Road construction zones are a headache for drivers and a hazard for workers. A new study from Carnegie Mellon University suggests that the likelihood of crashes increases when the work zones are long, … [Read more...] about Work Zones Cause Crashes—But Only Sometimes
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The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT)’s Lane Reservation System is expected to go live in 2022. This system allows work crews to make reservations to perform roadwork based on … [Read more...] about PennDOT Aims to Deploy Work Zone Reservation System
Case Studies on Innovations in Temporary Traffic Control (TTC) includes examples that outline some of the innovative techniques implemented by departments of transportation to meet work zone safety … [Read more...] about Case Studies on Innovations in Temporary Traffic Control (TTC)
Several factors contribute to crashes in work zones, including traffic queues, speed, speed variability, worker exposure, and driver behavior. The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) … [Read more...] about ATSSA Explores Innovations in Temporary Traffic Control
INTRODUCTION It is widely agreed that highway work zones pose significant threats to road users because driving conditions in work zones are quite different from the normal ones, particularly when … [Read more...] about Does Time of Day Matter at Highway Work Zone Crashes?
Egypt's National Road Project is a large infrastructure project aiming to upgrade 2500 kilometers in the road network as well as constructing 4000 kilometers of new roads to meet today's need. The … [Read more...] about Injury Severity Analysis of Nighttime Work Zone Crashes