TRB Webinar: Using Smart Work Zone Technologies to Improve Safety
Smart technologies help state departments of transportation (DOTs) improve work zone safety for motorists, construction and maintenance workers, and other users of the transportation system. TRB hosted a webinar that provides an overview of the technologies used, evaluation studies, tools to support implementation, performance measures, challenges, and applications. Presenters will also share possible future technologies.
This webinar is based on NCHRP Synthesis Report 587: Use of Smart Work Zone Technologies for Improving Work Zone Safety.
Webinar agenda and presenters:
- Overview of DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Henry Brown, University of Missouri
- Arizona DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Adam Carreon, Arizona DOT
- Iowa DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Dan Sprengeler, Iowa DOT
- Question and answer session moderated by Michelle Boucher, IBI Group
Length: 1.5 hrs.
Website: Link to URL
The webinar was held on February 7, 2023.
Topics: Evaluation and Assessment; Intelligent Transportation Systems; Performance Measurement; State of the Practice; Work Zone Safety