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Keep your laws off our ditches

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 12, 2014

The current proposed regulation that would change the definition of the “waters of the United States” and expand federal regulations ...

Highway Funding:  On the Edge of Disaster?

Highway Funding: On the Edge of Disaster?

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Aug 06, 2014

By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Editor-at-Large, tinabarbaccia@gmail.com   At the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Mid-Year Meeting in Nashville last month, Walter “Butch” ...

Transportation Talk:  Can We Stop a ‘Painful’  Transportation Situation?

Transportation Talk: Can We Stop a ‘Painful’ ...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Mar 08, 2014

  We’re in trouble – big trouble – and it’s going to be hard to find a way out. It’s not ...

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

The Magic of Rubberized Asphalt

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...

ARTBA Chief Economist warns federal budget uncertainty...

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 12, 2013

The real value of highway construction was up 4.3 percent in January 2013 compared to January 2012, according to the ...

Highway, bridge contract awards down 3 percent –...

Posted by Staff Report on Mar 06, 2013

Despite the 2012 passage of the federal surface transportation law, "Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century" (MAP-21), the ...

$7 billion in federal highway funds obligated so far...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 15, 2013

The latest analysis of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data shows that federal, state and local transportation departments of transportation (DOTs) ...

ARTBA: States committed nearly $120 billion for...

Posted by Staff Report on Feb 12, 2013

State departments of transportation (DOTs) and local governments committed a little over $117 billion in funding for highway, bridge, transit, ...

A New Year’s resolution for the nation: Take care...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 04, 2013

It’s “I told you so” time! A recent Washington Post report noted that bridges in Washington, D.C., are falling apart faster ...

ARTBA predicts ‘modest growth’ from U.S....

Posted by Staff Report on Dec 03, 2012

(Look for a more detailed report, including a slideshow, from the Better Roads staff both on the website and in ...

ARTBA rolls out traffic control manual for mobile...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 26, 2012

One of the transportation industry’s most heavily used publications — the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) — is ...

ARTBA Foundation honors industry firms’ safety...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 18, 2012

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation last month honored transportation construction industry firms for their outstanding worker ...

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