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For those who work dangerously close to speeding traffic in work zones, one of the most important laws to pass the 83rd Texas Legislative session was the expansion of the state’s Move Over/Slow Down law.
Over the past month, I have had the opportunity to attend local AGC meetings in Abilene, Houston and El Paso. The major issue discussed at each of these meetings continues to be safety, which is my favorite topic. I appreciate AGC’s emphasis on this top priority.
TxDOT and other DOTs across the country are exploring innovative contracting methods for select transportation projects, which consider factors in addition to “low bid.” Innovative contracting methods can speed project completion, reduce inconvenience to the traveling public, and provide a clearer vision of what’s expected from the contractor.
As we work to create the finest transportation system in the world, my highest concern remains the safety of my colleagues who spend their days dangerously close to speeding traffic. Safety is our number one goal at TxDOT—for our employees, for our contractors, and for the traveling public.