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National Work Zone Awareness Week 2019: Research

National Work Zone Awareness Week 2019.

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VDOT Work Zone Research: 2000-2019

Examination of the Current Practice of Lighting in Virginia: Nighttime Work Zones and Improving Safety Through the Development of Nighttime Lighting Specifications

This project evaluated current nighttime work zone lighting practices for limited-access highways and primary routes in Virginia

Work Zone Safety Performance Measures for Virginia

The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is interested in refining work zone safety perfo...
 
Investigation of Truck Mounted Attenuator (TMA) Crashes in Work Zones in Virginia
Truck mounted attenuators (TMAs) are deployed on shadow vehicles in work zones to mitigate the ef...
 
Considerations for the Development of Work Zone Mobility Performance Measures and Thresholds for Virginia Freeways
The Federal Highway Administration has been encouraging states to improve their monitoring and tr...

Development of Performance Assessment Guidelines for Virginia’s Work Zone Transportation Management Plans
As America’s roadways are becoming more congested and in need of maintenance and repair, ma...

Work Zone Variable Speed Limit Systems: Effectiveness and System Design Issues
Variable speed limit (VSL) systems have been used in a number of countries, particularly in Europ...

Estimation of Traffic Impacts at Work Zones: State of the Practice
Assessing the safety and mobility impacts of work zones across the project development phases of...

Evaluation of the AutoFlagger in Virginia
The AutoFlagger consists of a stop/slow paddle and supplemental signs and lights mounted on a tra...

Guidelines for Developing Transportation Management Plans in Virginia
A transportation management plan (TMP) is a comprehensive program of traffic control, communicati...

Development and Evaluation of a Calibration and Validation Procedure for Microscopic Simulation Models
Microscopic traffic simulation models have been widely accepted and applied in transportation eng...

Evaluation of the Late Merge Work Zone Traffic Control Strategy
Several alternative lane merge strategies have been proposed in recent years to process vehicles...

Use of Police in Work Zones on Highways in Virginia
It is generally accepted that one of the most effective ways of controlling speed in a work zone...

Crash Characteristics at Work Zones
Work zones tend to cause hazardous conditions for drivers and construction workers since they gen...
 
 

Assessment of Advanced Warning Signs for Flagging Operations
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and several other state departments of transport...

Effectiveness of Changeable Message Signs in Controlling Vehicle Speeds in Work Zones: Phase II
Highway work zones have been plagued with increasing numbers of accidents in recent years. Driver...

Effectiveness of Changeable Message Signs in Controlling Vehicle Speeds in Work Zones
Work zone speeds have customarily been regulated by standard regulatory or advisory speed signs....

An Investigation of the Feasibility of Interactive Videodisc as a Training Mode for VDOT
This report addressed the potential application of interactive videodisc (IVD) technology in the...

Accident Characteristics at Construction and Maintenance Zones in Urban Areas
Work zone safety is currently a major concern to transportation and highway engineers because of...

A Demonstration of Expert Systems Applications in Transportation Engineering
The validation and evaluation of an expert system for traffic control in highway work zones (TRAN...

Improving Work-zone Delineation on Limited Access Highways
The purpose of this study was to investigate vehicle guidance through work zones by evaluating th...

Delineation Systems for Temporary Traffic Barriers in Work Zones
Providing for the safety of traffic traversing construction and maintenance work zones is becomin...

Evaluation of Channelizing Devices for Work Zones: Type II Barricades and Chevron Panels
The objectives of this research were (1) to evaluate the 4-in. (10.2-cm) and 6-in. (15.2-cm) wide...

Vehicle Accidents in Highway Work Zones
The objective of this study was to determine the magnitude and characteristics of safety problems...

Evaluation of Chevron Patterns for Use on Traffic Control Devices in Street and Highway Work Zones
The chevron pattern consists of alternate orange and white stripes that form an arrow pointing in...

Vehicle Accidents in Highway Work Zones
The objective of this study was to determine the magnitude and characteristics of safety problems...

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