Report: U.S. Freight Network Hampered by Roadblocks

Report: U.S. Freight Network Hampered by Roadblocks

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA The ability of the nation’s freight transportation system to efficiently and safely accommodate the growing demand for freight movement could be hampered by inadequate transportation capacity, according to an Oct. 3 report...
ARTBA Economic Report Dives Into Long Island Local Road Spending

ARTBA Economic Report Dives Into Long Island Local Road Spending

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA Facing cuts in New York state-level transportation spending, local investment in highway, street and bridge construction is more important than ever in communities on Long Island. A new report from ARTBA Chief Economist...
ARTBA Conference Focuses on Risk Shift in Transportation P3s

ARTBA Conference Focuses on Risk Shift in Transportation P3s

“Great Debate” panel, left to right: ARTBA Chairman Bob Alger, chairman of the board of The Lane Construction Corporation; panel moderator Sia Kusha of Plenary Group; Joe Wingerter, vice president project development at Kiewit; and Jim Ray, former senior adviser at...
Road & Bridge Construction Job Numbers Continue Growth

Road & Bridge Construction Job Numbers Continue Growth

By Corey Runkel, economics intern, ARTBA The nation’s highway, street, and bridge contractors posted total employment of 381,900 workers in May, a 4.6 percent increase from the same period last  year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. It marked the eighth...