ABOUT US

Our Story

Founded in 1998, Sussex Protection Service (SPS) has been providing high-quality traffic control and safety solutions for over 20 years.  With our rich history in the Delmarva region, SPS has expanded from utility and emergency safety support to servicing anything from government contracts, events, construction, and everything in-between.  If traffic control is needed, we are there to provide a professional, and safe environment from setup to completion.

 

With two offices conveniently located in Newark and Seaford, Delaware, SPS provides 24-hour service keeping you safe on our ever-growing highways and byways.  Providing service across Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, SPS is your full-service traffic safety solution.  Whether your job requires a Traffic Control Manager to plan, setup, and oversee the project, or you are looking for a simple flagging operation; we have the equipment and personnel to handle any job, big or small. 

 

Sussex Protection provides service exceeding industry standards to ensure your projects meet all state and local regulations and you are able to work effectively. 

 

We have all the equipment available you will need for proper traffic control, including but not limited to: signs, stands, cones, barricades, drums, message boards, light towers, arrow boards, and truck mounted attenuators, for rent or purchase.  Service includes anything from initial planning, detour routing, setup, on-site management, or flagging services.

 

A proud member and sponsor of local organizations within our industry and community, our affiliations include membership with American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA), and Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. (ABC).  We are also proud to support the Delaware State Troopers Association.

 
 

Mission Statement

To provide industry leading traffic safety services and products to each and every client with quality and

reliability in mind.

Vision
A commitment to keeping every job site safe for motorists and workers by utilizing highly-trained traffic professionals and innovative products.
Values

•  A safety first commitment 

•  Leadership by example

•  Teamwork

•  Desire to be the best

•  Accountability

Management Team

Greg Rafail
Member-Partner
A co-founder of Sussex Protection Service, LLC in 1998, Mr. Rafail is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all SPS staff. Other responsibilities include all aspects of client contracting (manpower, equipment, and resource planning). He is a graduate from University of Delaware where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance.
Patricia Zott
Accounts Manager
Working closely with the office manager to ensure proper financial reporting, Ms. Zott is responsible for the accounting and other administrative personnel in the corporate office. With her 20+ years of experience, she ensures all accounts are up to date through daily client communication.
Kevin Evans
Member-Partner
A co-founder of Sussex Protection Service, LLC in 1998, Mr. Evans continues to represent the company at meetings and local events. Along with Greg, Kevin saw a need for this specialized service and they have continued to expand their market over the years.
Rebecca Rafail
Office Manager
A graduate from Wilmington University with a  Bachelor of Science degree, Ms. Rafail works closely with the Accounts and Operations Managers to ensure proper billing records. Duties include long and short term planning, advertising, and new market development activities.
Victor Taylor
Operations Manager
As operations manager Mr. Taylor manages, oversees, and schedules for the New Castle office. While ensuring all jobs are properly managed, He is responsible for all labor and equipment resource allocations and scheduling for the New Castle Region office.
Mike Watson
Safety Coordinator
As a Safety Coordinator, Mr. Watson ensures implementation of all traffic control safety policies. He conducts daily safety inspections on all traffic control services. 
Shane Kelley
Safety Manager
As a Safety Manager, Mr. Kelley manages, oversees, and executes safety functions and policies relating to applicable Traffic Control Safety.
Timothy Carrere
Safety Manager
As a Safety Manager, Mr. Carrere manages, oversees, and executes safety functions and policies relating to applicable Traffic Control Safety.
Eddie Cintron
Supervisor-Bay Region
As a Supervisor, Mr. Cintron oversees and schedules for the Bay Region. Cintron also executes safety functions and policies relating to Traffic Control Safety.
Jason Sakowski
Supervisor-Bay Region
As a Supervisor, Mr. Sakowski oversees and schedules for the Bay Region. Sakowski also executes safety functions and policies relating to Traffic Control Safety.