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 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently provided $40 million in grants to states seeking to improve safety where highways and rail lines…
January 18, 2021
Ground breaks on final Centennial Bowl phase in northwest Las Vegas
Image: Nevada DOT
The Nevada DOT (NDOT) this week broke ground on the $155 million final phase of the Centennial Bowl interchange where U.S. Highway 95 meets the 215…
January 12, 2021
A rendering of what the new Multimodal Ferry Terminal will look like at Mukilteo; the new terminal is replacing a seismically vulnerable structure on a route that connects residents in Whidbey Island to the city of Mukilteo.
A rendering of what the new Multimodal Ferry Terminal will look like at Mukilteo; the new terminal is replacing a seismically vulnerable structure on a route that connects residents in Whidbey Island to the city of Mukilteo.
The Pennsylvania DOT has selected Modjeski and Masters as prime consultant for its I-81/S.R. 115 Interchange Reconstruction project. The major…
December 17, 2020
The Need for Better Traffic Management During Turbulent Times
Image: one.network
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
Image: Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority
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
Image: National Park Service
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
Image: New York State DOT Capital Region via Twitter (@NYSDOTAlbany)
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
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