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Speed Management in Work Zones

State DOTs and other highway construction industry experts have identified the need for better guidance in setting speed limits and managing speeds in work zones. To maintain safe traffic operations, motorist speed should be inhibited as little as practical. However, reducing vehicle speeds is often important through work zones when workers are exposed to moving traffic without positive protection and when roadway restrictions and work operations present increased risks to motorists.How does one balance the motorist safety needs with worker safety needs? This session will take on that difficult question and provide some ideas on what the industry is doing!

Duration: 19 Minutes 24 Seconds
Date Recorded: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 4:30pm