Roadside Safety Basics for Local Agencies


This workshop will provide an overview and resources for local agencies to understand the importance of roadside safety, to identify areas of safety concern and to determine what safety improvements may be most appropriate. The focus of the workshop is on problem identification, treatments and practical applications of roadside safety. In general, the emphasis will be on low-cost improvements, but other higher cost solutions may be covered.

Who Should Attend?

Local engineers and maintenance staff involved with safe roadsides.

Typical Workshop Agenda

8:00  a.m.

8:30 a.m.
Introduction and roadside crash information
Keeping Vehicles on the Roadway

12:00 p.m.

12:45 p.m.
Providing Recovery Area
Drainage and Sign Support
Barrier Basics and the New Iowa Traffic
Barriers IM (IM 3.213) Overview

3:00 p.m.

For More Information

If you have questions or need more information, please contact David Veneziano at 515-294-5480 or