Michigan State University (MSU) hosted a free webinar featuring case studies of innovative, low-cost work zone management strategies. This webinar presented material developed by Timothy Gates and Jonathan Kay at MSU under the 2016 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Work Zone Safety Grant No. 693JJ31750003. The webinar features case study applications of select low-cost work zone strategies by State departments of transportation (DOTs). Other speakers include Chris Brookes from the Michigan DOT, John Shaw from Iowa State University, Neil Boudreau from the Massachusetts DOT, and Steve Kite from Total Work Zone Solutions Group.
This webinar is geared toward engineers, technicians, and practitioners working for local and State DOTs who are interested in learning more about innovative, low-cost work zone strategies and their applications. The topics covered within this webinar include:
- Toolbox of low-cost work zone strategies
- MUTCD compliance and the FHWA experimentation process
- Case studies of innovative, low-cost work zone strategies implemented by State DOTs, including: driveway-assistance devices, preformed reflective tapes, orange work zone pavement markings, painting the pavement surface black as an alternative to grinding pavement markings, and wait-time displays
Length: 1 hr. 25 min.
Website: Link to URL
Topics: Countermeasures; Portable Traffic Signals; State of the Practice; Temporary Pavement Markings; Temporary Traffic Control; Traffic Control Devices; Work Zone Safety