TRANSFORMATIONAL ACQUISITIONS OF TRAFFIC CONTROL AND SAFETY SERVICES COMPANIES ESTABLISH AWP AS A MARKET-LEADING PLATFORM FOR INFRASTRUCTURE FIELD-BASED SERVICES.
North Canton, OH – August 2, 2021 – Area Wide Protective (“AWP”), a leading infrastructure services firm, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements to acquire Statewide Safety Systems (“Statewide”), a leading traffic control services provider based in Irvine, CA, and the traffic safety divisions of Trafficade Service Companies (“Trafficade”), a leading traffic safety services firm based in Phoenix, AZ. The combined company will serve thousands of customers on a daily basis with more than 130 facilities across 27 states and eastern Canada. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed. The transaction excludes Trafficade’s trench shoring and asphalt paving and milling operations which will continue to operate under the newly formed Trench-Ade, LLC.