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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.

Birmingham, Alabama is moving forward with a cost sharing agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to improve interstate…
May 26, 2022
New data shows LED streetlights reduce electricity costs
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Results from six LED streetlight replacements in Maine, New York and Massachusetts showed a collective savings of nearly $1 million per year in…
May 26, 2022
The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) has announced the implementation of an advanced flood-warning system that relies on a network…
May 25, 2022
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that 42,915 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes in 2021, the highest…
May 23, 2022
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced that the application process is now open for communities to apply for $1 billion in Fiscal Year…
May 17, 2022
Wisconsin officials warn wrong-way crashes on the rise
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The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety released a report showing there were an average of 500 fatal wrong-way crashes per year across the United…
May 13, 2022
Several state departments of transportation across the country have recently issued funds or opened grant opportunities to support a variety of local…
May 02, 2022
SH 130 in Texas roadway conditions
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SH 130 Concession Company is using satellite technology to evaluate roadway conditions in order to identify potential problems before they impact…
April 06, 2022
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