AWP Safety, a traffic control safety services provider backed by Kohlberg & Co., has purchased Warning Lites Inc. of Colorado, a traffic control and equipment rental provider operating throughout Colorado.

Together, AWP Safety and Warning Lites Inc. of Colorado aim to deliver safety services for utility, broadband and infrastructure customers throughout the U.S. mountain region. The deal works to strengthen AWP Safety’s leadership in equipment rentals and worksite protection services and complements its existing operations in Greeley, Denver and Colorado Springs. Rob Sehnert, AWP Safety president and chief executive officer, will lead the combined company.

“Our combined teams and capabilities will advance road safety for the people who build and maintain infrastructure and the communities they serve,” comments Sehnert.