Prioritized Safety Consideration by Work Zone Types and Pilot Implementation

The goal of this project is to prioritize safety consideration by work zone types and apply SWZ systems and technologies to effectively improve work zone safety and reduce work zone related fatalities, injuries and crashes in Florida. The major objectives of the research project are to: (1) Understand the contribution factors and major causes of work zone crashes and quantify work zone crashes by work zone types. (2) Identify effective and innovative SWZ applications and strategies to improve or enhance work zone safety. (3) Develop robust evaluation, SWZ implementation and data collection plans. (4) Successfully implement SWZ applications and strategies via pilot studies to effectively reduce vehicle speeds and speed variance in work zone areas to improve work zone safety. (5) Document pilot study results and research findings, and provide recommendations on how to prioritize safety consideration by work zone types and apply SWZ systems and technologies.

    Project

    • Status: Active
    • Funding: $204953
    • Contract Numbers:

      BDV25 977-66

    • Sponsor Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      Research Center
      605 Suwannee Street MS-30
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Managing Organizations:

      Florida Department of Transportation

      605 Suwannee Street
      Tallahassee, FL  United States  32399-0450
    • Project Managers:

      Wong, Edith

    • Performing Organizations:

      National Center for Transit Research

      Center for Urban Transportation Research, University of South Florida
      4202 East Fowler Avenue, CUT 100
      Tampa, FL  United States  33620
    • Principal Investigators:

      Lin, Pei-Sung

    • Start Date: 20191108
    • Expected Completion Date: 20211031
    • Actual Completion Date: 0

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    Filing Info

    • Accession Number: 01722865
    • Record Type: Research project
    • Source Agency: Florida Department of Transportation
    • Contract Numbers: BDV25 977-66
    • Files: RiP, STATEDOT
    • Created Date: Nov 19 2019 10:57AM