This report is a synthesis of research findings and current practices in controlling and protecting pedestrian traffic in work zones. The information presented here is based on a review of research … [Read more...] about Work Zone Traffic Management Synthesis: Work Zone Pedestrian Protection
Federal Highway Administration, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center
Speed Control Through Work Zones: Techniques Evaluation and Implementation Guidelines
This report presents the implementation and evaluation of four techniques for improving the effectiveness of speed zoning in construction areas on multilane freeways. The techniques are (a) the … [Read more...] about Speed Control Through Work Zones: Techniques Evaluation and Implementation Guidelines
Roundabouts: An Informational Guide
Although roundabouts have been in widespread use in other countries for a number of years, it is only during the past few years that their application in the United States has received increased … [Read more...] about Roundabouts: An Informational Guide
How to Reduce Work Zone Injuries?
To answer this important question, FHWA awarded a $1 million research grant to Laborers' Health and Safety Fund of North America to perform a "Work Zone Injury Evaluation." This 4-year grant, which … [Read more...] about How to Reduce Work Zone Injuries?
Minimum Sign Retroreflectivity Requirements
Highway statistics reveal a nighttime accident rate that is more than three times the daytime rate. While factors such as intoxication and fatigue are partly responsible for this disparity, reduced … [Read more...] about Minimum Sign Retroreflectivity Requirements
Night Demonstration at TFHRC Reinforces Importance of Worker Visibility
In an effort to better identify and measure the risk of occupational workers exposed to the hazards of low-light and nighttime conditions, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety conducted a nighttime … [Read more...] about Night Demonstration at TFHRC Reinforces Importance of Worker Visibility