Bettini Takes the Helm at Arizona Chapter

By Allison Rose, director of Member Services, Records & Chapter Relations, ARTBA Michele Bettini, an experienced construction industry advocate, is the new executive director of the Arizona Transportation Builders Association (ATB), ARTBA’s Tuscon-based chapter in...
Richard Ames, “Lion of Construction Industry,” Dies at 89

Richard Ames, “Lion of Construction Industry,” Dies at 89

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Richard “Dick” Ames, founder of ARTBA member firm Ames Construction, died Jan. 30, in Scottsdale, Arizona. He was 89. In 1962, Ames started the Minnesota-based dirt-moving company with a single bulldozer. Over the decades he...
Transurban Secures More Highway Work in Virginia

Transurban Secures More Highway Work in Virginia

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA ARTBA member firm Transurban has signed an agreement with Virginia to extend the 495 Express Lanes up to the American Legion Bridge over the Potomac River. The deal for more than $1 billion in investments over the next five...
P3 Thought Leaders Gather at ARTBA

P3 Thought Leaders Gather at ARTBA

ARTBA P3 Division President Jennifer Aument, president of North America for Transurban and co-chair of the event, right, and Sallye Perrin, senior vice president at WSP and event moderator (left). By RIch Juliano, senior vice president for policy, ARTBA More than 30...

Former ARTBA Executive Harry Lindberg Dies  

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Long time national and state transportation infrastructure leader Harry A. Lindberg, 95, died at his home in Plymouth, Minnesota, Dec. 24, 2018. Lindberg was ARTBA’s executive vice president from 1978 to 1984. Following...
New ARTBA Chapter Leaders Emerged in 2018

New ARTBA Chapter Leaders Emerged in 2018

New state chapter leaders, from left to right: Dean, Prasad, and Sakata. By  Allison Rose, director of Member Services, Records & Chapter Relations, ARTBA Three association executives with diverse backgrounds and experience assumed leadership roles at...