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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.

The Need for Better Traffic Management During Turbulent Times
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Simon Topp There’s no question: road agencies are operating in turbulent times. From the COVID-19 pandemic and the 2020 presidential election to…
December 09, 2020
Massachusetts announces Tobin Bridge dedicated bus lane pilot
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The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and Massachusetts DOT (MassDOT) Highway Division announced that a 1.1-mile dedicated bus lane…
December 09, 2020
Arlington Memorial Bridge project reaches completion after two-year rehab
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The National Park Service (NPS) recently reopened the rehabilitated Arlington Memorial Bridge to motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists in Washington…
December 07, 2020
Major construction complete on Freemans Bridge rehab in New York
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Major bridge construction has been completed on the rehabilitation of Freemans Bridge over the Mohawk River in Schenectady County, according to the…
December 02, 2020
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December 01, 2020
The U.S. DOT this week released the agency's first-of-its-kind Pedestrian Safety Action Plan.  This effort is being overseen by Federal Highway…
November 24, 2020
Reason Foundation’s 25th Annual Highway Report finds North Dakota, Missouri, and Kansas have the nation’s best state-owned road systems in the report…
November 20, 2020
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today adopted new rules for the 5.9 GHz band to make new spectrum available for unlicensed uses, such as…
November 18, 2020
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