Traffic Management During Freeway Reconstruction and in Rural Work ZonesAuthor/Presenter: Richards, Stephen H.; Faulkner, Michael J.; Dudek, Conrad L.
This report summarizes the results of studies conducted in Texas to evaluate traffic control and safety at various types of work zones. Based on the study findings, recommendationa for improving work zone traffic management, particularly at rural work zones and at freeway reconstruction sites, were made and are summarized. The following topic areas are specifically addressed: work zone accidents, rural work zones, freeway reconstruction work zones, highway advisory radio, and work zone safety programs. This report is the final report in a series of seven which document the work conducted in Study 263.