ARTBA 1st Quarter 2013 Industry Conditions Survey

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), our national affiliate, is now conducting its 1st Quarter 2013 Industry Conditions Survey and would appreciate your participation. As in the past, ARTBA will use the survey results in its advocacy efforts by showing elected officials and the media true “on the ground conditions” within the industry. […]

U.S. Senate Passes Jobs Bill — Legislative Update from ARTBA

After overcoming several procedural obstacles this week, the Senate this morning voted 70 to 28 to pass the “Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment” (HIRE) Act, which among other things extends authorization of the federal surface transportation programs through the end of the calendar year and strengthens the Highway Trust Fund (HTF) with $19.5 billion in […]

2007 ARTBA Annual Construction Materials Price Report

ARTBA recently published the following information and statistics for transportation construction material prices and inflation. For 2007 as a whole, highway and street construction prices were up 5.7 percent compared to 2006, while inflation was up 2.8 percent. Since 2003, the cost of materials for highway and street contractors has increased 43 percent, compared to […]