Work Zone Safety
As a partnership between MDOT and the heavy construction industry in Michigan, the Work Zone Safety Task Force will work together to advance the effort of looking at ways to go above and beyond the current mode of operations to make work zone safety an even greater aspect of our culture.
Goal: Putting SAFETY FIRST in Michigan's work zones!
The Work Zone Safety Task Force is responsible for:
The task force is co-chaired by Tony Kratofil from MDOT and Mike Malloure from C.A. Hull.
It has seven action teams with over 90 team members. Each action team is led by one MDOT and one industry representative with equal representation from contractors and MDOT. Additional memebers on the teams may include other state agencies, consulting engineers, designers and other industry partners.
To influence driver compliance by consistently enforcing work zone safety laws.
To establish a strong balance between maintenance of work zone safety and motorist mobility.
To maintain flexibility throughout project lifecycles to incorporate work zone safety.
To educate stakeholders at all levels regarding work zone safety.
To promote work zone safety through consistent marketing and targeted messaging.
To develop a strong, positive and consistent statewide work zone safety culture.
To facilitate the use of new technology to improve work zone safety.