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.

Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
Mississippi DOT still dealing with Delta region flooding issues
The Mississippi DOT (MDOT) crews are continuing to monitor the condition of flooded highways throughout the Mississippi Delta region. MDOT officials…
July 25, 2019
Ohio DOT announces I-71 wrong-way detector system; PennDOT to install I-70 data collector
Ohio DOT announces I-71 wrong-way detector system; PennDOT to install I-70 data collector
A pair of DOTs are taking strides to reduce traffic incidents and boost safety on their interstates.   Officials with the Ohio DOT and Gov. Mike…
July 24, 2019
bridge construction structural safety; ASCE
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The Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced that it has joined the U.K.’s global…
July 17, 2019
Six companies, including contractors and designers, have settled lawsuits connected to the Florida International University (FIU) pedestrian bridge…
July 15, 2019
Like most DOTs, the Illinois DOT (IDOT) absolutely requires that traffic exposed to new pavement edges, like end-of-day joints and butt joints, must…
July 08, 2019
Residents along county roadways in Minnesota complained about the noises coming from vehicles driving over rumble strips, viewing it as a nuisance impacting quality of life.
Residents along county roadways in Minnesota complained about the noises coming from vehicles driving over rumble strips, viewing it as a nuisance impacting quality of life.
Applying research. It’s simple, right? How hard can it be? Especially if one believes the ancient Chinese proverb: Tell me and I forget, teach me and…
July 03, 2019
The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) recently released a draft of the FY 2020-26 Idaho Transportation Investment Program (ITIP), which the…
July 03, 2019
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently released a data-driven list of projects that are candidates for state transportation funding,…
June 27, 2019
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