The deadline for the 2014 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards has been extended to August 1.

The competition honors the outstanding safety efforts of both public and private-sector organizations involved in building the U.S. transportation network. Nominations are accepted in three categories:

Outreach Campaigns – Honors the efforts of national, state and local private sector organizations, such as construction companies, utility companies or trade associations, which promote roadway work zone safety through implementation of employee and/or public education campaigns and training programs.

Worker Training – Recognizes national, state and local training programs by public or private sector organizations aimed at creating a culture of safety or expanding safety knowledge for those who work in roadway construction zones.

Innovations in Technology – Honors manufacturers of equipment and products that use innovative technology to improve safety for motorists and workers in and around roadway work zones.

Submit your nomination online. Winners will be recognized at a special luncheon during the ARTBA National Convention, held September 7-9, 2014 in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Contact ARTBA’s Kashae Williams with any questions.