Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Guidance for Conducting Effective Work Zone Process Reviews

Illustration of the continuous improvement cycle for work zone process reviews.

Publication No. FHWA-HOP-15-013

April 2015

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1. Report No.
2. Government Accession No. 3. Recipient's Catalog No.

4. Title and Subtitle
Guidance for Conducting Effective Work Zone Process Reviews

5. Report Date
April 2015
6. Performing Organization Code
7. Author(s)
Gerald Ullman (TTI); Jeremy Schroeder (Battelle)
8. Performing Organization Report No.

9. Performing Organization Name and Address
505 King Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201

Texas A&M Transportation Institute
3135 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-3135

10. Work Unit No. (TRAIS)
11. Contract or Grant No.
12. Sponsoring Agency Name and Address
Federal Highway Administration
Office of Operations (HOP)
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, D.C. 20590
13. Type of Report and Period Covered
14. Sponsoring Agency Code
15. Supplementary Notes
Project performed in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration. Jawad Paracha (Task Manager)
16. Abstract

All state highway agencies receiving Federal-aid funds are required to perform work zone process reviews every two years. These reviews are an opportunity for the agency to reexamine how it is meeting federal requirements in 23 CFR 630 Subparts J and K in accomplishing work zone safety and mobility management. These reviews help an agency evaluate its work zone safety and mobility-related policies and procedures as well as the effectiveness of its work zone impacts analyses and monitoring efforts, and ultimately, how well it manages those impacts.

The intent of the document is to share good practices and methods that agencies have found worthwhile in conducting their process reviews. The goal is that this focused information will lead to more consistent and targeted improvements in agency work zone policies and procedures. This document includes tips for success in work zone process reviews, effective use of data and performance measures in process reviews, and insight for connecting process reviews with other work zone safety and mobility improvement efforts.
17. Key Words
Work zone, process review
18. Distribution Statement
No restrictions. This document is available to the public.
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21. No. of Pages
22. Price
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