ARTBA: Endangered Species Act needs targeted reforms

February 17th, 2017 by

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Feb. 15 told a U.S. Senate panel the Endangered Species Act’s (ESA) “critical habitat” provision should be replaced with a “less expansive habitat preservation system.

Nearly 56,000 American bridges on structurally deficient list

February 15th, 2017 by

An analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s recently released 2016 National Bridge Inventory data finds cars, trucks and school buses cross the nation’s 55,710 structurally compromised bridges 185 million times daily.

ARTBA: Decision to exempt NWP program help speed delivery of transportation projects

February 13th, 2017 by

A Feb. 8 decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to exempt the Nationwide Permit (NWP) program from a Jan. 20 Executive Order freezing regulatory activity by federal agencies will help speed the delivery of transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) says.

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

Northwestern University Professor Joseph Schofer honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

January 10th, 2017 by

Joseph L. Schofer, Ph.D., associate dean and professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northwestern University’s McCormick School of Engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious S.S. Steinberg Award.

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