National Work Zone Awareness Week

Member and Industry News,

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is coming in just a few short weeks, taking place April 15-19. NWZAW highlights the risks workers, motorists, pedestrians and passengers experience in roadway work zones and provides an active opportunity to participants to advocate for safety.

Join daily events and commemorations:

  • April 15 – Work Zone Safety Training Day
  • April 16 – National kickoff event, hosted by Maryland Department of Transportation (MDOT)
  • April 17 – Go Orange Day and VDOT Workers Memorial Event
  • April 18 – Social media storm
  • April 19 – Moment of Silence

Plan your own event, promote NWZAW and join the conversation on social media.

  • Plan and host your own NWZAW event with the help of the curated “NWZAW Event Planning Guide.”
  • Promote your event and the message of NWZAW with the “NWZAW Event Promotion Guide.”
  • Follow the conversation and spread the word on social media with #NWZAW and #WorkZoneSafety. Be sure to include #Orange4Safety on Go Orange Day!

Learn more about how to get involved at