1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Transportation
  4. Article 2: Powers, Duties and Jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation


Section 22 Work zone safety and enforcement

Transportation (TRA)

The department shall, in cooperation with the superintendent of state police, the commissioner of motor vehicles, the chairman of the New York state thruway authority, local law enforcement agencies and representatives for contractors and laborers, develop and implement rules and regulations for the increased safety of work zones. Such rules and regulations shall include, but shall not be limited to, a police presence at all major active work zones as defined by rules and regulations set forth by the commissioner, the use of radar speed display signs at all major active work zones as defined by rules and regulations set forth by the commissioner, and a system for reviewing work zone safety and design for all work zones under the jurisdiction of the department.