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Industry and business news
News November 16, 2018
    Allen Engineering promotes Don Gordon to vice president of operations Oct. 30, 2018—Allen Engineering Corp. recently announced that Don Gordon has been promoted to vice president of operations. Gordon has 20+ years of experience in operations, engineering, quality and supply chain management,...
Industry and business news
News November 09, 2018
    Coretex and Marcotte Systems strike technology partnership October 30, 2018—Coretex, a leader in compliance and fleet management solutions, today announced a technology partnership with Marcotte Systems, a premier developer of process control and automation systems for the construction industry...
election results
News November 08, 2018
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association's (ARTBA) government relations, economics and Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (TIAC) teams have produced two special reports to help better understand the impacts of the Nov. 6 election results on the transportation construction...
Industry and business news
News November 02, 2018
    Komatsu America teams up with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season Oct. 23, 2018—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, recently announced plans to partner with the Chicago Blackhawks for the 2018-2019 season. The Komatsu logo will appear prominently...
2018 Recycling awards
News October 26, 2018
You have only a few days left to nominate your recycling project to be considered for Roads & Bridges' 2018 Recycling Awards. The deadline to submit nominations is Nov. 2. Nominations are accepted in the following categories: cold planing, full-depth recycling, hot in-place recycling and cold...
Industry and business news
News October 26, 2018
    Illinois Tollway deputy chief of program implementation named Government Civil Engineer of the Year Oct. 11, 2018—Illinois Tollway Deputy Chief of Program Implementation Clarita Lao was selected for the 2018 Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award by the Illinois Section of the American...
Business and industry news
News October 17, 2018
    Southern Company selects Skyward for drone program expansions Oct. 3, 2018—Southern Company, a leading producer of clean and affordable energy, announced that it will be expanding its drone program through a partnership with Skyward, a Verizon company advancing drone fleet management solutions...
Business news
News October 12, 2018
    Illinois Tollway awards more than $26 million in contracts for construction and professional engineering services Sept. 27, 2018—The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors today approved two construction contracts and three professional engineering service contracts totaling $26.3 million at its...
Michael Sweeney, HNTB
Article July 02, 2018
With continued partisan gridlock in the U.S. Congress, it has been difficult for meaningful federal transportation initiatives to roll forward–and progress is likely to remain stalled until 2019 or later. President Trump admitted as much in a late-March speech when he predicted, “You’ll probably...
environmental work on surface transportation projects
News September 02, 2016
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) will continue their agreement for another five years in continuing the Center for Environment Excellence.   The program was authorized by the Moving Ahead for Progress in...
The National Asphalt Pavement Association logo
News August 01, 2016
The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) recently announced the winners of its 2015 Asphalt Operations Safety Innovation Award, as well as the winners and finalists of its Operational Excellence Awards. Both series of special recognition were made at a special ceremony during the...
News November 18, 2014
According to a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office, in which federal highway funding allotments were analyzed, states utilized only, on average, 6% of the contract authority received from the federal government on new roads and bridges. The lion’s share of funding was pumped...
News July 17, 2013
The next generation of transportation professionals has a challenging future ahead of them dealing with a wide range of issues from public policy to financing the roadways. This makes sharing information among colleagues important, and a young transportation professionals group in Houston is...
News February 11, 2013
New AASHTO Executive Director Bud Wright sat down with transportation industry reporters last week for an informal question and answer session.   Wright told reporters that among his priorities were continuing the work to implement MAP-21 (the two-year reauthorization bill passed by Congress last...
News September 12, 2012
In August the Texas A&M University System board of regents approved changing the names of all seven A&M System agencies to include “A&M” in the agency names effective Sept. 1. As a result, the Texas Transportation Institute was renamed the Texas A&M Transportation Institute, but...
News July 30, 2012
The American Association of State Highway & Transportation Officials (AASHTO) is supporting the National Forensic League during the 2012-13 school year, helping students to talk transportation.   More than 30,000 junior and senior high school students from more than 2,000 schools affiliated...
News July 13, 2012
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is now accepting nominations for the 2012 Roadway Work Zone Safety Awareness Awards.   The annual awards recognize specific programs, education campaigns or innovations in technology that...
News May 15, 2012
The cost of construction materials took a breather in April, while contractors showed slightly greater ability to roll past price increases into their bids, according to an analysis of producer price index figures released by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Association...
News March 21, 2012
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is launching a new awards program to promote and recognize innovations that make the U.S. transportation infrastructure network the best it can be in serving those who pay for it, use it...
News January 25, 2012
The 2012 recipient of the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lectureship is former American Public Transportation Association (APTA) President Willian W. Millar. His lecture, "Public Transportation: Today and Tomorrow," was delivered on Jan. 23, 2012, at the Thomas B. Deen Distinguished Lecture and...
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