What We Do

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 If your business is county roads, NACE speaks for you!

Advocate on Capitol Hill

  • Meet with Capitol Hill leaders annually
  • Partner with Congress on drafting legislation FAST Act (Transportation bill)
  • Enact streamlining measures and preserve the off-system bridge program. program. 

Collaborate with FHWA to Enhance Safety on County Roads

  • Every Day Counts
  • Assist to establish an LPA initiative to use innovation aimed at shortening project delivery.
  • High Risk Rural Road Program
  • Provide data and assist in developing a report to Congress on best practices.
  • Toward Zero Deaths
  • Collect processes and data from counties to develop a national, singular highway safety strategy.
  • Road to Zero Coalition
  • NACE is a founding member with Federal Highway Administration, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, and National Safety Council.

Communicate Timely News to Our Members

  • Monthly NACE News

Produce Action and Training Guides
18 action and 7 training guides in all technical areas of road and bridge infrastructure.

Partner with State Affiliates
32 Affiliates – Provide 1-3 day annual meetings, advocate to state legislators, award college scholarships.

Assist with Local Technical Training
LTAP/TTAP centers – 58 centers nationwide provide expanded and advanced training.

Advance the County Engineer Profession
Bestow annual awards to recognize urban and rural county engineers and program/project managers for their outstanding public services and meritorious achievements.

Host the Largest Event of County Road  Professionals

400 delegates, 100+ exhibitors, over 75 technical and federal legislative/regulatory sessions.  Network with your county road peers from around the country!
Provide Technical and Safety Knowledge and Guidance
  • National Work Zone Awareness Week Steering   Committee
  • National Put the Brakes on Fatalities Day Steering     Committee
  • Toward Zero Deaths Steering Committee
  • National Uniform Traffic Control Devices Delegation
  • National Center for Pavement Preservation Advisory Committee
  • National Concrete Pavement Technology Center   Advisory Committee
  • National Center for Excellence in Rural Traffic Safety Advisory Committee
  • AASHTO Standing Committee on Research 
  • AASHTO Highway Traffic Safety and Subcommittee Traffic Safety 
  • AASHTO Winter Maintenance Policy Coordinating   Committee
  • AASHTO Task Force on Geometric Design 
  • AASHTO Technology Implementation Group
  • Roadway Safety Foundation Advisory Board