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Tennessee Contractor Steve Wright Elected ARTBA Chairman

Staff Report - Sep 14, 2012

Stephen D. Wright, president and chief executive officer of the family-owned Wright Brothers Construction Co. in Charleston, Tenn., has been elected 2012-13 chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The election was announced during the association’s national ...

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ARTBA to Congress: Excessive regs threaten highway bill progress

Staff Report - Jul 19, 2012

ARTBA to Congress: Excessive regs threaten highway bill progress

Regulatory inefficiencies and threats in the areas of hours of services for truck drivers, the Clean Water Act, and the use of coal ash could undermine the historic policy reforms put in place by the newly enacted highway and transit ...

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'Stay Alert, Slow Down' in roadway construction zones, urges ARTBA

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 29, 2012

With AAA predicting that more than 42 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the upcoming July 4 holiday and the construction season already in high gear, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) is ...

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Mica, Rahall and Ribble to speak at the TCC Fly-In

Staff Report - May 22, 2012

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.), Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.), and freshman Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) will share their perspectives May 30 on the pending surface transportation reauthorization bill during the 2012 Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) ...

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Road industry groups align to reduce construction zone injuries, deaths

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 23, 2012

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and industry allies on April 19 renewed their commitment to working with the federal government to help reduce the number of injuries and deaths in roadway construction zones. During the next two ...

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U.S. Supreme Court refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Feb 23, 2012

All nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). In PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana, the Court Feb. 22 ...

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Mica’s Move is Made: Now let’s keep moving

John Latta - Feb 01, 2012

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica and Members of the committee unveiled the American Energy an Infrastructure Jobs Act yesterday. I would like to think contractors, subs, agencies,equipment dealerships and OEMs are excited and getting ready to move quickly ...

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Today?

John Latta - Jan 31, 2012

House Transportation Committee Chairman John L. Mica (R-FL) and Committee Members will roll out a long-term reauthorization and reform of transportation programs at a press conference today. This cornerstone proposal of the American Energy & Infrastructure Jobs Act will ...

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TRIP names new chairman, 2012 officers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 30, 2012

A Roanoke, Va. construction executive has been named chairman of the board of TRIP, a national, nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C. Kenneth L. Lanford, president of Roanoke, Va.-based Lanford Brothers Co. Inc., has been involved in the construction ...

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Wetlands case in U.S. Supreme Court; case addresses ‘fundamental problem’

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 09, 2012

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and other stakeholders are urging the U. S. Supreme Court to suspend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) seemingly automatic presumption of the need for a wetlands permit on all needed infrastructure ...

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I’d borrow for infrastructure says leading GOP candidate

John Latta - Dec 19, 2011

Guess who said this? "You have to prioritize those things which are most important to you and infrastructure and having good roads and bridges and rail lines and air traffic lines and so forth are essential for a strong ...

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Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads Staff - Nov 10, 2011

Celebrating 80 Years of Better Roads

Better Roads The October 2011 issue, Better Roads marked the 80th anniversary of the magazine. The publication was founded in 1931 by Alden F. Perrin, who served a publisher and editorial director until his death in 1965. From the mostly gravel roads ...

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