Work Zone Intrusion: Technology to Reduce Injuries and FatalitiesAuthor/Presenter: Nnaji, Chukwuma; Gambatese, John; Lee, Hyun Woo
Work zone incident statistics indicate that there is room for improvement in safety for both workers and motorists. – Safety technologies such as work zone intrusion alert technologies are not widely used in highway work zones. Most highway construction stakeholders are not aware of the potential for incident reduction that such technologies can offer. – Implementing work zone intrusion alert technologies in a highway construction work zone could help improve the safety of roadway construction and maintenance workers. – Current work zone intrusion alert technologies should be improved to increase their adaptability.