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 … [Read more...] about Traffic Management During Freeway Reconstruction and in Rural Work Zones
It may surprise some to hear that there are currently no nationally recognized definitions of work zones or work-zone accidents. Almost every state has their own unique definitions of these items. In … [Read more...] about What’s a Work Zone?
As and when pavements experience a loss of serviceability engineers attempt to restore them by carrying out appropriate Maintenance and Rehabilitation (M&R) alternatives. For a given set of … [Read more...] about The Effect of Incorporating Road User Costs During Construction on Pavement Management Decisions
This article discusses the facts and issues regarding the use of surveillance camera or photo radar in work zones. … [Read more...] about Police Use of Surveillance Cameras Against Motorists Increasing
A computational means to assess the conspicuity of highway features was developed, verified, then applied to a sample construction work zone scene. This work was conceived as a balance between … [Read more...] about A Computational Vision Model-based Method to Address Work Zone Conspicuity
An August 9, 2002 traffic accident killed Tanya Lowewen, who was an engineer with International Road Dynamics in Saskatoon, Sask. working on contract for the Michigan DOT. Stacey Bettcher was arrested … [Read more...] about Michigan Law Challenged in Construction Zone Death