Tags: American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)

‘Gridlock’ – a video from ARTBA on fixing the Highway Trust Fund

Mar 12, 2013

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has put together, "Gridlock," a grassroots mobilization video to urging Congress to fix the Highway Trust Fund and subsequent crumbling infrastructure. To see the video, go to http://www.artba.org/article/video-message.  

Construction, labor groups launch highway bill ad blitz

Jun 19, 2012

In a press release from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), the Transportation Coalition Committee (TCC), a coalition of construction and labor groups, launched an advertising blitz on June 13 targeting four members of a congressional conference committee ...

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Mica, Rahall and Ribble to speak at the TCC Fly-In

May 22, 2012

House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee Chairman John Mica (R-Fla.), Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall (D-W.Va.), and freshman Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) will share their perspectives May 30 on the pending surface transportation reauthorization bill during the 2012 Transportation Construction Coalition (TCC) ...

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Treading Water

May 01, 2012

Treading Water

Another short-term extension of the highway bill prevented a shutdown, but the lack of long-term funding continues to undermine the construction industry. By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor Just two days before the latest extension of the current highway bill ...

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Uncharted Road Ahead?

Apr 01, 2012

Uncharted Road Ahead?

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com   A federal transportation bill in place will provide some stability, but spending levels and timing are critical.   Despite the Feb. 23 decision by ...

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U.S. Supreme Court refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act

Feb 23, 2012

All nine justices on the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and refused to widen the scope of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). In PPL Montana, LLC v. Montana, the Court Feb. 22 ...

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TRIP names new chairman, 2012 officers

Jan 30, 2012

A Roanoke, Va., construction executive has been named chairman of the board of TRIP, a national, nonprofit transportation research group based in Washington, D.C. Kenneth L. Lanford, president of Roanoke, Va.-based Lanford Brothers Co. Inc., has been involved in the construction ...

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Wetlands case in U.S. Supreme Court; case addresses ‘fundamental problem’

Jan 09, 2012

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and other stakeholders are urging the U. S. Supreme Court to suspend the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) seemingly automatic presumption of the need for a wetlands permit on all needed infrastructure ...

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ARTBA: Proposed OSHA rule ‘counterproductive’ to workplace safety

Oct 31, 2011

A proposed rule to change reporting requirements by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) will increase the burden on America’s workforce and divert resources from programs that actually improve health and safety, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association ...

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Top HNTB executive Paul Yarossi elected ARTBA chairman

Oct 06, 2011

Paul Yarossi, a professional engineer with 40 years of experience and the president of HNTB Holdings Ltd, has been elected 2011-12 chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The election was announced during the association’s national convention, ...

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ARTBA: Salary, wage information benchmarked

Oct 03, 2011

The 2011 U.S. Highway, Street & Bridge Construction Salary & Hourly Wage Guides from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) benchmarks salary and wage information for 112 occupations in the transportation design and construction industry, including management, engineering, ...

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AggBeat

Sep 01, 2011

For daily news updates and Web-exclusive news items, visit the “AggBeat Online” section of our Web site at www.aggman.com For Better or Worse? Industry leaders say the final CAFE standards will mean a $65 billion-plus loss for highway and transit improvements. By Tina ...

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