American Road & Transportation Builders Association


OSHA COVID Safety Rules Give Workplace Flexibility to Transportation Construction Firms

New guidelines from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) grant transportation construction contractors and other businesses the flexibility to adopt COVID safety protocols that fit their specific workplaces, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA)....


Harvard-Trained Economist Joins ARTBA Team

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the hiring of Josh Hurwitz as a senior economist. Hurwitz recently completed his Ph.D. in economics at Harvard University and has more than a decade of experience in public policy research....


Freight Bottlenecks Are a $42B Hidden Cost On U.S. Economy, Federal Data Shows

Freight bottlenecks cost the U.S. economy more than $42 billion in 2019 — a hidden tax on the American people that is only likely to increase as the country fully opens, according to a review of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data....


ARTBA Training Resources Aim to Improve Transportation Project Safety

As the transportation construction industry gets ready for its peak season, so too is the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) with its world-class safety training programs. "For decades, ARTBA has worked to create and deliver high-quality education resources that are focused directly on the hazards faced by the transportation construction industry," said Bradley Sant, ARTBA senior vice president for safety and education....


On 'Go Orange Day!' ARTBA Reminds Motorists to Drive Safe, Work Safe, Save Lives

With "Go Orange Day!" on April 28, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) observes National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) April 26-30, with this critical message to the nation's roadways users — "Obey Speed Limits....


HNTB Inks Five-Year Deal To Serve As Exclusive Sponsor Of ARTBA Industry Leader Development Program

HNTB, one of the world's leading infrastructure firms, is confirming its commitment to developing the next generation of transportation construction policy advocates with an exclusive, five-year sponsorship of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation's Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP)....


New Ad Campaign Pushes Economic Growth Through Infrastructure Investment

The transportation construction, labor and business community are jointly launching an ad and social media campaign to push for action this year by Congress and the Biden administration on a transportation infrastructure investment package that improves mobility and fuels economic growth....


Data Reveals Federal Investment Helped Advance 22,000 Highway Improvement Projects in 2020

State governments leveraged $29 billion in federal funds to advance $70 billion in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2020, according to new federal data. An interactive dashboard created by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) provides U.S....


Federal Court Decision Clears the Way for Faster Transportation Improvements, ARTBA & NSSGA Say

A major March 2 court decision has given every state in the country a clear understanding of how far federal jurisdiction extends over the nation's water bodies, eliminating potentially costly delays in transportation system upgrades, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)....


University of Florida's Lily Elefteriadou Honored With Prestigious National Research Award

Lily (Ageliki) Elefteriadou, a professor of civil engineering and the director of the UF Transportation Institute (UFTI) at the University of Florida, is the 2021 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) prestigious S.S....






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