Work-Zone Safety

Sagamore Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal
Sagamore Bridge over the Cape Cod Canal. Image: Army Corps of Engineers – Alpha Corp. Inspectional Services
It happens to all of us: We are sitting in the car in stalled traffic and wondering what the delay is and how long will it be? Most of the time it…
October 12, 2021
The Roadway Safety Foundation (RSF) recently honored seven projects with National Roadway Safety Awards for 2021. The biennial awards program—…
October 11, 2021
Pennsylvania to implement lane reservation system for road work
Image: PennDOT
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is planning to adopt a new lane reservation system to minimize congestion while completing…
August 23, 2021
Speed Limits are easily reduced during construction activities and motorists are informed of their actual speed with Ver-Mac Speed Wizards from Street Smart.
Speed Limits are easily reduced during construction activities and motorists are informed of their actual speed with Ver-Mac Speed Wizards from Street Smart.
Today more than ever, we have all grown accustomed to getting whatever we want, quickly.  Just last weekend, for example, in between games at my son'…
August 18, 2021
In this episode, Roads & Bridges Associate Editor Tim Bruns talks with Matt Jeanneret, executive vice president and chief operating officer of…
August 12, 2021
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) this week will deploy variable speed limit signs within the I-84 construction zone in Canyon County in…
August 11, 2021
Recommended practices for the installation and removal of lane closures on multilane highways
Image: Minnesota DOT
We all have seen lane closures. They are often a necessity for construction and maintenance operations, and may result in reduced capacity,…
July 07, 2021
Consider pedestrians when developing a work site plan.
Consider pedestrians when developing a work site plan.
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The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) recently developed three work zone safety publications under the Work Zone Safety Grant…
June 15, 2021
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