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A first-of-its-kind interactive tool that provides the public and elected officials a clear look at how and where U.S. states invest their transportation tax dollars has revealed that Alabama leveraged $731.4 million in federal funds to advance $902.6 million in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2018.

Investing in New Jersey's drinking water, wastewater and storm-water infrastructure provides an immediate economic boost while creating long-lasting benefits for businesses and residents, American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Chief Economist Alison Black said in testimony before the New Jersey Assembly Special Committee on Infrastructure and Natural Resources.

The Pennsylvania Rapid Bridge Replacement Project, the State Street Redevelopment Project in Indiana, Louisiana Transportation Secretary Shawn Wilson and ACS Infrastructure Development Vice President of Project Management Noah Jolley have been recognized as models of excellence in innovative transportation finance and leadership, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced July 16.

Transportation construction workers face on-the-job risks that federal officials should address as they focus on the rising tide of pedestrian fatalities on the nation's roadways, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) July 15 told participants at the U.S.

Peter Kiewit, Jim Peterson, Norm Mineta and the Roebling Family are the 2020 inductees into the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation's Transportation Development Hall of Fame. Launched a decade ago, the Hall "honors individuals or families from the public and private sectors who have made extraordinary contributions to U.S.

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) is entitled to "considerable deference" in addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a June 11 federal appeals court decision. The ruling assures that the transportation construction industry is free to use proven workplace best practices to protect its workers, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA).

States leveraged $31 billion in federal funds to advance $66.5 billion in highway improvements during fiscal year (FY) 2018, according to an interactive tool that for the first time provides the American public and elected officials a clear look at how and where each state invests its transportation tax dollars.

Requiring the federal government to impose a single, emergency standard for coping with COVID-19 is misguided because workers are better protected from the virus by construction industry best practices rather than a rigid "one-size-fits-all" regulation.

Eleven children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2020-21 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation's (ARTBA-TDF) "Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship" fund.

A national association has developed the transportation construction industry's most comprehensive safety training course to help dramatically reduce the 700 motorist fatalities and nearly 50,000 injuries that occur annually in and around the nation's infrastructure improvement project sites.

Bridges in Arizona have been ranked among the best in the nation in an annual survey conducted by the American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA). The organization's report found that only 1.6 percent of bridges across The Grand Canyon State were listed in poor condition, which means the state was just behind Nev.