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Battelle and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) conducted a one-day demonstration site visit of Smarter Work Zones (SWZ) utilizing innovative technology applications in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 22, 2017. The visit included a tour of the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) traffic operations center, presentations on UDOT’s variable speed limit (VSL) deployment, and a site visit of an active VSL deployment. The agenda is provided below with links to the presentations.
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Morning Session – UDOT Headquarters
8:00 Depart Hotel for UDOT
8:30 – 9:00 Welcome and Introductions
9:00 – 9:30 Overview of SWZ Program and VSL Systems (Todd Peterson, FHWA Work Zone Management Team)
9:30 – 11:30 Overview of UDOT VSL System (Josh Van Jura, UDOT)
11:30 Break for Lunch
Afternoon Session – UDOT Headquarters
12:30 – 1:30 Tour of Utah Statewide TOC (Josh Van Jura, UDOT)
1:30 Depart for VSL System site
3:00 – 4:00 Tour of VSL site
4:00 Return to Salt Lake City
5:30 Break for Dinner