2020 Press Releases

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Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee

News Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee WASHINGTON—A long-term federal transportation infrastructure investment bill will help drive the nation’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Steve McGough said in [...]

By |2020-06-04T08:36:33+00:00June 4th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on Multi-Year Highway & Transit Bill an Elixir for Ailing U.S. Economy, ARTBA Chairman Tells Senate Committee

ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act

News ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act WASHINGTON – The House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee has released the “INVEST in America Act,” a surface transportation legislative proposal that calls for spending $494 billion over five-years to repair the nation’s roads, bridges, rail and public [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:07:10+00:00June 3rd, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Issues Statement on House “INVEST in America” Act

Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court

News Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court WASHINGTON – Requiring the federal government to impose a single, emergency standard for coping with COVID-19 is misguided because workers are better protected from the virus by construction industry best practices rather [...]

By |2020-06-01T17:26:57+00:00June 1st, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on Reject Effort to Force Universal COVID-19 Safety Standard on OSHA, ARTBA Tells Federal Court

ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

News ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers (WASHINGTON) - Eleven children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2020-21 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s [...]

By |2020-05-26T14:13:36+00:00May 26th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course

News ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course  Provides 14 Hours of Online Training  WASHINGTON – A national association has developed the transportation construction industry’s most comprehensive safety training course to help dramatically reduce the 700 motorist fatalities and nearly 50,000 injuries that occur annually [...]

By |2020-05-26T10:05:37+00:00May 26th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Launches “Fundamentals of U.S. Transportation Construction Safety” Course

New “Hours of Service” Rule Will Speed Project Delivery While Maintaining Road Safety, ARTBA Says

News New “Hours of Service” Rule Will Speed Project Delivery While Maintaining Road Safety, ARTBA Says WASHINGTON – New updates to the federal “hours of service” rule will speed up construction of transportation improvement projects while maintaining road safety, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders [...]

By |2020-05-15T10:02:20+00:00May 15th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on New “Hours of Service” Rule Will Speed Project Delivery While Maintaining Road Safety, ARTBA Says

“Re-open, Renew and Revitalize” Campaign Tells Lawmakers: Economic Recovery Begins with Multi-Year Transportation Investment Package

News  “Re-open, Renew and Revitalize” Campaign Tells Lawmakers: Economic Recovery Begins with Multi-Year Transportation Investment Package  (WASHINGTON)— A coalition of 31 national construction associations and labor unions today launches an advertising and grassroots campaign designed to encourage Congress to make new infrastructure investments as the major catalyst [...]

By |2020-05-11T10:17:39+00:00May 11th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on “Re-open, Renew and Revitalize” Campaign Tells Lawmakers: Economic Recovery Begins with Multi-Year Transportation Investment Package

New ARTBA Safety Video Highlights Fall Rescue Techniques on Construction Sites

News                          New ARTBA Safety Video Highlights Fall Rescue Techniques on Construction Sites WASHINGTON – The transportation construction industry and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) are taking their commitment to safety to the next level with the [...]

By |2020-05-07T14:06:29+00:00May 7th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on New ARTBA Safety Video Highlights Fall Rescue Techniques on Construction Sites

ARTBA Chairman Steve McGough Makes Case for Infrastructure Package with Trump Administration

News ARTBA Chairman Steve McGough Makes Case for Infrastructure Package with Trump Administration WASHINGTON – American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chairman Steve McGough April 29 called on the Trump administration and Congress to take immediate steps to stabilize state transportation programs and enact a multi-year [...]

By |2020-05-27T11:10:04+00:00April 29th, 2020|2020 Press Releases, Economics, Government Affairs, Safety|Comments Off on ARTBA Chairman Steve McGough Makes Case for Infrastructure Package with Trump Administration
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