Category Archives: Work Zone Signs

What is a Smart Work Zone? Smart Work Zones Explained

A smart work zone is a traffic control technology configured for a particular scenario. The technology is located within a work zone roadway to enhance construction workers’ safety, advocate for motorists’ efficiency, and provide computerized real-time information for a work precinct in a roadway. Smart zones minimize the reliance on human observers and create a […]

What do Black-on-Orange Signs on a Highway Identify?

When the highway system was designed, the signage was very carefully and deliberately planned so that everyone knows exactly what is going on at all times. Different colors and types of placards were created, including black-on-orange highway signs, and they all have a different application and meaning. Understanding the regulations and uses for highway signage […]

10 Most Common Diamond-Shaped Road Signs & Their Meanings

Road signs have been designed to be consistent. Red usually means stop or danger. Blue indicates user services or tourist information. Brown guides you to cultural or local attractions. Yellow asks for caution. Just as a color denotes one factor, shape designates another: stop signs are the only style that is octagonal. Horizontal placards usually […]

Flexible Channelizing Devices Help Drivers Navigate Work Zones

Drivers can become overwhelmed with the number of choices and decisions when navigating through the roadway environment. The likelihood of crashes increases for all drivers—especially inexperienced and older drivers— as that number of choices increases. There are several low-cost, easy-to-install safety improvements that can help ease the driving task by eliminating some choices at specific […]

Some Work Zone and Road Construction Safety Tips to Follow

At Worksafe Traffic Control Industries, our company’s main focus is delivering solutions that help make road construction zones safer for everyone, from workers to drivers to pedestrians. For the purposes of this blog post, we are going to focus on a few habits drivers should get into to ensure they drive safely through construction zones. […]