TRB Webinar: Using Smart Work Zone Technologies to Improve Safety

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February 07, 2023 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM U.S. Eastern
Cost (for your seat)
Professional Development Hours for this webinar
1.50 hour(s)
Continuing Education Hours for this webinar
AAE: 0.00 hour(s)
AICP: 1.50 hour(s)
CLE: 0.00 hour(s)

Smart technologies help state departments of transportation (DOTs) improve work zone safety for motorists, construction and maintenance workers, and other users of the transportation system. TRB will host a webinar on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that will provide an overview of the technologies used, evaluation studies, tools to support implementation, performance measures, challenges, and applications. Presenters will also share possible future technologies. 

This webinar is based on NCHRP Synthesis Report 587: Use of Smart Work Zone Technologies for Improving Work Zone Safety.

This webinar is sponsored by TRB’s National Highway Cooperative Research Program.

Registration is free for employees of TRB sponsors as well as Titanium and Cobalt Global Affiliates. The registration rate for all other attendees is $100. Sign into to view registration information. Contact Patrice Davenport to inquire about becoming a TRB sponsor or global affiliate organization.

A recording will be sent to all registrants after the webinar.


Webinar agenda and presenters

  • Overview of DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Henry Brown, University of Missouri
  • Arizona DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Adam Carreon, Arizona DOT
  • Iowa DOT practices for smart work zone technologies – Dan Sprengeler, Iowa DOT
  • Question and answer session moderated by Michelle Boucher, IBI Group

The first 60 minutes of the webinar will be for presentations and the final 30 minutes will be reserved for audience questions.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe general DOT practices for smart work zone technologies
  • Identify available tools to support implementation of smart work zone technologies
  • Identify emerging smart work zone technologies 


Professional Development Hours

Professional engineers (PEs) who register and attend the entire webinar as an individual will be awarded 1.5 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). TRB’s webinar program awards PDH credits only to the registered individual, and not to other members of a group that view the webinar together. To be eligible for the credits, individuals must remain signed in for the entire webinar, including for any question and answer session following the presentations.

Please check with your licensing board to ensure that TRB webinar PDHs are approved by your board.

TRB will report credits earned to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Complaints about registered providers may be sent to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Floor, Washington, D.C., 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar is approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please make sure that you register for this session and log in using the link that TRB provides to your email account. We use this as your record that you attended this session. TRB only maintains the records of attendees who use their email address to log into the webinar, and cannot verify attendance of individuals who view the webinar without personally logging into the session.  Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits.

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