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.

Beginning this year, work zones in the state of Virginia will have rumble strips, a safety tool that will be used to capture the attention of drivers…
April 12, 2018
The Oregon Department of Transportation announced plans this week for a series of construction projects along I-84 between Pendleton and La Grande to…
March 28, 2018
An I-4 Ultimate construction worker has died after a rebar cage fell and struck him in Orlando, officials said. SGL Constructors, the P3 joint…
March 26, 2018
Before workers began adjusting support cables at the north end of the Florida International University (FIU) bridge that collapsed and killed six…
March 23, 2018
U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao asked the inspector general of her department to probe whether a federally funded pedestrian bridge that…
March 21, 2018
Bridge collapse
Bridge collapse
Five days after the deadly bridge collapse at Florida International University (FIU) there are still a lot of unknowns, but this is what we know: The…
March 19, 2018
As rescue workers continued recovery efforts at the site of the pedestrian bridge collapse at Florida International University in the city of…
March 16, 2018
A report released by nonprofit transportation research group TRIP finds fatalities in traffic crashes involving drivers 65 years old or older…
March 14, 2018
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