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Innovative Highway Project Delivery Methods: Safety Contingency Funding Factsheet - 4/26/2024
This factsheet explores the use of a safety contingency funding approach to address the work zone safety issues quickly and efficiently.

FHWA’s 2024 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Factsheet - 4/12/2024
On April 16, the Maryland Department of Transportation will host the national kick-off event the I-70 overpass overlooking I-695 in Baltimore County.

Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Safety in Work Zones Targeted Action Plan - 10/26/2023
This report is centered on specific voluntary actions that can be taken by transportation agencies and other stakeholders to address CMV safety in work...

Providing In-Cab, Traffic-Related Warning Messages To Commercial Motor Vehicles - 8/16/2023
This fact sheet provides information on NCDOT’s program to share real time traffic-related warning messages.

Identification of National Work Zone Safety Objectives and Activities: Summary Report - 5/25/2023
This summary report documents the results of an effort to develop a list of needs, objectives, and activities for enhancing safety in and around work...

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National Work Zone Awareness Week

Each year in the spring, National Work Zone Awareness Week is held to bring national attention to motorist and worker safety and mobility issues in work zones. The 2024 National Work Zone Awareness Week will be held April 15-19.

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This summary report presents 11 strategic objectives and performance measures targeting national work zone safety-related issues.

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Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx)

Specification for reporting and recordkeeping of work zone activity

Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Part 6 - Temporary Traffic Control.