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.

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
April 27th  2:00 ET / 1:00 CT | Register Here How can safety not only exist, but flourish, within a work zone area? Communities face many complicated…
April 05, 2022
Work Zone Data Exchange to help transportation agencies manage work zones, increase safety
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On an average day, two people die in American work zones. Like many statistics about death, some people absorb it and move on. But let that figure…
April 05, 2022
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April 19th, 2022 1:00 ET / 12:00 CT | Register Here Crewmember safety is the highest priority in road construction. And with so many uncontrollable…
April 05, 2022
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois (U of I) and the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) are…
April 01, 2022
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently issued a final rule to ensure safety of occupants in automated vehicles.…
March 22, 2022
Jane Dudley lives near Frick Park in Pittsburgh. On Jan. 28, shortly after 6:30 a.m., she went outside to shovel the snow that had covered her…
March 03, 2022
Roads and bridges that are deteriorated, congested, or lack safety features cost Kentucky motorists a total of $4.7 billion statewide annually,…
February 21, 2022
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