Heritage Group Founder & Industry Pioneer Fred Fehsenfeld Dies

Heritage Group Founder & Industry Pioneer Fred Fehsenfeld Dies

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Fred Fehsenfeld, the visionary founder of transportation construction giant The Heritage Group and a pioneering advocate for “Critical Commerce Corridors,” died Nov. 28. He was 94. With a mechanical engineering degree from...
Contractors Division Recognizes Pennsylvania’s McCaskie

Contractors Division Recognizes Pennsylvania’s McCaskie

John McCaskie, left, accepts the Nello L. Teer, Jr., Award from ARTBA’s Rich Juliano, senior vice president for policy. By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA John McCaskie, a retired volunteer leader and industry activist based in Western Pennsylvania,...
17-Day Bridge Reconstruction Opens to Traffic

17-Day Bridge Reconstruction Opens to Traffic

Wildcat Creek Bridge on US 12 in Washington State. By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Accelerated bridge construction (ABC) techniques helped engineers and contractors in Washington State replace an 82-year-old span in just 17 days. It also saved $4 million. The...
ARTBA Members Showcase Drone Technology at FHWA Summit

ARTBA Members Showcase Drone Technology at FHWA Summit

Roger Triana of Quinn Consulting Services (second from left) shows attendees examples of drones his firm uses for inspections. By Rich Juliano, senior vice president, policy, and managing director of Contractors Division, ARTBA Growing use of unmanned aerial systems...