Freeborn (Minn.) County Engineer Sue Miller, pictured here with Engineering Technician Tim Stapleton, reviews a pavement safety edge for this year's construction projects.
Guardrails and more visible signage are just a few of the low-cost improvements that can be made based on the results of a road safety audit. Photos: Curtis Johnson/Aurora Select.
Drowsy workers driving home from night shifts at casinos in Laughlin, Nev., were vulnerable to drop-offs and soft material on unpaved shoulders (top). The Bullhead City Public Works Department used $2 million from its capital improvement budget to add rumble strips and pave shoulders to provide recovery areas. Photos: Arizona DOT