Summer Transportation Construction Work Hits Record $45.6 Billion

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Transportation contractors were busy this summer, with the value of work up across all modes in June, July, and August compared to the same three-month period in 2018. Contractors performed a record $45.6 billion in...
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ARTBA & Other Groups Urge Senate Vote on Highway Bill

ARTBA & Other Groups Urge Senate Vote on Highway Bill

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA ARTBA and a cross section of nearly 40 national organizations representing business and organized labor are urging Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) to bring S. 2302, the America’s...

Report: U.S. Freight Network Hampered by Roadblocks

Report: U.S. Freight Network Hampered by Roadblocks

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The ability of the nation’s freight transportation system to efficiently and safely accommodate the growing demand for freight movement could be hampered by inadequate transportation capacity, according to an Oct. 3 report...

ARTBA & Allies Help OSHA Clarify Enforcement of Silica Rule

ARTBA & Allies Help OSHA Clarify Enforcement of Silica Rule

By Nick Goldstein, vice president of regulatory and legal issues, ARTBA ARTBA, as a member of the Construction Industry Safety Coalition, has answered the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) request to the regulated community to help clarify aspects...

ARTBA Newsline Podcast on 2019 Regional Meetings

ARTBA Newsline Podcast on 2019 Regional Meetings

ARTBA Newsline Podcast on 2019 Regional Meetings ARTBA Senior Vice President of Strategic Engagement Allison Klein discusses upcoming regional meetings taking place in Philadelphia, Miami, Kansas City, Mo., and San Antonio. Top state officials and new ARTBA Chairman...

Matt Cummings Receives Engineering Management Award

Matt Cummings Receives Engineering Management Award

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Former ARTBA chairman Matt Cummings, above, president and CEO of T.Y. Lin International Group, Oct. 12 received the 2019 John I. Parcel-Leif J. Sverdrup Civil Engineering Management Award from the American Society of Civil...

Tailor Your Safety Training for Winter Slow Period

Tailor Your Safety Training for Winter Slow Period

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA  Winter is coming, which means transportation construction work is slowing in many parts of the country. And that makes it a good time for industry professionals to think about safety training and certification. ARTBA offers an...

Another Poll Confirms Americans Want Infrastructure Investment

Another Poll Confirms Americans Want Infrastructure Investment

By John Schneidawind, vice president of public affairs, ARTBA Voters in key swing districts of 2020 battleground states overwhelmingly support a robust federal infrastructure plan, according to a new poll. The survey found 91 percent of 1,505 likely voters in...