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 California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) recently awarded $34 million in state and federal funds to cities, counties, tribes, and…
July 06, 2021
Secretary Buttigieg gave remarks on infrastructure and the I-81 highway in Syracuse, New York—joined by Majority Leader Schumer, Senator Gillibrand,…
June 30, 2021
UPDATE 6/25/21: The following are excerpts from The White House on President Biden's remarks on the bipartisan infrastructure deal: "I’m pleased to…
June 24, 2021
St. Louis County, Minnesota Skip Lines with 3M Connected Roads All Weather Elements.
St. Louis County, Minnesota Skip Lines with 3M Connected Roads All Weather Elements.
Highly visible, consistent pavement markings providing the guidance drivers need to stay on the road and in their lanes are a critical piece of…
June 24, 2021
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The number of people dying while trying to cross high-speed freeways has skyrocketed 60% in the last 10 years, according to a 2020 report from the…
June 23, 2021
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Since installation, TxDOT has seen a significant drop in pedestrian crossing incidents, resulting in safer roadways throughout the community.
June 21, 2021
Consider pedestrians when developing a work site plan.
Consider pedestrians when developing a work site plan.
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The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) recently developed three work zone safety publications under the Work Zone Safety Grant…
June 15, 2021
Lawsuit filed against City of Baltimore over accessibility of curb ramps, sidewalks
Image: Disability Rights Advocates
A class action lawsuit has been filed alleging widespread and ongoing violations of federal accessibility requirements by the City of Baltimore for…
June 14, 2021
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