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The number of structurally deficient bridges in Massachusetts may stay at more than 460 without more money, according to state Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack. In a meeting in late October, Pollack called for more funding to help the state repair the hundreds of bridges that are in tough shape.

Leo A. Vecellio Jr., chairman, president and CEO of West Palm Beach, Fla. based Vecellio Group Inc. , and past chairman of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), is the 2020 recipient of the George S. Bartlett Award. It was presented Oct.

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) announced the election of its 2020-2021 officers during its annual business meeting at the association's national convention, held virtually this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. They include: Chairman: Steve McGough, president and chief financial officer, HCSS, Sugar Land, Texas Senior Vice Chairman: Ward Nye, chairman and CEO, Martin Marietta, Raleigh, N.C.

Highway construction workers are always at risk on the job. OSHA reports the leading cause of highway construction worker injuries and fatalities is contact with construction vehicles, objects and equipment. Best practices can prevent and eliminate injuries and deaths.

Transportation construction companies from three states were recognized for their outstanding employee safety programs during the American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) Annual Convention. The annual ARTBA "Contractor Safety Awards" were created to promote worker safety and health as core values of the transportation design and construction industry.

A chief state transportation engineer, a vice president at HNTB Corp. , two transportation policy project managers and a women-led civil engineering firm are the 2020 winners of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation's "Women Leaders in Transportation Design & Construction" awards.

David Zachry, CEO of San Antonio, Texas-based Zachry Corp. and a long-time volunteer leader in the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), is the 2020 recipient of the organization's highest honor — the "ARTBA Award." It was presented Oct.

The transportation construction industry anticipates the one-year extension of the FAST Act surface transportation authorization, which is set to expire at the end of September. Passage of the extension looks likely after Congress reached a tentative agreement on Sept.

The Trump administration's recent modernization of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) is a "long overdue remedy" bringing "much-needed clarity after decades of conflict and confusion" that have needlessly delayed essential transportation projects, the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) told a federal court Sept.

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has been named as one of 100 associations "that will save the world" by the American Society of Association Executives. The summer 2020 centennial issue of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) magazine, Associations Now, recognized ARTBA in the safety category for its contributions to establishing "Smart Infrastructure." "Collectively, these associations and many others are conducting research, convening experts and advocates, and deploying volunteers to advance healthcare, improve local communities, fuel businesses, and advance equity in the workforce and society," said the magazine's Editor-in-Chief Julie Shoop.

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.