ARTBA President Dave Bauer is making a strong case for increased transportation construction investment to help the nation recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

“While most of us stay home, we are still seeing firsthand outside our windows, on television or online, roads being repaved, heavy equipment operating on highways, and bridges being repaired,” Bauer wrote in an April 7 op-ed for The Washington Examiner. “That’s because many of the nation’s governors have deemed such public works construction as “essential,” which means the transportation construction industry we represent has remained active and working in most states.”

Read the full piece. Bauer also discussed the issue on WMAL’s “Morning on the Mall” radio show. Listen to the April 8 broadcast segment.