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...
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...