Work-Zone Safety

Israel LaFleur Bridge led to an increase of traffic congestion along I-210, I-10, and the surrounding area.
Work on the Israel LaFleur Bridge led to an increase of traffic congestion along I-210, I-10, and the surrounding area. However, overall vehicle crashes during the work were lower than expected, partially attributed to smart work zone systems.
Interstate 210 (I-210) is a 12.4-mile-long bypass of I-10 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. One of the defining features of this route is the Israel…
June 05, 2019
A new highway work-zone study conducted by the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America shows that 67% of highway contractors reported that…
May 28, 2019
State DOTs have been increasingly deploying intelligent transportation systems (ITS) in work zones over the last 10 years with the goal of improving…
April 29, 2019
At the 2018 Caltrans Safety Summit, Caltrans Director Laurie Berman made a call to action and is implementing three new safety initiatives to end…
April 25, 2019
This year's National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is being held this week, April 8-12, 2019, with the national kick-off press event to be held on…
April 08, 2019
The editors of Roads & Bridges recently attended the 2019 ATSSA Annual Convention & Traffic Expo in Tampa, Fla., where a slew of innovative…
February 26, 2019
Three workers sustained minor injuries from a fall that occurred last week while working on the I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando, Fla. The incident…
February 20, 2019
Flaggers are professionally trained to guide and direct vehicles through work zones, and they are often located closest to the oncoming traffic.…
January 15, 2019
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