Work-Zone Safety

work-zone safety awareness campaign
News | April 08,2019

This year's theme is "Drive Like You Work Here"

I-4 Ultimate improvement project
News | February 20,2019

The project had recently reopened from shutting down after a worker was killed on the site earlier this month

Figure 1. MoDOT AFAD and its CMS signs.
Exclusive Feature | Zhu Qing, Siyang Zhang, Henry Brown, P.E. and Carlos Sun, Ph.D., P.E., J.D. | January 14,2019

Simulator and field study of truck-mounted automated flagger assistance devices in Missouri

work-zone safety
News | November 12,2018

The preliminary data puts fall protection at the top of this year's list

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Feature | Siyang Zhang, Zhu Qing, Henry Brown, P.E., Carlos Sun, Ph.D., P.E., J.D. and Praveen Edara, Ph.D., P.E., P.T.O.E. | September 04,2018

Green light on TMAs could be another option for DOTs

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

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

News | November 13,2017

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

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

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