Transportation Construction Employment Continues to Grow

Transportation Construction Employment Continues to Grow

By Lital Shair Nada, research economist, ARTBA Highway and bridge construction employment reached 348,700 in April, an increase of 6.8 percent compared to April 2018 levels, according to the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). It was the fifth...
U.S. DOT Opens BUILD Grants, Offers Application Webinars

U.S. DOT Opens BUILD Grants, Offers Application Webinars

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The U.S. Department of Transportation is seeking applications for the Fiscal Year 2019 Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. A total of $900 million in funding...
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...