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This is what you do for your state, Mr. Road Building Contractor

John Latta - Aug 07, 2013

This is what you do for your state, Mr. Road Building Contractor

To continue to have as much firepower as possible at your fingertips when talking to people who are unaware of the impact of your industry on your state, check out this interactive map. It’s built on 2012 American Road and Transportation ...

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State DOTS and local government infrastructure spending inches up

John Latta - Feb 14, 2013

State DOTs and local governments committed a little over $117 billion in funding for highway, bridge, transit, port and other transportation-related construction projects during 2012, according to new analysis of the most recent U.S. Census Bureau data by the American ...

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ARTBA predicts ‘modest growth’ from U.S. transportation construction infrastructure market

Staff Report - Dec 03, 2012

(Look for a more detailed report, including a slideshow, from the Better Roads staff both on the website and in the digital edition of Better Roads.) The U.S. transportation construction infrastructure market is expected to show modest growth in 2013, increasing ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Oct 09, 2012

Inside the highway and bridge industries   Stuck in Slow   By John Latta   There has been no “bump” yet from the new surface transportation legislation, MAP-21, says Alison Premo Black, American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) senior economist and policy VP. At ARTBA’s ...

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You have questions on the new highway bill? ARTBA has answers…

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 23, 2012

You have questions on the new highway bill? ARTBA has answers…

What are the likely impacts of the new highway/transit law — Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) — on the U.S. transportation design and construction market? What is the economic forecast for the remainder of 2012? How ...

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Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 19, 2012

Is highway infrastructure better than we think?

Is highway infrastructure in better shape than we think? According to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), America’s highways are getting safer and smoother. However, despite heavy subsidies, public transportation infrastructures are falling apart. The report found that only 11 percent ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jan 12, 2012

Highway Contractor

Another Testing 12 Months The recovery continues. Slowly. Slowly. It’s frustrating (again) to have to say it, but it appears that this new year will offer us more of the same. Last year virtually repeating itself, as did the year before that and ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Oct 04, 2011

RoadWorks

New Holland To Offer Compact Equipment Only In an attempt to “refocus” on its strengths in the industrial product space, specifically compact construction, landscaping and utility equipment, New Holland will shed its North American offering of full-sized construction machines starting in ...

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