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Arizona State University Professor Ram Pendyala Honored with ARTBA’s Research & Education Award

Dr. Ram M. Pendyala, a professor of transportation systems in the civil, environmental, and sustainable engineering program at Arizona State University in Tempe, is the 2018 recipient of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s (ARTBA) prestigious S.S. Steinberg Award. He was honored Jan. 8 during the association’s annual Research & Education Division (RED) meeting, […]

Construction Backlog Surges, Sets Record in Third Quarter, ABC Says

WASHINGTON, DC — Providing more evidence of a strengthening economy, Associated Builders and Contractors’ (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI) set a record as it expanded to 9.45 months during the third quarter of 2017, up 9.8 percent from the second quarter to the longest backlog reading in the eight-year history of the series. CBI is […]

Modest growth for 2018 transportation construction market, ARTBA forecast finds

WASHINGTON, DC — The U.S. transportation infrastructure market is anticipated to rebound slightly next year, following a 2.8 percent drop in 2017, according to the American Road & Transportation Builders Association’s economic forecast released Nov. 30.