2018 Press Releases

/2018 Press Releases

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+00:00October 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 New [...]

By |2019-07-25T15:30:22+00:00October 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+00:00October 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+00:00October 10th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Safety|Comments Off on Contractors from Indiana, Louisiana, Wisconsin and Florida Receive 2018 National Safety Awards

ARTBA Announces 2018-19 Officers at National Convention in New York City

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2018-2019 officers during an Oct. 1 annual business meeting at the association’s national convention in New York City. They include: Chairman: Bob Alger, president & CEO, Lane Industries, Cheshire, Conn.   Senior Vice Chairman: [...]

By |2018-10-03T14:51:39+00:00October 4th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Announces 2018-19 Officers at National Convention in New York City

ARTBA Announces 2018 Division Award Winners

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Oct. 1 recognized transportation design and construction industry leaders with division awards at the association’s National Convention in New York City. The association announced the following honorees: Nello L. Teer, Jr.: John McCaskie, chief engineer (retired), Swank Construction [...]

By |2018-10-03T15:26:44+00:00October 4th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Announces 2018 Division Award Winners

Lane Construction Corporation Chief Bob Alger Elected ARTBA Chairman

News (WASHINGTON)—Robert (Bob) E. Alger, P.E., president and chief executive officer of Cheshire, Connecticut-based The Lane Construction Corporation, has been elected 2018-2019 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) chairman. The association made the announcement Oct. 1 at its national convention in New York City. Alger’s entire 40-year [...]

By |2018-10-03T13:21:12+00:00October 3rd, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Lane Construction Corporation Chief Bob Alger Elected ARTBA Chairman

HNTB Executive, Texas A&M Transportation Institute Director, Gannett Fleming & Two College Students Honored with ARTBA’s Women Leaders Awards

News L to R: 2017 winner Diane Woodend-Jones, Lea and Elliot; Dr. Melissa Tooley, TTI; Diana Mendes, HNTB Corp.; Judy Hricak, Gannett Fleming; Alexandra Boggs, University of Tenn.; Meagan Brown, Grand Canyon University; Lisa Robert, RS&H (WASHINGTON)— HNTB Mid-Atlantic Division President Diana Mendes, Texas Transportation [...]

By |2019-03-05T14:54:39+00:00October 3rd, 2018|2018 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on HNTB Executive, Texas A&M Transportation Institute Director, Gannett Fleming & Two College Students Honored with ARTBA’s Women Leaders Awards
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