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ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 13 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

News (WASHINGTON)—Thirteen children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2018-19 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund. The scholarship [...]

By | 2018-05-23T10:48:06+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 13 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

Contractors from Louisiana, Utah, California & Illinois Receive 2017 National Safety Awards

News (WASHINGTON)—Transportation construction companies from four states were recognized for their outstanding corporate worker safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Federal Issues Program in the Nation’s Capital. The awards were presented during a May 15 luncheon hosted by ARTBA’s Foundation. The annual [...]

By | 2018-05-22T09:36:53+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Contractors from Louisiana, Utah, California & Illinois Receive 2017 National Safety Awards

ARTBA Industry Leader Development Program Fellows Push Permanent Highway Trust Fund Solution with Members of Congress

News (WASHINGTON) – Twenty four emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry participated May 14-16 in an intensive Washington, D.C., “boot camp” introduction to the federal legislative and regulatory processes. The annual American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) [...]

By | 2018-05-21T09:51:06+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Industry Leader Development Program Fellows Push Permanent Highway Trust Fund Solution with Members of Congress

ARTBA Foundation Announces 2018 Transportation Development Hall of Fame Inductees

News ARTBA hosts a Gala Dinner honoring Transportation Development Hall of Fame inductees on Monday, May 14, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/LK Photos) (WASHINGTON)—The Vecellio family, Charles F. Potts and Thomas N. Iovino are the 2018 inductees to the American Road [...]

By | 2018-05-18T09:27:29+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces 2018 Transportation Development Hall of Fame Inductees

AECOM-ARTBA Partnership Enhances Transportation Site Safety

News (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) today announced a formal partnership with AECOM aimed at strengthening the leading global infrastructure firm’s position in the design, construction and management of safer transportation infrastructure projects. The partnership will encourage and facilitate AECOM employees earning the American [...]

By | 2018-05-17T12:31:54+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on AECOM-ARTBA Partnership Enhances Transportation Site Safety

Terracon Consultants, Inc. Overall Winner of 2018 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

News ARTBA presents the Helping Hand award during a luncheon on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, in Washington, DC. (Photo by Leslie E. Kossoff/LK Photos) (WASHINGTON) – Terracon Consultants, Inc., of Olathe, Kan. was named the first place winner of the 2018 “Helping Hand Awards,” an [...]

By | 2018-05-18T16:13:34+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on Terracon Consultants, Inc. Overall Winner of 2018 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

ARTBA Foundation’s “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” Program Earns ANSI Accreditation

News Announcement Comes at Start of Construction Safety Week (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s certification program to test and recognize an individual’s knowledge of the core competencies needed to recognize and mitigate safety hazards on transportation project sites has earned the “gold standard” [...]

By | 2018-05-07T11:33:28+00:00 May 7th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation’s “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” Program Earns ANSI Accreditation

“Expect the Unexpected” In Roadway Construction Work Zones, ARTBA Says

News "Expect the Unexpected” In Roadway Construction Work Zones, ARTBA Says (WASHINGTON) - What’s happening on the nation’s roadways should always have the full attention of motorists, but it’s even more critical as drivers approach and pass through construction work zones, the American Road & Transportation Builders [...]

By | 2018-04-11T09:14:46+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on “Expect the Unexpected” In Roadway Construction Work Zones, ARTBA Says

ARTBA Moves to End Federal Procurement Rule That is Stifling Use of Innovative Products in State Highway Programs

News (WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) to repeal a 102 year-old federal procurement rule the group says has blocked, since its inception, the use of products that could improve safety and quality on the [...]

By | 2018-03-28T10:40:13+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Moves to End Federal Procurement Rule That is Stifling Use of Innovative Products in State Highway Programs
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