Associations

Construction management for Caltrain improvements
News May 17, 2019
Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board selects LAN as part of construction management team for Caltrain improvements May 6, 2019—The Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, the governing body for the Caltrain commuter rail transit service between San Francisco, San Jose and Gilroy, has selected civil...
Doosan Infracore forms partnership with Palantir
News May 10, 2019
Doosan Infracore forms a strategic partnership with big data unicorn Palantir May 1, 2019—Doosan Infracore announced that it formed a strategic partnership with U.S. big data unicorn Palantir Technologies for the first time in Korea, as part of the effort to accelerate digital transformation....
APTA
News May 03, 2019
APTA’s inaugural ‘Get on Board Day’ demonstrates national support for public transit and increased investment April 2019—On Thursday, April 25, the American Public Transportation Association (APTA) and its members celebrated the first-ever National Get on Board Day. APTA sponsored this national...
Illinois Tollway hires new executive director
News April 26, 2019
Veteran public servant José Alvarez named executive director of the Illinois Tollway April 18, 2019—The Illinois Tollway Board of Directors recently voted unanimously to hire veteran public servant, José Alvarez, as the agency’s new executive director. Alvarez brings with him a wealth of...
Top Overall Dealer and Midwest Region Top Dealer: Logan Contractors Supply Inc. (Des Moines, Iowa)

Minnich's top overall dealer and Midwest Region top dealer Logan Contractors Supply Inc. of Des Moines, Iowa

News April 19, 2019
Minnich Manufacturing announces top dealers of 2018 Clockwise from top: Southern Region top dealer Live Oak Construction Supply Inc. in Norcross, Ga.; Western Region top dealer Hub Construction Specialties in San Bernardino, Calif.; and Northern Region top dealer Ace Cutting Equipment & Supply...
bridge inspection; bridge analysis
News April 15, 2019
The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) recently published the second edition of its Manual for Bridge Element Inspection (MBEI) reference guide.   The new reference guide replaces two current AASHTO publications, including the first edition of the MBEI,...
AQTr innovation award Montreal
News April 12, 2019
AQTr Congress names GTT’s intelligent traffic project in Montreal as 2019 innovation award finalist April 3, 2019—The Quebec Transportation Association (AQTr) recently selected a project that empowers officials in Montreal to oversee and control the movement of vehicles that operate on its streets...
Sixth Street Viaduct Bridge Los Angeles
News April 05, 2019
CEMEX supplies largest bridge ever in Los Angeles March 28, 2019—CEMEX USA announced it is providing concrete, including a specialized self-consolidating mix, along with thousands of tons of aggregates for the largest bridge project in the history of Los Angeles, Calif.—the replacement of the...
Arlington Memorial Bridge

Image: ARTBA

News April 03, 2019
The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) analysis of the recently released U.S. DOT 2018 National Bridge Inventory (NBI) database reveals that 47,052 of U.S. bridges are classified as structurally deficient and in poor condition.   Vehicles of all kinds cross these...
Industry Icons 2019
Article April 01, 2019
  Neil Pedersen, Executive Director, Transportation Research Board   THE AIM OF A LIFETIME TRB’s executive director has no plans to quit now by Brian W. Budzynski, Managing Editor   “When I was about eight years old, the Massachusetts Turnpike was being constructed not too far from our house.   “I...
Nicole Nason
News April 01, 2019
By a vote of 95 to one, the U.S. Senate confirmed Nicole Nason to lead the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) on March 28.   Nominated by President Trump on Jan. 3 as the next FHWA administrator, Nason emphasized in her confirmation testimony that she plans to pay particular attention to...
Genie True Value Rental's 2018 Construction Vendor of the Year
News March 29, 2019
Genie namd True Value Rental's 2018 Construction Vendor of the Year March 22, 2019—At True Value Company’s Spring Reunion buying show in Dallas, Texas, the company’s rental division recently recognized Genie, a Terex brand, as its 2018 Construction Vendor of the Year. For more than 18 years, True...
Genie Lift Pro Supervisor Training
News March 22, 2019
Genie Lift Pro training now includes supervisor training course that meets ANSI requirements March 18, 2019—The new ANSI A92.22 standards for safe use and ANSI A92.24 standards for training carry with them some major changes and substantial additional requirements for training, with new...
Volvo CE excavator
News March 15, 2019
Volvo CE machines win EquipmentWatch’s Highest Retained Value and Lowest Cost of Ownership awards March 7, 2019—The leading data researcher for the construction equipment industry EquipmentWatch has selected two Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) machines for its 2019 Lowest Cost of Ownership...
transportation funding; road and bridge construction
News March 08, 2019
Legislators in 37 states have introduced 185 bills aimed at boosting transportation investment in the first two months of 2019, a new analysis from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s Transportation Investment Advocacy Center (ARTBA-TIAC) finds.   This number is higher...
HCSS Construction Intern of the Year
News March 08, 2019
Kent Beecham named 2018 Construction Intern of the Year March 4, 2019—Construction software developer HCSS celebrated the close of its annual Construction Intern Awards program by presenting Kent Beecham a $10,000 Intern of the Year scholarship check at HCSS’s Users Group Meeting. The fourth-annual...
Komatsu forestry machine manufacturer
News March 01, 2019
Komatsu announces purchase of forestry machine manufacturer TimberPro Feb. 19, 2019—Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire TimberPro Inc. The acquisition is expected to close on April 1, 2019,...
Milliken Infrastructure new website
News February 22, 2019
Milliken Infrastructure solutions improves user experience with new website ​ Feb. 13, 2019—Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC (MIS) has announced the official launch of a brand new website with the intent to improve each user’s experience as he or she navigates to find resources and information...
Congress transportation policy
News February 18, 2019
Four key transportation leaders in Congress will hold an upcoming discussion regarding recent developments for infrastructure legislation at a policy conference hosted by the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO).   House Transportation Chairman Peter DeFazio (...
ARTBA TDF
News February 15, 2019
ARTBA Foundation seeks nominations for annual industry leader development program Feb. 6, 2019—The American Road & Transportation Builders Association Transportation Development Foundation (ARTBA-TDF) is accepting nominations for its 2019 Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP), a first-of-...
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