Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program
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New Guidance for Conducting Effective Work Zone Process - 7/22/2015
This document shares good practices and methods that agencies have found worthwhile in conducting their process reviews. The goal is that this focused...

Safe and Effective Speed Reductions for Freeway Work Zones Phase 2 - 10/22/2014
The Oregon Department of Transportation conducted a research study to investigate the impact of selected traffic control devices on vehicle speeds within...

Improving Work Zone Safety for Visually Impaired Pedestrians - 9/25/2014
The Minnesota Department of Transportation recently funded a project through the University of Minnesota to develop a smartphone app that can detect upcoming...

Mitigating Work Zone Safety and Mobility Challenges through Intelligent Transportation Systems: Case Studies - 8/26/2014
Describes how five sites used ITS to mitigate work zone safety and mobility issues and illustrates how to apply a systems engineering-based decision-making...

Colorado DOT Report: Full Closure Strategic Analysis - 7/24/2014
The Colorado DOT (CDOT) report, Full Closure Strategic Analysis, provides a decision process for evaluating full roadway closures for construction and...

ARTBA Accepting Nominations for the 2014 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards - 7/3/2014
ARTBA is accepting nominations for the 2014 "Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards," which recognizes the outstanding safety efforts of...

California Calls for Drivers to "Be Work Zone Alert" on State Highways - 7/2/2014
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), California Highway Patrol (CHP), and the California Office of Traffic Safety are asking drivers...

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2014 National Work Zone Awareness Week
National Work Zone Awareness Week will be held March 23-27, 2015.
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Examples of how coordinating road projects can benefit agencies and the public.
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Information on available work zone training throughout the United States.
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Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Part 6 - Temporary Traffic Control.
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