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Gardner Asphalt Supply LLC & Florida Transportation Builders’ Association Member Companies Overall Winner of 2017 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

News Gardner Asphalt Supply's Jamie Hill accepts the Helping Hand Award from AECOM's Matt Cummings. 7 Other Industry Firms Recognized (WASHINGTON)—  Gardner Asphalt Supply LLC of Bartow, Fla., and Florida Transportation Builders’ Association member companies were named the first place winner in the 2017 “Helping Hand Awards,” [...]

By | 2017-10-19T16:43:21+00:00 May 17th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Gardner Asphalt Supply LLC & Florida Transportation Builders’ Association Member Companies Overall Winner of 2017 ARTBA Foundation’s “Helping Hand” Awards

ARTBA to Host 4th National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates July 12 in Washington, D.C.

(WASHINGTON)—Last November, voters in 22 states approved 193 ballot initiatives to increase highway and public transit investment, and state legislatures and governors in four states in April 2017 alone approved bills to increase their respective gas taxes. Some of the key players behind these efforts will share best practices, playbook secrets and other keys to success [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:22:26+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA to Host 4th National Workshop for State & Local Transportation Advocates July 12 in Washington, D.C.

Four More States Set to Increase Gas Taxes to Support New Transportation Investments; New Analysis Shows Little Political Fallout

WASHINGTON) - An examination of more than 2,500 state legislators from 16 states finds 91 percent of lawmakers who supported legislation to increase their state gas tax between 2013 and 2015 and ran for re-election won their seat during the next general election.

By | 2017-08-31T16:23:20+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Four More States Set to Increase Gas Taxes to Support New Transportation Investments; New Analysis Shows Little Political Fallout

“Waters of the United States” Rule Fundamentally Flawed, ARTBA Tells Senate Committee

(WASHINGTON)—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 26 told a U.S. Senate panel the controversial “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule is scientifically and legally flawed and should be repealed. In comments submitted for an Environment & Public Works (EPW) Committee hearing, the association said the WOTUS rule threatens recent bipartisan achievements in [...]

By | 2017-08-31T16:23:37+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on “Waters of the United States” Rule Fundamentally Flawed, ARTBA Tells Senate Committee

“Drivers, Work Zone Safety Is in Your Hands,” ARTBA Foundation Says

#NWZAW: April 4 Kick-Off in Md. for 18th Annual Week Coincides with Unofficial Start of Construction Season (WASHINGTON)—Imagine your office work space literally within feet of traffic whizzing by you at 60 miles per hour or more. That’s the situation facing road construction workers every day on transportation improvement projects all across America.

By | 2017-08-31T16:23:46+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on “Drivers, Work Zone Safety Is in Your Hands,” ARTBA Foundation Says

Major Economic & Job Creation Boost Expected from Kansas Highway & Bridge Infrastructure Increase

(WASHINGTON) A new report finds that an annual $264 million increase in state highway and bridge infrastructure investment would support nearly $600 million in economic activity throughout all sectors of the Kansas economy. The additional demand, in turn, would also support or create 5,000 jobs—with over half being in sectors outside of the construction industry. The [...]

By | 2017-03-23T09:36:30+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Major Economic & Job Creation Boost Expected from Kansas Highway & Bridge Infrastructure Increase

ARTBA Foundation Announces Latest Group to Earn Transportation Project Safety Certification

(WASHINGTON)—Fourteen additional people earned the “Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals™” (SCTPP) credential last month, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation announced today. This is on top of the 55 in the “inaugural class” announced in late January. The certification is valid for three years.

By | 2017-03-09T14:00:50+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on ARTBA Foundation Announces Latest Group to Earn Transportation Project Safety Certification

Trump Executive Order on Waters of the U.S. Rule Beneficial to Transportation Permitting Process, ARTBA Says

(WASHINGTON)— President Trump’s Feb. 28 executive order directing the withdrawal of the controversial “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS) rule removes an unnecessary obstacle that would have delayed transportation improvement projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says. At issue for the transportation construction industry is how the Obama Administration’s U.S. Environmental Protection [...]

By | 2017-02-28T15:44:19+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Press Releases|Comments Off on Trump Executive Order on Waters of the U.S. Rule Beneficial to Transportation Permitting Process, ARTBA Says
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