FHWA’s Byron Lord Passes Away

FHWA’s Byron Lord Passes Away

By Rich Juliano, senior vice president and managing director of the Contractors Division, ARTBA Byron Nelson Lord, a longtime official at the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and tireless advocate for the nation’s highway system, passed away Feb. 5. He was 71....
Caterpillar Moving Global Headquarters to Chicago Area

Caterpillar Moving Global Headquarters to Chicago Area

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA Caterpillar Inc. announced Jan. 31 that it will begin shifting its global headquarters to the Chicago area later this year and shelving plans for a new complex at its longtime home of Peoria, Illinois. The firm attributed the...
Gannett Fleming Announces New Senior Leadership

Gannett Fleming Announces New Senior Leadership

Robert M. Scaer, left, and Paul D. Nowicki. ARTBA member Gannett Fleming, a global engineering and infrastructure firm, named company veterans Robert M. Scaer as chairman of the board and CEO; and Paul D. Nowicki as president and chief operating officer, effective...
American Motorists Continue to Drive at Record Pace

American Motorists Continue to Drive at Record Pace

By Eileen Houlihan, senior writer/editor, ARTBA  American motorists drove 5.5 billion more miles in May 2016 than in May 2015, a 2 percent increase, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration. Cumulative...
American drivers continue to roll up record mileage

American drivers continue to roll up record mileage

By Mark Holan, editorial director, ARTBA American motorists drove nearly 7 billion more miles in April 2016 than in April 2015, a 2.6 percent increase, according to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency said April was the 26th...