A literature search was conducted with the objective of identifying sources of information related to safety in highway work zones. Included is an annotated bibliography of 165 references. From the references, a list of recommendations were made to improve safety in highway work zones. The recommendations were organized into the six categories listed below.

  1. Flagging
  2. Delineation
  3. Traffic Control Devices
  4. Accidents
  5. Design
  6. Policy

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