test

Behavioral Measures for 48 Participants in Work-Zone Messaging Driving Simulation Study Collected in 2016 at the University of Minnesota

Student Work Safety Guidelines in Roadside Applications and Work Zones: Safety Guidelines for Transportation Researchers

Use of Additional Lighting for Traffic Control and Speed Reduction in Work Zones

May 16, 2018

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

Closed-Course Performance Testing of a Work Zone Intrusion Alarm System

Characterizing the Impact of Nighttime Construction on Traffic-Related Emissions

May 11, 2018

Webinar presentation and recording available at Connected Vehicle Work Zone Pilot & Work Zone Monitoring Tools

Analysis of the Sensitivity of Heart Rate Variability and Subjective Workload Measures in a Driving Simulator: The Case of Highway Work Zones

A Review: Traffic Management near & at Work Zone

Understanding Traffic Flow Characteristics and Capacity of Linear Multi-work Zones on the Urban Arterial Road

Driver Comprehension of Lane Reduction Signage: Alternatives to the MUTCD W4-2 for Work Zones

Influencing Speed Behaviour at Highway Work Zones Using In-car Speed Limits and Warnings

Model and Simulation of the Traffic of the Urban Signalized Intersection with Island Work Zone

Assessing Driver Understanding and Responses to a Visual and Audible Work Zone Intrusion Alarm System

May 10, 2018

FHWA and Partners Launch National Work Zone Awareness Week for 2018

MnDOT to Honor Fallen, Injured Transportation Workers

Amtrak Didn’t Heed Work-Zone Speed Advice Before Fatal Crash

May 7, 2018

Updating the Lane Closure Guide for Urban Highways in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area

Colorado DOT Employee’s Work Zone Death Highlights Risks in Basic Road Repairs

Decision Tree to Identify Potential ITS/IWZ Scoping Needs

May 3, 2018

Don’t Rely on Backup Alarms to Stop Backovers

Work Zone Data Collection — Grant Course

Work Zone Road Safety Audits — Grant Course

April 30, 2018

Helping Save Lives Through a Website Resource

Designing Temporary Traffic Control Zones for Pedestrian Accessibility — Grant Course

Developing and Implementing Successful Transportation Management Plans — Grant Course

Smarter Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems — Grant Course

Temporary Traffic Control Considerations for Urban Work Zones — Grant Course

Traffic Control Design Specialist — Grant Course

April 26, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • NAPA:
    • NAPA Launches Campaign to Combat Distracted Driving in Work Zones
  • Alaska:
    • ADOT&PF Recognizes Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Kansas:
    • Translines Express: National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Oregon:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week on Facebook
  • New Mexico:
    • NMDOT Encourages Safe Driving in Work Zones
    • District 4 News: National Work Zone Awareness Week Recognized
  • New York:
    • New York City Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • As Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, NYC DOT, DEP, DDC, and Partners Renew Call for Safe Driving in City Workzones
  • Rhode Island:
    • Motorists Urged to Drive Carefully and Protect People in Work Zones
  • Texas:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • TxDOT Raises Driver Safety Awareness
    • Work Zone Fatalities on the Rise with Majority Being Motorists

April 24, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Kansas:
    • 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Kentucky:
    • Florence Y’all Water Tower Glows Orange for Work Zone Safety
  • Louisiana:
    • Louisiana State Police: Consider This: Work Zone Awareness
  • Maine:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week 2018 – April 9 to April 13
  • Maryland:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Maryland Announces Work Zone Safety Initiative
  • Missouri:
    • Missouri State Highway Patrol and Missouri Department of Transportation: Work Zone Awareness Week Continues
    • MODOT Wants Motorists to be Mindful of Roadwork During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Nebraska:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018
  • New York:
    • Errant Car Kills Worker/DOT Bridge Employee Loses Life in Freaky Mishap
  • Ohio:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Stressing Safety for Construction Season
    • ODOT Observes National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • ODOT Asking for Work Zone Awareness
    • ODOT Urges Caution in Construction
  • Pennsylvania:
    • PennDOT Urges Work Zone Safety
    • National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Safety Awareness
    • PennDOT Addresses Work Zone Safety After Workers Hit
  • South Dakota:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Texas:
    • TxDOT Presenting Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Texas Work Zone Fatalities on the Rise with Majority Being Motorists
    • Construction Worker Who Has Been Hit by Car Explains the Dangers of Distracted Driving
  • Virginia:
    • VDOT Introduces Rumble Strips to Prevent Work Zone Injuries
  • Wisconsin:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Promotes Highway Safety
    • State DOT Recognizes Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

