2019 Press Releases

/2019 Press Releases

ARTBA Foundation Announces Four Transportation Development Hall of Fame Inductees

News (WASHINGTON) - Fred Fehsenfeld, Sr., Dr. T. Peter Ruane, Ethel A. Birchland and William “Bill” Boyd Burgett are the 2019 inductees into the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Transportation Development Hall of Fame. The announcement was made Sept. 23 at the association’s National Convention in [...]

By |2019-10-02T12:30:51+00:00October 2nd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Four Transportation Development Hall of Fame Inductees

Contractors from Florida, Louisiana and Nebraska Receive 2019 National Safety Awards

News 2019 ARTBA Foundation Contractor Safety Award finalists join ARTBA Sr. VP of Safety & Education Brad Sant (L) and Foundation Chairman Paul Yarossi of HNTB (2nd from R) (WASHINGTON)—Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the [...]

By |2019-09-30T10:10:22+00:00September 30th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Safety|Comments Off on Contractors from Florida, Louisiana and Nebraska Receive 2019 National Safety Awards

Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Heralds Era of Product Innovation and Safer Highways and Bridges

News ARTBA Filed Formal Petition in March 2018 Seeking Repeal of Century-Old Rule (WASHINGTON)— The Sept. 26 Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) repeal of a 103-year-old federal procurement rule is a major victory for motorists that should spur deployment of new technologies to help save lives, minimize congestion [...]

By |2019-09-26T13:21:40+00:00September 26th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|Comments Off on Repeal of Proprietary Products Rule Heralds Era of Product Innovation and Safer Highways and Bridges

ARTBA Announces 2019 Division Award Winners

News Susan Martinovich of Jacobs accepts the Guy Kelcey Division Award from Planning & Design Division President Ben Biller of Burns & McDonnell (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) September 23 recognized transportation design and construction industry leaders with division awards at the [...]

By |2019-09-26T09:03:05+00:00September 26th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on ARTBA Announces 2019 Division Award Winners

ARTBA Announces 2019-20 Officers at National Convention in Savannah, Ga.

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2019-2020 officers during a September 23 annual business meeting at the association’s national convention in Savannah, Ga. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice [...]

By |2019-09-24T15:19:37+00:00September 24th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Announces 2019-20 Officers at National Convention in Savannah, Ga.

HCSS President and CFO Steve McGough Elected ARTBA Chairman

News (WASHINGTON)—Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer of Sugar Land, Texas-based HCSS, has been elected 2019-2020 American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) chairman. The announcement was made during the association’s national convention held Sept. 22-25 in Savannah, Ga. A 35-year construction industry veteran, McGough joined HCSS [...]

By |2019-09-24T11:03:34+00:00September 24th, 2019|2019 Press Releases|Comments Off on HCSS President and CFO Steve McGough Elected ARTBA Chairman

ARTBA Recognizes 7 Individuals for Lifetime Contributions to Safety on America’s Roadways

News ARTBA Sr. VP of Safety & Education Brad Sant (L) and ARTBA Foundation Chairman Paul Yarossi (R) with TSID 40th Anniversary Award winners. (WASHINGTON)—Seven individuals from recognizable names in construction, the government and academia were honored for their significant contributions to transportation construction safety [...]

By |2019-09-24T10:01:22+00:00September 24th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Recognizes 7 Individuals for Lifetime Contributions to Safety on America’s Roadways

Gannett Fleming Executive, Former California Department of Transportation Director, WSP USA & Two College Students Honored with ARTBA’s Women Leaders Awards

News WSP USA Vice President Claudia Bilotto (center) accepts the Glass Hammer Award from ARTBA Women Leaders Council Chair Lisa Robert and ARTBA Foundation Chair Paul Yarossi. (WASHINGTON)— Two senior transportation industry executives, two Ph.D. candidates, and a global engineering professional services firm are the [...]

By |2019-09-23T15:01:11+00:00September 23rd, 2019|2019 Press Releases, ARTBA News|Comments Off on Gannett Fleming Executive, Former California Department of Transportation Director, WSP USA & Two College Students Honored with ARTBA’s Women Leaders Awards

Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says

News (WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s repeal of a 2015 proposed rule will help restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. “The regulatory ping-pong on roadside ditches has created vast uncertainty for years [...]

By |2019-09-12T14:57:02+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019 Press Releases, Government Affairs|Comments Off on Repeal of 2015 Wetlands Proposal Will Help Restore Transportation Project Certainty, ARTBA Says
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