Public service campaign designed to discourage motorists from using the Dan Ryan Expressway in Chicago during major construction phases. An explanation of the work being done, alternate routes, ramp … [Read more...] about Don’t Shout. Re-route.
On major metropolitan projects, Minnesota has used the SMART WORKZONE. A portable system of cameras and changeable message signs connected to a command center monitors traffic congestion (using … [Read more...] about Traffic management techniques (beyond the MUTCD) used to reduce delay in work zones
This report describes efforts to design and evaluate a new sign design for emergency route trailblazing in a two-part series. The first part involved an off-road field experiment designed to determine … [Read more...] about Improving the Conspicuity of Trailblazing Signs for Incident Management
The purpose of this effort was to conduct a literature review and canvass other state departments of transportation (DOTs) to identify new traffic management and construction techniques for use on … [Read more...] about Technical Assistance Report – Traffic Management Techniques for Work Zones
It happens all too frequently, sitting in idle cars waiting for traffic to thin or making long detours because of road construction. Motorists often call it frustrating - transportation officials have … [Read more...] about Adding up Motorist Costs
The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) recently completed an innovative reconstruction project using methods that reduced construction time and minimized motorist delays. IDOT combined … [Read more...] about Customer Driven Construction in Illinois