ARTBA Foundation Announces Winners of 2007 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness AwardsAbstract:
Several public and private transportation groups from across the country were recognized for their commitment to safety at the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) seventh annual “Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards” competition. The awards were presented October 10, 2007 during the ARTBA-TDF national convention, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The program recognizes outstanding efforts to help reduce roadway work zone construction accidents, injuries and fatalities and is divided into four categories: Private outreach campaigns, government outreach programs, safety training and innovations in technology. Methods used to evaluate candidates and select award recipients are also discussed.