April 20, 2018

Pedestrian Accommodation in Work Zones: A Field Guide

April 19, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • ARTBA:
    • Work Zone Awareness is “Everybody’s Responsibility”
  • OSHA:
    • U.S. Department of Labor Seeks to Prevent Georgia Roadway Worksite Injuries Through Safety Stand-Down Events
  • Arizona:
    • Work Zone Safety Is Everybody’s Responsibility: Maricopa County Recognizes National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Delaware:
    • Governor Carney and DelDOT Mark National Work Zone Safety Week
    • Work Zone Safety Stressed as Traditional Construction Season Begins in Delaware
  • Georgia:
    • Work Zone Safety
  • Hawaii:
    • HDOT Urges Hawaii Drivers to be Aware, Move over for Workers on the Road
  • Idaho:
    • ITD Encourages Safety in Work Zones
  • Illinois:
    • Governor Bruce Rauner, IDOT Director Randy Blankenhorn and ISP Director Leo Schmitz Kick off National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • CHICAGO, IL – National Work Zone Awareness Week Launches in Illinois
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Launches in Illinois: IDOT Hosts Kickoff Event to Construction Season at Jane Byrne Interchange
    • IDOT Cautions Drivers During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • IDOT Urges Caution for Work Zone Awareness Week
    • I-DOT and State Police Crack Down on Work Zone Safety
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week; Motorists Urged to Slow Down Near Construction Zones
  • Puerto Rico:
    • DTOP pide precaución a conductores en zonas de construcción

April 18, 2018

UPDATED – State Work Zone Crash Data Links

April 13, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • FHWA:
    • Federal Highway Administration Urges Drivers to Protect Highway Workers
    • Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility
  • USDOT:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week by the Office of Public Affairs
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week by US Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao
  • AASHTO:
    • Transportation Agencies, Others Observe Week to Emphasize Work Zone Safety
    • PSA for the 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week Campaign–April 9-13
  • ATSSA:
    • ATSSA 2018 Go Orange Day Promotes Work Zone Safety
  • Alabama:
    • ALDOT Urges Work Zone Safety in ‘National Work Zone Awareness’ Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week – April 9-13
    • Alabama Struck-By Alliance Tool Box Safety Talk
    • New Vehicular Homicide Law Highlighted During Alabama Work Zone Awareness Event
    • Alabama Goes Orange for Work Zone Awareness Week April 9-13
    • ALDOT Recognizes Work Zone Awareness Week
    • ALDOT Promoting Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Arizona:
    • Governor Ducey Proclaims April 9-13 as Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Colorado:
    • Colorado Work Zone Deaths Skyrocket in 2017
    • Widow of CDOT Worker Shares Message Ahead of National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Colorado Celebrates National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Connecticut:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Sends an Important Message to Drivers
  • Georgia:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Apr. 9-13
  • Illinois:
    • Illinois Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018
    • Illinois to Host National Work Zone Awareness Week event
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Launches in Illinois published by Wand
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Launches in Illinois published by MyRadioLink.com
    • Kane County Remembers Steve as Work Zone Awareness Week Comes to Chicago
  • Indiana:
    • Officials Share a Warning During Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Kentucky:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week April 9-13, 2018
  • Maine:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 9 – 13
  • Massachusetts:
    • 2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • It’s National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Michigan:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Begins Monday
    • MDOT Celebrates National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
    • State to Drivers: Pay Attention in Work Zones
  • Minnesota:
    • MnDOT Urges Driver Safety as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Mississippi:
    • 2018 Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Missouri:
    • Public Invited to Missouri Department of Transportation’s Big Truck Night
    • “No Phone in a Work Zone” Message Pushed by MoDOT for Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT, IDOT Push National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • MoDOT Begins Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Local Agencies Hold Construction Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Nebraska:
    • April 9-13 is National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks off Monday
  • Nevada:
    • NDOT Reminds Motorists to Drive Safely During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • North Carolina:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week hopes to bring attention to dangerous driving
  • Pennsylvania:
    • ADVISORY — CARBON — APRIL 11 — PennDOT to Highlight National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week Locally
    • Road Workers Talk About Work Zone Dangers
    • PennDOT’s Workers’ Memorial on Display
  • South Carolina:
    • DOT Observing National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • South Dakota:
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week: Stay Alert and Slow Down in Cone Zones
  • Tennessee:
    • TDOT Honors Workers Killed, Raises Awareness with National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Texas:
    • TxDOT Officials to Highlight Work Zone Safety During National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018 – Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility
    • San Angelo Drivers Urged to be Extra Cautious for National Work Zone Awareness Week
    • National work zone awareness week
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Highlights Strategies to Keep North Texans Safe
    • New Efforts Underway To Reduce Texas Work Zone Deaths
  • Utah:
    • UDOT Honors National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Vermont:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week (Proclamation 18-044)
  • Virginia:
    • VDOT Worker Reflects on Work Zone Crash During National Awareness Week
    • VDOT Displays ‘Love’ Sign in Lynchburg to Promote Safety on the Roads
    • See the Cone, Respect the Zone: It’s Work Zone Awareness Week
    • VDOT Raises Work Zone Safety Awareness for ‘Go Orange Day’
    • VDOT’s Safety Reminders for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Washington:
    • WSDOT Going Orange for National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Wisconsin:
    • Work Zone Awareness Week Reminds Drivers to be Alert, Safe in Construction Zones
    • Kicking off Work Zone Awareness Week
    • Wisconsin DOT Raising Awareness for Driving Safety During Work Zone Awareness Week

