North America Traffic Responds to Coroner’s Jury Report

All of us here at North America Traffic were deeply saddened on that awful day in July, 2014, when Brian Daniel lost his life, doing his job. Now, the Coroner’s Jury report, just released this past month (February 2018) by Dr. Elizabeth Urbantke, takes us back to the tragic events at the construction site on Highway […]

How Technology is Improving Highway Work Zone Safety

    Construction safety is becoming more of a priority for government, construction companies and machine operators. There are a number of reasons for this including: concerns related to liability and unemployment rates going down. Jordan Sherlock, president, North America Traffic, explains, “Employees are putting a higher value on themselves, which means a higher turnover […]

Peter Vieveen Announces Retirement

    It is with great pride and strong sense of anticipation that I announce my retirement as President of North America Traffic. We have accomplished a lot over the last 25 years – first as R.C. Flagman and later, as North America Traffic.  I say “we” because you cannot have success without having good […]


PTL 2.4x Portable Traffic Signal A growing fleet of solar-powered portable traffic signals is helping Pacific Highway Rentals to establish itself in specialty markets and projects. Hayward, CA – Now here’s something you don’t see every day… You’re rounding toward a flawless green on one of the Bay area’s most prestigious golf clubs and, as you crest […]

Southern mayors concerned about job growth

Posted By JOHN VESSOYAN/Tribune Staff WELLAND The people of Port Colborne should be excited about North America Traffic, says regional Chair Peter Partington.  The company that invented and built the first remote-controlled flagman to improve work zone safety has “grown 500% in four years with customers around the world,” Partington said in his state-of-the-region address […]

Maintaining Safety and Efficiency during Directional Drilling Projects

Case History: Speer Brother Inc. Waterline Improvement Projects, Erie County, Ohio Ohio contractor, Speer Brother Inc., was awarded a series of four Waterline Improvement Projects for Erie County, Ohio. Speer Brother has completed several separate projects installing a total of 200 miles of HDPE Waterlines— an amount of pipeline so large that it equals the distance between New […]

Transportation Agency Uses Technology in Innovative Way to Expedite Road Construction Projects

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) delivered 286 projects, worth $2.3 billion, in the 2006-07 fiscal year. Most of those projects are aimed at improving roads and bridges and relieving congestion. However, Caltrans, like most agencies working on road construction, struggles with controlling increased congestion when working on freeways. “Whenever freeways are under construction, one […]