Area Wide Protective (AWP) is America’s Traffic Control Leader
Our commitment to traffic safety directly reflects our mission, which is to protect your people, your business, and your time. We deliver comprehensive traffic management services in support of infrastructure projects, construction, and utility work that improve roadways and communities across the country. We specialize in supplying the manpower to guide traffic safety around work zones. We also provide consultation and traffic design services, as well as traffic control equipment.
Area Wide Protective has 154 facilities that provide traffic control services across 28 U.S. states and 4 Canadian provinces. Our expansive geographic footprint allows many AWP customers the convenience of using one provider for projects in multiple locations. We like to say that we’re local – everywhere. Our mission is to make roads safer, and if you don’t see your area on this list, call us. Your business could be the reason we expand service to a new region. America’s roads and work zone professionals need and deserve AWP protection.
We Are Committed to Safety.
As a company, and as a team, AWP is dedicated to safety in everything we do.
Our Mission is Protection
At AWP, safety is our primary focus. We provide the most comprehensive training and certification of traffic safety personnel in the industry. Your people will be protected by:
We are safety-minded and professional.
Safe Work Zones
We make sure your employees have fewer accidents and injuries.
Our traffic safety equipment exceeds regulations.
With AWP, your business is secure. You will benefit from:
We lower your costs and your risk with services covered by industry-leading insurance.
Our large footprint helps you simplify outsourcing with one provider.
Our reputation as a national traffic control leader can enhance your customer relationships.
AWP understands your time is your money. We strive to work as efficiently as possible:
Enjoy accurate invoicing and 24/7 access to your up-to-date project information through our use of tablet technology.
Experienced project managers ensure your jobs run smoothly.
We are honest, transparent, and available 24/7/365.
“They are a top-notch outfit, and their biggest concern was our employees safety. They showed up timely and made sure the site was secure before allowing our employees in the road. Considering the work area is S. Saunders St and I-40 this was not an easy task. I can highly recommend AWP & will not hesitate to use them again.”
– Ricardo Hernandez
Site Supervisor, City of Raleigh
President and CEO
Rob leads AWP’s organizational strategy and performance, driving continued growth as the organization expands its capabilities as a
full-service traffic management provider.
Chief Operating Officer
Jarrod has direct oversight and responsibility for delivering safe, efficient and reliable traffic control solutions for a diverse customer base across the United States and Canada.
Chief Human Resource Officer
Michael leads the company’s human resources organization and is responsible for all aspects of human resource strategy, including talent, leadership development, pay and benefits.
Chief Revenue Officer
Phil is charged with driving AWP’s organic growth by leading the company’s sales and marketing activities with focused market strategy, customer engagement, sales penetration and brand enhancement.
Executive Chairman and Kohlberg Operating Partner
Ron serves as an advisor for AWP’s transformational initiatives. As Kohlberg operating partner, he is also responsible for the firm’s infrastructure services sector, including AWP.
Vice President, Technology
Josh directs all aspects of information technology, infrastructure, system and software initiatives with overall responsibility for delivering enabling technologies to serve our employees and customers.
Chief Legal Officer
Matthew leads the company’s legal organization and is responsible for legal strategy, services and compliance.