ARTBA Foundation & U.S. Department of Transportation Boost Efforts to Improve Roadway Work Zone SafetyAbstract:
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has awarded a four-year contract to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) to improve and expand the operations of the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse (NWZSIC). With additional FHWA, ARTBA-TDF and industry support, the Clearinghouse will completely redesign its Internet website utilizing state-of-the-art technologies to add video streaming and conduct on-line training and conferences, and improve the site’s navigability by allowing users to search multiple databases. The Clearinghouse will also host a bi-annual, national “Traffic Management and Work Zone Safety Conference” with the first to be held October 9-11, 2007, in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, in conjunction with Intertraffic North America.
Publication Date: October 16, 2006
Topics: Work Zone Safety