April 11, 2018

Installing and Maintaining Crashworthy Work Zone Traffic Control Devices

Work Zone ITS Implementation Tool v1.0

Crashworthy Work Zone Traffic Control Devices

April 10, 2018

2018 National Work Zone Awareness Week: “Expect the Unexpected” in Roadway Construction Work Zones, ARTBA Says

April 6, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Nebraska Safety Council: National Work Zone Safety Week Press Conference
  • American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials: National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration: Two National Campaigns in April Seek to Protect Workers from Vehicle-Related Injuries and Fatalities
  • Alabama AGC: National Work Zone Awareness Week Kick-off Press Conference/Stand Down
  • City of Chandler, Arizona: ‘National Work Zone Awareness Week’ Reminds Drivers to Slow Down
  • California Department of Transportation: Caltrans Workers Memorial & Worker Safety
  • Colorado Department of Transportation: Slow Down for Highway Workers in Work Zones: CDOT
  • Florida Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Urges Motorists to Drive Safely
  • City of St. Charles, Illinois: National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Iowa Department of Transportation: Do You “Invest” in Safety?
  • Kansas Contractors Association and Kansas Department of Transportation: Work Zone Billboards Raise Awareness Across the State
  • Kansas Department of Transportation: KDOT Plans Open House April 13 in Hutchinson
  • KYTC National Work Zone Awareness Week – 2018
  • Maine Turnpike: National Work Zone Awareness Week Commercial
  • Michigan Department of Transportation: National Work Zone Awareness Week Kicks Off: Work Zone Safety is Everybody’s Responsibility
  • Mississippi Department of Transportation: MDOT Recognizes April as Work Zone Awareness Month
  • Missouri State: MoCast: National Work Zone Awareness
  • Missouri Department of Transportation: 4/3-National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13
  • Missouri Department of Transportation: Work Zone Awareness Week
  • New Jersey Department of Transportation: April 9-13, 2018 is National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • City of Charlotte, North Carolina: April 9-13: National Work Zone Safety Awareness Week
  • Ohio Department of Transportation: ODOT Reminds Motorist to be Cautious in Work Zones
  • Oklahoma Department of Transportation: Work Zone Awareness 2018
  • Oklahoma State: Governor Declares April and May Work Zone Awareness Months
  • Association of Central Oklahoma Governments: Work Zone Safety | Your Life Matters: Drive Like It
  • Tennessee Department of Transportation: Work Zone Awareness Week
  • TxDOT Launches Work Zone Awareness Campaign
  • TxDOT: Work Zone Fatalities on the Rise
  • Washington Department of Transportation: Work Zone Injury Collision in Seattle Mangles Vehicles and the Early Morning Commute
  • Washington Department of Transportation: Work Zone Safety
  • Clark County, Wisconsin: Clark County Board Approves Work Zone Safety Designation and Social Media Use Policy
  • City of Fond du Lac Police Department: National Work Zone Awareness Week: April 9-13, 2018
  • Calumet County, Wisconsin: Widow Shares Message for Highway Work Zone Safety Awareness Week

