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ARTBA: Design and Construct More Forgiving Roadways to Save More Lives and Reduce Injuries

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) April 9 called for a fundamental shift in how the nation approaches road safety, emphasizing the need to design and build a transportation network that better compensates for error so that drivers, passengers, workers and other road users don’t pay for behavioral mistakes with their lives.

With 47,000 U.S. Bridges in Poor Condition, Pace of Repair Slows to Crawl

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis of the U.S. Department of Transportation 2018 National Bridge Inventory database reveals 47,052 bridges are classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition, and the pace of improvement has slowed to the lowest point since ARTBA began compiling this report five years ago.

New Ad Campaign Urges Action on Permanent Highway Trust Fund Fix, Infrastructure Investment Package

"Congress: Fix Our Infrastructure Problem Now.” That’s the key message of a new ad campaign urging Congress and the Trump administration to develop and pass this year a robust transportation infrastructure investment package and a permanent fix for the Highway Trust Fund.

Safety, Project Management, Legal Issues at Forefront of ARTBA Professional Development Week

Safety training, project management fundamentals, and legal and regulatory “hot topics” form the core of a new professional development program for transportation design and construction professionals hosted June 4-6 by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation.

ARTBA: Boosting N.J. Water Infrastructure Capital Investments Would Provide 3:1 Economic Return

An additional $1 billion annual investment dedicated to improving New Jersey’s drinking water, wastewater and stormwater systems would generate $3 billion in economic benefits, according to an analysis conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

ARTBA Foundation Seeks Nominations for Annual Industry Leader Development Program

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Transportation Development Foundation is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program, a first-of-its-kind “101” introduction to federal and state advocacy for transportation infrastructure market development and protection.

ARTBA: Repeal of proprietary products rule will promote innovation

The repeal of a 103-year old federal procurement rule would remove a major regulatory roadblock and “spur investment in and deployment of new technologies that promise to help advance safety, alleviate traffic congestion and improve our nation’s highways,” according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

Transportation construction market 2019 forecast

Investments by all levels of government expected to drive growth across all modes. The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is expected to grow 4.2 percent in...

ARTBA, WTS alliance encourages advancement of women in transportation

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and the Women’s Transportation Seminar International (WTS) formed an alliance to support and advance women in the transportation infrastructure sector.
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