Danette Shelton, President, and Owner of Roadway Specialties, Inc. started the local minority business in early February of 1992. Since that date, Roadway Specialties has a become a prominent minority provider of services, for the City of Austin’s MBE/WBE Procurement Program and Federal DBE Programs with the City of Austin and Texas Department of Transportation. In recent years RSI has been awarded installation and maintenance contracts with many City, County
Roadway Specialties, Inc. performs scopes of work that now include filtration systems, detention ponds, retaining walls, pavestone, guardrail, pedestrian rail, crash barrier systems, signage, permanent fencing and gates. “We have become successful by helping others succeed.” The relationships that we have built with our General Contractors, Owners and Suppliers have helped spur our versatility and growth. We continue to receive requests from our Contractors and Owners to handle different scopes due their confidence in our ability to perform quality work on time.
Involvement with the MBE/DBE Mentoring programs provided by the City of Austin and Texas Department of Transportation has been very instrumental and vital in the success and growth of the company. Danette Shelton has also been very involved with the AGC of Texas and ACEA. Austin Contractors and Engineers Association, instrumental in forming the organization to promote and build strong relationships with local cities, counties and state government, now serving as Past-President.