ARTBA
Government, Business

Funding Plan Must Continue Absent Infrastructure Council, Stakeholders Say

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The White House’s recent announcement that an advisory council on infrastructure matters would not convene as planned should not derail efforts to achieve a long-term funding fix for infrastucture, policymakers and freight groups said.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 21, 2017
Business

56,000 US Bridges Deficient

West Virginia DOT

About 56,000 bridges nationwide, or 9%, were deemed structurally deficient last year, including those heavily used by trucks, an analysis by the group representing the country’s road builders determined.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 20, 2017
Business

9% of US Bridges Structurally Deficient, Report Shows

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Nearly 56,000 bridges in 2016 were deemed structurally deficient, an analysis by the group representing the country’s road builders determined in a report unveiled Feb. 15.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 15, 2017
Business

ARTBA: Transportation Construction Market to See Modest Growth

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Increases next year in private highway and bridge construction activity across residential and commercial developments will help transportation construction to grow by 1.3%, a leading transportation economist indicated Dec. 2.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 2, 2016
Government, Business

ARTBA Unveils Clinton, Trump Transportation Overview

Bloomberg News

The murky transportation picture in the 2016 presidential contest got a bit clearer, courtesy of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
October 17, 2016
Government, Business

States to Shrink Infrastructure Portfolios Without Long-term Federal Backing, ARTBA Says

The lack of a long-term funding structure at the federal level will likely prompt state officials to scale back on large-scale infrastructure projects, the chief economist of a group representing road builders said Aug. 10.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
August 10, 2016