New & Noteworthy

On this page you can find news of recent projects and initiatives.

New Jersey To Expand Data-Driven Approach to Highway Safety Management

Aided by STIC funding, NJDOT pilots a sofware package to proactively identify sites for safety improvement. ...

NJDOT Awarded Accelerated Innovation Deployment Grant to Start Weather-Savvy Roads Pilot Program

This grant from FHWA will assist NJDOT gather data on road conditions and improve response times during weather events. ...

Weigh-in-Motion Sites Collect Vehicular Data

NJDOT recently released an interactive website dedicated solely to WIN information, providing all users with statistics, visualizations, and data downloads. ...

New Jersey Pilots Connected Vehicles Program to Protect Safety Service Patrol Staff

This study will examine the effectiveness of connected vehicle technology to alert motorists to Safety Service Patrol (SSP) workers at an incident site. ...

FHWA Announces EDC-5 Innovation Areas

Every two years, FHWA, working with local and state stakeholders, identifies and champions a new set of innovation areas that merit accelerated deployment. ...

The New Jersey Transportation Infrastructure Bank Prioritizes Repair of Aging Infrastructure and Pedestrian Safety

NJTIB's application is now open for local transportation projects, with $22 million in funds approved for use in 2019. ...

Road Diets Are Making Roads Safer in New Jersey

FHWA recognizes road diets as one of 20 “Proven Safety Countermeasures” to reduce serious injuries and fatalities on American highways and roads. ...

Identifying High Risk Bridges in New Jersey

A team of researchers from NJIT improved methods to identify high risk bridges in the state to facilitate prioritization for repair or replacement. ...