April 4, 2018

Infographics for the National Campaign to Prevent Construction Falls

Webinar presentation and recording available at The National Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction: Getting Ready for the 2018 Safety Stand-Down

Course presentation and recordings available at Construction Site Safety in Work Zones — Grant

April 2, 2018

Understanding the Impacts of Work Zone Activities on Traffic Flow Characteristics

March 29, 2018

The following is available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Mississippi Department of Transportation: Drive Smart in Work Zones

March 28, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky Transportation Cabinet: Transportation Cabinet Asks Organizations to Shed Light on Work Zone Safety: Pledge to Glow Orange April 11 During National Work Zone Awareness Week
  • Dane County: County Board Looks to Safeguard Road Crews

March 27, 2018

Evaluation of Work Zone Split Traffic Symbol Sign

M-DOT Issues Road Construction Map

Digital Message Signs Being Installed Throughout Interstate 75

March 23, 2018

A Particle Swarm Optimization Framework for Calibration of Driver Behavior Models at a Work Zone

Analysis of Work Zone Crash Reports to Determine Factors Associated with Crash Severity

Impact of Temporary Portable Work Zone and Personal Lighting on Vehicle Speeds in Nighttime Highway Preservation Projects

Impacts of Work Zone Configurations on Passenger-Car Crash Injury Severities

Evaluating Work Zone Intrusion Alert Technology: Recommendation for Future Development

Determination of Optimal Intensities and Periods for Vehicle-Mounted Warning Lights Using Field Experiments

March 22, 2018

Work Zone Injuries and Injury/Property-Damage Only Crashes

March 21, 2018

508 compliant version available at A Guide to Urban Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control

March 20, 2018

A Work Zone Simulation Model for Travel Time Prediction in a Connected Vehicle Environment

Work Zone Safety Sign Package Program Winners

Webinar recording available at Work Zone Crash Data Collection, Reporting, and Analysis Webinar

March 12, 2018

Webinar: Advancing Transportation Operations Programs Using Capability Maturity Frameworks Including a Work Zone Management Case Study

Webinar: Connected Vehicle Work Zone Pilot & Work Zone Monitoring Tools

Optimization of Work Zone Segments on Urban Roads Using Cellular Automata Model in Mixed Traffic

Use of Portable and Dynamic Variable Speed Limits in Construction Zones

Development of Transition Between Free-Standing and Reduced-Deflection Portable Concrete Barriers

Temporary Traffic Control Strategy Optimization for Urban Freeways

Impact Analysis of Temporary Traffic Control Design in Planning Construction for Transportation Infrastructure Expansion: the Contractor’s Perspective

A Tri-Objective Ant Colony Optimization Based Model for Planning Safe Construction Site Layout

March 9, 2018

Va. Senate Backs Bill Putting Handheld Speed Cameras Around Work Zones

Novel Method of Obtaining Critical Parameter in Safety Assessment for Maintenance Work Zone

Effects of Roadway Factors and Demographic Characteristics on Drivers’ Perceived Complexity of Simulated Roadway Videos

March 6, 2018

508 compliant version available at A Guide to Short Term, Short Duration, and Mobile Work Zone Temporary Traffic Control

KTA Encourages Work Zone Safety with Design Contest available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

March 5, 2018

Analysis of Work Zone Crash Characteristics and Countermeasures

Estimating the Safety Effects of Work Zone Characteristics and Countermeasures: A Guidebook

Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse

March 2, 2018

The following Electrical Safety toolbox talks developed under OSHA’s Focus 4 campaign are available at Toolbox & Toolbox Talks:

