TRB Webinar: Using Smart Work Zone Technologies to Improve Safety

This webinar was posted on 01/06/2023

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 hosted a webinar on Tuesday, February 7, 2023 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM Eastern that provided an overview of the technologies used, evaluation studies, tools to support implementation, performance measures, challenges, and applications. Presenters also shared 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 was sponsored by TRB’s National Highway Cooperative Research Program.

The slides are available. Please contact for a link to the recording. There may be a $90 fee.


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 Development Hours (PDHs) earned on completion of this program were reported to the Registered Continuing Education Program (RCEP). Certificates of Completion are issued to all participants via the online system. Complaints about registered providers may be addressed to RCEP, 1015 15th Street, NW, 8th Fl., Washington, DC, 20005.

American Institute of Certified Planners Certification Maintenance Credits

This webinar was approved by the American Institute of Certified Planners for 1.5 Certification Maintenance Credits. Please visit the Certification Maintenance section of APA’s website to claim your credits: If you have problems reporting your CM credits or have general questions about the CM program, please contact the APA.