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 South Carolina DOT (SCDOT) will begin construction this week to widen nearly 4.2 miles of U.S. 17 from the Georgia border to the intersection of…
February 22, 2021
A Work Zone Speed Control System was chosen as runner up in ATSSA's 2021 Innovation Awards.
A Work Zone Speed Control System was chosen as runner up in ATSSA's 2021 Innovation Awards. Image: ATSSA
Two exhibitors at ATSSA’s 51st Annual Convention & Traffic Expo received Innovation Awards today in recognition of new products created by their…
February 18, 2021
The Coalition for Future Mobility (CFM) recently sent a letter urging Congress to support legislation that will advance U.S. leadership in the safe…
February 16, 2021
New Jersey officials this week announced $1.8 million in FY 2021 Safe Streets to Transit Program (SSTT) grants for seven municipal projects in…
February 09, 2021
D.C. takes major step in Dave Thomas Circle intersection safety redesign
Image: District DOT
The District DOT (DDOT) in Washington D.C. this week achieved a major milestone in making one of the District’s most notorious intersections—dubbed…
February 02, 2021
Gov. DeSantis Florida transportation projects
Gov. Ron DeSantis joins state and local officials to celebrate the completion of the 23rd Street Flyover in Bay County. Image: Florida DOT District 3
Gov. Ron DeSantis this week unveiled his Florida Leads budget for Fiscal Year 2021-2022, which proposes $10.4 billion in funding for the Florida DOT…
January 29, 2021
The Maine DOT this week released the 2021 Edition of the state's three-year work plan. This work plan includes all capital projects and programs,…
January 26, 2021
The U.S. DOT this past week published a draft of its first Strategic Plan on Accessible Transportation, a noteworthy step in making America’s…
January 18, 2021
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