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ARTBA forecast calls for modest 2015 growth

Brian Ethridge - Dec 03, 2014

ARTBA forecast calls for modest 2015 growth

The U.S. transportation construction market will see a 3.1 percent growth from $185.9 billion in 2014 to $191.7 billion in 2015, according to a forecast released by American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black. The ...

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ARTBA to EPA: Ditches are not 'waters of the United States'

Brian Ethridge - Nov 27, 2014

ARTBA to EPA: Ditches are not 'waters of the United States'

The potential delays and increased costs that would result from extending federal authority to cover roadside ditches would divert resources from timely maintenance activities and potentially threaten the role ditches play in promoting roadway safety, according to the American Road ...

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ARTBA announces Hall of Fame inductees

Brian Ethridge - Nov 14, 2014

ARTBA announces Hall of Fame inductees

James D. Pitcock, Jr., and Horatio S. Earle are the 2014 inductees to American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s “Transportation Development Hall of Fame.” Petcock spent 60 years as the  chief executive officer of Texas-based Williams Brothers Construction Company. Earle is ...

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ARTBA now accepting 2015 Globe Awards nominees

Brian Ethridge - Oct 23, 2014

ARTBA now accepting 2015 Globe Awards nominees

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) has announces it's now accepting nominations for its 2015 Globe Awards program.  The annual competition recognizes surface transportation projects and transportation construction firms that utilize exemplary environmental processes to ...

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Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship program accepting applications

Brian Ethridge - Oct 10, 2014

Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship program accepting applications

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting applications for the “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship Program” for the 2014-15 academic year.  The scholarship provides financial assistance to help the children of highway ...

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ARTBA accepting 'Transportation Development Hall of Fame' nominees

Brian Ethridge - Oct 09, 2014

ARTBA accepting 'Transportation Development Hall of Fame' nominees

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation has announced it's now accepting nominations for the 2015 “Transportation Development Hall of Fame.” The Hall honors people from the public and private sectors who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S. transportation development ...

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ARTBA Video: Fix the Highway Trust Fund ...NOW!

Brian Ethridge - Oct 09, 2014

ARTBA Video: Fix the Highway Trust Fund ...NOW!

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President and CEO Pete Ruane has released the above video urging transportation design and construction industry professionals to let their voices be heard during the mid-term elections. Ruane's video highlights the current political situation with ...

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Two students take top honors in ARTBA video contest

Brian Ethridge - Sep 22, 2014

Two students take top honors in ARTBA video contest

A high school student from Pennsylvania and an undergraduate student from Florida Polytechnic Institute were named winners of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 4th annual “Student Transportation Video Contest.” The contest aimed to raise awareness about infrastructure issues by challenging students ...

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New ARTBA awards program to highlight good works

Amy Materson - Sep 19, 2014

New ARTBA awards program to highlight good works

Construction firms intent on giving back to their communities may now be honored for their good works. The Transportation Development Foundation, an American Road and Transportation Builders Association foundation that promotes research, education and public awareness, is launching the Helping ...

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Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Kevin Jones - Sep 18, 2014

Highway users, road builders oppose bill to surrender federal highway authority

Transportation interests have written Congress to express opposition to the so-called “devolution” of the federal highway program and the proposed Transportation Empowerment Act. The bill, introduced in the House and Senate last fall, transfers almost all authority over federal highway and ...

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Nick Ivanoff elected 2014-2015 ARTBA Chairman

Brian Ethridge - Sep 16, 2014

Nick Ivanoff elected 2014-2015 ARTBA Chairman

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has elected Nick Ivanoff, president & CEO of Ammann & Whitney, as 2014-2015 chairman. Ivanoff has nearly 40 years of experience in the transportation design and construction industry. He's known for the strategy ...

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Highway and Bridge contract awards down 14 percent

Brian Ethridge - Aug 28, 2014

Highway and Bridge contract awards down 14 percent

  The value of highway and bridge contract awards was down 14 percent in the first seven months of 2014 when compared to the same period in 2013. According to American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), state and local governments awarded ...

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