B4−7: Satellite Video Conference on Work Zone Safety
FHWA personnel participated as speakers and panelists at an American Public Works Association (APWA) Work Zone Safety video conference held at Oklahoma State University, and explained/promoted streamlined contract procedures such as A+B bidding.
REASON(S) FOR ADOPTING:
The forum reached many highway and other public works professionals and a high degree of interest was shown, especially in A+B bidding.
Streamlined contracting procedures, with emphasis on reduced time required to complete the work once started, benefits the traveling public. This use of satellite telecommunications video conferences spread the word faster to a diverse audience.
MOST APPLICABLE LOCATION(S)/PROJECT(S):
All types of projects and locations.
STATE(S) WHERE UTILIZED:
Frank Julian, Safety Engineer, FHWA Resource Center
Telephone: (404) 562−3689