The road that led us here.

Who We Are

Traffic Management Inc. is the largest privately-owned minority business based in the United States. TMI is well equipped to provide best in class products and services that include traffic control services, engineering, equipment rentals, product sales, sign manufacturing/installation and 24/7 emergency dispatch response.

TMI utilizes a proprietary technology which is a shared, yet secure, cloud-based communication and project management system called “TM-Soft”. This enables TMI clients to share real time needs in terms of changing equipment, driving directions, traffic control, crews as well as crew contact information, documents, and location maps that show existing or new conditions overview of jobs – no matter how complex.

Co-Founders Chris & Jonathan Spano

Traffic Management, Inc. started with very humble beginnings in 1995 by brothers Chris and Jonathan Spano in their great grandmother’s garage. They were only teenagers, with a handful of employees.

When you do your work, we do our best work

One of TMI’s essential core competencies is comprehensive safety training. All employees are trained to adhere to rules and regulations set by state and local municipalities. Other extensive training involves real-life scenarios to staff our high level of expertise and safety standards. Employees constantly stay informed and current on regulations and best practices for the services they provide. TMI’s core clients consist of contractors, municipalities, utility agencies and special event venues.

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Protecting lives.
Controlling traffic.
Looking good in orange.

We offer a diversity of career opportunities, and whatever position you choose, you’ll be an integral part of helping our customers get their jobs done while keeping everyone safe.

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Success Stories

Our commitment to safety, maximum efficiency for clients and keeping traffic flowing is reflected in every job in which we engage.

Our case studies demonstrate this commitment, along with the challenges presented to and surpassed by our experienced, industry-leading team.

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Latest news

We’re keeping America moving, and love to share our stories. Stay in the know while we’re on the go.

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Our History

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We began paving the way.

We’ve definitely made a mark for ourselves in the traffic control industry. We’ve been ranked twice as one of the Los Angeles Business Journal's top 100 minority-owned businesses, and ranked as LABJ’s 100 fastest growing private companies of 2013 and 2014. We were also awarded Latino Business of the Year for 2014 and again nominated in 2015 by the Los Angeles Business Journal. As we continue to grow, there’s no limit to what we can accomplish.

Chris Spano and his father incorporate TMI in Long Beach, CA

TMI wins Quest Communications contract in Los Angeles; Jonathan Spano formally joins the company

Hires first traffic engineer and planner

Expands to Bay area

First out-of-state highway project in Detroit, MI. Begins effort to “go green”

Assists in one of Los Angeles‘ largest moves: transportation of Space Shuttle Endeavor

Completes three-week project, transporting six new Chevron coke drums

Awarded Latino Business of the Year by Los Angeles Business Journal

Acquires Lewis Barricade of Bakersfield, CA

Opens locations in Chicago; Denver; Palmdale, CA and Watsonville, CA

Opens locations in Philadelphia; Grand Rapids, MI and Concord, CA

Celebrating TMI’s 25th anniversary!