In this workshop students will be able to identify maintenance safety solutions that construction and maintenance personnel can implement daily related to signs and supports, vegetation control, and drainage features.
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Join panelists Jaime Sullivan (Director, National Center for Rural Roads) and Road Safety Champions; Brian Proctor (Civil Engineer, City of Virginia Beach) and Kent O'Donohue (Town Engineer, Town of Bridgewater).
This workshop on July 26th provides local agencies with relevant information to reduce roadway departure crashes on their roadway network. It addresses best practices for identifying locations with historical or potential rural roadway departure issues and introduces countermeasures that address them. It offers information on the procedures and processes to improve safety by reducing the potential for roadway departure crashes. The workshop raises awareness about the tools and resources available through VDOT’s HSIP program, systemic safety analysis and project development.
On May 16, 2022, the US Department of Transportation released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program. This discretionary program was established by the recently passed federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and dedicates up to $5 billion over the next five years to combat roadway deaths and injuries. MPOs, counties, cities, towns, transit agencies, and tribal governments are all eligible to apply for SS4A grant funding. The deadline for this year's applications is September 15, 2022.