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ARTBA Launching Next Wave of Digital Grassroots Campaign on Highway Trust Fund

Congress has returned to Washington, D.C. this week, having passed another short-term transportation spending authorization at the 11th hour before leaving town for the Memorial Day recess. That means it’s time for ARTBA members and other industry professionals to rededicate their efforts to keeping the pressure on lawmakers to fix the Highway Trust Fund’s (HTF) […]

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Safety First, Check!

June is National Safety Month. This month, we are kicking it off with our Art Contest Winner, Brett Peavy, son of Michael Peavy with R.B. Baker Construction. Brett nailed it with his outline of PPE! We are proud to showcase Brett’s fine artistic abilities as we kick off National Safety Month in June! Since PPE […]

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Sloan Sponsors 5th Annual Conagree River Rocks Festival for the Riverkeepers

Sloan Construction Company sponsored the 5th Annual Congaree River Rocks Festival for the Congaree Riverkeepers on  April 11th at Riverfront Park in Columbia, SC. River Rocks, a festival combining live music, paddling opportunities on the Columbia Canal, food and drinks, kid’s activities, and environmental education, is Congaree Riverkeeper’s signature annual fundraising event.  The Riverkeepers work to […]

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Contact Your Senator Today – Support Transportation Funding

Please contact your Senator TODAY and ask them to support transportation funding and to VOTE “YES” to accept the CONFERENCE COMMITTEE REPORT on HB 170. Click HERE to Contact your Senator Another way to find your Senator is to type your address into the page linked below: Find Your Senator 

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Traffic crashes are the leading cause of workplace death. With one in four crashes estimated to involve cell phone use, we need to be concerned. Calls kill – it doesn’t matter if a driver is talking on a handheld or hands-free device. More than 30 studies show hands-free doesn’t […]

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2015 National Work Zone Awareness Week, March 23-27 – Expect the Unexpected

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones. The key message is for drivers to use extra caution in work zones. The theme for National Work Zone Awareness Week 2015 is “Expect the Unexpected.” This was the […]

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It’s Time to Take Action Now!

The Transportation Funding Act of 2015 (HB 170) has passed the Senate Transportation Committee and is set to be voted on This Friday! As you know, this bill is critical to the future of the transportation industry in Georgia. HB 170, in it’s current form, would provide much of the funding to meet our growing […]

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Keep the Pressure On!

Keep the Pressure ON!  Your calls and emails are making a big difference.  HB 170 will not be voted on today.  There are a few “tweeks” being made to address issues raised cities and counties. The bill is still in House Rules and won’t be released until next week at the earliest.  The opposition continues […]

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U.S. DOT Releases 30-Year Transportation Outlook

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled Beyond Traffic, a new forward-looking analysis from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) outlining the trends that are likely to shape the needs of the nation’s transportation system over the next three decades. Beyond Traffic is offered to the public as a draft to ignite a national conversation about […]

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Tips for Safe Holiday Traveling

Every year during the holiday season TV, radio, newspapers and others talk a lot about the hazards of drunk driving and remind us to be careful. Extra police are on the streets and many cities set up sobriety checkpoints to catch drunk drivers on nights when there are likely to be more parties. This extra […]

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