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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...

Smarter Work Zones: Alternative Funding for Work Zone ITS Fact Sheet - 4/10/2019
This fact sheet focuses on the Illinois Department of Transportation's (IDOT) use of Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) funds to deploy technology...

U.S. Department of Transportation to Host Webinar on the Work Zone Data Exchange Project - 2/20/2019
The U.S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) Intelligent Transportation Systems Joint Program Office (ITS JPO) is hosting a webinar on the Work Zone...

Work Zone Crash Data Collection, Reporting, and Analysis - 11/2/2018
Resources from a Wayne State University-Transportation Research Group and the University of Missouri, Columbia webinar are now available. The webinar...

Accommodating Pedestrians in Work Zones - 11/2/2018
This webinar shares information on resources developed under the Work Zone Safety Grant program. In addition to the field guide, two training courses...

Improving Work Zones Every Day, in Every Way - 11/2/2018
FHWA has developed a comprehensive set of programs, strategies, and tools under its Work Zone Management Program to mitigate the safety and mobility impacts...

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Work Zone Data Exchange (WZDx)

Version 3.0 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.