Federal Permitting Action Plan: Find Out How It Could Impact Your Business

The recent bipartisan federal infrastructure funding bill promises to generate more bridge and road development and maintenance work in the years ahead than what has been done in more than half a century. It’s why the Biden administration released a new Permitting Action Plan to accelerate federal government building permit approvals and strengthen environmental reviews. […]

How Does Your State Compare? 2021 Bridge Project Roundup

….And What’s Next Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) data conducted by the American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) and published in its Federal Highway Investment Benefits by State dashboard reveals that state transportation departments undertook over 16,000 bridge and road improvement projects in 2021. ARTBA Chief Economist Dr. Alison Premo Black compiled the report. By […]

Prepare Your Systems Now for a Bridge Infrastructure Work Surge

It’s coming! After decades of delays, Congress has approved funding for significant bridge infrastructure upgrades across the United States.  Are you ready? One of the weakest aspects of bridge construction and maintenance work has always been — and still is — the processes and systems that businesses use for:  Planning and developing new bridges. Getting […]

Snapshot: The Current Condition of U.S. Bridges

…and the Implications for Infrastructure Spending The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) has released a report about the condition of bridges in the United States at the beginning of 2022. It’s packed full of data that people in the bridge and road industry will find valuable. It provides a snapshot of the state […]

The Roadmap to a Better Way to Rehab Bridges

Fast, cost-effective, and long-lasting bridge repair. Who could ask for more? The United States is facing an unprecedented challenge when it comes to maintaining and rehabilitating its aging bridges. State agencies across the country are constantly on the lookout for innovative and cost-effective ways to extend the lifespans of their bridges. Even though Congress recently […]

Six Truths Revealed by a Pittsburgh Bridge Collapse

A recent bridge failure in Pittsburgh revealed six truths about the current condition of bridges in the state of Pennsylvania and across the United States. Instead of trying to explain what went wrong, which is what almost everyone does after a bridge failure, let’s take a look at what people who manage, inspect, build, design […]