ARTBA Honors Efforts to Improve Roadway Work Zone Safety

September 11, 2013

The American Road & Transportation Builders Assn.’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) recognized eight public and private sector organizations for their commitment to promoting safety during the association’s 15th annual “Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards.” The awards were presented at a Sept. 9 luncheon during at ARTBA’s National Convention in Milwaukee, Wis. 

The competition recognizes outstanding programs, campaigns and technologies aimed at helping reduce roadway work zone accidents, injuries and fatalities.  Winners were announced in three categories:

Outreach Campaigns: Recognizes efforts that promote roadway work zone safety through implementation of employee and/or public education campaigns on a national, state or local level.

Training Programs: Honors state and local educational programs that promote worker safety on the job site.

Innovations in Technology: Recognizes the important role that technology plays in improving safety in and around work zones with innovative products and methodologies or innovative applications to existing products and methodologies.

The winners were:

Outreach Campaign/National Level – First Place: DBi Services, LLC: “National Work Zone Safety Week Billboard & High School Outreach Program”

Outreach Campaign/State Level – First Place: Missouri Department of Transportation (MDOT): “Don’t Zone Out.”

Outreach Campaign/State Level – Second Place: Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT): “Be Safe. Drive Smart.”

Outreach Campaign/Local Level – First Place: Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT): “I-15 CORE Lane Split Education Campaign”

Training Programs/National Level – First Place: DBi Services, LLC: “Work Zone Safety Training”

Training Programs/State Level – First Place: Maryland State Highway Administration (SHA): “Traffic Manager's Training Course”

Training Programs/Local Level – First Place: North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA): “Maintenance Department Safety Program”

Training Programs/Local Level – Second Place: Provo River Constructors, a Joint-Venture Company: “I-15 Corridor Expansion Project”

Click here for more information on the winning projects.