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U.S. Senate Proposes HTF Cuts

The Senate is scheduled to take up a FY 2018 budget resolution the week of Oct.  16th that, among other things, assumes constraining Highway Trust Fund (HTF)-supported spending to what existing revenues could support following FY 2020.  The 2015 Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act reauthorization law infused the trust fund with $70 billion from […]

ATB Regional Meeting Update

Thank you to everyone for coming to our regional committee meeting at its new time.  We hope that the new time was covenant for you.  Thank you to our speakers Karen Wilhelmsen and Kyle Miller from PDEQ to speak to our members.  We have uploaded their presentation for everyone to download them for yourself.

OSHA – Silica

ARTBA has developed a user-friendly “plain English” publication to help contractors comply with the new OSHA silica standard.  Please note, as the story indicates, that ARTBA remains closely involved in litigation to further defer the implementation of, revise or reverse the rule.  In the meantime, however, it is important for contractors to have this information.  The […]

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Local Hire

ATB was working closely with ARTBA regarding a potential “local hire” plan that would have made it more difficult for contractors to find employees.  In a major victory for ARTBA and the transportation construction industry, the U. S. Department of Transportation (U.S. DOT) on Oct. 6th withdrew the Obama administration’s proposed rule allowing geographic and […]

Pima County Procurement

The Pima County Procurement Department and the Department of Transportation are working together to procure local roadway pavement rebuild, repair and preservation services.  This would be helpful to enlist the input of the contracting community concerning the pavement program, schedule, delivery method, contractor capacity, and material availability.  By October 20th, Pima County plans to send […]

Welcome NEW Member

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