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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)....


ARTBA Foundation Announces Financial Assistance to 10 Children

Ten children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2021-22 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation's (ARTBA-TDF) "Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship" fund....


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 Foundation Announces 2021 Hall of Fame Class

The father and son team of Louis and Frederic Berger, and three-signal traffic signal inventor Garrett A. Morgan are the 2021 inductees into the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation's Transportation Development Hall of Fame....


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....


Report Reveals Six Million Cars Use Deficient Bridges in North Carolina Each Day

Motorists traversing the Tarheel State must contend with increasing traffic, particularly in the urban areas of the state, but also driving across thousands of bridges in moderate to dire need of repair....






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