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Visual Warning System for Worker Safety on Roadside Work-zones

Status:  Complete
Report Date:  08/25/2016


To improve work zone safety, researchers developed and tested a prototype system that detects and locates workers in a work zone. The system uses dedicated short range communications-based equipment to communicate worker locations to monitors inside construction equipment, and to automatically change variable message signs that alert passing drivers.

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