Highway work zones create an inevitable disruption in regular traffic flows that result in traffic safety problems, and work zone safety remains unsatisfactory nationwide. In 2004, 1,068 people were killed in work zones, adding about 49,620 more work zone related injuries (FHWA 2006). Read More
Useful life usually refers to the duration for which the item will be useful (to the business), and not how long the property will actually last. Many factors affect a property’s useful life, including the frequency of use, the age when acquired and the repair policy and environmental conditions of the business. Read More
AGC annually participates in National Work Zone Awareness Week which is used as an opportunity to get media coverage to raise public awareness about the dangers for highway construction workers and motorists when road improvements are under way. This year’s National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) will take place April 15-19, 2013, with the theme “Work Zone Safety: We’re All In This Together.” Read More
The current mindset of the safety community is geared toward using “positive protection” to protect maintenance workers in roadway work zones. As a result, concrete barrier has become the temporary traffic control device most commonly used in highway work zones. Read More
What are the costs of a safe construction zone? In the picture below, the contractor has chosen to use drums. If there are 30 drums in a 100 ft. construction zone the average cost for 30 drums of the tire collar type is approximately $75 each. A total of $2250 for 100 ft. Read More
How do you, as a driver, feel about traffic barriers? Yes, those cumbersome, fluorescent plastic hurdles that have seemingly been placed around roadways to hinder your daily commute. In reality, these traffic barriers are actually placed to enhance and protect your driving experience, as well as reduce potential collisions. Read More
The Water Barrier Manufacturers Association Member Network Release New Product to Improve Safety of Motorists Navigating Work ZonesWednesday, March 28th, 2012
Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) March 27, 2012
A forward-thinking group of manufacturers represented by the Water Barrier Manufacturers Association have developed a new technology that brings balance to construction-zone safety: extending equal protection to workers and travelers. They’re called water-filled LCDs — longitudinal channelizing devices. Read More
We have a situation here at OTW Safety and no, this situation’s name isn’t Mike. We have extra stock on our MB42x45 Longitudinal Channelizing Devices so we are going to pass the savings on to you. When you order 6 or more MB42x45 LCD barricades we will give them to you for $99 each! Read More
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