Work-Zone Safety

Infrastructure and its need for upgrade are the theme at a recent California technology summit
News | Larry Trojak | June 29,2018

Infrastructure and its need for upgrade are the theme at a recent California technology summit

FIU pedestrian bridge collapse investigation
News | May 25,2018

The agency is still in the process of investigating the cause of the collapse

work-zone distracted driving campaign
News | April 16,2018

The goal of the "Watch for Us" campaign is to remind drivers to pay attention while driving through work zones

work-zone safety
News | April 12,2018

The rumble strips will serve as a physical, auditory and visual warning for drivers passing work zones

podcast
News | March 26,2018

Listen to the latest Infrastructure Insider podcast on how the industry is moving forward

I-4 Ultimate Orlando
News | March 26,2018

This marks the third fatality on the I-4 project where a worker has been struck

FIU bridge collapse investigation
News | March 21,2018

Secretary Chao has asked for an audit to determine if requirements to receive federal funding for the project were met

work-zone lighting
Feature | Rajaram Bhagavathula, Ph.D. | January 03,2018

Addressing visibility issues in work-zone safety

crane
News | November 13,2017

The deadline for crane operator certification has been delayed to November 2018

NIOSH
News | October 23,2017

The guidance was issued Oct. 19 in a memorandum to OSHA regional administrators

work-zone safety
News | October 18,2017

University of Minnesota researchers are working on innovative ways to lessen the risks and lower the rate of work-zone crashes

IDOT survey crew member
Exclusive Feature | Ryan R. Culton, P.E. | October 11,2017

Illinois utilizes 3-D laser scanners to enhance safety

Automated flagger
Feature | Edward Terhaar, P.E. | September 07,2017

Automated flagger could work in moving work zone

Texas A&M RELLIS campus
Feature | Paul Carlson, Ph.D., P.E., and Gerald Ullman, Ph.D, P.E. | August 16,2017

Research into and requirements for road markings and work zones in a connected-vehicle environment to boost safety and advance technology

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) delayed enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for the construction industry to September in order to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers.
News | June 22,2017

The rule requires the use of engineering controls to prevent worker exposure to silica dust from concrete, stone and other materials

Watson
Feature | Brian Watson | June 12,2017

Improving work-zone safety through advanced technology

University of Minnesota construction zone alert app
News | May 30,2017

The technology developed by University of Minnesota researchers will send audible messages to motorists approaching work zones

Michigan DOT partners with 3M on nation's first connected work zone on I-75
News | May 23,2017

Connected-vehicle and V2I technologies will be implemented to modernize I-75 in Oakland County

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