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Market report: Bridges good, pavement not so good

John Latta - Jun 03, 2013

Market report: Bridges good, pavement not so good

American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chief Economist and Policy VP Alison Premo Black said the bridge market is "showing some surprising strength," and new Q1 numbers suggest it will be an ongoing strength. Black was speaking at the ARTBA ...

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Over the Top: Funding some D.C. tunnel work

John Latta - Jun 03, 2013

Over the Top: Funding some D.C. tunnel work

I’m always looking for interesting ways to fund transportation infrastructure and today I come across this one in Washington, D.C. While speaking to American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Federal Issues program in Washington D.C., District Department of Transportation (DDOT) ...

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ARTBA calls for Women Leaders nominations

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2013

ARTBA calls for Women Leaders nominations

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction (WLDTC) is accepting nominations for its annual awards program until July 12. The WLDTC Awards honor individuals, companies and public agencies for their innovative efforts in ...

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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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Federal court rules against EPA in wetlands case, calling agency’s actions ‘illogical, impractical’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 27, 2012

A federal court has ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) saying the agency overstepped its authority by revoking a valid wetlands permit from a West Virginia mining operation. This is a victory for the industry associations that filed a ...

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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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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Aug 03, 2011

RoadWorks

A Mile High and Elevating American Public Works Association (APWA) brings 2011 International Public Works Congress and Exposition to Denver A PWA is bringing innovation and motivation to the Mile High City in September. The American Public Works Association (APWA) is hosting its ...

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RoadWorks

Better Roads Staff - Jul 07, 2011

RoadWorks

by John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson   New Life Expectancy Self-curing concrete from Canada and long-lived bridge decks A more durable concrete that will increase the average lifespan of bridge decks by more than 20 years compared to typical high-strength concrete, ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - May 09, 2011

RoadWorks

Is the Reauthorization wind shifting? The pressure of having no working alternatives to replace the fuel tax continues to build By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson Is there some serious ground shifting going on, when it comes to what sort ...

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RoadWorks

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

RoadWorks

By John Latta, Tina Grady Barbaccia and Mike Anderson     PIRG Blasts Highway Advocates; ARTBA Blasts PIRG The report is nothing if not blunt: “Highways do not, and — except for brief periods in our nation’s history — never have paid for themselves ...

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Financial District

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

Financial District

Playing with a New Deck The rules of the transportation funding game have changed in Washington. By John Latta Rules about how things may be, can be, should be and are done on Capitol Hill are rarely written simply. And if they are, ...

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Kirk Landers

Brooke Wisdom - Feb 01, 2011

Kirk Landers

Meet the New Hypocrisy. Same as the Old Hypocrisy. By Kirk Landers, Editor Emeritus When the 112th Congress convened in January, the new Republican majority in the House of Representatives made a great show of reading the U.S. Constitution aloud, word for word, ...

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