Senate Budget Plan Would Hike User Fees to Help Highway Trust Fund   

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA  Senate Budget Committee Chairman Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) March 22 released a five-year budget proposal that would allow Congress to enact nearly $90 billion in new highway user taxes to keep the Highway...
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January Transportation Construction Sets New Monthly Record

January Transportation Construction Sets New Monthly Record

By Lital Shair Nada, research economist, ARTBA Contractors performed $8.60 billion in transportation and related construction work in January, a hefty 12.1 percent increase over January 2018 and a new monthly record, according to ARTBA analysis of data released by the...

ARTBA Newsline Podcast for March 22, 2019

ARTBA Newsline Podcast for March 22, 2019

The ARTBA Newsline Podcast for March 22 is hosted by ARTBA senior writer/editor, Eileen Houlihan. A new professional development program for transportation design and construction professionals is being held June 4-6 at ARTBA’s Washington, D.C. offices. The Trump...

May Named Deere President & COO

May Named Deere President & COO

John C. May has been named president and chief operating officer of Deere & Co. effective April 1. He has been with the ARTBA member firm since 1997 and joined the senior management team in 2012 as president, agricultural solutions and chief information officer....

ARTBA Promotes Safety at Industry Trade Shows

ARTBA Promotes Safety at Industry Trade Shows

ARTBA staffer Melanie Laird reviews material with a World of Asphalt attendee. By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA staff hit the road this week to promote the many safety training and other services that it offers the transportation construction industry...