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2011 FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant

This site provides access to the products that are under development by the Wayne State University - Transportation Research Group (WSU-TRG) as a part of the 2011 FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant. This home page will provide updates on the grant products, as well as event information and additional updates related to the 2011 Work Zone Safety Grant.

Upcoming Workshops

Training

The Wayne State University - Transportation Research Group is performing a national training program in support of the products and tools developed under the 2011 FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant. This program will include local workshops which focus on the development of temporary traffic control plans for various types of highway work zones. Please view the table below to see the currently scheduled workshops to find one in your area.

To become a host or for additional information on this program, please contact Tapan Datta, Ph.D., P.E., at tdatta@eng.wayne.edu

Completed and Upcoming Training Sessions

Below is a list of upcoming training events and links to the events' agendas if they are available at this time.

Compendium

A customized search engine of all documents related to highway work zones, ranging from public awareness campaigns and state specific plans and standards to journal articles and research reports. Select a category by clicking the appropriate box below.

Something missing? Please let us know!

Contact:Tapan K. Datta, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Wayne State University, Transportation Research Group

TTCP Software

An automated software tool which allows users to determine a typical temporary traffic control plan (TTCP) based upon site and roadway characteristics.

Work Zone Case Studies

Click on the links provided below to access each case study. Adobe Flash is required for viewing.

Guidelines and Training Materials

Urban Work Zones

Guidelines and other FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant products related to urban work zone traffic control.

Utility Work Zones

Guidelines, training materials, and other FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant products related to utility work zone traffic control.

Short-Term, Short-Duration, and Mobile Work Zones

Guidelines, training materials, and other FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant products related to traffic control in short-term, short-duration, and mobile work zones.
Questions or Comments? Contact: Tapan K. Datta, Ph.D., P.E.
Professor, Wayne State University, Transportation Research Group