Fate of Next COVID-19 Relief Package Remains Uncertain

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA UPDATE: Congressional leaders and the White House were still negotiating as of Aug. 7. ARTBA will update this post when there are developments.  Congressional leadership is at an impasse over the scale...
New Law Funds National Park Service Infrastructure Maintenance

New Law Funds National Park Service Infrastructure Maintenance

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA President Donald Trump Aug. 4 signed the Great American Outdoors Act, which provides to the National Park Service (NPS) up to $1.9 billion annually for five years to meet its backlog of deferred maintenance. The funding starts...

June Value of Highway & Pavement Construction Work Up 8%

June Value of Highway & Pavement Construction Work Up 8%

By Dr. Alison Premo Black, chief economist, ARTBA Transportation construction contractors performed $15.8 billion in work in June, up 4 percent from $15.2 billion in June 2019, according to U.S. Census Bureau data. Construction activity in June averaged $14.1 billion...

CASE Releases Next Generation SiteWatch Telematics Platform

CASE Releases Next Generation SiteWatch Telematics Platform

CASE Construction Equipment has released the next generation of its SiteWatch telematics platform with an all-new dashboard, more intuitive navigation and new overview sections that spotlight critical information without requiring the user to search extensively for...

Upcoming ARTBA Virtual Events

Upcoming ARTBA Virtual Events

ARTBA provides its members and others with value-added events in online platforms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include: AUG. 10: Southern Engineering Issues Panel, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern AUG. 19: Central Engineering Issues Panel, 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern Click the...