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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