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2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 26-30- "Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives" - 4/23/2021
The 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week will be hosted by the state of Michigan, with a national virtual kick-off event scheduled for Tuesday, April...

State Examples for the Application of Portable Temporary Rumble Strips (PTRS) in Work Zones - 4/22/2021
This document outlines detailed implementation and noteworthy practices for PTRS in work zones as per the requirements of three transportation agencies:...

Improving Large Truck Safety in Work Zones Webpage - 4/22/2021
Large trucks (those with gross vehicle weight ratings [GVWR] of more than 10,000 lbs.) and buses are involved in significant numbers of fatal work zone...

New Pedestrian Safety in Work Zones Materials - 4/22/2021
Resources developed by American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) under the FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant Program are now available on the National...

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
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) will host a webinar on the WZDx Specification on April 29, 2021 as a complementary effort to National...

RITIS: A Probe-data Source for Enhancing Operations and Planning Capabilities - 11/30/2020
This publication provides an overview of the work zone performance monitoring application of the Regional Integrated Transportation Information System...

The National Performance Management Research Data Set (NPMRDS) and Application for Work Zone Performance Measurement - 11/25/2020
This fact sheet provides a quick overview of how National Performance Management Research Data Set (NPRMDS) can be used to manage work zone mobility performance....

National Work Zone Traffic Management and Safety Virtual Conference - 9/14/2020
The National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse will present a two-hour virtual event from 2 to 4 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, Sept. 17.

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Targeted Work Zone Engagement Framework Guidance - 4/12/2019
The Targeted Work Zone Engagement Framework ("Framework") is designed to support work zone program personnel in enhancing the effectiveness...

Safely Implementing Rolling Roadblocks for Short-term Highway Construction, Maintenance, and Utility Work Zones - 4/11/2019
This Fact Sheet summarizes best practices related to rolling roadblocks for short-term road work activities requiring a short-term full closure of the...

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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

2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week.  Drive Safe. Work Safe. Save Lives.

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 2021 National Work Zone Awareness Week will be held April 26-30.

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