Report to Congress Says Raise the Gas Tax to Address Interstates

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA Congress should legislate an Interstate Highway System renewal and modernization program that focuses on reconstructing the aging and heavily-used infrastructure and pay for it in the near-term by increasing the federal...
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Committee Leadership in 116th Congress Takes Shape

Committee Leadership in 116th Congress Takes Shape

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA House committee leadership is coming into focus as the chamber prepares to switch to the new Democratic majority from Republican control. Some posts, including the Speakership, will not be settled until the 116th Congress opens...

ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, left, shakes hands with R.D. James. head of the Army Corps of Engineers, as other administration officials and senators applaud.  By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA  The Trump administration’s Dec. 11 proposed...

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...

ARTBA Western Leadership Team Conference Call is Dec. 12

ARTBA Western Leadership Team Conference Call is Dec. 12

Please join ARTBA Western Region Vice Chairman Jeff Clyde of W.W. Clyde & Company and the members of the Western Leadership Team (WLT) for their conference call at 10 a.m. Pacific/1 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, Dec. 12. The call will feature a presentation from...

Industry Experts Update Safety Certification Exam

Industry Experts Update Safety Certification Exam

Back row, left to right:  Lee Cole, CRH; Chris Ellison, Sundt; Ryan Silbernagel, Sundt; Mark Ligon, Vecellio Group. Front row, left to right: Liz Garza, NIOSH; Donnie Connell, Zachry; Ethan Brown, Wright Brothers; Bryan Stone, Superior Construction; Abel Luna,...