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ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

(WASHINGTON)— The Trump administration’s Dec. 11 proposed overhaul to portions of the Clean Water Act (CWA) would restore clarity to federal wetlands regulations and help reduce delays to important transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. At issue is how the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of [...]

By |2018-12-11T18:49:48+00:00December 11th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Government Affairs, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Applauds New Trump Administration Wetlands Proposal

ARTBA Released the Following Statement Regarding President Trump’s Decision to Impose Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports:

News History shows the imposition of tariffs has the potential to increase the price of imported commodities and products.  Steel is an important input for transportation construction—for every $1 spent on highway and bridge construction, 10 cents goes toward steel-related materials.[1]  As such, if President Trump’s new [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:32+00:00March 9th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Released the Following Statement Regarding President Trump’s Decision to Impose Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum Imports:

Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on Release of White House Infrastructure Plan & FY2019 Budget Proposal

News (WASHINGTON)—The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) released the following statement in response to the Feb. 12 release of the Trump administration’s Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America and FY2019 Budget request. “The 31 national associations and trade union members that make up the Transportation Construction Coalition [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:41+00:00February 12th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on Release of White House Infrastructure Plan & FY2019 Budget Proposal

ARTBA Statement Relating to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) President & CEO Pete Ruane issued the following statement relating to President Trump's State of the Union Address:   “The ball is in Capitol Hill’s court.  If scientists can clone monkeys, Congress ought to be able to figure out [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:53+00:00January 30th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Statement Relating to President Trump’s State of the Union Address

Over 54,000 American Bridges Structurally Deficient, Analysis of New Federal Data Shows

News Data Available: www.artbabridgereport.org Highlights:   54,259 of the nation’s 612,677 bridges are rated “structurally deficient.” Americans cross these deficient bridges 174 million times daily. Average age of a structurally deficient bridge is 67 years, compared to 40 years for non-deficient bridges. One in three (226,837) U.S. bridges [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:47+00:00January 29th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on Over 54,000 American Bridges Structurally Deficient, Analysis of New Federal Data Shows

ARTBA Seeking Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program

News April 2 Deadline (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2018 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), to be held May 14-16 in the Nation’s Capital. The ILDP and its associated Industry Leader Development Council (ILDC), boasts of [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:57+00:00January 24th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Seeking Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program

U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Dispute Over Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

News (WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Jan. 22 hailed a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court decision clarifying the proper jurisdiction for federal Clean Water Act (CWA) disputes.  The Court had been asked to decide whether complaints arising under the CWA should be heard by [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:37:59+00:00January 22nd, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Clarifies Dispute Over Clean Water Act Jurisdiction

Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on the release of the Problem Solvers Caucus report, Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure 

News (WASHINGTON)—The Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) released the following statement in response to the Jan. 10 release of the Problem Solvers Caucus report, Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure: “To its credit, the report demonstrates bipartisan support for improving all manner of infrastructure facilities and an array of specific policy [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:38:06+00:00January 10th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on Transportation Construction Coalition Statement on the release of the Problem Solvers Caucus report, Rebuilding America’s Infrastructure 

Industry Professionals from 34 States on Roster of “Safety Certified” Transportation Project Professionals

News (WASHINGTON)— Industry professionals from 34 states, representing 43 companies and state agencies have earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential between the September 2016 launch and December 2017, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today.  The certification is valid [...]

By |2018-08-22T09:38:01+00:00January 10th, 2018|2018 Press Releases, Press Releases|Comments Off on Industry Professionals from 34 States on Roster of “Safety Certified” Transportation Project Professionals
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