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2022 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 11-15- “Work Zones are a Sign to Slow Down”. The 2022 National Work Zone Awareness Week will be hosted by the state of Virginia, with a national kick-off event scheduled for Tuesday, April 12th.

The Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx)-Put Work Zones on the Map Outreach Toolkit and the Power Point Slides for the April 29, 2021 webinar are available here:

The 2021 National Work Zone Management Virtual Conference was held on October 19-20, 2021 and the recordings are available here: For presentation materials shared during the 2021 Virtual National Work Zone Management Conference held on March 16-18, 2021 visit:

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) under the FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant Program developed a new video to help workers understand the risks of using equipment with moving parts such as cranes booms, bucket trucks, and ladders near overhead electrical power lines:

FHWA's 2022 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Factsheet - 4/6/2022

2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 26-30- "Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives" - 4/23/2021

Webinar on Version 3.1 of the Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx) Specification and Put Work Zones on the Map Awareness Campaign - 4/22/2021

New Pedestrian Safety in Work Zones Materials - 4/22/2021

Improving Large Truck Safety in Work Zones Webpage - 4/22/2021

State Examples for the Application of Portable Temporary Rumble Strips (PTRS) in Work Zones - 4/22/2021

RITIS: A Probe-data Source for Enhancing Operations and Planning Capabilities - 11/30/2020

The National Performance Management Research Data Set (NPMRDS) and Application for Work Zone Performance Measurement - 11/25/2020

National Work Zone Traffic Management and Safety Virtual Conference - 9/14/2020

Targeted Work Zone Engagement Framework Guidance - 4/12/2019

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Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx)

Version 3.1 of the WZDx Specification was published by the Work Zone Data Working Group

Smarter Work Zones
Information, tools, and resources on FHWA's Every Day Counts Smarter Work Zone Initiative.
Training Class
Information on available work zone training throughout the United States.
Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices Part 6 - Temporary Traffic Control.