Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program
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This page contains presentations, transcripts, and recordings for FHWA work zone webinars. Please contact the presentation authors directly if you have questions or comments regarding these presentations.

Positive Protection Strategies in Work Zones – Held on June 4, 2021

  • Recording – This webinar outlines two types of positive protection strategies used in work zones: mobile barrier and movable concrete barriers. The session addresses the technology, procurement process, deployment logistics, typical work zone applications, use limitations, maintenance practices, staff training, and lessons learned.

Best Practices in Work Zone Performance Management – Held on June 3, 2019

Safety Implementing Rolling Roadblocks for Short-Term Road Work – Held on April 23, 2019

Utilizing the Work Zone Capability Maturity Framework to Improve Work Zone Management Capabilities and Process Review Efforts – Held on April 4, 2019

A Comprehensive Overview of the Smarter Work Zones Initiative – Held on September 9, 2015

Work Zone Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) – Held on January 30, 2014

Accelerated Construction – Held on May 30, 2013

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 101KB)
  • National Overview, by Seema Javeri, FHWA (HTML, PDF 1MB)
  • Massachusetts DOT I-93 FAST 14 Project, by Neil Boudreau, Massachusetts DOT (HTML, PDF 5.3MB)
  • Accelerated Construction Using Precast Concrete Pavement Systems on the Illinois Tollway, by Steve Gillen, Illinois Tollway (HTML, PDF 3MB)

Data Needs, Availability, and Opportunities for Work Zone Performance Measures – Held on March 19, 2013

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 112KB)
  • Presentation, by Jawad Paracha, FHWA; Gerald Ullman and Geza Pesti, Texas A&M Transportation Institute; and Rachel Klein, Battelle (HTML, PDF 4.4MB)

Work Zone Awareness Week: Outreach Ideas and Strategies – Held on February 6, 2013

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 84KB)
  • Virginia Presentation, by David Rush, Virginia DOT (HTML, PDF 3.7MB)
  • Texas Presentation, by Kelli Reyna, Texas DOT (HTML, PDF 2.1MB)
  • Missouri Presentation, by Julie Stotlemeyer, Missouri DOT (HTML, PDF 1.9MB)

Work Zone Project Coordination – Held on September 24, 2012

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 101KB)
  • Great Lakes Regional Transportation Operations Coalition Presentation, by Bobbi Welke, Michigan DOT and Peter Rafferty, University of Wisconsin Madison (HTML, PDF 3.3MB)
  • New York City Presentation, by John Speroni, New York City DOT (HTML, PDF 650KB)
  • Oregon Presentation, by Tony Coleman, Oregon DOT (HTML, PDF 4.6MB)

Work Zone Fatality Reduction Strategies – Held on May 23, 2012

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 110KB)
  • Introduction Presentation, by Tracy Scriba, FHWA (HTML, PDF 476KB)
  • California Presentation, by Joe Jeffrey, Road-Tech Safety Services (HTML, PDF 467KB)
  • Florida Presentation, by Stefanie Maxwell, Florida DOT (HTML, PDF 3.2MB)
  • North Carolina Presentation, by Steve Kite, North Carolina DOT (HTML, PDF 319KB)

Work Zone Training Programs – Held on February 1, 2012

  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 135KB)
  • Introduction Presentation, by Tracy Scriba, FHWA (HTML, PDF 927KB)
  • New Hampshire Law Enforcement Training, by Marty Calawa, FHWA New Hampshire Division Office (HTML, PDF 1.1MB)
  • Virginia Work Zone Traffic Control Training, by David Rush, Virginia DOT (HTML, PDF 764KB)
  • Louisiana Work Zone Training, by Barry Lacy, Louisiana DOTD (HTML, PDF 7.8MB)
  • Louisiana Law Enforcement Training, by Ron Whittaker, Louisiana DOTD (HTML, PDF 319KB)

Road User Cost Analysis for Work Zone Applications – Held on November 15, 2011

  • Recording
  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 219KB)
  • Presentation, by Jawad Paracha, FHWA and Jag Mallela, ARA, Inc (HTML, PDF 2.3MB)

Work Zone Process Reviews – Held on October 31, 2011

  • Transcript (HTML, PDF 203KB)
  • Introduction Presentation, by Tracy Scriba, FHWA (HTML, PDF 302KB)
  • Iowa Presentation, by Jerry Roche, FHWA Iowa Division and Dan Sprengeler, Iowa DOT (HTML, PDF 299KB)
  • Colorado Presentation, by Dahir Egal, FHWA Colorado Division; K.C. Matthews, Colorado DOT; and San Lee, Colorado DOT (HTML, PDF 150KB)
  • Louisiana Presentation, by Betsey Tramonte, FHWA Louisiana Division and Barry Lacy, Louisiana DOTD (HTML, PDF 340KB)

Developing Successful TMPs – Held on May 3, 2011

  • Transcript (HTML, DOCX 56KB)
  • Michigan Presentation, by Angie Kremer, Michigan DOT – Focuses on TMP review and monitoring processes (HTML, PDF 1MB)
  • Rhode Island Presentation, by Russell Holt, Rhode Island DOT – Focuses on the development and usage of TMP templates (HTML, PDF 1.3MB)
  • Wisconsin Presentation, by Tom Notbohm, Wisconsin DOT – Focuses on WisDOT safety-related TMP strategies (HTML, PDF 3.1MB)

Implementing the Rule on Work Zone Safety and Mobility – Held October 26 and November 1, 2005.

Presents a brief overview of the Rule and a high level summary of the Rule Implementation Guide. It also covers a number of topics related to implementing the Rule.

  • Presentation, by Tracy Scriba, FHWA (HTML, PPT 3.1MB)

Reducing Congestion: Good Work Zone Management Strategies that Can Help – Held February 17, 2005

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