In 2019, the company added its own certified fabrication division to meet
customer demands for bridgerails, handrails, bridge connections and other
custom safety products.
Today, Roadside Supply has nine employees including supervisors, safety
coordinators and office staff. Duma’s brother, Lloyd, also is involved and
serves as the chief financial officer.
Despite the smaller employee size, the company’s expertise, large product
inventory and extensive trucking network enable Roadside Supply to
handle everything from large capital projects such as the Stony Trail in
Calgary, Anthony Henday in Edmonton, 110 km of high tension cable barrier
running from Red Deer to Leduc and the Regina Bypass, to smaller
county jobs and bridge rehabs.
They started shipping more to Saskatchewan in 2012, with the cable barrier
system and guardrail products being the most popular in the province,
and then in early 2017, Roadside Supply increased its service offerings by
adding bridge rails, which led to new projects.
Safety railings leading out of
Regina along Highway 2
“As word of mouth grew, the company began working with more contractors
from all over Saskatchewan,” said Duma. “Our presence in
Saskatchewan increased dramatically and we have supplied material to all
areas of the province.”
Roadside Supply received the contract to supply all the safety barriers
and breakaway sign systems for the Regina Bypass project, which was completed
last fall. Other notable projects in the province include bridge rehabilitations
in the Battlefords, Yorkton and Swift Current areas.
Distributor and manufacturer
Roadside Supply stocks everything it carries, which is an unusual service
in this particular industry. The company is a mixture of distributor
“All custom fabrication products are done in house, along with our
delineators, breakaway sign systems, handrails and bridge railing. Our
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