Information for Public Agency Officials

As the nation’s leader in promoting roadway infrastructure safety, ATSSA recognizes the importance of inviting key transportation professionals to view the latest innovations the industry has to offer. ATSSA’s Annual Convention & Traffic Expo is an event that roadway safety industry professionals anticipate each year in order to connect with their peers and peruse the latest in roadway safety technology. The event provides an opportunity for roadway safety professionals to introduce their innovations, products and services to the market.

Traffic Expo—the largest exhibition of products and services for the roadway safety industry in North America—features nearly 600 exhibits booths on 200,000 square feet of the exhibit hall. Attendees will view everything available in the industry, including guardrail, flagging and pavement marking equipment, personal protective gear, safety and traffic control devices, lighting, signs and signals, message and arrow boards, vehicle safety equipment, trucks, trailers, attenuators, crash cushions and more. This event offers a chance to view and learn about new technology currently being developed that will help support the mission of roadway safety companies and organizations around the world.

Scholarship Information

ATSSA offers a limited number of Public Agency Scholarships to attend the 48th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, Jan. 26-30, 2018.

All scholarship recipients will receive a four-day, complimentary registration pass and reimbursement of travel expenses up to $1,500, including mileage or coach airfare, lodging and meals. ATSSA Public Agency Scholarship recipients will only be reimbursed for rooms booked through the ATSSA Scholarship room block. Instructions about how to reserve a room that qualifies for reimbursement will be included with the Scholarship Approval letter sent to recipients.

Public Agency Scholarship recipients are required to attend ATSSA's Circle of Innovation on Monday morning. Scholarship recipients will also have full access to Traffic Expo and may attend the Chairman’s Reception on Saturday evening, ATSSA’s Opening General Session on Sunday morning, and various educational sessions on Monday and Tuesday morning.

If you are unable to attend the full four days, please do not apply for this scholarship. ATSSA has a waitlist of applicants who are available to take full advantage of this opportunity.

Scholarship Recipients

The scholarship deadline to attend ATSSA's 48th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo has passed as of Dec. 1, 2017. Scholarship recipients, for schedule information, please download the Schedule of Events.

Opportunity to Host NWZAW 2020

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is a national event held each spring to recognize and focus on roadway work zone safety. The kick-off event is hosted by the selected state department of transportation (DOT) and focuses on the roadway workers and work zone safety.

All state DOTs are eligible and encouraged to submit an application by October 30, 2018 (except states who have hosted a NWZAW within the last three years).
Download the 2020 NWZAW Host Application.

For more information on NWZAW, please visit