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 U.S. DOT this week released the agency's first-of-its-kind Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.  This effort is being overseen by Federal Highway…
November 24, 2020
Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report finds North Dakota, Missouri, and Kansas have the nation’s best state-owned road systems in the report…
November 20, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today adopted new rules for the 5.9 GHz band to make new spectrum available for unlicensed uses, such as…
November 18, 2020
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StandGard Base Portable Standing Station reduces the transference of heat between workers and street, sidewalk, or parking lot surfaces. With an R-…
November 15, 2020
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RoadQuake RAPTOR rumble strip handling machine transports, deploys, realigns and retrieves RoadQuake temporary portable rumble strips (TPRS) in work…
November 14, 2020
A report recently broadcast on CBS 2 Chicago brought to light a growing issue on the Jane Byrne Interchange project just outside the city’s Loop—an…
November 13, 2020
The Minnesota DOT (MnDOT) advanced or completed more than 200 road and bridge projects during the 2020 construction season that is now wrapping up…
November 10, 2020
Kansas DOT demonstrates disaster response, inspections using drones
Image: Kansas DOT via Twitter (@KDOTHQ)
The Kansas DOT’s (KDOT) Division of Aviation completed a field exercise recently in Rossville to demonstrate the capabilities of drones being used…
November 06, 2020
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