ARTBA holds first-ever National Conference on Highway Work Zone Safety in Washington, D.C. ARTBA Transportation Development Foundation (TDF) established.
ARTBA successfully pushes first federal gas tax increase for road construction in 23 years.
ARTBA Political Action Committee (PAC) started. Traffic Safety Industry Division established.
Name changed to American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). Transportation Officials Division established.
ARBA-proposed federal 4-R bridge programs enacted.
ARBA-pushed federal Airport Trust Fund established.
ARBA & CIMA create The Road Information Program (TRIP), headquartered in ARBA office.
ARBA-advocated cabinet-level U.S. Department of Transportation created.
ARBA founder Earle’s vision of Interstate Highway Construction Program and the federal Highway Trust Fund established by law.