Smarter Work Zones: Using Strategies to Minimize Delays, Maximize Safety and MobilityAbstract:
Smarter work zones that use traffic management strategies to optimize safety and mobility play a key role in ensuring motorist and worker safety and cutting traffic delays. They also help maintain access to residences and businesses and get road work done on time. This article discusses two smarter work zone atrategies: road project coordination to minimize the impact of work zones and technology applications to reduce crashes and delays. It also discusses how state Departments of Transportation are applying those strategies.