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Work Zone Enforcement Guidelines - June 2020-2021
Work Zone Safety Fact SheetWork Zone Safety Infographic
Work zone safety is a priority for ODOT, our industry partners and law enforcement. We engineer, construct and enforce work zone laws to lower the risk to travelers and workers.
Oregon Projects Tracker
In coordination with our partners for the work zone construction season, the Oregon Department of Transportation is making the following work zone safety campaign materials available for your use in print ads.
No Se Distraiga En Las Zonas De Trabajo and Respete La Zona can be used as a web banner ad or billboard.
Don't zone out. Stay alert in work zones - art can work as a billboard or printed poster.
Don't zone out in work zones and Orange is in. Distractions are out. - These ads can be posted to your company's Facebook page as posts or through a Facebook media buy.
Don't zone out in work zones
It's all in the set up
"Don't zone out. Stay alert in work zones" - Artwork for magnets and decals that can be applied on vehicles is available in three sizes to give flexibility of application.Magnet: 36" x 18"Decal: 3' x 2'Decal: 4' x 4'
Crashes Involving Work ZonesOregon and National Work Zone Safety Statistics
Work Zone Crashes by Driver Age Group 2011-2015Work Zone Crashes - Top Error Codes
Flagger certification training is currently being updated. Please stay tuned. More information will be coming soon.
ODOT has designated the Chemeketa Community College Center for Business and Industry as the administrator of flagger curriculum, materials and flagger certification cards.
Work zones that are set up properly are essential to worker and driver safety. Make sure you are familiar with state and federal requirements for setting up your work zone before you start.
Visit the Traffic Control Plans web page for the most up-to-date manuals and handbooks.
Use the ATSSA Quality Guidelines for Temporary Traffic Control Devices and Features handbook to assess the quality of your devices.
Refer to the ODOT Work Zone Traffic Analysis Tool Users' Guide to optimize lane closures and minimize delays.
Before you start, check the Oregon OSHA Traffic Control website section for the latest safety guidelines.
The notice is required for all highway construction work zones or maintenance operations that will close all or a portion of a state highway, an interchange ramp; or, restrict the width, length, height or weight of large trucks. Highway Restriction Notice
Colleen O'HoganProgram Manager971-283-6758
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