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ARTBA awards scholarships to 11 children of fallen highway workers

Amanda Bayhi - May 19, 2014

ARTBA awards scholarships to 11 children of fallen highway workers

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has selected 11 students to receive scholarships from the foundation’s “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program.” The scholarship provides financial assistance toward higher education for children of workers killed ...

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ARTBA seeks nominations for Women Leaders Awards

Amanda Bayhi - May 07, 2014

ARTBA seeks nominations for Women Leaders Awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Women Leaders in Transportation Design and Construction (WLTDC) Council announced Wednesday that it is seeking nominations for its annual awards program. The program honors “extraordinary efforts of individuals, companies and public agencies that ...

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VIDEOS: Students show bridges by the numbers and more

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Apr 03, 2014

VIDEOS: Students show bridges by the numbers and more

Last year, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association received more than 40 submissions from across the nation when it challenged “students of all ages” to identify and “shed light” with a short video on national and local transportation issues ...

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President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 29, 2014

President Obama briefly addresses transportation in State of the Union

Tuesday night, President Obama gave his State of the Union address, which offered a chance for the president to present potential solutions for transportation and infrastructure funding. However, our sister site Overdrive points out that the president only briefly mentioned transportation ...

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Pennsylvania Governor Corbett signs five-year transportation funding bill

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 25, 2013

Pennsylvania Governor Corbett signs five-year transportation funding bill

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett on Monday signed a five-year transportation funding bill for the state. The legislation is expected to generate an additional $242 million in fiscal year 2013, and it will add $1.6 billion to $1.8 billion in the fifth ...

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ARTBA recognizes three state agencies for innovative programs

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 01, 2013

ARTBA recognizes three state agencies for innovative programs

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) recognized three statewide programs as models of innovation at its ARTBA Young Executive Leadership Council in San Jose, California, this week. ARTBA presented the TransOvation Awards at the “Dr. J. ...

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ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 17, 2013

ARTBA to host Roadway Construction Safety Academy in early-December

Industry safety professionals will soon have the chance to get the training and credentials vital to managing and improving safety on construction projects and jobsites. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) will host the Roadway Construction ...

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ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 09, 2013

ARTBA presents 2nd annual LōTrans virtual conference, exhibition

The Transportation Officials Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) will host its second annual Local Transportation Management Virtual Conference & Innovation Showcase online November 19-20. The show last year was the first to deliver a safety education ...

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Government shutdown slows transportation construction projects

Amanda Bayhi - Oct 08, 2013

Government shutdown slows transportation construction projects

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane met with Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Chairman Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) during a Capitol Hill news conference Tuesday to discuss how the federal government shutdown is impacting ...

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The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 01, 2013

The BIG WIG of Transportation Funding

The million-dollar question in transportation – make that the half trillion-dollar question – is how to find the money to fix our roads. The industry and U.S. Department of Transportation have several ideas and proposed solutions, which have served as ...

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ARTBA presents three contractors with national safety awards

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 18, 2013

ARTBA presents three contractors with national safety awards

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) last week recognized three transportation construction industry firms for their worker safety programs. ARTBA-TDF presented contractors from New Jersey, Florida and California with its Contractor Safety Awards during the association’s ...

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ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 12, 2013

ARTBA elects Oldcastle President, COO Doug Black as 2013-2014 chair

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected Doug Black, president and chief operating officer of Oldcastle, the association’s chairman. ARTBA announced the election results during its national convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, September 8-10. In a September 10 speech at the ...

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