  • Toolbox Talk # 1: Precautions for avoiding electrical shocks
  • Toolbox Talk # 2: How can we prevent electrocutions while using power tools?
  • Toolbox Talk # 3: Be aware of the power lines where you live and work
  • Toolbox Talk # 4: Electrical safety and first aid assistance
  • Toolbox Talk # 5: Working near high voltage energized electrical lines
  • Toolbox Talk # 6: Precautions when using extension cords
  • Toolbox Talk # 7: Arc flash protection and considerations

March 1, 2018

Illinois DOT Smart Traffic Monitoring System Plans and Illinois DOT On-Call Work Zone ITS Contract Specifications available at SWZ: Technology Applications: Deployment Plans and Bid Specifications

February 28, 2018

Assessment of Work Zone Safety

A Deep Learning Approach to Predict Severity Levels of Work Zone Crashes

February 26, 2018

Lawton Citizen Concerned by Construction Zone Speeders

Soon, You May See ‘Robots at Work’ During Construction of National Highways

February 22, 2018

Speed Camera on Beltway Generates Huge Number of Tickets

Trucking Official: Better I-75 Warning Signs Needed

Variable Speed Limits Ease Congestion, Reduce Crashes on Highways: Study

February 20, 2018

The following are available at National Work Zone Awareness Week:

  • Michigan: Kent County Road Commission: Work Zone Safety Poster Contest
  • Virginia Department of Transportation: “Work Zone Safety: Everybody’s Responsibility”: National Work Zone Awareness Week April 9 – 13, 2018

February 19, 2018

Locating Roadworks Sites via Detecting Change in Lateral Positions of Traffic Signs Measured Relative to the Ego-Car

Evaluation of Work Zone Crashes in California

February 16, 2018

508 compliant version available at Driving Safely in and Around Work Zones

February 13, 2018

An IoT-based Autonomous System for Workers’ Safety in Construction Sites with Real-Time Alarming, Monitoring, and Positioning Strategies

System to Provide Data on Risky Work-Zone Incidents

TTI, ARTBA Celebrate 20 Years of the Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse

Iowa Highway Deaths Down Overall, But not in Work Zones

Temporary Traffic Control Considerations for Urban Work Zones

Washington State FIT

February 9, 2018

Submit a Campaign Program Form available at National Work Zone Awareness Week

ZipRecruiter available at Job Resources

February 8, 2018

508 compliant version available at Development and Application of Work Zone Crash Modification Factors

Traffic Control for Safer Work Zones

February 7, 2018

Multicontextual Machine-Learning Approach to Modeling Traffic Impact of Urban Highway Work Zones

Time-Dependent Transportation Network Design Considering Construction Impact

You are Where?

February 2, 2018

Work Zone Fatal Crashes and Fatalities

Other Work Zone Crash Related Resources

Poster available for National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018

Poster Request Form now available

January 26, 2018

508 compliant version available at A Guide for Work Zone Crash Data Collection, Reporting, and Analysis

Evaluation of Traffic Control Options in Work Zones

Feasibility of Lane Closures Using Probe Data

Flagger Operations: Investigating Their Effectiveness in Capturing Driver Attention

Drones in Transportation Engineering: A Discussion of Current Drone Rules, Equipment, and Applications

Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control System for Freeway Work Zone Operations

Beyond Compliance

January 24, 2018

Use of Positive Protection in Work Zones

Safer cone collection with X-Cone among the latest safety innovations

Tips for Navigating amid Road-Side Construction

Safety Impacts of Signalized Lane Merge Control at Highway Work Zones

January 19, 2018

Speeding Through Pa. Work Zones is Common, and it’s Really Dangerous — for Drivers

What’s New Today is Mainstream Tomorrow

Safe and Environment-Friendly Forward Collision Warning Messages in the Advance Warning Area of a Construction Zone

January 17, 2018

UPDATED – Other Work Zone Related Conferences

January 11, 2018

Awareness of Occupational Safety and Health Issues on Roadway Maintenance Works in Nyeri County, Kenya

Increasing Speed Limit Compliance in Motorway Work Zones: A Human System Integration Approach

Understanding Injuries and Deaths in Construction Sites in Hong Kong from a Criminological Perspective

