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*MEDIA ADVISORY* Sen. Wyden, Rep. Barletta & Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey Scheduled to Speak July 13 at ARTBA’s 29th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

  Two-day Event Takes Place at Hyatt on Capitol Hill (WASHINGTON)—Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee member Lou Barletta (R-Pa.), and Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honorable Joe Hockey, are among the featured speakers the morning of July 13 at the American Road & Transportation Builders [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:41:59+00:00 July 11th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on *MEDIA ADVISORY* Sen. Wyden, Rep. Barletta & Australian Ambassador Joe Hockey Scheduled to Speak July 13 at ARTBA’s 29th Annual P3s in Transportation Conference

***MEDIA ADVISORY*** State Transportation Funding Champion Legislators & Better Roads Advocates from Six States That Increased Gas Taxes in 2017 on Tap for July 12 National Workshop on Capitol Hill

  (WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Transportation Investment Advocacy Center ™ (TIAC) will host its 4th Annual “National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates” July 12 at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The event brings together more than 100 transportation professionals, chamber of commerce executives and state officials to share [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:19:33+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ***MEDIA ADVISORY*** State Transportation Funding Champion Legislators & Better Roads Advocates from Six States That Increased Gas Taxes in 2017 on Tap for July 12 National Workshop on Capitol Hill

IRTBA, Members of Industry to Testify on the Illinois House Floor Regarding Impact of Transportation Construction Project Shutdown

$345 Million and 43,000 Jobs in Jeopardy, New Analysis Shows (SPRINGFIELD, IL) - An American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis released June 27 finds that a prolonged shutdown of Illinois transportation project sites could cost $345 million per week and jeopardize 43,000 jobs. The report comes as Illinois Road and Transportation Builders Association (IRTBA) [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:35:12+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on IRTBA, Members of Industry to Testify on the Illinois House Floor Regarding Impact of Transportation Construction Project Shutdown

Federal Airport Construction Program Funding Only Meeting 50% of Identified Needs, New Analysis Finds

$32 Billion in Project Improvements Required over Next 5 Years, Airports Say (WASHINGTON)—A new analysis of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) data finds that current airport construction funding levels are only half of what is necessary to make safety improvements and help reduce runway congestion. The analysis, conducted by American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) [...]

By | 2017-10-06T11:34:19+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Federal Airport Construction Program Funding Only Meeting 50% of Identified Needs, New Analysis Finds

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

News (WASHINGTON)—Eleven children of highway workers who were killed on the job will receive college financial assistance for the 2017-18 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund. The scholarship program was established in 1999 with [...]

By | 2017-10-19T16:39:42+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 11 Children of Fallen Highway Workers

Federal Highway Administration Backtracks on Obama-Era “Greenhouse Gas” Tracking Measure

(WASHINGTON)—The Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) May 19 decision to suspend a controversial Obama Administration proposal requiring the tracking of “greenhouse gas” (GHG) emissions from transportation improvements will help save taxpayer dollars and prevent those projects from additional unnecessary delays, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. The proposal was part of larger performance [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:22:23+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Federal Highway Administration Backtracks on Obama-Era “Greenhouse Gas” Tracking Measure

Next Generation of Transportation Construction Industry Leaders Press Members of Congress on Highway Trust Fund Fix

(WASHINGTON) – Seventeen emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry participated in an intensive Washington, D.C., “boot camp” introduction to the federal legislative and regulatory processes, and then went to Capitol Hill to urge their members of Congress to find a permanent revenue fix for the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) and to fully [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:21:55+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Next Generation of Transportation Construction Industry Leaders Press Members of Congress on Highway Trust Fund Fix

Tennessee Contractor Steve Wright Receives ARTBA’s Highest Honor

Tony Boals, Wright Brothers Construction; Steve Wright; & Kent Starwalt, Tennessee Road Builders Association (WASHINGTON) - Steve Wright, president of Charleston, Tennessee-based Wright Brothers Construction Company, is the sole recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) highest honor—the  “ARTBA Award.” It was presented to Wright May 17 during the association’s Federal [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:22:05+00:00 May 19th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Tennessee Contractor Steve Wright Receives ARTBA’s Highest Honor

HNTB Executive Paul Yarossi named ARTBA Foundation Chairman

(WASHINGTON) - HNTB Executive Vice President Paul Yarossi, P.E., has been named chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) Board of Trustees. The announcement was made May 17 during the association’s Federal Issues Program in the Nation’s Capital. Yarossi has been a volunteer ARTBA leader for nearly two decades, serving [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:22:19+00:00 May 18th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on HNTB Executive Paul Yarossi named ARTBA Foundation Chairman
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