Press Releases

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

(WASHINGTON) — Dr. Joseph L. Schofer, associate dean and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious “S.S. Steinberg Award.” He was honored Jan. 9 during the association’s annual Research & Education Division (RED) meeting in the Nation’s Capital.

ARTBA 2017 Forecast: Modest Growth in Transportation Construction Market

(WASHINGTON) – Total transportation construction and related market activity is expected to grow 1.3 percent in 2017, driven largely by increases in highway and bridge private construction activity supporting residential and commercial developments, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) chief economist.

Voters Want Transportation Investment

Record Number of State and Local Ballot Measures Approved        (Washington)—Preliminary November 8 election results show voters in 22 states approved ballot measures that will provide $201 billion in funding extensions and new revenue for state and local...

ARTBA President & CEO Pete Ruane Statement on the Election of Donald Trump

American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement about the election of Donald Trump:

“President-elect Trump will have a ‘can do’ industry as his partner in rebuilding and expanding the nation’s transportation infrastructure to make it again second to none. Give us the proper resources and the new jobs and innovative solutions will take off.

ARTBA December Academies in Chicago and Charlotte Aim to Boost Transportation Project Management Skills

(WASHINGTON)—Thriving in today’s competitive transportation construction market means having the best team on the job and arming them with the skills they need to increase efficiency, minimize project delivery time and generate profit. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) will host two multi-day, intensive Project Management Academies in…

Four Students Take Top Honors in 6th Annual National Video Contest on America’s Transportation Infrastructure

High school students from Washington state and Massachusetts, an undergraduate at New York University and a graduate student at Carnegie Mellon were all named winners of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 6th annual “Student Transportation Video Contest.” The selections were announced during the Oct. 4-6 ARTBA National Convention, held in Tucson, Ariz. They will each receive a $500 cash prize.

Contractors from Pennsylvania and Texas Receive National Safety Awards

Transportation construction companies from Pennsylvania and Texas were recognized for their outstanding corporate worker safety programs at the 2016 American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) National Convention in Tucson, Arizona. An awards ceremony took place during an Oct. 5 luncheon.