2015 Research Focus Group and Board of Directors Meeting

April 15–16, 2015, St. Joseph, Missouri

The Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative hosted a two-day, no-cost meeting on April 15–16, 2015, in St. Joseph, Missouri, for researchers to discuss existing research activities and work zone research focus areas for the future. Afterwards, a SWZDI Board of Directors meeting was held. The meeting was sponsored in part by the Midwest Transportation Center at Iowa State University’s Institute for Transportation.

2010 SWZDI Research Showcase Webinar

January 26, 2010, Online

The Smart Work Zone Deployment Initiative hosted a four-hour, no-cost webinar on July 26, 2010, that presented the results of notable, recently-completed SWZDI projects. The webinar was sponsored by the Iowa Division of the Federal Highway Administration, Iowa Department of Transportation, and Institute for Transportation at Iowa State University.
The webinar included the following presentations:

  • Microsimulation of Freeway Work Zones to Assess Flow and Capacity (Part 1 PDF)  (Part 2 PDF)
    Alan Horowitz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    Alexander Drakopoulos, Marquette University
  • Analysis of Existing Work Zone Devices with Mash Safety Performance Criteria (PDF)
    Ronald Faller and Jennifer Schmidt, University of Nebraska
  • Examining Driver Behavior in Response to Work Zone Intervention-Simulation
    Michelle Reyes, University of Iowa
  • Feasibility of Visualization and Simulation Applications to Improve Work Zone Safety and Mobility (PDF)
    Kelly Strong, Iowa State University

For more information about the event, download the final report.