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Pima County Subdivision Street Standards

Over the past several years, Pima County had attempted to find new funding solutions both from the State level and local levels for transportation infrastructure.  Unfortunately, nothing has changed and Pima County is trying to find the ways to reduce cost and maintain subdivision streets by using Roller Compacted Concrete (RCC).  Pima County came to […]

ATB Meets with Mayor Rothschild

Last week Steve Melton, Incoming President (Hunter Contracting) and Executive Director Ramon Gaanderse met with Tucson’s Mayor Rothschild.  The topic of conversation was the upcoming May special election for roads and public safety.  The Mayor shared with us some specifics about why it was so important to put this on the ballot moving forward.  The […]

KOLB Road Bridge Opening

ATB staff attending the opening of the KOLB Road Bridge called “Airmen Memorial Bridge.”  The bridge will connect Sabino Canyon to Kolb Road by crossing the Tanque Verde. The 15-months construction was well on time and it looks great!  The Tucson Mayor and many other dignitaries were in the audience to open the bridge.  The […]

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ATB Meets with Pima County

The same week we had Pima County present during the Regional Meeting ATB Executive Director Ramon Gaanderse and Vice President Chad Housler (Granite) met with Pima County Transportation Director Priscilla Corneilo.  During this meeting, the topic of subdivision street standards came up and ATB explained that it was taken back with the speed of the […]

Safety First

The American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) Foundation, which is administering the Safety Certification for Transportation Project Professionals (SCTPP) program, engaged Professional Testing Inc. (PTI)—an internationally recognized consulting firm specializing in helping industries and government agencies develop and manage effective, fair, valid, reliable and legally defensible assessment and evaluation services.   The SCTPP program is […]

Contractors – Make Your Voice Heard & Participate in the ARTBA Quarterly Survey

The American Road and Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA), our national affiliate, is now conducting its fourth Quarter 2016 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. […]