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FHWA Poised to Act on Century-Old Barrier to Transportation Project Innovation in Response to ARTBA Petition

News (WASHINGTON)— The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Nov. 14 said it would amend or repeal a century-old regulation related to the development and deployment of new products on U.S. transportation projects. The agency’s move comes in response to a March 27 filing from the Washington, D.C.-based American [...]

By | 2018-11-14T15:50:54+00:00 November 14th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on FHWA Poised to Act on Century-Old Barrier to Transportation Project Innovation in Response to ARTBA Petition

Voters Re-elect State Lawmakers Who Supported Gas Tax Increases, New ARTBA Analysis Finds

News (WASHINGTON)— Voters in 12 states re-elected 93 percent of 530 state lawmakers who supported a gas tax increase between 2015 and 2018 and ran for re-election in 2018. Winning state lawmakers in Nov. 6 races included 92 percent of Republicans, and 94 percent of Democrats, according [...]

By | 2018-11-09T13:08:44+00:00 November 9th, 2018|2018 Press Releases|Comments Off on Voters Re-elect State Lawmakers Who Supported Gas Tax Increases, New ARTBA Analysis Finds

Voters Across the Nation Demonstrate Support for Transportation Investment

News Nearly 80 percent of State & Local Ballot Measures Approved (WASHINGTON)— Voters in 31 states Nov. 6 once again showed their support for transportation infrastructure investments, approving 272, or 79 percent, of 346 state and local ballot measures. In total, the approved initiatives are expected to [...]

By | 2018-11-08T11:26:58+00:00 November 8th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Voters Across the Nation Demonstrate Support for Transportation Investment

Statement from ARTBA Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., about California Voter Rejection of Prop. 6

News (WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., released the following statement regarding California voter rejection of Proposition 6. “By soundly rejecting Proposition 6 and re-electing 95 percent of the state legislators who voted in 2017 to [...]

By | 2018-11-07T16:26:53+00:00 November 7th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Statement from ARTBA Acting President & CEO William D. Toohey, Jr., about California Voter Rejection of Prop. 6

Jeanneret Named ARTBA Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

News (WASHINGTON)—Matthew J. Jeanneret has been named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective Nov. 1. Jeanneret, who joined ARTBA in 1998 as director of public affairs, has been serving as the association’s deputy chief [...]

By | 2018-11-02T09:42:26+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Jeanneret Named ARTBA Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety Embracing ARTBA Foundation’s ANSI-Endorsed Certification Program for Transportation Project Decisionmakers

News (WASHINGTON) - The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) has made a major commitment toward improving safety in and around the state’s roadway construction work zones.  The agency has become the first in the nation to help hundreds of its employees earn the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project [...]

By | 2018-10-25T10:45:18+00:00 October 25th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on Texas DOT Makes Major Commitment to Safety Embracing ARTBA Foundation’s ANSI-Endorsed Certification Program for Transportation Project Decisionmakers

Dave Bauer Named New ARTBA President & CEO

News (WASHINGTON, D.C.)—Dave Bauer has been named president and chief executive officer of the Washington, D.C.-based American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), effective Jan. 1, 2019. The unanimous decision of the association’s board of directors was announced earlier this month at ARTBA’s National Convention, held in [...]

By | 2018-10-18T09:38:22+00:00 October 18th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Dave Bauer Named New ARTBA President & CEO

ARTBA & WTS Alliance Encourages Advancement of Women in Transportation

News 2017-18 ARTBA Chairman Matt Cummings of AECOM & WTS International Chairwoman Maggie Walsh of HDR sign the MOU. (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar International (WTS) have formed an alliance to support and advance women in the [...]

By | 2018-10-17T10:18:14+00:00 October 17th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA & WTS Alliance Encourages Advancement of Women in Transportation

Contractors from Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida Receive 2018 National Safety Awards

News Left to Right - ARTBA Foundation Chairman Paul Yarossi, HNTB; Bobby Greer, Superior Construction; David Dostaler, Kraemer North America; Bryan Stone, Superior; Mark Greenhalgh, Kraemer; Paul Albrecht, Barriere Construction; Ken Morrison, Kraemer; and ARTBA SVP of Safety Brad Sant (WASHINGTON)—Transportation construction companies from four [...]

By | 2018-10-29T08:50:30+00:00 October 10th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Safety|Comments Off on Contractors from Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida Receive 2018 National Safety Awards
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