COVID-19 Update

John ThomasUncategorized

Dear Valued Customers & Business Partners, On Friday March 20, Governor Pritzker announced a shelter in place order for the state of Illinois, ordering all Illinois residents to stay at home and all non-essential businesses to shut their doors until April 7th. Because JTI plays a critical role in supporting those who are directly responsible for keeping our infrastructure safe … Read More

JTI EXHIBITING AT ATSSA CONVENTION & TRAFFIC EXPO

JTIscottATSSA 2020

SEE YOU IN NEW ORLEANS! ATSSA Annual Convention & Traffic Expo  January 26-28 Visit JTI at Booth #519 The JTI team is headed to New Orleans to the ATSSA Annual Convention & Traffic Expo. Stop by our booth (#519) to see the latest portable traffic signal technology and our NEW JTI Speed Trailer. Enter to win a YETI cooler and … Read More

Introducing the NEW JTI Speed Trailer

JTIscottNew Product, Traffic Safety

The new JTI Speed Trailer is available now to help calm traffic and reduce speeds in a wide range of applications. It provides real-time feedback to drivers about their speed to remind them to slow down. The trailer is designed for fast and easy deployment in minutes. Ideal For A Wide Range Of Applications Work Zones Residential Streets – HOAs … Read More

MAXIMIZE SUN EXPOSURE TO KEEP YOUR PORTABLE SIGNALS CHARGED

John ThomasADDCO PTS-2000, Traffic Signals

When skies are gray and days are shorter in the winter, it’s more important than ever to squeeze every drop of energy from the sun to keep your portable traffic signal batteries charged. That’s why the ADDCO PTS-2000 portable traffic signal is engineered with the Solar Tilt and Rotate feature (STAR) feature. The ADDCO PTS-2000 incorporates the STAR system to … Read More

OPTIONS FOR SHORT-TERM TRAFFIC CONTROL

John ThomasTraffic Safety, Traffic Signals

When you think about short-term temporary traffic control, what solutions come to mind? Today there are several options are available, including flaggers, automated flagger assistance devices (AFADs) and portable traffic signals. Choosing the best option for your work zone depends on variables such project duration, location of work, road type, geometrics, intersections, road user volumes, travel speeds and other factors. … Read More

THE DANGER OF DRIVEWAY TRAFFIC

John ThomasTraffic Safety, Traffic Signals

Work zones are a complex maze of traffic control devices, equipment and changing travel paths.  It is complicated enough to safely control the traffic through a work zone when there is a temporary one-lane section of roadway, but when you add driveways and side streets into the mix, it can be even more challenging to avoid motorist confusion. It is … Read More

EMERGENCY TRAFFIC CONTROL DURING STORM SEASON

John ThomasThe CUBE

Severe storms and other natural disasters can result in power outages and signal knockdowns that can cause dangerous traffic situations and backups when permanent traffic signals are not functioning. JTI designed the CUBE temporary traffic signal to enable first responders to quickly restore traffic control and safety. The CUBE temporary traffic signal features a 4-way signal head assembly and is … Read More

JTI Exhibiting At NACE Annual Meeting & Technical Conference

John ThomasNACE 2019, Traffic Safety

JTI will be exhibiting at the upcoming National Association of County Engineers (NACE) Annual Meeting and Technical Conference in Booth #111. The conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency/Century II Center in Wichita Kansas on April 15-16. JTI will be displaying its line of temporary traffic signals and AFADs to provide a safer alternative to flaggers in the work … Read More

JTI Announces New SAWS Product Line

John ThomasSAWS Product Line, Traffic Safety

JTI is proud to be a national distributor of the SAWS Solar Advanced Warning System for trucks and work vehicles entering and exiting the construction area.  SAWS provides an integrated smart work zone solution that detects approaching vehicles and notifies work vehicles to stop or yield. It simultaneously warns the public of entering vehicles. Once the approaching construction vehicle is … Read More

SAVE A FLAGGER’S LIFE

John ThomasTraffic Safety

TEMPORARY TRAFFIC SIGNALS PROVIDE A SAFER ALTERNATIVE TO FLAGGERS Flaggers face errant and distracted motorists every day and have the most dangerous job in the work zone. Every year, flaggers face errant and distracted drivers – and several are injured or killed. There is a cost-effective alternative that can save lives. Temporary traffic signals provide countless advantages over flaggers: SAFETY … Read More