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ARTBA Online Learning Center Courses Approved in New York, North Carolina & Florida for Engineers’ Professional Development Hours

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced today that its Online Learning Center (OLC) courses meet New York, North Carolina and Florida Professional Development Hour (PDH) requirements for engineers seeking relicensing.  Other states do not require similar pre-approval. Created in 2016, the ARTBA OLC [...]

By | 2017-10-17T09:50:50+00:00 October 17th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Online Learning Center Courses Approved in New York, North Carolina & Florida for Engineers’ Professional Development Hours

Seven Students Take Top Honors in Annual Video Contest on America’s Transportation Infrastructure

News (WASHINGTON)— High school students from Florida, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, and undergraduates at the University of Washington, Old Dominion University and the University of North Carolina are winners of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) 7th annual “Student Transportation Video Contest.” They will each receive [...]

By | 2017-10-11T09:53:21+00:00 October 11th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Seven Students Take Top Honors in Annual Video Contest on America’s Transportation Infrastructure

David Zachry Named ARTBA Foundation Vice Chairman

News (WASHINGTON) — David S. Zachry, chief executive officer of San Antonio, Texas-based Zachry Corporation, has been named vice chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) Board of Trustees. The announcement came during a Board of Directors meeting in late September. [...]

By | 2017-10-10T09:32:15+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on David Zachry Named ARTBA Foundation Vice Chairman

What Has Happened with U.S. Bridges in the 10 Years Since the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse? A New Analysis Provides Some Answers

  The I-35W Saint Anthony Falls Bridge replaced the I-35W Mississippi River bridge after its tragic collapse. (WASHINGTON)—August 1 marks the 10th anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis. The bridge was classified as “structurally deficient” and was undergoing repair at the time. The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has looked [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:40:22+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on What Has Happened with U.S. Bridges in the 10 Years Since the Minneapolis I-35W Bridge Collapse? A New Analysis Provides Some Answers

State & Local Advocates Share Best Practices for Boosting Transportation Funding at Annual Workshop

(WASHINGTON)— More than 130 transportation design and construction professionals, chamber of commerce executives, and officials with better roads group and state transportation agencies from 36 states came together July 12 in the Nation’s Capital to share best practices for advancing transportation funding legislation and ballot initiatives during the 4th Annual National Workshop for State & Local [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:34:52+00:00 July 19th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on State & Local Advocates Share Best Practices for Boosting Transportation Funding at Annual Workshop

Florida I-595 Corridor Improvements Project & Colorado DOT’s David Spector Honored with National Public-Private Partnership (P3) Awards

ARTBA hosts the 2017 P3s in Transportation Conference, on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/LK Photos) (WASHINGTON)— The I-595 Corridor Improvements Project in Florida and David Spector, director of the Colorado High Performance Transportation Enterprise (HPTE), have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation financing [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:34:43+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Florida I-595 Corridor Improvements Project & Colorado DOT’s David Spector Honored with National Public-Private Partnership (P3) Awards

*MEDIA ADVISORY* Sen. Wyden, Rep. Barletta & Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey Scheduled to Speak July 13 at ARTBA’s 29th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

  Two-day Event Takes Place at Hyatt on Capitol Hill (WASHINGTON)—Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee member Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), and Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable Joe Hockey, are among the featured speakers the morning of July 13 at the American Road & Transportation Builders [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:41:59+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on *MEDIA ADVISORY* Sen. Wyden, Rep. Barletta & Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey Scheduled to Speak July 13 at ARTBA’s 29th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** State Transportation Funding Champion Legislators & Better Roads Advocates from Six States That Increased Gas Taxes in 2017 on Tap for July 12 National Workshop on Capitol Hill

  (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Transportation Investment Advocacy Center ™ (TIAC) will host its 4th Annual “National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates” July 12 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The event brings together more than 100 transportation professionals, chamber of commerce executives and state officials to share [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:19:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** State Transportation Funding Champion Legislators & Better Roads Advocates from Six States That Increased Gas Taxes in 2017 on Tap for July 12 National Workshop on Capitol Hill

IRTBA, Members of Industry to Testify on the Illinois House Floor Regarding Impact of Transportation Construction Project Shutdown

$345 Million and 43,000 Jobs in Jeopardy, New Analysis Shows (SPRINGFIELD, IL) - An American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis released June 27 finds that a prolonged shutdown of Illinois transportation project sites could cost $345 million per week and jeopardize 43,000 jobs. The report comes as Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA) [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:35:12+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on IRTBA, Members of Industry to Testify on the Illinois House Floor Regarding Impact of Transportation Construction Project Shutdown
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