ARTBA Executive Committee Meets with Biden Transition Official

By Dean Franks, senior vice president, congressional relations, ARTBA ARTBA’s Executive Committee Jan. 12 shared its transportation policy priorities with a key member of President-elect Joe Biden’s U.S. Department of Transportation transition team. Chairman Steve...

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Biden Announces $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Plan

By Lauren Schapker, vice president of legislative affairs, ARTBA   President-elect Joe Biden Jan. 14 announced his American Rescue Plan to provide COVID-19 relief by injecting $1.9 trillion into the economy.  The plan comes just weeks after the last COVID-19 relief...

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Three Safety Courses to Save Lives & Reduce Injuries

Many contractors use the winter months to engage in professional development by enrolling in safety training classes. ARTBA offers online and virtual live instructor courses that meet COVID-19 social distancing requirements. Our three most popular courses are listed...

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OSHA Increases Penalties for Safety Violations

By Brad Sant, senior vice president of safety & education, ARTBA ARTBA’s safety team reminds its members and other transportation construction firms that U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) penalties increased Jan. 15 for violations of safety...

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ARTBA’s Kentucky Chapter Reaches 100th Anniversary

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The Kentucky Association of Highway Contractors, Inc. (KAHC), an ARTBA state chapter, turned 100 years old this month. KAHC was chartered at the Senning’s European Hotel in Louisville with 41 contractors.  The group affiliated...

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