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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.

On the latest episode, R&B Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski talks with Joe Damiani, Streets & Highways Manager of Engineering for…
September 21, 2020
Composite matting, as shown in this aerial image, is among the most versatile and popular options for accessing and protecting wetland areas during construction.
Composite matting, as shown in this aerial image, is among the most versatile and popular options for accessing and protecting wetland areas during construction. Photo Credit: Creswell Designs
Building in environmentally sensitive areas, such as wetlands, poses challenges beyond just navigating waterways and stream channels. It is critical…
September 08, 2020
Chicago Transit Authority social distancing
All images courtesy of the Chicago Transit Authority.
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) recently responded to several questions from Roads & Bridges/Traffic & Transit regarding the agency's…
August 26, 2020
The $1.2 billion Central 70 project—an expansion of I-70 through northeast Denver—has been ongoing for two years, and while sizable progress is in…
August 10, 2020
Over the past eight weeks we have looked at the various impacts of COVID-19 on transportation construction. Even though this pandemic has caused…
July 30, 2020
The developer for the U.S. 181 Harbor Bridge replacement in Corpus Christi, Texas, has hired the joint venture of Arup and Carlos Fernandez Casado S.…
July 29, 2020
On this episode, Senior Managing Editor Brian W. Budzynski talks with Norman Anderson, chairman and CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure about the Blueprint…
July 16, 2020
Wrong-way driving is an evergreen issue for transportation providers worldwide. Resulting crashes, while a small percentage of overall accident…
July 14, 2020
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