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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...

FHWA's 2023 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Factsheet - 4/14/2023
On April 18, the Missouri Department of Transportation will host the national kick-off event at the new 1-70 westbound bridge near the Missouri River...

Webpage on Improving Access to Voting Events - 10/7/2022
FHWA supports the use of traffic analysis tools and enhanced work zone management to improve access to voting events. This effort aids the United States...

FHWA's 2022 National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) Factsheet - 4/6/2022
On April 12, the Virginia Department of Transportation will host the national kick-off event in Hampton Roads, VA. The 2022 NWZAW Factsheet is available...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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:...

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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)

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.