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PennDOT hosts HFST demonstrationRepresentatives of PennDot and North Cornwall Township, Lebanon County, PA joined forces with the Federal Highway Administration and the State Transportation Innovation Council on Thursday May 7 to host a regional demonstration day bringing together key stakeholders to view the application of the innovative, safety enhancing High Friction Surfacing Treatment (HFST).

DBi UK recognized with safety awardHighways service specialist A-one+ has announced the winners of its second annual supplier recognition awards. The awards recognised the contribution made by suppliers through their collaborative relationship with A-one+, which is a joint venture of Costain, Colas and CH2M.

Asset Management contracts have groundbreaking nightOver the course of a two hour period between 11pm March 31 and 1am EST April 1, 2015, DBi Services was at the helm of two openings of the Woodrow Wilson Bridge, kicked off the largest asset management project renewal in history, and went live with two new asset management projects.

#MoveOver #SlowDown #SaveLivesIn conjunction with April being National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, DBi Services joined forces with public safety officials and other agencies throughout the state of Florida to remind drivers of the significant risks faced every day by those working on or alongside Florida's roadways.

A Cost-Effective and Time-Sensitive Safety SolutionThe Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently released a case study on the South Carolina Department of Transportation’s (SCDOT) implementation of high friction surfacing treatment (HFST) along a one-mile section of US 25 in Greenville, South Carolina. This particular section of roadway was notorious for its high crash rate, notably truck rollovers in wet weather.

I-75 Ultra asset maintenance renewalThe I-75 Ultra Asset Maintenance team is proud to announce that the current contract with the Florida Department of Transportation has been renewed for another seven-year term beginning April 1st, 2015 until 2022.

DBi Sudbury crews begin major bridge rehabilitation contractOn February 17th, DBi Bridge Crews in Sudbury began a major rehabilitation project on the 368-foot Little Current Swing Bridge. Completed in 1913 by the Algoma Eastern Railway, this bridge was designed to carry rail traffic to Manitoulin Island.

High friction surface treatmentsEach year in the United States, more than 32,000 people die in traffic crashes. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), these crashes have an estimated economic cost of more than $230 billion.

DBi awarded first NJ county project for HFSTDBi was awarded the first New Jersey county project for HFST. Somerset County successfully applied for a $311,000 grant for this project through the NJTPA’s 2013 Local Safety Program.

DBi completes final phase of Placer County HFST projectDuring the last four years of installing HFST on Caltrans projects throughout California, DBi invited several counties to on-site open houses because they wanted to learn more about the benefits of HFST and how they could apply for HSIP (Highway Safety Improvement Program) grants from the state.

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