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Custom Reports & Research

Custom Reports

For information about commissioning a custom report, such as the examples below, contact ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black, 202.683.1007.

Analysis of Local Highway & Street Construction Spending on Long Island

County, city and town governments on Long Island play an important role in the region’s highway and bridge construction market, accounting for nearly two-thirds of total spending for highway, street and bridge construction capital outlays and maintenance. The decisions made by local governments on the type of contract to use, duration of work and timing have an impact on bid prices and the total value of the project.

Boosting New Jersey Water Infrastructure Capital Investments Would provide 3:1 Economic Return

An additional $1 billion annual investment dedicated to improving New Jersey’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems would generate $3 billion in economic benefits and support nearly 14,000 jobs, a new ARTBA analysis finds.

The Regional Economic Benefits of Investing $2 Billion in Virginia’s I-81 Corridor

An investment of $2 billion in highway improvements on Virginia’s Interstate Highway I-81 will generate over $4.3 billion in business output, wages and tax revenue along the region’s corridor, supporting over 15,240 local jobs across all sectors of the economy.

The Economic Impacts of Senate Bill 1 on Six Key Regions Across California

A series of six reports released in July 2018 find that an April 2017 California law will generate between $9.7 billion and $34.5 billion in economic activity and user benefits in California’s major regions over the next decade. These reports illustrate the benefits to the following regions: Orange County; Los Angeles County; Inland Empire; San Diego and Imperial Counties; the San Francisco Bay Area; & the San Joaquin Valley.

The Economic Impacts of Senate Bill 1 on California

This February 2018 report quantifies the significant impacts from the passage of California Senate Bill 1 in April 2017. This comprehensive new analysis finds that this legislation will generate nearly $183 billion in economic activity and user benefits throughout all sectors of the state’s economy over 10 years.


Quarterly Industry Conditions Survey

ARTBA’s economics team provides a real-world outlook on the highway and bridge construction market and is a valuable tool for identifying and understanding industry trends. The insight gathered from “on-the-ground” industry professionals also supports the association’s federal-level advocacy efforts on behalf of the transportation design and construction industry.

Submissions are confidential. Composite data will be released afterward to participants. For more information, please contact ARTBA Market Research Associate Alison Black.

ARTBA’s other studies and analyses, available to members and the news media, provide regular updates on current market conditions, economic and policy reports and other key economic indicators.

Annual Industry Forecast

Published in December, ARTBA’s chief economist provides a national overview of the highway, bridge and transportation construction markets for the next five years.