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Two Fluor Executives, LaGuardia Airport Redevelopment and Transurban’s Northern Virginia Express Lanes Receive National Public-Private Partnership Awards

July 15, 2022 - in Awards, News, People

WASHINGTON — Fluor Corp. Project Director Roya Noorbakhsh, Fluor Corp. Communications Manager Laura Ware, La Guardia Airport’s Terminal B project, and Transurban’s Express Lanes community grant program in northern Virginia have been recognized as…

State Gas Tax Adjustments Have Limited Impacts on Pump Prices, New Analysis Shows

March 30, 2022 - in Energy, News

Watch 45-Second Video Summary by ARTBA's Chief Economist  WASHINGTON)— Do gas tax holidays automatically result in significantly lower…

ARTBA Seeking Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program Deadline: April 1

February 18, 2022 - in News, People

(WASHINGTON) - The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2022 Industry Leader Development…

Nearly 224,000 U.S. Bridges Need Repair; Placed End-to-End They Would Stretch From L.A. to Maine and Back Again, Latest Analysis of Federal Data Finds

February 3, 2022 - in Bridges, News, Transportation

43,600 Are “Structurally Deficient” and in Poor Condition. Motorists cross these structures 167.5 million times a day. 48 percent of 619,588 Bridges are in Fair Condition. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel on Route 13, northbound in Northampton, Va., U.S. 60/62…

Entire ARTBA Safety Team Earns OSHA Construction Trainer Credential

November 23, 2021 - in News, People

WASHINGTON — The five professionals on the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) safety team have successfully completed the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 500 Class, allowing them to teach the agency’s…

Decade Long Voter Support for Transportation Investment Continues with Nov. 2 Election Results

November 5, 2021 - in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON— Voters in 17 states Nov. 2 approved 89 percent of 275 state and local ballot initiatives aimed at boosting transportation investment. The results of 35 other measures are still pending.   The American Road & Transportation Builders…

ARTBA Announces Winners of Inaugural Leadership Impact Awards

September 30, 2021 - in Awards, News, People

ASHINGTON – The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation is marking the 25th anniversary of its Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) with the launch of “Leadership Impact Awards” to honor ILDP graduates. The ILDP…

Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Would Provide Major U.S. Economic Boost, New Analysis Reveals

September 22, 2021 - in News

State-by-State Impacts Available at http://iijaeconomicimpacts.com WASHINGTON — Every $1 increase in federal highway, bridge, and public transit investment under the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will generate as much as $3.60 in economic…

More Than 80 National Organizations and Labor Unions Urge Senate Passage of Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act(IIJA)

August 6, 2021 - in Corporate, News

Aug. 4 Letter to Senate Highlights Bill's Boost to U.S. Economy   (WASHINGTON)— Eighty-two national organizations and labor unions have signed and sent a letter to members of the U.S. Senate urging passage of the Infrastructure Investment…

2015 FAST Act Law Funded More Than 110,000 Road & Bridge Improvements, ARTBA Research Shows

February 24, 2021 - in News, Transportation

Senate Panel Holds First 2021 Hearing on Surface Transportation Bill   (WASHINGTON)— State governments moved forward with nearly 111,000 new federal-aid highway and bridge projects during the past five years under the Fixing America’s Surface…