The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation and National Safety Council have recognized a group of public and private transportation groups for their commitment to safety at the 5th annual Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards.
Presented during the September Intertraffic North America Trade Show and Convention in Baltimore, the awards recognize outstanding efforts to help reduce roadway work-zone construction accidents, injuries, and fatalities. An independent panel of judges reviewed the entries and selected the winners, which include:
Private outreach campaigns
Ohio Contractors Association and the Ohio Laborers-Employers Cooperative Education Trust, Columbus, Ohio Work Zone Coalition
Ayres Associates Inc., Eau Claire, Wis., Inter state 94 Bridge over the St. Croix River Project
Government outreach programs
Florida DOT, Tallahassee, Fla., “Work Zone Safety: It's Everyone's Job”
South Carolina DOT, Columbia, High Visibility Enforcement Campaign for Work Zone Safety
Illinois DOT, Chicago, Orange Ribbon Campaign
Missouri DOT, Jefferson City, Work Zone Awareness Campaign
Missouri DOT, North east District, Hannibal, “Outdrive, Outlive, Outlast: Highway Survivor”
Arkansas State Highway & Transportation Department, Little Rock, Ark., Work Zone Design Safety Series
Innovations in technology
Maryland State Highway Administration, Hanover, Work Zone Outreach Campaign
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, Work Zone Analysis System
For more information on the awards, visit www.artba.org.