EDC-5 Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) for Work Zones Peer Exchange in Columbus, OhioAuthor/Presenter: Mallela, Jagannath; Wheeler, Paul; Lopez, Paulina; Organ, Aaron
This peer exchange brought together State Departments of Transportation (DOTs) to discuss and share UAS work zone management practices. States that have implemented UAS programs have found that the using UAS can save time and money, and increase safety and efficiency of construction zone management, traffic operations, and inspections in the field. This report is a summary of the information presented by the Ohio, Alabama, Delaware, and Minnesota DOTs during the work zone peer exchange. The information summarized was current and accurate at the time of the peer exchange, held on October 18-19, 2022.