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.

It is often said that it’s hard to put a price tag on safety. But when it comes to winter road safety, there are numerous sources that have tried to…
September 04, 2019
StandGard is for people standing next to live traffic, acting as an anti-fatigue device and reducing transference of heat from the road.
August 30, 2019
3M Diamond Grade DG3 Reflective Sheeting Series 4000 uses full-cube retroreflective technology to increase sign performance at all hours for all…
August 27, 2019
Gov. Kay Ivey recently announced $3.3 million in grant funding will be awarded to Auburn University, the University of Alabama, and the Alabama…
August 23, 2019
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently fined SGL Constructors—the joint venture for the I-4 Ultimate project in Orlando—…
August 20, 2019
Emergency rebuild project needed for U.S. 36 in Westminster
In mid-July, cracking caused part of U.S. 36 to cave in and the retaining wall to fall apart. Image courtesy Colorado DOT.
This week, the Colorado DOT (CDOT) is moving into the rebuild phase for the Eastbound U.S. 36 Emergency Rebuild Project of the half-mile stretch of…
August 15, 2019
roadway maintenance; highway maintenance; Hurricane Irma; Florida DOT
View of I-4 in Davenport, Florida on Sept. 9, 2017 before Hurricane Irma arrival. Image courtesy Andrew Heneen [CC BY-SA 4.0] via Wikimedia Commons
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has approved over $1.1 million for the state of Florida to help cover the costs of debris removal from…
August 14, 2019
Florida International University bridge collapse in Miami
Site of the FIU bridge collapse in Sweetwater, Florida. Image courtesy OSHA.
The families of victims and survivors of the Florida International University (FIU) bridge collapse which killed six people and injured eight in…
August 13, 2019
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