Safety

Safety is a top priority with everyone involved in the road- and bridge-building market. The Safety Channel is a reflection of the commitment to reduce injuries and fatalities at the jobsite. Enhancing this section is Roads & Bridges' continued partnership with the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). ATSSA has represented companies and individuals in the traffic control and roadway safety industry for 35 years. Over 1,800 members provide the majority of safety features, services and materials used on the nation's roadways.

The Pennsylvania DOT (PennDOT) recently announced that according to department data, fatalities, injuries, and crashes decreased overall at 19…
September 17, 2019
Michael Holder, vice president, Gannett Fleming
Michael Holder, vice president, Gannett Fleming
As I consult with transportation professionals and public works providers across the country, some react to ideas like automated vehicles and…
September 13, 2019
Maryland DOT Secretary Rahn at launch of Opportunity MDOT
Maryland DOT Secretary Rahn at launch of Opportunity MDOT
The Maryland DOT (MDOT) recently launched Opportunity MDOT, an innovative initiative that connects small, disadvantaged and minority-, women- and…
September 12, 2019
NTSB recommendations on traffic safety hardware in California
The crash attenuator involved in the fatal Mountain View crash (right) is seen alongside an undamaged attenuator. Image: Caltrans via NTSB
The National Transportation Safety Board issued a Safety Recommendation Report this week as part of its ongoing investigation of the fatal crash of a…
September 11, 2019
transportation construction planning
Image: Condor 36 / Stock.adobe.com
The Texas Transportation Commission approved the Texas DOT’s (TxDOT) 10-year transportation plan that includes more than $77 billion dedicated to…
September 09, 2019
The California DOT (Caltrans) will award more than $34 million in transportation planning grants for FY 2020-2021 to local agencies and their efforts…
September 04, 2019
It is often said that it’s hard to put a price tag on safety. But when it comes to winter road safety, there are numerous sources that have tried to…
September 04, 2019
StandGard is for people standing next to live traffic, acting as an anti-fatigue device and reducing transference of heat from the road.
August 30, 2019
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