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Estimating the Impact of Work Zones on Highway Safety

  title={Estimating the Impact of Work Zones on Highway Safety},
  author={Ozgur Ozturk and Kaan Ozbay and Hong Yang},
Investigating the operational and safety impacts of work zones on traffic are of great interest to transportation agencies. Despite the increasing attention in modeling work zone crash frequency, only a limited number of studies directly examined the change in crash rates under work zone conditions versus the corresponding non-work zone conditions. The main research question is thus whether or not a given roadway experiences increased number of crashes in the presence of a work zone. Another… 

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