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.

Revitalizing Main Streets projects in Boulder
Revitalizing Main Streets projects in Boulder. The concrete barriers are a part of the infrastructure upgrades to better serve the need for expanded outdoor dining and walkability areas along Pearl Street in Boulder.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) in collaboration with its planning partners at the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)…
July 19, 2021
Recommended practices for the installation and removal of lane closures on multilane highways
Image: Minnesota DOT
We all have seen lane closures. They are often a necessity for construction and maintenance operations, and may result in reduced capacity,…
July 07, 2021
Over the last several years, uttering the phrase, “It’s infrastructure week,” often elicited chuckles and smirks from transportation advocates,…
July 07, 2021
Routine, in-depth inspections of bridges and infrastructure are pertinent to assessing the life span of an asset and maintaining public safety for…
July 07, 2021
The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently awarded $34 million in state and federal funds to cities, counties, tribes, and…
July 06, 2021
Secretary Buttigieg gave remarks on infrastructure and the I-81 highway in Syracuse, New York—joined by Majority Leader Schumer, Senator Gillibrand,…
June 30, 2021
UPDATE 6/25/21: The following are excerpts from The White House on President Biden's remarks on the bipartisan infrastructure deal: "I’m pleased to…
June 24, 2021
St. Louis County, Minnesota Skip Lines with 3M Connected Roads All Weather Elements.
St. Louis County, Minnesota Skip Lines with 3M Connected Roads All Weather Elements.
Highly visible, consistent pavement markings providing the guidance drivers need to stay on the road and in their lanes are a critical piece of…
June 24, 2021
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