From Road Design to Training, MDOT Focus is on Safety

January 9, 2018

A Low-Cost Mobile Proximity Warning System in Highway Work Zone

Effectiveness of Visual Warnings on Young Drivers Hazard Anticipation and Hazard Mitigation Abilities

Basic Highway Workzone Safety

January 5, 2018

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2018

January 3, 2018

Safety Concepts for Workers from an OSHA Perspective

Optimizing the Planning of Highway Work Zones to Maximize Safety and Mobility

Safe Way to Go

Mo. Woman Charged with Intentionally Hitting Road Worker with Car

Analysis of Passenger-Car Crash Injury Severity in Different Work Zone Configurations

Narrow Lanes and Their Effect on Drivers’ Behaviour at Motorway Roadworks

January 2, 2018

UPDATED – Moveable Barriers

December 20, 2017

Clearinghouse Newsletter — December 2017

Development of a Precast Slim Temporary Concrete Safety Barrier STCSB 50 for Work Zone Applications

Modeling Vehicle Merging Behavior in Work Zone Merging Areas During the Merging Implementation Period

Challenges in Ensuring Worker Safety in Active Roadway Work Zones

December 18, 2017

Free Apps to Help Improve Worker Safety and Health

Proposed Bill Would Give MassDOT Power to Enforce Speed Limits for Road Work Areas

Protecting Workers with Smart E-Vest

December 14, 2017

Freeway Work Zone Free-Flow Speed Model Development

Using Binary Logistic Regression to Explain the Impact of Accident Factors on Work Zone Crashes

Effectiveness of VSL Signs in Reducing Crash Rates on Roadway Construction Work Zones in Alaska

December 12, 2017

Busy Year for Iowa Road Construction Nears End with ‘Way Too Many’ Deaths in Work Zones

Smart Vehicles Could Mean Safer Work Zones

Lithuania Zero Traffic Accidents at Road Work Zones Still a Challenge

November 30, 2017

Can Self-Driving Equipment Make Work Zones Safer?

Validation of a Signalization Scheme for Road Works at a Roundabout (Simulator Study)

Impact Assessment of Road Work Zones in Operating Conditions, Safety and User Costs

Traffic Impact Assessment of Moving Work Zone Operations

November 28, 2017

FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant webinar – Work Zone Safety

November 27, 2017

Webinar recording and presentation available at Large Truck Safety in Work Zones

November 22, 2017

A Smart Highway Work Zone Merge System Enabled by Connected Vehicles

Investigation of Effectiveness of Radar Speed Signs and Additional Lighting for Speed Control in Highway Construction and Maintenance Work Zones

Examination of the Current Practice of Lighting in Virginia: Nighttime Work Zones and Improving Safety Through the Development of Nighttime Lighting Specifications

November 17, 2017

In-Vehicle Warnings Show Promise for Improving Work Zone Safety

State: Lack of Compliance with Handheld Cellphone Ban in Work Zones Poses Safety Risks

November 14, 2017

Optimal Variable Speed Limit Control under Connected Work Zone and Connected Vehicle Environment

Variable Speed Limit Control for Delay and Crash Reductions at Freeway Work Zone Area

November 10, 2017

Apriori-Based Text Mining Method for the Advancement of the Transportation Management Plan in Expressway Work Zones

November 9, 2017

Highway Work Zone Intrusion Alert Systems Implementation Guide

Active Work Zone Safety Using Emerging Technologies 2017

November 3, 2017

Impacts of Night-Time Work-Zone Speed Restrictions on Freeway Speed Characteristics: A Case Study on Edmonton, Canada

Spatial Characteristics of Merging Decision Making and Implementation at Highway Work Zone

MDOT Raises the Bar on Work Zone Visibility

November 2, 2017

Application of Work Zone Road User Costs to Determine Schedule-Related Incentives and Disincentives

Modeling Driver Behavior in Work and Nonwork Zones: Multidimensional Psychophysical Car-Following Framework

November 1, 2017

Construction Worker Struck, Killed by Suspected Impaired Driver

Drivers’ Lane Change Maneuver and Speed Behavior in Freeway Work Zones

October 27, 2017

UPDATED – FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant Products

Safety Performance Evaluations for the Vehicle Based Movable Barriers Using Full Scale Crash Tests

Evaluation of Safety Practices for Short Duration Work Zones