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Government, Business, Fuel

New ARTBA President to Congress: Fix the Highway Trust Fund

Dave Bauer ARTBA CEO and President Dave Bauer. (ARTBA)

WASHINGTON — Dave Bauer, the new leader of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, said he believes that raising and indexing federal fuel taxes is the best way to achieve sustainable funding for infrastructure upgrades needed around the country.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 14, 2019
Government, Business, Technology

Transportation Groups Want State of the Union to Highlight Infrastructure Needs

President Donald Trump President Donald Trump (Face The Nation via YouTube)

Transportation priorities need to be included in President Donald Trump's State of the Union address, industry stakeholders say. Here's your Capitol Agenda look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
February 4, 2019
Government, Business

Resilient Infrastructure Is Focus of ARTBA Annual Convention

A U.S. Army helicopter transports material to repair the Guajataca Dam A U.S. Army helicopter transports material to repair the Guajataca Dam, damaged during Hurricane Maria, in Quebradillas, Puerto Rico, on Oct. 17, 2017. (Ramon Espinosa/AP)

The potential long-term benefits associated with investing in resilient infrastructure will be examined at the upcoming American Road and Transportation Builders Associations annual convention in New York City.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
September 14, 2018
Government, Business, Safety

ARTBA Awards Safety Certification Credentials to 48 Industry Professionals

Over the past few months, some 48 individuals have become credentialed through the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s safety certification designed for transportation project professionals.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2018
Government, Business, Technology

ARTBA Asks DOT to Repeal Financing Rule for Patented Products

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The American Road and Transportation Builders Association submitted a petition March 27 asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to repeal a rule regarding federal funding for patented safety products.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 28, 2018
Government, Safety

41 People Earn ARTBA Safety Certification So Far in 2018

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Some 41 people have earned the American Road and Transportation Builders Association’s safety certification designed for transportation project professionals so far in 2018.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
March 7, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Autonomous

Capitol Agenda for the Week of Jan. 29: State of the Bridges

Eastbound on Arlington Memorial Bridge Eastbound on Arlington Memorial Bridge (roadwaywiz via YouTube)

One-fifth of Iowa’s bridges are structurally deficient, as are more than 4,100 bridges in Pennsylvania. Twenty-three percent of bridges in Rhode Island are in that category. And, Washington, D.C., has eight of them. What's Congress going to do about them? Here's a look at the week ahead for trucking on Capitol Hill.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
January 29, 2018
Government, Business

Road-Builders Group Hosts Trucks in Work-Zone Webinar Nov. 16

Improving the design of work zones to enhance the safety of construction crews and the drivers of large trucks will be the topic of discussion in a webinar on Nov. 16 the national group representing road builders will host.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
November 15, 2017
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

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