Session No. 8E

Implementation of Technology into Work Zones

The Work Zone ITS Tool and Guidebook will be discussed, and an update provided on Automated Work Zone & Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) results to date in Pennsylvania. The final presentation will discuss AWZSE day-to-day program operations.

Moderator: Dan Farley, PennDOT      

Work Zone ITS Tool & Guidebook

  • Glen Rowe, P.E., Senior Principal Engineer, Kittelson & Associates 

AWZE Update (Results to Date)      

  • Benjamin T. Snyder, P.E., Senior Project Manager, RK&K  

  • Hannah Landvater, EIT, Associate Engineer, RK&K         


AWZSE Day-to-Day Program Operations      

  • Denise Bologa, Senior Project Engineer, Gannett Fleming    


Glenn Rowe is a Senior Principal Engineer with Kittelson & Associates, Inc. He has worked for Kittelson since 2018 and started the Harrisburg office. He has been instrumental in staffing the Harrisburg office and leading business development in the region. Glenn is involved in a variety of projects, including analyzing funding for Alaska DOT, developing advanced work zone training for NHI, writing the TNDOT work zone design manual, and studying parking separated bike lanes in Philly. For PennDOT, some of his notable projects include developing the Traffic Academy, creating a training plan for Highway Safety and Traffic Operations Division (HSTOD), and assisting in developing the Strategic Highway Safety Plan and network screening. He also provides forensic Engineering for the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office on behalf of PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Before working for Kittelson, Rowe had a rewarding career working 35 years for PennDOT. He worked in D8 and central office, retiring as the Chief of HSTOD.  

Benjamin T. Snyder is a Senior Project Engineer with more than 10 years of experience, starting with RK&K in 2010. He has served as a design and project engineer on numerous design projects and planning studies for various clients, including PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Snyder currently serves as the Deputy Project Manager for the Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program.

Hannah Landvater is an Associate Engineer with four years of experience, starting with RK&K in 2017. Her work is primarily focused on traffic analysis and modeling for various clients including MDOT, PennDOT, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission. Landvater currently serves as the Central and Northeast Region Coordinator as well as the Data Analysis and Program Reporting Coordinator for the Automated Work Zone Speed Enforcement (AWZSE) program.

Denise Bologa is a Penn State graduate. She has worked in the transportation engineering field performing both highway design and traffic engineering for more than 25 years and has been with Gannett Fleming for the past 13 years. Recent projects she has been involved in include I-95 Section AFC in Philadelphia, and as part of the P3 program for the Rapid Bridge Replacement project she reviewed the MPT of 558 Bridge locations for PennDOT. Currently, she provides the daily coordination and weekly scheduling for the AWZSE program for the western portion of the state.       



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Dec. 10, 2021

12:15 to 1:30 p.m.







The Transportation Engineering and Safety Conference (TESC) attracts professionals from throughout Pennsylvania, the mid-Atlantic region, and the country. It is an authoritative source of information on pressing issues from some of the foremost experts in transportation today.

Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute

201 Transportation Research Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4710

Phone: 814-865-1891